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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.

Many of these movies are available for free download.


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Want to make your home theater sound and look amazing? The THX tune-up app for Android and iOS is free to download through Feb. 3rd!
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Robert Heron
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Ever wish for a tablet stand that's easy to carry with you and can even slip into your pocket? We got our hands on a 3D-printed prototype of the Plinth, now on Kickstarter, and it looks like it might just be the solution to that particular problem. It folds down flat and at the touch of a button (one-handed operation!) it can go to one of three different viewing angles. The backing level on Kickstarter that will put one of these in your hands is £18 (about $30 USD). http://kck.st/1coiW57
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
We review Samsung's new BD-H6500: it delivers a ton of features, and some serious scaling, for a price.
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Robert Heron
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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We love sit-stand desks at the Geek House, so when we had a chance to try out the Jarvis Desk from Ergo Depot we were all over it. The Jarvis Desk is a heavy duty desk that will hold (and lift) up to 350 pounds. The control panel allows you to program up to four preset heights, and the height range is between 25.5 inches and 51 inches, with a movement speed of 1.5 inches per second. If you're thinking about a sit stand desk you should definitely take a look at the Jarvis Desk.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Watch out Chromecast, here comes Roku's new Streaming Stick!
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Robert Heron
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Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Robert Heron
An awesome moment happened during the Geek House Grand Opening when Leo Laporte, Alex Lindsay and Dan Pidgeon joined us for the big show. We talked with Leo and Alex about the growth of tech video on the web, and how things have changed since the "old days", and Dan took a break from his vacation to come see our new home.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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The Apple TV is a very handy device for streaming stuff from your Mac to your TV. But what if you want to do that from a Windows computer? Well, you might be out of luck. Unless you use AirParrot, an awesome app for Windows or Mac that makes screen mirroring to your Apple TV easy! It even adds options on a Mac that aren't available in OS X! This is a must-have app if you use an Apple TV!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Windows 10 Technical Preview is here! Using Google Voice to make unlimited calls. The best universal remote, free disk imaging, and are restaurant credit card machines safe to use?
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Michael Hand
The Ben Heck Show
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Ben creates a motorized web camera using the Raspberry Pi.
Topics: revision3, rev3, tbhs, The Ben Heck Show, Ben Heck
Today's is a special episode of Tekzilla! We've rounded up all of our favorite people in one place for a Guestapalooza.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Jessica Corbin, Robert Heron, Roger...
Don't buy that Apple! iPads & Macs Coming. The best Android phones under $400. Using international SIM cards, runnning HDMI & USB over long distances, the best tools to sync music on Android, and more!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Tom Merritt
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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How exciting can a TV stand be? Well, that depends on what the TV stand can do. The Neo-Flex MediaCenter from Ergotron is a beautifully designed and styled stand with some nice features that help you position the screen however you want it.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides
You're gonna love 4K gaming, heck, we love 4K for our work desktop... find out why when we look at the Asus PQ321 4K monitor and Puget Systems Deluge XL gaming PC.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Steve Gibson
Will Duck Duck Go replace your default search engine? Awesome Wikipedia tools to make the most useful website in the world even better.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Shannon has a recap of DEFCON: SDR, traffic light hacks, and exploding hairdryers! Blocking RFID using Aluminum Foil.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Apple's World Wide Developers Conference: OS X Yosemite, iOS 8, a new programming language called SWIFT, and thousands of new APIs for developers!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Amazon Fire TV Review!!!
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Robert Heron
We love the Raspberry Pi, and we've got five -awesome- projects for you to check out, including robot egg decorating!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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Check out my experience with the Oculus Rift at CES 2014!
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
Hands on with a $200 thermal camera. Ello! Shellshock Bash vulnerability, the best compact Android phone, and more!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Buying your first 3D Printer... here's what to look for!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Meg Turney
PCPer's Battlefield 4 Mantle performance. DiskDigger undeletes your Android files! Dealing with viruses & external drives.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Ryan Shrout
3D printed cars! Alienware Area-51 gaming desktop, Amazon Echo...exists, learning basic electronics, fixing Wi-Fi issues on gaming consoles.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Michael Hand
The Ben Heck Show
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Ben makes real-world versions of Minecraft blocks, switches, torches and redstone needed to build logic gates.
