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GNC-2010-08-17 #602 AT&T or Verizon Challenge.

Posted by geeknews at 1:11 AM on August 17, 2010

Will you make the commitment today to leave AT&T if Verizon get’s the iPhone. Two show appearance here in Hawaii and then 2 shows on the East Coast. I am once again on the move which will ultimately end up being a very busy August. If you have been following on Twitter you know I have been waiting for the next shoe to drop.. Tech news and more on the show!

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e-book Partnership in Japan.
Roll up Laptop Video.
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Verizon and Fiber Speeds.
Vending Machine for Pharmacy Drugs.
iPod Stops Japanese Trains for 8 Minutes.
Fingerprints reveal pin!
xbox 360 Jailbreak.
Cool Music Sites.
Automated Web Template Builder.
Long Tail Content.
Lady Criminals get Creative.
Way to catch Piegons.
Brain Simulation by 2020.
Space Junk Collector.
10 Dangerous Web Actions.
Apple TV what do you think?
Android Users are Data Pigs!
Video 101.
Apple Manager in Slammer.
Geek Squad ask for trouble.
Facebook Dislike Scam!
Slideshare pro.
Your Brain net Disconnected.
ISS Mission Accomplished.
Do you save Energy really?
Apple iAd = Apple Store
Geeks protest Like Geeks!
Windows Home Server to Support Mac’s.
Take the AT&T / Verizon Challenge.
Sony Dash Update.
Google & Verizon told to Pack Sand!
Network Solutions Infects 5 Million sites!
You will like the Cartoons.
Insanity of Music Licensing.

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OOMA Free Home Phone Service CES 2010

Posted by geeknews at 9:19 AM on January 24, 2010

OOMA has been around now for several years and they are well known for their very sleek designed VOIP devices. Their service model is pretty simple buy the device get free home service. Advanced service are available for a monthly fee and international calling is at very low rates.  You may ask what is new from OOMA well during CES 2010 they made this announcement..

Quoting from their website: New additions to the product and services lineup include Ooma Pure Voice™, High Definition Voice, mobile phone calling with the iPhone or iPod touch, Bluetooth support, Google Voice Extensions and voicemail transcription. These new features offer the most complete home phone solution that extends Ooma’s crystal clear call quality, significant cost savings and ease of use beyond the home and into your mobile and business calling landscape.”

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GNC-2009-04-28 #472 The March to 500 Shows

Posted by geeknews at 2:01 AM on April 28, 2009

We have a winner for the crispy $100.00 bill one other person got very close but only one hit the nail on the head. Rather late start to the show tonight as I am loaded up pretty heavy with the misses out of town how does she do everything by herself when I am gone is beyond me. Lot’s of tech news tonight. I have a bit of a rant on ustream tonight as you may expect. Special thanks goes out to Roz Savage who was my guest on Saturday evening.

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Show Notes:
HP shows of new Pro-Series of Notebooks.
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CDC Twitter Account Tweets info on Swine Flu!
Sim Card Mini Spying Device.
Long Island NY has 100mps Internet Service Available.
Verizon made a Pile of Money in Previous Quarter.
Apple wants to Play with Verizon “Smart”
The 411 in Video Ad Formats.
President Obama announces the Science and Technology Advisory Council.
Big Blue to take on Jeopardy in Computer Versus Man.
India purchases 250k OLPC Laptops.
RapidShare Sharing your Login and File Sharing Info.
EU extends Copyright on Music and Film 20 more Years
Need to Repair a Rockband Guitar.
4Chan games Time Magazine Poll in a big way!
Quicktime sync to YouTube is coming!
Android based Notebook soon?
Time to Look a OOMA Voip Services.
Fuss about XP Mode in Windows 7 Huge News!
A Mini PC in your PC embedded on your Network Card!
Archive team sucking in Geocities before close.
UK Gov’t says we will collect everything!
Congressional Rep Demos Video Streaming to supreme court judges.
Companies can learn a lot on how Twitter does not go after trademark violators.
Want to Live Forever Yes or No.
Aliens by 2019? Depends on what you classify Aliens.