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Episode 206: HDTV you may want to buy this holiday season, GPS Reccos, Crysis and More! What's new in Episode 206 STUFF • Viewer Comments for Show 205: • Chris wrote in to inform us about OpenECU page. A wikisite dedicated to providing information on turning, tweaking and reflashing automobile engine computers. • Requiemnoise gave us a heads up on the Linksys NSLU2 network storage device. Using it with reflashed Debian Linux firmware, Requiemnoise says it should pay itself within 1.5...
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Episode 107: Bully: Not so bad. Vidabox HTPCs. $485 knobs. Fairplay Cracked What's new in Episode 107 STUFF • We've got forums! Thanks to Jim over at ExtremeTech.com for setting up forums for us. Just click on the Forums tab on ExtremeTech.com and scroll to the bottom of the page. Please let us know what additional forum sections you'd like! • Chris is looking for older DL.TV episodes: We've got 'em all on the Archive page. (Look in the Navigate section.) Having that and an 'Episodes'...
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Episode 181: How Much Caffeine Will Kill You? Help With Fuses, Buying A Cheap Phone and more!
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This is episode 091 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Episode 91: Antispyware roundup, Saint's Row: GTA clone, or decent game? The PSP can play iPod video! What's new in Episode 91 THE DEETS • Antispyware roundup! Our top two reccomendations... and why a firewall won't help much. • Saint's Row: GTA clone, or decent game? • DL.TV on your PSP: We like the 2.8 firmware upgrade! It can play the DL.TV iPod video.... and load from RSS feeds! • Intel Quad Core Coming Q4 •...
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Episode 194: Veronica Belmont sits in for Robert Heron, Build Yourself a PC, DIY Laptop, iPod Nano Sneak Peek, Flying through Google Earth and whole lot more! What's new in Episode 194 STUFF • Robert's out at CEDIA checking out all the latest HDTV displays and developments. So we asked Veronica Belmont from Mahalo to fill in as co-host for the show. • The big tech news this week was of course Apple's revamp of its iPod line. The biggest head turner, though, had to be the release of the iPod...
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Episode 150: Apple TV, Command and Conquer 3, Google Homepage Themes and more. What's new in Episode 150 • Show details will be up soon!!! Write in descs: * Viewer pics of the week! NEWS * Court Exempts VOIP from POTS Regulation * Judge Strikes Down Online Porn Law * Activists Sue Viacom Over Parody Removal * PS3 Release in UK and Europe * CD Sales in US Drop, Again * DVD Pirates Order Hit on Dogs
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Episode 157: Web 2.0 Expo, Wii Browser Update, Which HDTV is best for gaming? What's new in Episode 157 STUFF • Grindhouse. It's an excellent movie. If you're a fan of 70's era exploitation, B-grade scifi/horror, and car flicks you'll definitely get a kick out this double bill feature. Warning do not buy drinks for the movie it lasts over 3hrs with no real break in between. • Antec's Solo. The new case I bought over the weekend to accommodate my quest for a quiet PC. The same model as the...
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Episode 197: Annalee Newitz joins Roger. Halo 3. Loyd begins the assembly. How to do a Photo Mosaic. And Much More! What's new in Episode 197 STUFF • Rob's at Digital Life in NY so we asked tech writer and Cranky Geek pundit Annalee Newitz to fill in as co-host and keep Roger company. • Halo 3: It's here and we got ourselves a review from Dan Hsu at EGM. • Loyd begins the assembly process on his latest Build a PC spot by installing the drives and system power supply. • Turn all your old...
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Episode 162: Linux,dBpoweramp, Polite Video Sharing and more. What's new in Episode 162 Episode 162: • A Little Bit Linux: We've got Ubuntu on the desktop. One of our friends at ExtremeTech.com says Ubuntu Feisty Fawn should be called Crappy Cow! • Rob's secret ninja tool for the best possible rips and conversion from his cd collection? It's free, it's called dBpoweramp and he's got some tips for getting the best results, whether you want MP3s, FLAC, Apple Lossles... all that good stuff!...
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This is episode 074 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Viewer Questions and Answers: Smartphones: Treo vs. Blackberry: Which is the best for Prager's brother? Remember the VA data theft? Annette's the wife of a vet, and says the VA "is taking this very seriously."Hey... The story broke post-show that the stolen laptop was recovered, and the FBI doesn't think the data was accessed. Free Disk Partitioning Tools for Maria: Destructive vs. Non-Destructive, and why folks love...
