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Computers & Technology

Featuring two television programs popular in the 1980's and 1990's: Computer Chronicles and Net Café, this library showcases videos about computing and technology. Collection topics include BBS, the Open Source movement, and Internet governance.

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Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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I take a look at the new Sony Xperia ZL smartphone here at CES 2013!
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
In this vid, I recap the biggest games Nintendo announced at E3 2013!
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
We just unveiled Sony's new Android tablet - the Xperia Tablet Z - at Mobile World Congress, and now we're giving you an exclusive first look at the device. Get the scoop on the world's thinnest 10.1 " tablet -- full-HD Reality Display, NFC functions, and more. You'll even get to see just how water resistant our new tablet really is.
Topics: revision3, rev3, sgnlbysony, Anthony Carboni
In this episode of Rumor Roundup, Jon talks the iPhone 5S and its fingerprint scanner, the Motorola NXT and whether next-gen console games will cost more!
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
In this video, Soldier review the Slingbox 500 which is a device to allow you to watch LIVE TV anywhere.
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
Logitech's losing money, are its awesome Harmony Universal Remotes on the chopping block? Josh is converting a college from VGA to HDMI... can we recommend a good HDMI cable tester? Denise wants to mount an HDTV near a microwave oven... will it be safe?
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Robert Heron
Revision 3: Film State
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It's actually the top 10 romance movies that are tolerable for men - but the ladies will enjoy them, too! Plus what's new in theaters and on DVD this week.
Topics: revision3, rev3, flimstate, Ryan Connolly
Today we cover speaker placement 101 - even for not the most optimal room setups! Plus, the best smart HDTV you can buy, does more watts mean better sound, Blu-ray picks of the week and more!
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Robert Heron
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has been around for a few months now, and while we loved it, the only thing that could possibly make it better would be cellular connectivity. Luckily Verizon has come to the rescue.
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
Robert Reviews Samsung's 9000: 85" Class UHD S9 Series ... it's only $40,000!
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Robert Heron
In this episode of Ask the buffalo, Jon tackled the most burning questions in the world of tech including what he thinks of the recently announced Samsung Galaxy Gear, and more!
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
On this HD Nation, we talk about the Roku 3, 4K Vs. your data cap and HD eye candy on Vimeo.
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Veronica Belmont
GeekBeat TV
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Tylt has a whole array of stylish power products to keep you charged up on the go!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, John Pozadzides
GeekBeat TV
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Steve Jobs' continuing influence on iPhone design, Siri is staffing up, a new OS X beta for developers, you can't legally resell iTunes files, Copy.com is giving away gigabytes, a deal on the Drobo 5N, and a GeekBeat holiday!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, John Pozadzides
GeekBeat TV
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Glow in the dark plants, a jet engine that could get you from New York to London in an hour and 15 minutes, updates from Virgin Galactic, an adapter to covert a laser into a flashlight, the Canadarm lands in a museum, and beer dropped from an overhead drone!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
GeekBeat TV
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We're getting ready for another Streaming Across America road trip, a camera rig that captures your whole environment at once, big news for all mobile phone fans, the return of Dropcam to our studio, and unboxing one giant photo printer!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
GeekBeat TV
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Last week, we showed you how to get started with the right equipment and techniques for welding. This time, we're actually going to show you how to make something cool!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
GeekBeat TV
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An App that prevents "Accidental Incest," a condom for your phone, and an early look at Samsung's new "Galaxy Tab 3."
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
GeekBeat TV
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Do you have a green thumb, or a knack for killing plants before their time? We're taking a look at ways tech and gadgets can help you keep your plants healthier, longer.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
GeekBeat TV
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On today's GeekBeat, Samsung's got a new tablet, HomeSync will put the media from your Android phone on your TV, LG has purchased webOS, most GM cars in 2015 will have 4G connectivity, and Splash Media U is giving military vets social media scholarships.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
Ever wondered what would happen if you combined Legos and Arduinos? Wonder no more. littleBits are small modules that interconnect to form circuits and can introduce your kids to electronics early on.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
The ProScope Micro Mobile is an add on for iOS devices (available for (iPhone 4, 4S and 5, iPad, and iPad Mini) that puts a microscope lens over the device's camera. It can give you 20X to 80X magnification for whatever you're looking at.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Outdoor Technology debuted multiple new products at CE Week. Starting with the Tuis Bluetooth 4.0 headphones, the Buckshot weatherproof tube-shaped bike speakers, and the Privates Bluetooth 3.0 headphones with touch sensitive controls.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Cali and Phil take a look at Samsung's latest release, the Galaxy S4 phone.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Lumenplay shows off a wireless holiday light strand that can be controlled through your smartphone. You can program the lights to patterns as well as turn them on and off using proximity controls.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
John P. gives us a tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, where Al Capone spent some time. He talks about the history, its architecture, and some of the practices!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
If you've been thinking about keeping a closer eye on your energy usage, Blue Bolt is a company you'll want to check out. They put power management and monitoring in the cloud and let you track and control it from your mobile devices.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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John takes a look at the Harom Kardon NC Headphones in this quick unboxing.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
On today's Destructoid, we show how you can customize your rottweiler in GTA V, share our disappointment with the new Mad Max trailer, and announce the release date for Dishonored's last DLC, The Brigmore Witches. We also talk about Jellygrade, the new studio from Maxis's former Art Director, Ocean Quigley, and discuss Ubisoft's resistance to small budget titles.
