Unboxing Newton MessagePad & Apple iPad - TechNewsRadio Special Report

Steve Holden at TechNewsRadio.com and his family do a dual unboxing of an Newton MessagePad 100 and a new Apple iPad 16-GB.

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Twitter Updates - Windows, Mac, Events, Virtualization, Mobile, Podcasting, Security

Recent Twitter @ Technewsradio updates --

MICROSOFT WINDOWS:

  • Microsoft released SyncToy 2.1 (synchronizes files & folders) on 11/10/2009 [tinyurl.com/synctoy2-1]
  • Zephyr-tec.com offer's digital dictation and speech recognition for vertical applications like medical, legal, government, education, etc.
APPLE MACINTOSH:
  • Cyberduck 3.3 released (FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Cloud Files & Amazon S3 Browser for Mac)
  • Filemaker's Bento (Mac OS X) personal database tool is offering a holiday pack
  • Dell's new Inpiron Zino HD is pretty interesting if you are looking for a Win7 media player/server [tinyurl.com/inspiron-zino-hd]
  • Mac users can use Windows Mobile 6.5 smart phones thanks to Sync Windows Mobile from Mark/Space [tinyurl.com/4k288v]
  • Evernote for the Mac has the option to auto update with new beta editions [bit.ly/1diOhL]
  • Filemaker has announced that Bento for the Mac now had a "field encryption" option [bit.ly/1XmC2s]
EVENTS:
VIRTUALIZATION:
  • Sun has released VirtualBox 3.1 Beta 1 (not for production systems) [bit.ly/2U92aB]
  • Sun has released VirtualBox 3.0.12 (virtualization) for download (Win, Mac, Linux, etc)
MOBILE:
  • Qualcomm has announced some new screen technologies that are geared for the eBook and mobile device market [tinyurl.com/qual-screen]
  • Mark/Space Newsletter #93 (Nov09) reports a public beta of Missing Sync for Android is available for the Mac - More @ www.markspace.com
  • REDFLY Mobile Companion is now compatible with select BlackBerry smartphones www.celiocorp.com
  • It appears (as of Tue 11/10 @ 8:47 PM Pacific) that Dropbox is hacked - get warnings from Firefox & OpenDNS
PODCASTING:
SECURITY:
  • Cisco's Global Security Information now available via Cisco iPhone App [money.cnn.com]
  • via email James L has a pointer to an interesting Windows laptop/usb flash drive security tool [bit.ly/1xvrCF]
  • Sherpa's Expedite was recently recommend on FIT mailing list for doing email (PST/Lotus) e-discovery [tinyurl.com/sherpa-expedite]
MISCELLANEOUS:

Twitter Updates - Microsoft, Outlook, Power, Mobile, Server, Mac, Security

Over the last week the following were posted to TechNewsRadio @ Twitter.com:


Twitter Updates - eBook, Audio, Audit, Energy, Management, Wireless

Over the last week the following were posted to TechNewsRadio @ Twitter.com:

  • When are $10 ebooks coming to O'Reilly tech books? - lowest price looks like $15 most over $20
  • FYI -- Network Sound Effects Library (120 CDs with 10,000 effects) is $995
  • Audit Control Manager (screencast) for Mac OS X [bit.ly]
  • DARPA is working on R&D projects that could lead to DoD energy independence [bit.ly]
  • OpenOffice.org 3.2 Beta Release available download
  • Manager Tools Effective Manager Conference is Dec. 10, 2009 in Toronto, Canada, & Jan. 26, 2010 in  London, UK
  • FYI -- WinX DVD Author deal [link via email - no experience with this software]
  • Sierra Wireless AirLink PinPoint XT in-vehicle gateways are now available on CDMA & EV-DO networks [tinyurl]

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #353 | 091006 | Cloud Computing Services, NEC Projector, iPod Case, Conference Pointers

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

Today's TechNewsRadio.com podcast mentions the following links:

We are giving away a Tom Bihn Checkpoint Flyer in the Black/Steel color pattern with a 15" laptop compartment to celebrate the start of our 5th year of podcasting.  Listen to the podcast for directions.

We also played a promo from the Geek Cred Podcast.

Sorry, no microbrew recommendation or podcast recommendation.  Hopefully next week.

Feel free to follow along with Steve Holden at: Twitter, FriendFeed, and/or Delicious.

This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.


TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #347 | 090113 | Jobs, Aircell, VMWARE, Displays, Tom Bihn, & Conferences

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

Today's TechNewsRadio.com's podcast channel examines the following topics: ComputerWorld.com IT job & skill forecasts for 2009; Aircell Internet access for airplanes; a VMWARE open source play with Infrastructure Toolkit; top displays with Samsung 245T & Dell UltraSharp 3008WFP; a short review of Tom Bihn's Checkpoint Flyer Travel Bag & Briefcase; and then a run down of some potentially interesting conferences that are coming up soon.

Other links mentioned in this podcast include:

The microbrew recommendation for this show is the Leinenkugel's Sunset Wheat from Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin


TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #346 | 2009-01-06 | WIFI Routers, IBM Laptop, Mac Scanner, Cloud Computing, Virtualization & Hard Drive Destruct

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

Today's traditional Tech Rag Tear Outs podcast examines:

The microbeer recommendation for this show is the Beach Bum Blonde Ale (North American Beer Award Bronze Medal winner in 2006).


TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #341 | 080115 | LIPS, Google Android, Wireless HD, Adobe, Conferences

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

Today's Tech Rag Tear Outs podcast covers the major topics of: mobile Linux Phone Standards Forum (LiPS) news related to Google Android, open source news from Adobe, and details on the new Wireless High-Def specification.  We also have a couple of pointers related to the getting DVD content down to your iPod, and high-performance 802.11n chips from Marvell.

Links mentioned in this podcast include:

And the conferences mentioned in the podcast include:

  1. SANS Silicon Valley 2008 security conference
  2. The AFCEA West 2008 conference
  3. Buying & Selling Content
  4. O'Reilly's Emerging Technology Conference (eTech)
  5. FutureTest 2008
  6. Software Development Conference and Expo

Half-way through the show is a promo for fellow FriendsInTech.com member Technorama's Intro CDs.


Technology News Podcast Review #006 from TechNewsRadio.com | 070727 | Examining IDEO, Dunbar Numbers, Navizon, Identity, Meal Etiquette, Chumby, Mythbusters, & VMWare

Today's Technology News Podcast Review recommends the following podcasts:

In addition, the following links to other technology podcast news may be of interest:

Other links mentioned in this podcast include:

This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

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TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #310 | 061017 | Mobile Gear: Bose Headphones - Latest Audio Players From Creative, Apple, iRiver, & Archos - WiFi Skype Phones

The primary topic in today's podcast is on mobile gear from articles published in recent editions of: PC Magazine, Wired, MaximumPC, and Edutopia.

Links to products mentioned in this podcast include:

During this podcast we also review Internet movie download services, if you have any experiences you'd like to share about Internet movie sites (like CinemaNow, Apple iTunes, MovieLink, or Amazon Unbox) then please join the discussion at Forums.FriendsInTech.com.

This podcast is produced by AztecMedia.net and sponsored by: SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing and TradePub.com with free eWeek subscriptions.

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