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Episode 160: Color Temperature Is Your Friend.Wireless Print Servers and More! What's new in Episode 160 STUFF • Our apologies on the delayed posting, we're having problems with Flash video and our CDN. We'll have it up for your as quick as we can. • HD Update: Color Temperature Is Your Friend. Robert shows you how to set color temperature correctly so video on your HDTV won't look so cold, or cool or blue. Chances are you can set it with a few clicks on your remote control. Want to learn...
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Episode 173: Safari for Windows, WWDC, HDD Camcorders vs. MiniDV and more! What's new in Episode 173 STUFF • $149 for a 6 foot HDMI cable? Don't get caught up in the hype while you're buying that new HDTV. (My $18 HDMI cable works just fine.) • The return of the missing viewer pix! • Don't leave your iPod in your car: good reminder, Daniel! (Not so good ideas about DL.TV on the dashboard, tho.) • Think your workstation is cool? Check out the endstation Karen uses at the synchrotron at...
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This is episode 004 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: DigitalLife TV runs live every Tuesday night at 9PM EST. Here's the Deets: Intel Responds to AMD Lawsuit... this court battle will go on for years. Samsung's going to launch a dual standard HD-DVD/ Blu-ray player. Get ready for another long, drawn out format war... Apple will launching an iTunes phone tomorrow... will they launch anything else? I guess we'll just have to wait and see. DVD Jon Cracks Windows Media Encryption......
Topics: DL.TV, pcmag, dltv, dl.tv, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron, Darren Gladstone
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This is episode 104 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Episode 104: iTunes Hack, Maps That Aren't Google, 768P, Wireless Earbuds? The Deets for Episode 104 Stuff • Hack iTunes, turn Podcasts into Netcasts. • Adding Art in iTunes • Map tricks without Google Maps • Backup Before Boot Camp? NEWS • IFPA Declares War on P2P • Google Goes Solar in a Big Way Hey DivX viewers! The DivX is fixed. Thank you for your patience and thanks for watching!!!
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This is episode 022 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: DL.TV Episode 22 aired live at 1:30pm PST this Thursday, December 15th. Here's the deets: Ruby on Rails 1.0 has finally shipped--of course, programmers have been using the popular open-source framework for months. IE and Mozilla collaberate on a new RSS Icon. Apparently they all agree that the best way to ensure consistency is to change the icon. Can Brasso clean iPod scratches? It can, and Patrick demonstrates why you should...
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This is episode 059 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: We're redecorating the studio, so today's show is short 'n sweet! Show notes: News: Sony Announces PS3 Pricing Nintendo @ E3: A Whole Bunch of games for Wii! Microsoft Announcements @ E3 Warner Bros. To Sell Movies Via BitTorrent Product Review: Toshiba's HD-A1: our first HD-DVD player Gorgeous HD-DVD video. Slow controls. No 1080P. $500 price tag. If you're not an early adopter type... wait. Viewer Questions: Jim's looking for...
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Episode 210: Roger's Last Stand, Video Color Correction with Alex Lindsay and More! What's new in Episode 210 STUFF • John wanted to know if his CompUSA extended warranty that he purchase for his laptop will still be valid in light of the companies decision to close all its stores. From what we understand CompUSA through TAP will honor all of its extended warranties. For more information checkout CompUSA's Consumer Help Questions. • Gordon and a half dozen other viewers took us to task over...
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This is episode 052 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Streamed live Thursday April 13th at 4PM. MS: No Aero For Vista Pirates Legal Downloads? The Beatles Promise To Go Online 200 city-wide networks on the way... Free WiFi for Portand. It's in trial: Google Calendar. Danny O'Brien's back for another EFF update. He's got Seven Years under the DMCA, a great way to get AOL to stop black holing the email you send you... and lots of info about AOL's Email "Tax" Orb Remote ads...
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This is episode 042 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: DL.TV Episode 42 streamed live Thursday, March 9th, 2006 at 4:00PM Pacific, 7:00PM Eastern. For the rest o' the world, that was 0000 UTC (Midnight Coordinated Universal Time, aka "Zulu" or Greenwich Mean Time). We've got a special treat. Assuming he hasn't come to his senses, Jeff Bates, aka Hemos, aka the co-founder of Slashdot will be on the show, talking about what's up with /. (I still had all my hair when I...