Topics: revision3, rev3, tbhs, The Ben Heck Show, Ben Heck
Nvidia's newest GeForce GTX 970 & 980 graphics cards, reviews of the Dell Venue 7 & 8, do you really need X99 & DDR4, testing hotel WiFi speeds, and CAT6 vs. CAT7 ethernet.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Ryan Shrout
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Make your DJ-ing dreams come true with this sweet controller from Pioneer! The DDJ-SR is a two-channel system that gives you gives you two large jog wheels and many high-end features, packed into a more compact design. Mixing is managed by Serato DJ software. It's priced at $599. DDJ-SR on Amazon - http://amzn.to/1jDlUQT
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Do Ferrite Cores Do Anything? We explain why those lumps on your cables are incredibly cool. Get FreshBooks: http://www.freshbooks.com/?ref=10283
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron
Change your USB habits, because restricting account access isn't going to help. We demo BitTorrent Sync 1.4--a huge update for our favorite distributed file sharing program.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
The Ben Heck Show
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Ben Heck continues his epic journey to build a ZX Spectrum handheld device!
Topics: revision3, rev3, tbhs, The Ben Heck Show, Ben Heck
What you can do to avoid falling victim to heartbleed. Linksys WRT1900AC hands on. Best smartphone password manager.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Are you ready for Android to power your desktop? We're unboxing an AOC Android All-in-One computer. This system runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, and you interact with the system through a 24" IPS touchscreen running at 1920 x 1080. The processor is a 1.6 GHz NVIDIA T33 Quad Core. We'll put this machine through its paces and be back to you soon with a full review!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides
We're coming straight from CES 2014 to talk about the upcoming home theater gear of 2014!
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Robert Heron
What software have you paid money for? We want to know! Are SMS messages really secure? What headphones are the best deal for $100? Streaming live video straight from a camera, and could the Roku TV be a cord cutter's dream?
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
More awesome products from CES 2014. Your CES Questions! Dell's $699 4K Monitor, Garmin DashCam 20, Universal Cell Phone Booster, Cablecutter 101! Target Hacked, Offers Credit Monitoring
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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There are a number of streaming TV options out there, and so when we checked out the Fire TV, we didn't expect to like it as much as we did. But it's actually pretty great, and we're using it more often than we thought we would. Now, Amazon has packed a LOT of that same functionality into the much smaller and cheaper Fire TV Stick.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass might keep you from getting sick... will it repel Cheetos dust? NVIDIA drops a 192-core mobile super processor...Intel's new Edison processor...UHD? 4K? LG, Samsung and Sony race to jump start 4k content and more.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Roger Chang
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Celestron has been in business for over 40 years, making telescopes. They're now promoting the new TV show "Cosmos" on Fox, with telescopes such as the Cosmos 90GT Wifi telescope. http://www.celestron.com/
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis, Rene Ritchie, Brian Cogdell
Upgrade your Mac NOW for FREE to patch the SSL hole... and think about giving up on OS X 10.6.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Allyn Malventano
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Here's how you can use a really cool FREE tool called PicMonkey to create a lower third graphic for your Google Hangouts. If you are using them for business, or just want to show people who you are, they are a great way to express your brand.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, John Pozadzides
Secure your new holiday gadgets, Garmin Vívosmart fitness band review, college laptop recommendations from $200-1200, cat cams, dash cams, more!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Michael Hand
Samsung F8000 Review! Amazon's new FireTV. Uncurl projector screens.
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Robert Heron
Get ready for phablets: the Samsung Note 4 review! Hands on with a physical Google security key, overclocking Haswell-E 5820K, test safely with a free VM, and get the rundown of acquaintances with CharlieApp!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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We've gotten another cool piece of video production gear in for unboxing, the Livestream Studio HD51. This is a live production switcher that can take inputs from up to 5 HDMI cameras or professional HD-SDI cameras and send to either screens in your venue, or out to the web using it's HD multi-nitrate encoder. Its 1TB hard drive can record up to 20 hours of broadcast quality video.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Todd Abrams, Jeff Dwelle, John Pozadzides
Revision 3: Tekzilla
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Lets see if the 2015 Subaru Legacy can conquer the ultimate parking lot obstacle course! Will the Subaru's EyeSight stop Patrick Norton from driving straight into a wall?
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Microsoft acquires Minecraft, buying a generation. Is it time to ditch your old PC? iPhone 6 preorders, 9 File Sharing Apps, and Credit Card Security!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Speed Up WiFi! Ninite: The Safe Way To Install Software. Can Google Stump the NSA? DIY Private Cloud Storage. AwardWallet. DX12!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Microsoft Windows 9 is coming soon! Plot.ly makes collaborative data visualization easy.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Matt Sundquist
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Google Chromebook Challenge! We tested these low-powered devices for an entire week for our day-to-day work.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
The Ben Heck Show
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Ben takes apart a ZX Spectrum and mods it!
