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TECHGEEK Tips 2.4: Downloading YouTube Videos using Google Chrome

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Finally, the next installment of TECHGEEK Tips. And this episode we focus on downloading YouTube Videos using a great plugin for Google Chrome. If you have ever needed to download a YouTube video in full 1080p quality or convert that Rebecca Black parody to MP3 for your Windows Phone 7 device, then this is the perfect plugin for you! Listen to find out more. We will hopefully have the next episode to [...]

TECHGEEK Tips 2.3: How to set up an SSH Tunnel using PuTTY

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Another episode of TECHGEEK Tips is here. This time we focus on how to set up an SSH Tunnel, using a well known tool called PuTTY, and tunneling your internet through it. Don’t forget to download, and subscribe to the show. Show notes of this week’s tips are posted below, after the jump. I did take a video of this which is why there are some parts that it sounds like I’m [...]

TECHGEEK Tips 2.2: How to get started in Blogging

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From sharing cat pictures to travels in Europe, or even publishing opinion on a certain topic – like how Twilight is pure crap – everyone is on the web, blogging. In this week’s episode of TECHGEEK Tips, Terence Huynh gives you some handy hints on how to get started in the realm of blogging. Don’t forget to download, and subscribe to the show. Show notes of this week’s tips are [...]

TECHGEEK Tips 2.1: How to protect your information on Facebook

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And we are back with our first episode for our new season of TECHGEEK Tips. We focus on how to protect your precious precious information on Facebook and how you can stop it from being stolen from people you don’t want to see it. In regards to this new season, we will be releasing ten episodes over a ten week period, released at 12AM, every Tuesday. So sync your Windows [...]

TECHGEEK Tips 11: Download your Facebook Information

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Ever want to get all of that data of your Facebook profile? And we mean everything? Well, there is now a way from Facebook – Download Your Information. Not a catchy title, I know. But it does what its supposed to do. Terence Huynh takes you around on how to use this new feature. Of course, The TECHGEEK Tips podcast is being rested – mainly because we have just run [...]

TECHGEEK Tips 10: What is twitter?

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So, for people like Tom, who know nothing important, Terence explains what Twitter is. Also, Chris explains how you can sync your twitter statuses with your Facebook timeline. So sit back and relax with our first duet TECHGEEK Tips Episode. Also, notice: TECHGEEK Tips is now moving from Mondays to Saturday of the week. The episode, as always, will be available in the break of the TECHGEEK Podcast. Also notice [...]

TECHGEEK Tips 9: How to catch up with the latest shows online

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With piracy and iTunes as the two known options that everyone knows – one free and the other paid; some are forgetting there is a free and legit way of watching television shows, right from the broadcaster’s website. Yes, today’s TECHGEEK Tip will focus on watching television shows legit. Also, notice: from now on, TECHGEEK Tips is now moving from Mondays to Saturday of the week. Makes it more easy [...]

TECHGEEK Tips 8: Getting MobileMe features for FREE

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Yeah, sorry for the delay. All of our editors have been busy, and I forgot to schedule to post this on the blog. Terence Huynh hosts this week’s TECHGEEK Tip about replacing the core main features of MobileMe for free. No more will you have to pay more than $99 a month when you can get these features for FREE! Well, with the exception of one. This is based on [...]

TECHGEEK Tips 7: How to search with Bing

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It may sound stupid, but yes, today’s topic is how to search with Bing and how to search using it. (Apparently, it’s an issue). As well, it’s not James who is doing this tip, it’s Stewart, so we basically have no say on what is happening. Terence is recording the next tip, so at least we can be a bit prepared. And apologies for bursting your eardrums. And no, we [...]

TECHGEEK Tips 6: Windows Sharing with a Mac

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Got a Windows PC or Laptop, but also a Mac? Need to find a way to share files between the two? Despite the fanboy purists, there are some who have both – and this is a very common question from those who aren’t tech proficient. Have no fear, Cupertino Loop’s lead editor, James Wilson, will take you how to set up the sharing on a Mac to Windows, allowing you [...]

TECHGEEK Tips 5: Inside iTunes 10

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With Apple’s revamp of iTunes, TECHGEEK Tips brings an episode detailing the new changes. Coincidentally, James Wilson is our the editor of our Apple section Cupertino Loop, so he is the best person to tell you about the changes – including the brand new (and highly criticised) logo. Yes, we also go into how to start up iTunes Ping. Sorry for not posting this early in the morning. Totally forgot [...]

TECHGEEK Tips 4: Oh Crap, My Blog Just Got Hacked

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As James isn’t here to record it (he’s studying… apparently), we roped in Tom Solari, the Lead Editor of Gadgets, to help us record this week’s podcast. The episode deals with what to do when you’re blog just got hacked. If you remember hearing about it, then you are correct. It was here on this blog. Remember Security Month? Well, it is this – minus the technical details and made [...]

TECHGEEK Tips #3: Email Spam

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During all the caos of the live edition of the TECHGEEK Podcast, we decided to record TECHGEEK Tips live. So here is the recorded version. We apologise once again for the quality of this podcast, we had the settings set for Ustream. This episode entails what you should do when you receive spam email and what you shouldn’t do. Don’t forget, you can catch new episodes of the TECHGEEK Tips [...]

TECHGEEK Tips #2: Facebook Chat in XMPP/Jabber

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While Terence and James can debate whether we should call it Jabber of XMPP, the second episode of TECHGEEK Tips with James Wilson tells you how to chat with your Facebook friends without actually opening your browser. Being like a Mac head he is, he will tell you how to do it on iChat. Windows and Linux fans, don’t fret, you can still perform how to do this, you just [...]

TECHGEEK Tips #1: Make Movies become TV Shows on iTunes

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In a first episode of our brand new podcast series TECHGEEK Tips, James Wilson (our editor at Cupertino Loop) takes you around how to make your movies appear as TV shows on iTunes. The following tutorial is only available for the Mac – because James is a die-hard Mac fan – and you can download it here on TECHGEEK.com.au. You can always listen to the tips on the TECHGEEK Podcast [...]