Topics: DL.TV, pcmag, dltv, dl.tv, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron, Loyd Case, Jeff Bates
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Episode 184: PCI Express Audio, $150 DX 10 Card, Component Video, Core2 Errata What's new in Episode 184 STUFF • Viewer Pics: Raj shows off a server farm built almost entirely of recycled Mac desktop machine down under in Australia. • Brian has an HDTV with no HDMI inputs. Can he send upscaled video from a DVD over his component inputs? Short version: Robert says, "no." • Now, if your current DVD player is SD (no HDMI or progressive output via component), he suggests you use an...
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Episode 120: SkypeOut, 3 Critical Updates, WinDVD 8 Gets Blu-ray and HD DVD What's new in Episode 120 STUFF • We've got Intervideo's $26 Win DVD HD Upgrade pack running HD DVD. Next we'll get Blu-ray fired up with it! • VoIP = Lower your phone bill? SkypeOut is $14.95 a year until January 31st, $29.95 after.... that's unlimited use! • We've got Belkin's WiFi Phone for Skype in house. • Wireless guitars for Guitar Hero? 1UPs Garnett Lee gives us the deets on the The Guitar Hero Wireless...
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Episode 128: CES 2007 Day Two: Cell phones! Microsoft Home Server, iPod Accessories What's new in Episode 128 STUFF • Blu-ray and HD DVD in one box? It's LG Electronics BH100... in stores February. • Cell phones! Sascha Segan gives us the scoop on new phones from Samsung and Palm. (Motorola's got a new phone too... and yes, we just saw Apple's iPhone this morning!) • Notebooks? HP's stylish TX1000 is a home entertainment table (w/ a pop out remote control!). Alienware dropped by two...
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This is episode 094 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Episode 94: Apple, iTunes 7, Apple, TiVo Series3 HD DVR, and Viewer Q's What's new in Episode 94 THE DEETS • Apple's Busting Out All Over: Sebastian Rupley, West Coast Editor for PC Mag, reports from the San Francisco event and gives up the scoop on iTunes 7 and the new iPods. • Jim Louderback is in Paris, France bringing you the Apple info from abroad. • Robert finally got his hands on the new Tivo Series3 HD DVR. Is he...
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Episode 195: Robert gives us the lowdown on this year's CEDIA. Photoshop Magic: The right way to make Black and White images. What video and sound cards to pick for your DIY PC. And More! What's new in Episode 195 STUFF • Robert is back from his trip to CEDIA with a full report including pics. From giant blue bears to a new HD disc format it's all sorts of craziness as Robert spills the beans on this year's event. • Photoshop wizard, Alex Lindsay, is back. This time he's here to show us the...
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This is episode 001 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Welcome to the first episode of DL.TV! Our show streams live over the Web every Tuesday at 9pm EST (6PM PST) and brings you a mix of product reviews, news, tech help and more! You'll need a fast Internet connection and the Windows Media Player loaded on your system to view that live stream. When we've got all the wrinkles ironed out, you'll also be able to download freshly encoded video of the live show any time you want... at...
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This is episode 013 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Here's the deets: Full HD means HDTV might already be "so last year." Robert reports from the Flat Information Displays Conference. (And deflates the hype.) Hey 3D graphics fans: there's a new 'world record' for 3D Mark. Sony put a something nasty, a rootkit on some audio CDs help copy protect it. Think youv'e got Sony's DRM on your system? Sony CDs Make Your PC Play the Blues has links on how to remove it. And, yes,...
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This is episode 106 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Episode 106: Firefox 2 Ships, Newsreader Reccos, Softmodding your Xbox What's new in Episode 106 Today on DL.TV, Patrick was driving back from Colorado, so Jim Louderback joined Robert Heron on DL.TV. And as the "guest host", Jim got tagged with writing the shownotes, so here they are! NEWS • Firefox Launches and it's party time! PC Magazine covered the launch of version 2.0, and also the more than 400 parties that...
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Episode 204: FreeNAS-DIY NAS Device, Loyd Finishes His PC Build, Must Have Games this Holiday Season, and More! What's new in Episode 204 STUFF • Anders, a viewer from the far north, Sweden to be exact, suggested that his nation hosts the largest LAN party in the form of Dreamhack. So check it out if you interested in seeing what the world's largest computer gathering looks like. • DIY Network Attached Storage. If you got roll your own hardware/software solution for your network storage...
