Geek News Central Podcast #21 2004-12-21

Went thru Geek Hell yesterday, details are in the Podcast. Little less than 30 minutes today due to software issues yesterday. May do 3 shows this week we will see.


Google Trust (Unknown Autoupdate of Google Desktop Search)
Google Desktop Search deinstall destroyed my TCP/IP Stack
MovableType version 3.14 released.
What’s the big deal for Technology in January 2005?
Could it be true the next iPod is a xPod capable of satellite reception!
Send the RIAA and MPAA a lump of coal for Christmas.
Cell Phones killing brain cells!
Sonic finalized deal to buy Roxio
Technorati Japan
PC Magazine gives MSN Spaces nice review.
Why I may switch to MSN Desktop Search.
SuperNova and TorrentBits sites are dark!
Lockergnome Reviews Trillian 3.0
Produce a Podcast using Multi-user chat on Skype.

About geeknews

Todd Cochrane is the Founder of Geek News Central and host of the Geek News Central Podcast. He is a Podcast Hall of Fame Inductee and was one of the very first podcasters in 2004. He wrote the first book on podcasting, and did many of the early Podcast Advertising deals in the podcasting space. He does two other podcasts in addition to Geek News Central. The New Media Show and Podcast Legends.

2 thoughts on “Geek News Central Podcast #21 2004-12-21

  1. One small note about your “Trillian 3” comment.

    I just got Trillian 3.0, and AFAIK, it’s not a seperate upgrade fee. There is still the free Basic version, for one, and if you still have time on a Pro subscription, you can upgrade to the full Pro version of 3.

    Trillian (Cerulian Studios) uses a yearky subscription-based model, as opposed to a single-version purchase. You buy for a given amount of time, and get access to all Pro upgrades, patches, and plugins.

    I recall hearing some controversy about people who thought they bought a “Lifetime Upgrade Subscription”, but it seems those don’t actually exist (???).

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