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoid, Max Scoville, Tara Long
GeekBeat TV
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The Sensus is a case with touch-sensitive surfaces that allows you to do touch input without putting your fingers on the screen.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
GeekBeat TV
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Consumer Electronics Association CEO, Gary Shapiro answered some of Cali's questions in rapid-fire fashion at CES.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides, Gary Shapiro
GeekBeat TV
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Extreme Motion from Extreme Reality can emulate anyone's movement into games and 3D animation.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides
GeekBeat TV
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Some cool technology from the restaurant business, gadget-loaded handlebars for your bike, inflating things without all the hassle, and Microsoft's new Xbox One game console!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
The Korg MicroKey 25 is a very tiny, but very feature rich, piano keyboard that you can connect to an iPad. It's no-nonsense awesomeness!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
If God needed a computer, this is the one he would build. If you're looking for a computer for your home, or 100 for your office, the HP Z1 Workstation is the right computer. Period.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, John Pozadzides
Robots are going anywhere humans do (and a few places we don't). And the common human fondness for water, is now joined by a personal app-controlled drone, the Ziphius. It's a Kickstarter project for a robot that will take photos and videos in the water, and even play virtual reality games.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
If you do most of your work on a laptop, but do a lot of it at a desk, you know that there can be a lot of hassle involved with plugging stuff in. The Kanex DualRole Ethernet USB hub comes to the rescue, giving you three USB 3.0 ports, and a port for connection to a GigabiKanex DualRole Hub on Amazon - http://amzn.to/1gFt8av
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, John Pozadzides
GeekBeat TV
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A great screen protector for your phone, cases you'll never want to take off, a turntable for your iMac, and another look at that tea-brewing robot!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
GeekBeat TV
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Voxx showed off an array of impressive speakers at CES this year.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, John Pozadzides
GeekBeat TV
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Amazon starts issuing its own currency, a device that helps your camera track your every move, a robot to keep your phone's screen clean, and the movement to build a Death Star heads to Kickstarter.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
GeekBeat TV
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Congress starts thinking about tracking asteroids, a boy gets an inexpensive prosthetic hand thanks to 3D printing, Google Takeout adds new services to backup, and an arcade machine that pours the winner a beer!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides
GeekBeat TV
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On today's GeekBeat, we talk software updates from Apple, the Drobo 5N runs apps, robots want your blood (for only the best reasons!), and what all these high profile social media hacks should teach us.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
GeekBeat TV
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On today's GeekBeat, we check out food printing for people in space, printing replacement body parts, why the Russian meteor video was blocked in Germany, the record that video has broken, and our own mash-up video nears 500,000 views.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, John Pozadzides
GeekBeat TV
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Starbucks is starting to offer wireless charging for your mobile devices, and you can do the same thing at home - we tell you what you need!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, John Pozadzides
GeekBeat TV
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Short on time to read the news? These apps will read articles for you, then give you quick summaries!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
GeekBeat TV
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We've shown you all the goodies on John's desk that help him work through the day - now it's Cali's turn. Take a tour of her desk and learn her gadget secrets!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
GeekBeat TV
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If you have kids, keeping them safe is a prime concern. We're taking a look at tech that helps you do that!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
GeekBeat TV
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Flying can be (and is usually) a hassle. But there are apps out there that can help minimize the headaches!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Built on proven BeyondRAID™ technology, coupled with new and innovative Automated Data-Aware Tiering, the Drobo B1200i delivers a level of automation and technical sophistication usually reserved for more expensive enterprise solutions.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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The Drobo B800i is optimized for small businesses to provide reliable and high-performance storage to servers running applications like file services, data protection, email, and server virtualization.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides
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Cali caught up with Andrew Cretors, great, great grandson of the man who invented the popcorn popper! And she got a complete lesson on how the modern commercial popcorn machine works - as well as an intro to the new popcorn dispensing machine!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
I always enjoy talking with Gary Shapiro, the CEO of the CEA. Gary talked about the expansion he's seen at the CE Line Shows, as well as trends in technology that are shaping the devices you'll be buying in the next year. He also talked to us about the concept of Ninja Innovation and his vision of what companies need to do to compete today.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
As more musicians start using tablets to keep their sheet music on, an opportunity for ease of use presents itself: What about a device that will take care of the page turning so you don't have to break from playing? The AirTurn is that device, triggering page turns in digital documents via Bluetooth when you step on a foot pedal. It's compatcs, and PCs, and is available for $120. AirTurn - http://amzn.to/1b9SvLN
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Philip Nelson
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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We open up and take a look at the Drobo 5D.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Your Mac can be recharged on the go just like your phone, and HyperJuice gives you the batteries to do it!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Does your laptop deserve the kind of protection afforded aircraft and high-end sports cars? Of course it does! That's the thinking behind the carbon fiber laptop sleeve from DFWcomposites!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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The JamHub GreenRoom gives everyone in your band their own personal mix.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Happy Friday! Today's live show is JAM-PACKED with news about the next two EverQuest games, the multiplayer mode in Batman: Arkham Origins, Microsoft's new reputation system, and all the Star Wars news you never knew you wanted! We also discuss the delay of Wolfenstein: The New Order, the upcoming Tomb Raider sequel, and more!