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Episode 205: Diagnosing Your Car, Swap Your Mouse for a Tablet, BIOS Tweaking, Mass Effect and More What's new in Episode 205 STUFF • Since Thanksgiving in the US takes place on Thursday there will be no live streamed show this week. To make up for the schedule change we're offering this week's show -we taped early this week- today. Thanks for your continued support and happy holidays! • We had a few comments about last week's show. • Roger - a different Roger - suggested an alternative...
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Episode 227: Utilites to Spice Up Your Windows Machine, Overclocking Finale and More! What's new in Episode 227 STUFF • DL.TV Series Producer Scott Asnault joins Robert on the set. Is he wearing a Dungeons & Dragons T-shirt? • Scott suggests everyone be careful about what you throw away. He has been seeing dumpster divers in his apartment complex. Make sure your documents are shredded. • This week's Tech Pic is from Roger of Passaic, NJ. • Loyd finishes up his Overclocking 101...
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This is episode 044 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Episode 44 went Live at 4PM PST, Thursday, March 16th The Deets: Wireless Beats Wires? Well, as long as you keep Gigabit Ethernet out of the mix. The Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router with SRX400 and Netgear RangeMax 240 WPNT834 wireless router are seriously fast. Over 100Mbps at close range! Free iPod? Wired says your personal info got sold! Bill Gates Mocks MIT's $100 Laptop. Classic TV for Free: In2TV (Pinky and the Brain,...
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This is episode 065 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Time for a Very Special Fun Fur Covered Edition of DL.TV! The Deets: WinHEC: ExtremeTech's Editor, Loyd Case gives us the deets from Microsoft's Windows Hardware Engineering Conference Products: The best sites online for managing photos. Digital camera recco: superzoom and image stabilization! Viewer Questions: John from Columbia, PA asks "Will Boot Camp run Vista Beta 2 on a Mac?" DL.TV downloads speeds: 2MB per...
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Episode 245: Time For School and We Have Got You Covered! What's new in Episode 245 STUFF • This Back To School Episode of DL.TV is brought to you by Microsoft Office. • We are here to help you get ready for the upcoming school year. • PCMag's Joel Santo Domingo and Cisco Cheng give you tips and suggestions on what PCs and Notebooks would be best for school. Desktop suggestions on are the Apple iMac and the Velocity Micro Vector Campus Edition. The notebook suggestions are HP Pavilion...
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Episode 257: The Sage of Tech Joins Us! What's new in Episode 257 STUFF • This episode was sponsored by GoDaddy. Use our code DLTV for 10% any new domain registration order! • The Sage of Tech, Loyd Case, answers your questions! • Team DL.TV is poised to take over the 7th spot on Stanford University's worldwide Folding@home (FAH) teams stats page! One of the most effective ways to boost your/our score is to use a GPU client, and the good folks at [H]ard|OCP have some terrific guides to...
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This is episode 014 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Here's the deets: SEMA: the biggest car show in the US... TechnoRide gives us a tour and a look at Ford's Mobile Office. EWeek's got two articles that every Windows user should read; on a critical Windows patch released Tuesday that prevents a trojan takever. AMD's high end CPUs go head-to-head: the X2 vs. the FX53. Sony's getting sued! Dragon Quest VIII: 1Up.com's Sam Kennedy gives us the scoop on the new game, and the demo of...
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This is episode 025 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Episode 25 of DL.TV streamed live in the new 4pm PST (7pm EST) time slot, on Tuesday, January 10th. Here's the deets: You asked for an all-questions show, and we're giving it to ya (plus a little Macworld news.) Apple's new MacBook Pro and iMac systems feature Intel's Core Duo processor. The Intel chips should bring a much-needed performance boost to the Mac platform--Apple fans rejoyce! Also announced at Macworld: the iPod...
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Episode 98: Nasty hole in IE, IDF 2006, New iPods, Geek Shirts, MP3 Editing... What's new in Episode 98 • Internet Explorer Zero-Day VML Exploit: Go to a web page in IE, get infested. Run Firefox or Opera. • Or patch IE with this string: regsvr32 -u "%ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VGX\vgx.dll" • Or run Microsoft Windows Update. Microsoft just posted a special update just to plug it. • Leo, congrats on the Podcaster of the Year award! • Windows Media Player 11:...
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Episode 170: Surface Computing, Inside a MacBook, $20 Ethernet Bridge What's new in Episode 170 STUFF • Yup, CTRL + V is paste, not CTRL + X. Thanks for the reminder, Patrick! • 'Microsoft Surface': The Coffee-Table PC formerly known code named 'Milan' offers a pretty nifty looking way to work with photos, videos... and who knows what all else. Multiple folks can work with the 30 inch tabletop display at once, and it really is a big step beyond the touchscreen. Expect it to start showing up...
