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GNC-2010-08-02 #598 Additional Stream on Justin.TV



Yes you heard me correctly 100 Terabytes if you think that is crazy wait till we ad some more devices to the mix, never in my wildest dreams would I have thought we would move that much video traffic in a month. Tonight, I introduce a second stream, we are on both Ustream.tv and Justin.TV see links below, will work the bugs out over next few shows.

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Great review of an app that streams video to iPhones/iPads
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Abuse of New Media Creators!
Kindle with Microphone?
Overpaying for iPad Data Plans!
FaceTime over 3G.
Sensors to correct blurred Images.
100 Million dollar Cyber Army.
Heat Water with Water.
Are you a woodworker?
Office 2011 for Mac Pricing.
Facebook doubles Data Center Size.
Samsung Captivate.
Where do you spend your time online?
Android Overtakes iPhone Sales!
Clearwire race to 4G
IE regains ground!
Should we Green Card the Brightest?
Time-Warner Wideband Blasted.
Ustream Turns over User Data.
Wired and the Web is Dead?
Data Collection on you and I.
Botnet has treasure trove!
RFID Sniffing.
Is the Rover Spirit Finished?
NASA cash on Hold!
NYC Subway Cell Covergae soon!
Verizon Lobbyist Expenditures.
LHC to re-write Science.
Trillian 5 Beta.
Google Maps to catch Permit Cheats!
Fridge Dock for your iPad.
Get Videos at your Local Library.
Solar Tsunami Today!
200 Billion on counterfeit Goods?
Go To Jail #1
Needs to go to Jail #2
Is your Browser HTML5 Ready?
Rock, Paper, Scissors.
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GNC-2010-06-17 #585 Headed for Honolulu



Ok Headed for Home Saturday morning. We are having a meetup tonight at Dinosaur BBQ in downtown Rochester all welcome i’m buying dinner. I have had a lovely time here in up state NY and look forward to coming back. Was much more than I anticipated. Look forward to being home and back in the Studio for a while. Join me live from Honolulu on Monday evening.. Big thank you to all the new and contributing insiders.

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See Mom no Hands!
IP Shortage.
Limewire Round 2
Verizon Damage Control!
FCC Net Neturality rules = Lost Jobs?
Bebo = AOL Fail!
600k iPhones Ordered!
512 gb SSD Drive!
Verizon iPhone still on?
Upgrade iTunes!
Don’t move your Xbox.
YouTube Video Editing!
SpaceX to Launch Iridium Satellites.
Safari Extensions.
FCC Makes First Move on Net Neutrality.
Are you a Gov’t Employee? Read!
California GPS Tracking Utter Failure!
Insanity in Patent Protection!
AT&T Metered Bandwidth Testing Complete?
RIAA has fake Canadian Site.
Soyuz to ISS.
Belkin Conserve (Green).
Clearwire has new Devices.
Space Sail outbound.
Get free charger with Chevy Volt?
Sharpest Deep Space image from Earth.
No World Cup for You.
Silicon Valley is to Expensive.
Searching Twitter Lists.
WordPress 3.0.
Hotmail versus Gmail.
AT&T Locks down Android Phone.
Looking for Spring 4g Locations?

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Clear Wimax Update CES 2010



Clear and their Wimax connectivity was a life saver at CES 2010. The service stayed online and maintained consistent upload and download speeds throughout the week.  The entire TechPodcasts.com crew was in my Suite sharing the connection without issue. I cannot say the same for Sprint during the week which was down 3-4 nights during the show. I have been using Clear Wimax in Hawaii and so far I have not had any issue with service in fact have been more pleased as we are farther into our roll-out.

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Clear WiMax Hawaii



I have been a Clearwire / Clear customer for 2+ years. Overall the service has been pretty bad over the past 2 years and we only used the service for a backup connection. On the old Clearwire 1st gen system we saw average Speed Test in the 1500 kbps down  350 kbps up and the connection was really bad.

Last week I decided to give Clear one more shot. Essentially I decided to do a head to head test with Hawaiian Telecom DSL and the new Clear WiMax. Let me show you the new Hawaii Clear WiMax speed test.

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In all honesty with all the hype I was expecting a whole heck of a lot more speed. The Upload speed is horrible as you can see. I was getting that upload speed with Sprint EVDO 3G.

