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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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The end of Microsoft Messenger, Amazon delivers to Staples, an orchestra of printers perform a Bob Dylan classic, and Donald Trump has a Twitter meltdown.
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Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, John Pozadzides
The Totally Rad Show
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This lost script from Jim Henson has been turned into a graphic novel, and shows a much more adult side to the immortal puppeteer.
Topics: revision3, rev3, trs, The Totally Rad Show, Alex Albrecht, Dan Trachtenberg, Jeff Cannata
APPJUDGMENT (Revision 3)
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Fleetly adds a point system to your workouts. Compete against your social network and log your workouts.
Topics: revision3, rev3, appjudgment
Do you get annoyed by all the text and ads on a website when all you want to do is watch a video? I'll show you how to get rid of all the extras.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Cali reviews TwelveSouth's new BookBook for iPad.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
The Totally Rad Show
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We tear into our top 100 list to try to hone in on the very best of the best!
Topics: revision3, rev3, trs, The Totally Rad Show, Alex Albrecht, Dan Trachtenberg, Jeff Cannata
The smartest, most efficient, and cost effective & mobile thermostat for your home: the NEW Nest Learning Thermostat!
Topics: revision3, rev3, appjudgment
Cali Lewis gives us an inside look at Aftershokz bone conduction headphones - one of the most popular items from CES 2012.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Revision3: HD Nation
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Sharp raised the bar for resolution with their 85" 8K LCD, but there's no word on when we can get our hands on one. Closer within reach is their XV-Z30000 projector, 945U Series and 844 Series of HDTVs. Plus they're making it easy to get in the solar game with their Sun Snap modules.
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Robert Heron
John and Cali spend a week at the Iberostar Grand Paraiso Resort Hotel for fellow Lobster, Scott Ellis' wedding. Here is a look at this luxurious resort.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides
Do your pictures need to lose some weight? Check out this new service on today's Tip a Day.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Need a wall mount for your HDTV? Find out which one is right for you and where to get it for a good price. Plus, take a look at the Sanus VLF320 Full-Motion wall mount and see whether broadcast and display expert Dr. Ray Soniera thinks the iPhone 5 or the Samsung Galaxy S3 has the better display.
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron
Vizio had a lot to show off in their booth, and it wasn't just your typical HDTV line. The TVs will come with the new and improved Internet Apps, and the tablets will include Vizio's Media Center, which makes it easy to toss content between different devices. Plus, Robert's drooling over their 21:9 Cinemawide!
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Robert Heron
Tekzilla Daily
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With the holiday approaching, it can be hard to hide your online shopping history from that special someone. We show you how to keep your history a secret until Christmas time!
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
Tekzilla Daily
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Robert checks out the complete home theater system from iGo Audio at CES 2012!
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
The Totally Rad Show
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Is Kiefer Sutherland's new series good Touch or bad Touch?
Topics: revision3, rev3, trs, The Totally Rad Show, Alex Albrecht, Dan Trachtenberg, Jeff Cannata
The Totally Rad Show
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The classic game series returns to be one of the best games of the year!
Topics: revision3, rev3, trs, The Totally Rad Show, Alex Albrecht, Dan Trachtenberg, Jeff Cannata
The Ouya Android gaming box breaks Kickstarter day one records, unlimited magazines on your tablet, Tiny Wings 2 is flying in this week, and a taste of gilt with Gilt Taste today on AppJudgment.
Topics: revision3, rev3, appjudgment
Revision 3: Film State
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On today's episode of Film State, we celebrate our 100th episode! Ryan names his 100 favorite films in less than 1 minute, we clean up the movies & you tell us what your favorite film is!
Topics: revision3, rev3, flimstate, Ryan Connolly
Happy iPhone 5 Day, everyone! Today we've got a whole batch of freshly Greenlit Steam games, a release date and price for Borderlands 2's Mechromancer class, a new zombie game from Keiji Inafune, and a preview of Insomniac's upcoming co-op shooter, Fuse (formerly Overstrike). Prepare your butts for Nintendo's Wii U live stream tomorrow!