Topics: revision3, rev3, tbhs, The Ben Heck Show, Ben Heck
Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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Galaxy S5 Unboxing!
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
Revision 3: Tekzilla
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The Subaru Legacy Throwdown continues as Patrick Norton tests the symmetrical all-wheel drive of the 2015 Subaru Legacy. Can the Subaru outmaneuver a world-class RC car?
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Don't you hate it when your phone can't get a signal? For people working or traveling in remote parts of the world, a good satellite phone can be critical for dependable communications. While we were at NAB 2014, we had a chance to check out the latest phone from Inmarsat, the IsatPhone 2. We also got a look at the IsatHub, which lets you use your regular smartphone through a satellite connection.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Malware in software from SourceForge?
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Will the Windows 8.1 Update 1 deliver the desktop -and- a real start menu???
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
The Ben Heck Show
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Ben takes on a viewer challenge to create a TV proximity sensor to keep kids from sitting too close to the screen and ruining their eyes. He builds a device that uses an infrared sensor to set off flashing LEDs and a piezo buzzer if kids move too closely to where it's mounted on the TV.
Topics: revision3, rev3, tbhs, The Ben Heck Show, Ben Heck
So many phones (not even counting the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus! Raspberry Pi alternatives, run Linux on a Chromebook, Adjust Your Privacy, and the best password generator!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Oppo owns OnePlus?! Fix The FCC, Steam Machine Or Cheap Gaming PC?
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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Here's my review of one of my favorite sound bars, the Yamaha YSP-1400!
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
Ready to upgrade from the camera in your phone? We've got advice!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Lori Grunin
Stop Hackers and Extortionists And Lock Down Your Social Accounts Now! What to Do First When Your Hard Drive Has Read Errors! Securely Wipe Your Android Phone. Power Problems Causing Monitor Problems? Roku's Dolby Digital Fail!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Powerful Ultrabook Recommendations for Adobe Master Suite CS6, Logitech K830 Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard Review.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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John P. takes a look at the Decadent Minimalist Kickstarter project with a complete review of the DM1 Aluminum Wallet.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Geek Beat TV Reviews
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The Qardio Arm is a blood pressure monitor that is app-connected. Four AAA batteries work for more than year. Available April in the US and EU. Qardio Core is a ECG machine. Also connected, and just as accurate as medical grade units. It's waterproof and wearable all day, and priced at $449. http://www.getqardio.com/
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis, Kevin Michaluk, Marco...
Keep Strangers From Emailing You Via Google+. Top Things To Do With Your New Graphics Card! Would you use an Electronic Credit Card? Which is Better For Data Storage: 2.5" or 3.5" HDDs? Best E-Commerce Site!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron
Track your stuff with a smartphone! Find who sucks down all of the bandwidth. Nexus 6, the iPad Mini that sucks, new Macs, and more!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Nick Robinson
The Ben Heck Show
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Ben continues his work creating game controllers for people with disabilities and builds a one-handed Xbox One controller. He takes you through the steps of moving around the controls and putting everything back together again.
Topics: revision3, rev3, tbhs, The Ben Heck Show, Ben Heck
Finding cheap textbooks! µBlock is better than AdBlock? 3 Browers For Private Browsing. ABetterQueue for Netflix.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Alan Henry
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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We showed it to you in its big world premiere, and now a NewTek TriCaster Mini has come to live at the Geek House! This is the professional mobile video switcher and production rig designed to be ultra-portable and easy to take with you to shooting locations with a quick setup (about ten minutes for everything, including lights and cameras).
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
http://geekbeat.tv/tshirt-orders & http://geekbeat.tv/badparking We've decided to give the stragglers 48 more hours to get their T-shirt orders in before we absolutely stop the orders and get them off to the printer. Get yours at: http://geekbeat.tv/tshirt-orders Also, by popular demand, we figured out a way to ship the Bad Parking Cards outside the US. So you can order from our remaining pile of the overstuffed boxes at: http://geekbeat.tv/badparking
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides
What are the best tablets for comics? Anker's power station for your sends 40w to up to 5 devices!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse
Logitech's new Harmony Smart Keyboard review. Can streaming match up to Bluray?A cable that upconverts to 4k? The best remotes for your HTPC.
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Nortion, Robert Heron
Shopping for a new laptop or desktop? PCPer's Ryan Shrout joins us with the latest on Intel & AMD... and why it's getting hard to find a CPU without graphics built in.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Shannon Morse, Ryan Shrout