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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You can also watch the video on YouTube if you want.

More information about the topics, products, etc can be reviewed via:

This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST and Amazon.


Friends In Tech - Original Geek Christmas Story Released

AlbumArt-AGCS Members of FriendsInTech.com have created an "Original Geek Christmas Story" audio program for this holiday season:

“Mattie Stevens, a young boy of the early 80’s, dreams of owning a Commodore 64. He sets out to convince everyone this is the perfect gift. But, along the way runs into opposition from his parents and everyone around him including old Santa Claus.”

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Twitter Updates - Audio, Windows, CMS, Virtualization, Streaming, Database

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 #345 | 080812 | TW Telcom, PDF, IBM Jazz, CradlePoint, Better Energy Systems, Research Reports, & Upcoming Conferences

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Today's traditional Tech Rag Tear Outs show covers: a Time Warner Telcom name change; PDF is now an ISO standard; IBM's Jazz collaboration tools; two mobile gadgets one from CradlePoint and the other from Better Engergy Systems look interesting; and a warning on industry technology research reports they might not be as transparent as you think.  Some of the sources mentioned in this podcast include: Software Developer Times, Forbes, and Wall Street Journa.

Links mentioned in this podcast includes:

Conferences mentioned in this podcast includes:

The microbrew recommendation for this show is Widmer Brothers' Drop Top Amber Ale.


TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #340 | 070918 | Discussions on: Future Tense, CIO Podcast, IInnovate, Controlling Chaos, Eric Mack, JKOnTheRun, Radio Lab, Technorama, Kevin Devin, Engadget

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

Today's Tech News Radio podcast examines a review of information technology related podcasts, and news items related to the tech podcast marketplace.  This is our 7th edition of this format and comments are welcome at: technewsradio@gmail.com.  The promo played in this show is from Mortgages Made Simple.

Specific podcast recommendations mentioned in this podcast include:

Additional links mentioned include:


TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #329 | 070417 | Tech News From MaximumPC & PC World Plus eTech Interview With Linspire

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Today's Tech Rag Tear Outs examines the latest from MaximumPC on the Zalman CPU cooling technologies, and some reviews of MP3 players. Plus we review the different Microsoft Vista options using a reference guide from PC World, and there are some additional Vista related posts that may be of interest at: sholden.typepad.com/vista.

In addition, we have an eTech 2007 recorded interview with Linspire that discusses the following items:

 


LINKS FROM PODCAST #325 - Overview Of eTech 2007 Plus Pointers To Interviews

Links mentioned in TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #325 published for March 30, 2007 that covered the topic "Overview of eTech 2007":

Our topic eight technologies that we thought had potential to help IT professionals in the near-term:

  1. Amazon's S3 (Storage), EC2 (Processors), and SQS (Messaging) technologies 
  2. Sun Microsystems Project Blackbox
  3. Yahoo! Pipes
  4. RSS Tools like Attensa Feed Server, RSS Bus, and Newsgator
  5. Zimbra new offline email client
  6. Adobe's Apollo
  7. Scott Berkun new book "The Myths of Innovation" [NOTE: His previous book "The Art of Project Management" is also highly recommend.]
  8. Microsoft's Deepfish

Also don't forget to check out our eTech 2007 OPML format conference notes posted to Grazr.com.

We also conducted four interviews at eTech 2007: Attensia, ThinkFree, Zimbra, and Linspire.


New Media Expo 2007 - Getting Started With Audacity Session

I will be at the New Media Expo 2007 this weekend (Sept. 27-30).  I am giving a presentation on 'Getting Started With Audacity' in the Podcaster 101 track:

Session 8 - 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Ballroom B
Saturday, Sept. 30, 2007
http://www.newmediaexpo.com/saturday2007.htm#Audacity

If folks are bringing their laptops to the session, then it is highly recommend that the come with Audacity pre-loaded ... http://audacity.sourceforge.net.  I also have upload some demo audio files in zip format that I will be using if folks are interested in working hands-on with the same material: http://www.newmediaexpo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1634.

If you'd like to meet-up at the Expo please drop me an email or post a message to me on Twitter.