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Episode 193: Learn how to build a PC with Loyd Case. Surf the web anonymously - For Free! And more! What's new in Episode 193 STUFF • Some of you have emailed about the MP3 cutting out at 8:50-ish. We have re-encoded the MP3 and posted the file. Sorry for the inconvenience and enjoy the show. • Build a PC with Loyd. Still scratching your head on the mysteries of assembling your very own PC? Fear not ExtremeTech's Loyd Case is here kicking off a series of "Build a PC" tutorials....
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Episode 176: Make Ubuntu Better with GetAutomatix, Portable Speakers and More! What's new in Episode 176 STUFF Portable speakers suck, right? We listen to Saitek's A-100 and A-200 and come away impressed with the oomph behind these battery powered portable speakers. TechnoLustBunnyDeux, our Nabaztag/Tag is connected to the network. Joy. Send us a message thru the rabbit at this page (the name of our lapin is TechnoLustBunnyDeux)... we're working to get a netcam and mic pointed at the little...
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Episode 149: Robert's back! Xbox 360 vs. DVD, Stopping P2P In The Office What's new in Episode 149 STUFF • Robert's back! He says "I had the vitrectomy/membranectomy/fluid-gas exchange/endolaser(w/side of fries) done on my left eye." Don't click on the link if you're squeamish. • Sorry, Chad, DVD playback on the Xbox 360 sucks... and, no, buying the HD DVD add on won't help. (Tho it does a find joby playing HD DVDs.) Extremetech's Jason Cross wrote an outstanding 360 DVD playback...
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This is episode 035 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: DL.TV went out live, Tuesday Feb 14th, 2006: We tee off on Google, Windows Defender and new Intel/Skype deal. We show you the builidng of PCMag.com's Lego PC You can win one built around a fully functioning Windows box! Robert's been gushing over the latest software upgrade for his Series2 TIVO DVR... He bought his in to show some of the new features. Patrick walks you thru a grab bag of Windows Vista features, including from...
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Episode 132: Videolan.org Gone? ATI 600 Rumors, Cat Problem Solved, Wallpaper! What's new in Episode 132 STUFF • Hafizan wants a heads up on the rumored ATI R600 cards at CES. • About that cat problem... Tobasco, chili pepper and Grannick's Bitter Apple spray are your suggestions for saving Kitty from cord chewing itself to electrocution... • BTW, Ian says this link has everything you ever wanted to know about Destructive Chewing by Cats. • Neal sent in his review of Netflix's new...
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Episode 185: One Laptop Per Child, Intel CPU Prices Drop, Better Skype performance and more! What's new in Episode 185 STUFF • YouTube and CNN teamed up to present the Democratic Presidential Candidate debates. By including YouTube organizers hoped to tap into the popularity of the video sharing site to generate questions for the candidates. Was it a watershed moment or a cheap gimmick? Depends on who you ask but in my opinion it came off like any other televised debate. While the video...
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Episode 133: Storm Worm, Blu-ray Crack, Underwater Earphones, FM Transmitters! What's new in Episode 133 STUFF • Ooops: Posted this to the old server, which the DNS for www.dl.tv doesn't point to anymore. Otherwise, it'd have been up last night when the RSS feeds went out. BTW, subscribing to the RSS feeds is the fastest way to get the show after watching it live! • Do FM Tranmitters still suck? We look at the Griffin Technology iTrip Auto and Griffin Technology RoadTrip for the iPod... No...
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Episode 121: EVDO USB cards, RAID question answered, one last camera recommendation of the year, and of course your e-mail questions. What's new in Episode 121 NEWS • Nintendo recalls DS adapters and issues new Wii straps. • Who really owns the iPhone? • New redesign for Digg. • New site to bag on Vista. • Sorry this is arriving so late on Friday, our flash tool blew up on us and we''ve just gotten it rolling again. STUFF • Getting EVDO on a Laptop. • Which drives are best for a...
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Episode 116: It's called Dog, Office 2007 Tricks, External Drives, More PS3's? What's new in Episode 116 STUFF • Office 2007 tricks: Louderback shows us some of the nifty, and not so high profile, new features in 0ffice 2007. • Patrick's looking for a legal download site that has downloads from major label bands. We've got an idea for him. • Homer wants to know which bittorrent client we'd run on a mac. That'd be Azureus. It runs on anything w/ Java support.. Mac, PC or Linux. (We're big...
