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Gadgetlyst Bytes 3: iPads, Xooms and Zunes

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Welcome to the third episode of Gadgetlyst Bytes – our new monthly podcast recapping the month in gadget news. This month, we take a look at all of the new iPad, Xoom, Atrix, Commodore 64 and of course, Zune! Hosted by Stewart and I Terence and Tom (because Stewart is ‘too tired’), we also provide you an update of the all the latest reviews on TECHGEEK.com.au, namely the Nokia E7 and Parallels Desktop […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 35: So much for #winning

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We give our take on the Apple iPad 2 announcement, find out Microsoft’s response to the tablet and see if 3D is a big gimmick on the Nintendo 3DS. As well, IE6 hopefully goes into the grave and Street View now on bicycles? You’ll have to listen and find out. A shorten edition today as Audition managed to crap out and lose the entire recording (luckily we only just started), […]

AOL buys Huffington Post for $315m, creates new “Media Group”

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AOL will buy the left-leaning blog The Huffington Post in a deal worth $315 million and will see AOL’s media content to be merged with the blog to create a new media group within AOL, with founder Arianna Huffington full editorial control over AOL’s media properties. AOL’s media properties include popular tech websites Engadget and recent addition TechCrunch along with its news content. AOL’s buy is worth $315 million, with […]

Morning Briefing: Tuesday 28 December

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Welcome to the Morning Briefing for Tuesday 28 December, where we highlight the tech stories from across the web and what we are watching here at TECHGEEK.com.au. Here’s what we are watching: Facebook has been valued at $41.2 billion, which is 56 percent higher than the past half year, making it worth more than eBay and Yahoo. Ouch. The Next Web has an interesting infograph detailing the growth of Google […]

TECHGEEK Podcast #23: The Live Unorganised Organised Podcast

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We were planning to recording our live show, but Stewart forgot – with the exception of this 30 minute segment of the news. So, we decided to release this – as a way to recap this week’s news. So, what happened in the week. Assange was released on bail, Gawker got hacked and some new Microsoft slates We also have some last minute additions as we reveal our plans for […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 20: The Big 2-0

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Yep. 20 episodes. We have actually made it this far, surprisingly, without being pulled from the internet because of our irrelevant and often nonsensical information regurgitation. Anyway, two million finds “She Loves You”, and we talk about Telstra finally being split up into two. Also, Farmville is no longer the King of Facebook applications and we get into a heated discussion of whether an iPad 2 will be out (I […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 18: Put that in your phone

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John Brumby goes Oprah and starts giving doctors iPads, Facebook tries to kill Gmail with their own email project and your phone will be able to determine if you have a STD instantly. What a freaky little world. Oh, and turns out the Kinect is starting to be a bit creepy (and its not because of Project Milo) when advertising companies are getting images of you performing acts in front […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 15: TERENCE IS GONNNEEEE LETS PARTY!!!

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Yes, that’s right.. Terence is on holidays in Rome! So everyone at TECHGEEK.com.au is partying like crazy. We talk about the new Windows Phone 7, The Android ‘dude’ problem, #newtwitter, the iPhone app that allows you to spy and much much more. Behold, Episode 15 – the first extremely unorganised podcast to come from TECHGEEK.com.au, oh and we have made the clean tag! Programming note: Terence & James are not […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 14: OMG! There’s another body!

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Yes, apparently Google is into shooting photos of dead people as photos of the dead appeared on Google Street View. Ouch. As well, Motorola gets sued by Microsoft, Facebook lets you download everything you ever uploaded or wrote on Facebook, and MySpace brings out a craptastic new logo. As well, we bring out a new TECHGEEK Tips episode hosted by Terence and Chris, and the individual episode gets released on […]

Crunchies 2008 winners revealed; Facebook takes up top prize for second year

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The Crunchies, an award for started by TechCrunch (and other blogs) for innovative startups, have revealed the winners for its second year running the award. Facebook, which was the Best Overall last year, picked up the award again for this year, along with the Best Startup CEO. It was also the runner up on the Best Technology Innovation/Achievement Award. Microsoft and Apple, long rivals in the computer market, also picked […]

AP stories are banned : TechCrunch

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One of the most influential technology blogs, TechCrunch, has decided to ban all news stories done by the Associated Press, after over the weekend it sent 7 DMCA takedown notices to Rogers Cadenhead’s Drudge Retort after linking to their posts. TECHGEEK won’t do something that drastic, since we are not that influential anyway. But, the AP is a co-operative news agency owned by its "contributing newspapers, radio and television stations", […]

The TechCrunch-gate…

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TechCrunch has been given a pending lawsuit against Shannon Terry, CEO of Rivals, after rumours speculate the fact that she was involved in a securities fraud. According to TechCrunch, Fox was about to acquire Rivals in 2005 but pulled out after a background check. Yahoo is now rumoured to acquire it, but it has died down. According to the documents, Terry claimed that his actions were before he was with […]