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoid, Max Scoville, Tara Long
Happy Friday! Today we run down the latest on Microsoft's Xbox One policies, reveal the new voice actor for Metal Gear Solid V, get leaked details on Respawn's new FPS, and welcome Diablo III to current-gen consoles! We also check out Destructoid's review of The Last of Us, and get totally psyched for the new Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z trailer!
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoid, Max Scoville, Tara Long
SGNL by Sony
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Olivia has a First look at the Sony RX10 Camera
Topics: revision3, rev3, sgnlbysony, Anthony Carboni
Why use dual-monitors when you can use one that's extra, extra wide? That's the question LG wants to address, and something we were really curious about because we rely on dual-monitors for a cleaner and more productive workflow. So is this more convenient?
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
Revision 3: Technobuffalo
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Jon talks about iWatch trademarks popping up all over the world and how that might mean the device is coming sooner rather than later, an Asus customer service representative leaks specifications for the upcoming revision of the Nexus 7, and more.
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
Revision 3: Technobuffalo
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The VAIO Tap 20 is a totally unique product. It's half a Windows 8 desktop computer and half a portable laptop. But how portable is 20-inches for a tablet really? Not at all, I'd wager.
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
Ashley Esqueda is back to tackle more questions and queries from Buffalo readers, viewers and fans! In this episode of Ask the buffalo, Ashley tackled the most burning questions in the world of tech including how she feels about companies purposely leaking incorrect information to throw off analyst, which of the two new iPads she plans on buying next month, if HTC will release an updated One Max soon, and why Google is taking so long to announce the Nexus 5? All this and more on Ask the Buffalo!
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
Jon tells us how Google Glass will change the way we use technology, answers a difficult question about an Apple iPhone running Google's Android OS, compares the software features of the Samsung Galaxy S4 to the HTC One and shares some of TechnoBuffalo's after-work leisure activities!
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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In this video, SoldierKnowsBest shows you his favorite replacement apps for the stock apps in iOS!
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
I get my feet on the Zboard, an electric skateboard, here at CES 2013.
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
MHL is explained. Anybody using snow as a projection screen? We want pictures!!! Mobile High-Definition Link turns your smart phone into an HD source for any HDTV!
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Robert Heron
Veronica speaks with theoretical physicist, Sean Carroll about current jetpack propulsion technology and where it's headed.
Topics: revision3, rev3, factorfictional, Veronica Belmont
Revision 3: Fact or Fictional
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Can learning kung fu with be as simple as a brain download away like in the popular movie The Matrix? Neo sure made it look simple as he seemingly defied gravity battling Morpheus mid air. Is there any truth to the technology? Will we ever be able to download a skill directly into our brain without breaking a sweat? You may be shocked at the answer. Watch and find out!
Topics: revision3, rev3, factorfictional, Veronica Belmont
This week we ask the Blind Film Critic, Tommy Edison, about thef echolocation used by the zombies in The Last of Us. Find out if the fungus ridden undead could really learn to hunt us down by sound alone!
Topics: revision3, rev3, factorfictional, Veronica Belmont
Revision 3: Fact or Fictional
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Veronica is joined by Dr. Jovana Grbic to talk about the chemistry behind Breaking Bad!
Topics: revision3, rev3, factorfictional, Veronica Belmont
Revision 3: Fact or Fictional
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Veronica explores the possibility of everybody's favorite fictional disaster, the Sharknado!
Topics: revision3, rev3, factorfictional, Veronica Belmont
Revision 3: Fact or Fictional
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This week Veronica picks the brain of Jonathan Strickland from How Stuff Works about the possibilities of plasma weaponry. Is this something we actually need to be worried about? And why are plasma weapons so popular in science fiction? Watch to find out!
Topics: revision3, rev3, factorfictional, Veronica Belmont
Revision 3: Fact or Fictional
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Veronica talks to historical researcher, Ghost Hunter, and Game of Thrones-lover, Kris Williams from Ancestry.com to decide if Robert really was Joffrey's father. There are some spoiler alerts so consider yourself warned!
Topics: revision3, rev3, factorfictional, Veronica Belmont