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This is episode 049 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: What's on the show? Here ya go: Robert starts his journey with OpenSUSE Linux Patrick shows off the new look (Think "Ribbon") in Office 2007 We get info on the best tools for fighting spyware Toshiba releases first HD-DVD player in Japan Samsung postpones release of first Blu-Ray player (to June) Movielink and CinemaNow! Bulk microfiber cloths for screen cleaning on the cheap... Apple vs. Apple: it's trademark, not...
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This is episode 007 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Jim Louderback joined us on the seventh episode of DL.TV and brought in some inexpensive, but not necessarily cheap, DVD players. Later, Jason Cross gave us the story on ATI's new Crossfire cards, and Dan Hsu from Electronic Gaming Monthly compared the Sony PSP with the Nintendo DS. Patrick Norton and Robert Heron hosted. Here's the deets: If you were watching live and we disappeared (see the comments below), FYI the Tricaster...
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This is episode 005 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Garnett Lee from 1up.com joined Robert Heron and Patrick Norton on the Fifth Episode of DigitalLife TV. Here's the deets: The iPod nano rules, at least if you don't want FM or a built in recorder. PCMag's review is most excellent. BRIAN FROM TROY, New York saw our review of the $99 Dell 1100 laser printer last week and aks "Do you have to order replacement toner from Dell for the 1100, or can you get it from major...
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This is episode 023 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: DL.TV Episode 23 aired live this Tuesday at 6pm PST (2am Wednesday, UTC). Here's the deets: Hybrids: they're not just cars, but the future of hard disk drives. We explain why magnetic disks and flash memory chips are a winning combination, and what technologies are most likely to make it to your local Fry's or CompUSA. Addictive games: these free time-wasters are so hard to quit they should be illegal. December is wrapping up,...
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This is episode 063 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Time for another perky edition of DL.TV. Hosted by Patrick Norton and Robert Heron In the News today: US Veterans' Data Exposed EMI Profits On iPod Sales Judges Approves Sony Rootkit Settlement Samsung Will Sell PCs with Flash Drives Microsoft Office 2007 Beta 2 Released Products to play with: Windows Vista Hardware Requirements: No, Virginia, Vista doesn't need DX10 to do Glass. Vista Beta 2 (Did NOT like our 6600GT graphics...
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Episode 137: Google Search Secrets, Nokia N800, DX10 Graphics, Apple Wins What's new in Episode 137 STUFF • Unlike the N770, Nokia's N800 Internet Tablet doesn't suck! That's not to say that it's perfect, but it is a nifty way to browse the web if you've got $400 lying about. (Paul writes in to say the software upgrade for the N770 made a huge difference in performance. Thanks for the heads up!) • Google Senior Engineer Matt Cutts brings us a giant pile of Google Search Tools and Tips! (And...
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Episode 186: Power Outages And Dead Servers, 3 Fast Game Reviews, Netvibes and More! What's new in Episode 186 STUFF • Robert Heron's down in SoCal doing THX Training (ooooh, should be some Home Theater Audio Tips coming soon to DL.TV) • Roger Chang's at Comic-Con San Diego, taking pictures and hanging out with the sci fi glitterati. • So we asked really really nicely and 1Up's Managing Mavin Garnett Lee came by to co-host the show... • Kind of generous of him, given that 1Up was one of...
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Episode 183: Tentative Deal Reached Over Web Radio Royalty Fees,That Vertical Key Thingy? It's called a Pipe. And More. What's new in Episode 183 STUFF • Alex had a question about the Intel Q6600 and E6850 processors. Specifically he wanted to know which would be a better choice for a multi-tasking/gaming PC since both processors would be priced equivalently in the coming week. The Q6600 is a quad-core part running with a 1066MHz FSB and clocking in at 2.4GHz. The E6850 runs at an even 3.0GHz...
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Episode 221: A Final Look at the 2008 Game Developers Conference and More! What's new in Episode 221 STUFF • Garnett Lee, Senior Editor-Reviews of the 1UP Network joins Robert this week on the DL.TV set. • Our Viewer Tech Pic of the Week is from George of Bartlett, IL. • Gadgets from GDC: EyeTech, Guitar Rising, the Zalman Trimon and the Zalman FPS GUN FG1000. • Garnett shows off a couple of inventive independent games: Crayon Physics Deluxe and Fez as well as the Unreal Engine 3 tech...