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoid, Max Scoville, Tara Long
Tekzilla Daily
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Want to read more than just ebooks on your Kindle? Amazon's Send To Kindle will make it easy to upload any text document to your ereader, and Veronica shows you how it works on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
In this episode, Jon talks about the potential March 7th announcement date for the highly anticipated iPad 3, as well as providing speculation on what kinds of features it may have. He also shares his thoughts on the recently released PS Vita and gaming.
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
Today we bust out trailers for Sinister to get your scare on and Resident Evil: Retribution! Plus, another "if you haven't seen it, you should offing die!"
Topics: revision3, rev3, flimstate, Ryan Connolly
SGNL by Sony
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The SGNL by Sony team was on location at Comic-Con International to check out Sony's latest and greatest.
Topics: revision3, rev3, sgnlbysony, Anthony Carboni
Revision 3: Technobuffalo
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We've seen the news break about Roku coming out with a new class of device that transform the "streaming box" into a wee little HDMI dongle - the streaming stick!
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
Hak5 Show
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This time on the show we continue coverage of Toorcamp 2012 - the American Hacker Camp. This time Darren speaks with Rob Eby about packet radio as an extension of the Internet. Plus what could be better than flexible individually addressable RGB LED strips? %1 controlled by Arduino! All that and more!
Topics: hak5, revision3, rev3, Hak5 Season 12, Darren Kitchen, Shannon Morse
Happy Action Theater for Kincet is coming to Xbox Live's Marketplace on February 1st for 800 Microsoft points. It's amazing. Watch this video if you don't believe us.
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoidextra, Max Scoville, Tara Long
Tired of burned dinner? Stir your pots remotely! Ben uses Android and an Arduino to make another lazy-man invention! Who says you can't play video games while you cook?
Topics: revision3, rev3, tbhs, The Ben Heck Show, Ben Heck
Kien is changing his iPhone case but needs to clean his filthy phone with the help of his new filthy friend!!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Kien Tran
Revision 3: Film State
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Brad Pitt stars in the new zombie film World War Z and we've got the trailer! Plus we take a look at a dark comedy called Cottage Country and Steven Soderbergh's new film Side Effects.
Topics: revision3, rev3, flimstate, Ryan Connolly
Jon Q is back to attack and highlight another epic mobile application. This week, JQ explores "Art Set," a visual, vibrant and fun drawing app for the iPad that provides artists with multiple mediums to let their creativity run wild! But.. is it any good?
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
Destructoid (Revision 3)
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Since we're almost to the halfway point of 2012, we thought we'd look back at our favorite games of 2012 and forward to what the rest of the year has to offer. What games have you been most excited about this year?
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoid, Max Scoville, Tara Long
Our top five shortcuts supercharge Windows 8. Save your water soaked electronics by dousing 'em in alcohol. Panasonic TC-P65VT50 hands-on review: Best HDTV of 2012. Our go to sources for cheap HDMI and ethernet cables. Does brightness change the color of your monitor or HDTV?
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron
Add dynamic, room-filling sound to your flat screen. Audio Solutions provides not only the LCD mounting system but also a speaker system for your TV with the Audio Mount.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Tara stopped by EA's offices last week to check out an all-new demo for Dead Space 3, and afterward she grabbed the game's Executive Producer, Steve Papoutsis, to talk about her experience. Watch as he chats about the new disgusting strains of necromorphs, the differences between the single-player and co-op campaigns and ... the new weapon crafting system?! Yup - all that and no competitive multiplayer either. WHAT IS GOING ON?!?!
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoidextra, Max Scoville, Tara Long
Are you prepared for the next Hurricane? We guide you through four apps that will hopefully avert disaster.
