Category Archives: General Geek Stuff

New Gadgets, new gdgt

Gdgt.com (I have written about it before and I use it on this blog) has been redesigned. It looks very nice and fresh now. Check it out. I have updated my gadget list and added a couple of things – … Continue reading

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We live in the Future – Finally

For many years the future – or at least the idea we had of the future – seemed to be very far away. Some examples of what I mean: Judgment Day, as foretold by the Terminator franchise was relatively close … Continue reading

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Top 6 – Geeky Video Podcasts

There are a lot of interesting geeky video podcasts. The following ones are my favorites (in no particular order) – as always highly subjective. All of them are also available via iTunes. The Ben Hack Show (Revision 3) Ben Hack … Continue reading

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Trying gdgt

I’ve know about gadget centric website gdgt.com for a while. I’ve just created an account and I’m currently building my gadget list. While it looks like geek heaven, let’s see if it can hold my interest. You can find my … Continue reading

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My Favourite Stuff of 2010: 2 x Top 5

It’s time for a short review of 2010: My favourite five posts (on this blog) and my favourite 5 new things (mostly gadgets) of the last year. Top 5 Posts Top 9 – Tech Video Podcasts Top 5 – Sci-Fi … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: The Ben Heck Show

I came across Ben Heck’s work before. He has built some amazing hacks of video game consoles over the years (mostly laptops). Now he has his own bi-weekly show at Revision3.com (also available via iTunes). If you have the least … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Sherlock

While is debatable if this is indeed Sci-Fi, in a way it is. This re-imagination of ‘Sherlock’ brings Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to the 21st century. Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, who has done something similar before with ‘Jekyll‘, … Continue reading

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Quick Link: iPhone vs. Android vs. BlackBerry

How iPhone, Blackberry & Android Users Perceive Each Other and Themselves – Nice comic. And not so far off, don’t you think? iPhone vs. Android vs. BlackBerry.

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Enlightening and inspiring – TED and Ignite

Both TED and Ignite are not primarily an app and/or a video podcast. However I will focus on this aspect, as I have never been to an actual (on site) event of neither. Both TED and Ignite make presentations about … Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Opt-out-er fest

Opt-out-er fest: Term used by Tom Merritt in Tech News Today (Episode 101) to describe that about 250.000 Germans used the possibility to tell Google to blur out the picture of their houses in Google street view. ‘Opt-out-er fest’ it … Continue reading

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