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This is episode 066 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: We've got a jam packed episode o' DL.TV for ya today! Show notes: In the news: The PirateBay Shutdown AMD Announces Dual-Core '4x4' Platform Dell To Offer Barebones Systems, Standard Components Rambus: We Were The Target of Price-Fixing Job's Glass Elevator Locks In Group of Apple Customers Other stuff: Nintendo DS Lite VS. Nintendo DS Fuel Cells Vs. Klein HHO Gas Recommendations for a Tablet PC Bluetooth Headsets links:...
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dl.tv 241 Jul 17, 2008: Finally, Some iPhone Love DL.TV Ep 241: ExtremeTech's Jason Cross is on the show today. 3 Consoles in 4+ minutes. Scott asks Shane Bettenhausen about what to look for in the world of downloadable games. Sascha Segan shows off the new iPhone. Jason will have his on set. And more.
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Episode 246: Intel Developer Forum! What's new in Episode 246 STUFF • Jason Cross of ExtremeTech.com joins Robert on set. • Today's show is all about the Intel Developer Forum. • Jason talks about the latest Nehalem info, Intel's Flash Drives and much more. • Jason also hits the show floor and talks to Fujitsu about their new DVR drives, Lucid Logix about their Hydra Chips, Clarion about their Mobile Internet Navagation Device and Intel about the Urban Maxx Prototype. • We also get a...
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What the future holds for digital television... At CES 2009, Jason and Robert got the inside on all of the most impressive new HDTV technology coming out this year. From wireless panels to 9mm wide OLAD screens, all that they found is sure to get you excited for this year's innovations. Has Pre Rescued the Palm from Extinction? One of the most talked about parts of CES was the new Pre, which could very well be the ticket to bringing Palm out of Blackberry and iPhone's market-domineering...
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Episode 254: SSD in a PS3, Skeleton and First Look at the New Macbooks! What's new in Episode 254 STUFF • The FLV Player is finally working. Sorry for the delay. All the download files should be happy as well. Thank you. • Jason Cross of ExtremeTech.com joins Robert on set. • We have a first look at the 13 inch Macbook and the 15 inch Macbook Pro. • We got some mixed reviews on our new 16:9 format. • The Speeding UP Firefox 3 Hacks got mixed reviews as well. • This week's tech pic...
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This is the hdtv special that was released on 2005-11-24. This maybe the lost episode 16 and explain why it jumped from episode 15 to 17 in counting episode numbers. Thanks to mevio for hosting this for the last 7+ years.
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Episode 242: E3 Wrap-Up, Adobe Air and Much More! What's new in Episode 242 STUFF • 1UP's Garnett Lee joins Robert on set. • Another Fanboy Follow up. Last one, we promise. • Today's Tech Pic of the Week is from Justin. He is showing off his data center where they have some really BIG computers. IBM Blue Genes. • Garnett Lee got a chance to sit with Mike Downey, Chief Evangelist for Adobe, to talk about the functionality of Adobe Air. Click HERE to get the Linux distro of Adobe Air. •...
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Episode 259: Part One of our Holiday Buying Guide! What's new in Episode 259 STUFF • This episode was sponsored by GoDaddy. Use our code DLTV for 10% any new domain registration order! • Today we're bringing you the first of a two-part special Holiday Buying Guide! Better late than never, right? • ExtremeTech.com's Jeremy Atkinson has a comprehensive list of keyboards and mice to suit all your PC needs. For his full reviews, check out ExtremeTech.com Microsoft SideWinder X6 Keyboard...
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This is episode 082 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Episode 82 went Live at 4PM PDT, August 1st. We pinballed thru a selection o' topics on the show: Stuff: Ageia's PhysX physics accelerator for gaming. Worth the $300, or spend you gaming dollar elsewhere? Belkin's Wireless G Travel Router: a palm full o' 802.11g routery goodness (The Linksys WTR54GS Wireless-G Travel Router with SpeedBooster is pretty sweet, too. Yes, Adam, the US gets a lot of the cool cell phones well after...
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Episode 122: Patrick's Out Roger's in, GP2X, Finns aren't Russian, Wii Update, Xbox Script and Viewer Questions What's new in Episode 122 Stuff • Patrick's Out For the Holidays • GP2X: An open source portable gaming device...Is it any good? • We have a quick look at OpenOffice. Can't afford the Office Suite from the other company, go to openoffice.org • Roger received an email from Finland. Something about Finland and Russia are not one in the same. Oops. • Ready for the Wii Weather?...