Topics: revision3, rev3, appjudgment
A Locke & Key trilogy is possibly coming, Captain America: The Winter Soldier villain gets confirmed, updates on the Amazing Spider-Man 2 villain and we talk about Disney buying out Lucasfilm!
Topics: revision3, rev3, flimstate, Ryan Connolly
If you thought there was nothing new in the world of remote controls, Philips wants you to think again!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
In this video, I review the hard to get Razer Tiamat 7.1 Gaming Headset.
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
In this episode, Jon talks about the rumors of Apple using "liquid metal" to build the iPhone 5. Jon also shares his thoughts on the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, as well as his opinions on BlackBerry 10 and Research in Motion.
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
New iPad brings Retina Display, fast A5X CPU, Windows 8 Tablet PC deets! Stream CableCARD HDTV to your PC with SiliconDust HD HomeRun, Google Play, and more!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron
Cali Lewis and Chris Marquardt discuss, photography, blogging, podcasting and which one of them has been doing it longer at Blogworld 2012.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis, Chris Marquardt
On today's Destructoid Show, we've got the lowdown on Lollipop Chainsaw's exclusive Japanese trampy hooker outfits, the Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater 3D demo coming later this week, and Destructoid.com editor-in-corgis Dale North was kind enough to Skype in and give us his thoughts on The Playstation Vita's entire launch lineup.
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoid, Max Scoville, Tara Long
John P, Mark Z, and Norm Flo-Rez rip the South a new one as they hunt for the best roadside attraction that will actually let them film there! Stay tuned for giveaways, contests and other varieties of ways for you to win free stuff on the internetz.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, John Pozadzides, Mark Zamora, Norm Flores
Zynga's Dream Heights (a Tiny Tower clone) hits the iOS app store, get precise data with My Battery Drain Analyzer for Android, Google TV apps, and much more.
Topics: revision3, rev3, appjudgment
Today we've got spooky new trailers for Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, Until Dawn and Castlevania: Mirror of Fate, along with an official release window for GTA V and a digital promotion for anyone who buys the Deluxe version of the Wii U.
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoid, Max Scoville, Tara Long
Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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In this episode, I cover Sharp's CES Press Conference where they compare the size of a car to their TV's.
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
GeekBeat TV
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Lifestyle Connect from Zomm!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
Happy Friday the 13th! We've got plenty of news to cover today, including info on AC3's new Wolf Pack co-op mode, new details for Fortnite and Beyond: Two Souls, a preview of Borderlands 2, two new characters for Injustice: Gods Among Us, and more!
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoid, Max Scoville, Tara Long
GeekBeat TV
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1TB Swiss Army Knife - part utility knife, part SSD storage!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
Clayton Morris joins John P and Cali Lewis at Blogworld 2012 and discuss the various shows he produces at GrizzlyProductions.tv
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides, Clayton...
Can you guess our Secret Identity before we do? Plus, Mike wraps up his interviews with the cast and director of John Carter!
Topics: revision3, rev3, trs, The Totally Rad Show, Alex Albrecht, Dan Trachtenberg, Jeff Cannata
In this video, I take questions from you guys and gals!
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
SGNL by Sony
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Yep, it's that big. Introducing Sony's new 84-inch 4K TV. Just announced, it's Sony's first 4K TV and capable of upscaling 4K content from any source. You'll also see some passive 3D here. Our pal Robert Heron from Tekzilla joined the SGNL team to get a sneak peak inside the Sony labs. Check it out.
Topics: revision3, rev3, sgnlbysony, Anthony Carboni
On Today's (previously recorded) LIVE Destructoid Show, we tackle the serious issues: whether or not Lollipop Chainsaw is as crazy as it's cracked up to be, the recent slew of WiiWare demos Nintendo just put online, and some Cheap Ass Gamer got himself in Saints Row The Third! Plus: Diablo III approved for a Korean release? Get the full scoop now!
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoid, Max Scoville, