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

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Today's's podcast channel examines the following topics: 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 #291 | 060606 | Tom Bihn, Brain Bag, Brain Cells, Areonaut, and Archetype

Today's podcast is all about Tom Bihn and the awesome products they offer those that have to carry technology gear.

But we also touch briefly on our iTunes comments competition, Podcast Academy 3, and TechNewsRadio's Frappr Map.

Links mentioned in this podcast include:

This podcast is sponsored by O'Reilly and Associates Safari Bookshelf online technical library.

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TECH NEWS RADIO #240 (Podcasts, Wired, GP2X, Tavo Gloves, Prefab Houses)

The flow of this podcast is the following ...

First we update you a little bit on the consolidation of Tech Rag Tear Outs and Tech Tidbits Daily into podcasts.  Content will stay the same, frequency may diminish a little, but the big change is really "branding" and "packaging."

Then we plug two of my favorite podcasts:

And then we share some tidbits of interested from Wired Jan 2006:

The next GotoMeeting & event is this Saturday, January 7th, 2006 live from CES!

Tech Tidbits Daily Podcast for December 8, 2005

Today's podcast is a hands-on review of a customized dual-laptop backpack bag solution from Tom Bihn.  Thanks to Brendan for coming up with the segment idea, and for Darcy for putting the package together. So this is what I got to evaluate:

What I have been using for the last two weeks is the: Brain Bag + Brain Cell Size 5 (iBook) + The Soft Cell Size 2 (Tecra M4).  And I have to highly recommend this setup for transportation of two laptops for my situation.  I have also posted some pictures on my personal blog.

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The next GotoMeeting & is this coming Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005 and will focus on Cool Holiday Tech Gifts.

Tech Tidbits Daily Podcast for October 21, 2005

Mobile Enterprise for October 2005 had a special feature that highlighted eight new technology cases for laptops and handhelds.

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GotoMeeting & event for October 2005 being planned.

Tech Tidbits Daily Podcast for September 20, 2005

Today we are going to look at two quick items: and OpenOffice 1.1.5:

  • has released a new line of Version 4.0 Technology Enabled Clothing or TEC.  There are now shorts, t-shrits, pants, sports coats, and more options in the jacket category like what type of cloth and style (like leather). 
  • has announced a new 1.1.5 version of their OpenOffice product for Windows (98/ME/NT/2000/XP), GNU/Linux (X86 and PowerPC) and Solaris (SPARC and X86) platforms in a host of languages, not just English.  The big thing in this release is the support for the XML based OpenDocument format approved the  Organisation for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS).

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