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This is episode 043 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: DL.TV episode 43 streamed live Tuesday, March 14th (not 4th), 2006 at 4:00PM PST. Here's the deets: The Warner Bros. HD-DVD launch slipped The hardware launch is still on track for late March. Sony PS3 shipdate: November. Unless it slips too. Is anybody shipping on time? still Bilu-ray is still on track for late May. Cingular, T-Mobile have suspended RAZR sales until a glitch is fixed, says Infoworld. WinXP runing on Intel...
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This is episode 020 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: DL.TV Episode 20 aired at 1pm PST, this Thursday, December 8th. Here's the deets: Few video games are innovative enough ( and, frankly, weird enough) that we simply must play them on the show. Animal crossing is definitely one of these games! Jennifer Tsao joined us from Electronic Gaming Monthly to demo the new Nintendo DS title. The pre-release of IE 7 won't be out until 2006, which means internet users may have to wait up to...
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This is episode 057 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: A Finely Pulsed Almost All Viewer Questions Edition o' DL.TV. Show notes for Episode 57: News: Intel to spend $1 Billion to push net to poor nations DARPA Challenge Goes To The City! Beware of Phony American Express Log-in Screens Viewer Questions: Will the Toshiba V803T work with my SIM card from T-Mobile? What antivirus protection would you recommend to a Mac user? How will the quality of an up converted standard DVD would...
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This is episode 055 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Welcome to a well pre-blended edition of DL.TV. Patrick is in Las Vegas at NAB finding new and cool ways to make better DL.TV. News: Reverse Hyper Threading? 750 GB Hard Drives The World's Largest Rasterbation Products: Sony Ericcson W810i. Robert's dream phone is now in his hands. Does he still like it? And a whole bunch of viewer questions: HD-DVD and Blu-Ray. Why buy now? What do you guys know about FreeRIP? Looking for a...
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Episode 141: Fave Firefox Extensions, Torrent Clients, DL.TV NASCAR Mod? What's new in Episode 141 STUFF • Fave Firefox extentions: yours and ours... we're putting 'em all on their own page. Thanks for submitting so many great ideas! • Robert does a spiffy job showing how to create your own custom buttons on the Firefox toolbar! • Fast Bittorrent clients for OS X? You might not like our answer, Jason... but Roger and Patrick have found Azureus delivers the best performance on their Mac...
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Episode 191: YouTube Calls in Colbert and Stewart to Testify,Open Source Data Encryption, and more! What's new in Episode 191 STUFF • Looks like YouTube wants to drag Jon Stewart and Steven Colbert of Comedy Central fame into court. Viacom it seems is still not happy with YouTube's performance on removing Viacom content from the YouTube site. YouTube hopes the comedic duo will make a favorable impression in court on their behalf. • Microsoft released nine security patches for Vista this...
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This is episode 010 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: Here's the deets Tyler Kovacs, CTO of Zvents talks us thu AJAX, Ruby on Rails, how they relate (AJAX on Rails) and why they're the biggest buzzwords on the web right now. Wondering if you've ever seen AJAX in action? Try www.start.com, Google Maps, or Netvibes. Or Zvents. Dana Jongewaard tells us why The Sims 2 on PS2 doesn't measure up to the PC version. MS dropped a new Windows Vista beta yesterday. PCMag shared tonsof new...
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Episode 167: Maker Faire 2007, DIY Galore, Roger's Fav Smartphone Apps and More! What's new in Episode 167 STUFF • We had mad fun at Maker Faire 2007. Hosted at the San Mateo Fairgrounds, the two day event featured everything from DIY electronics to a life size (and mostly working) recreation of the game Mouse Trap. Wooden bicycles roamed about (along with the delightfully odd creations of Cyclecide, at least one steam powered car, and a lot of remote control ... stuff.) • Throw in the...
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This is episode 056 of dl.tv. Here is the episode page description: On the show today: News: Wii: Nintendo Names the Revolution What??? Samsung Replaces Portal Player in the iPod Reviews: Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2: Wow, that's a new look. Interesting tab handling. Phishing philter, too. You can download it now. Warning: beta means "It's not finished and might crash on ya." It definately breaks some web pages. Patrick's not giving up FireFox yet. Guestage: Jesse James Garrett from...
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