My clear modem has a strong signal all bars are lite so it is not a matter of signal strength. The modem sits in a window facing the tower so I know we are getting a good signal. But the problems with clear service continues.

In streaming video off of YouTube, Ustream it is choppy the video stop and sputters. I find email times out and overall the service quality while the speed is faster is about the same.

The DSL modem that I got from Hawaiian Telecom has none of these issues. I am a long way from the switch and maintain a steady 3000 kbps down and 1000 kbps up and the video on YouTube and Ustream does not sputter and email has been solid.

Unless someone at Clear Hawaii can explain to me why their service is still crap I am cancelling my Clear WiMax service and do not recommend it at this time to any Hawaii customer. Call Road Runner or Hawaiian Telecom and you will get a connection that is wired and works.


GNC-2009-08-24 #505 Live from Silicon Valley



Ok meetup on Wednesday will be at 6:30pm at On the Border, in Milpitas (Hwy 880 and Hwy 237) see map link below all are welcome to attend. Please RSVP ASAP to geeknews@gmail.com Bandwidth is fantastic here at the Hilton in San Jose at the convention center 5 stars some other hotels could take some lessons from these folks.

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Yahoo updates Mail!
Clearwire may run out of Money?
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Wikipedia no longer open!
Flash Memory under fire from Patent Trolls.
Zune Applications?
Foreign Student attendance down.
Review cheating in the App Store!
Computer Modeling for Disease.
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Shuttle Night Launch!
Snow Leopard available Friday!
Can AT&T keep up with demand?
Windows 7 eats batteries!
San Francisco Hacker reduced charges!
Is your PC Bot Infested?
Apple responds to FCC!
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GNC-2009-07-23 #496 Submit Review on iTunes!



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Chandra @ 10 years!
Gmail wish list!
Asus learns the power of BitTorrent!
Black Visa card comments and link!
Australia Police Wardrive for open Wifi.
Top 10 Wanted Botnets!
Rover on the moon by 2011?
New Moon Lander takes Flight?
Jailbreaking causes Hack?
3GS Encryption Junk?
Clearwire Adds more Devices!
Virtual School as part of Swine Flu Plan!
Apple drops suit against Wiki Site
FCC Comments on Net Neutrality.
Musicians still getting own music pulled down of YouTube!
Jupiter takes big hit!
CO2 + Spacewalk = Trouble
Apple iPod Fire Reports!
Gmail helps you unsubscribe from mailing list!
Google Maps ++ Features.
AT&T Quarterly Report.
Spinvox fights back!
More proof cameras coming to touch and ipod!
Yes you can change your name on Facebook now!
DOJ and President Obama against Google?
Sesmic Browser for Twitter!
Ladies will love this new Bluetooth device!
Final Cut Studio Updated!
Apple owns 91% of $1000 plus notebook sales. (There Expensive)!
Dell Adamo price dropped $500.00
Hadron Collider to fire up in November?
Google Wave Beta in September did anyone say IRC?
Computer shops still spying on your stuff!
Spot has new device!
Windows 7 RTM much rejoicing!
Chinese Hon Hai Worker dead?
Intel X-25m SSD
Rubik’s Touchcube to debut!
US Airways Wifi Availability
Firefox 30 Million Downloads.





GNC-2009-07-03 #490 Happy Indepence Day



Have solved my FF crashing issue and we have show notes once again. My winning podcasters check in and are ready to roll. Lots of tech news tonight but I take a little time at the beginning of the podcast to talk about Q3 Advertising and how things are going on that front.

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7.2 Billion to build Rural Broadband
Firefox 3.5 sees 5 Million Downloads
100GW of Solar Power across 24 Sites
Ariane Lifts Big Sat
Google App Engine Issues Again
Some New Lunar Images from LRO
Clear’s Wimax does not live up to Hype?
Google Updates Apps
New HIV/Aids Vaccine to be Tested!
Judge lets Lori Drew Off?
Comets and Earth Relationship
Hawaii Affiliates contracts Canceled by Amazon plus others!
Shuttle passes leak check July 11th Launch
California Economy RIP
Blubrry New Features
Psystar is back after Chapter 11 Filing
50 Years since the First IC!
Podcasters Required Watching GaryVee
Scoble and the US Navy
Pirate Bay ripped a good one by Users
Drug to make you have photographic memory
Lyman Alpha Blob
What ET is watching!
White House Salaries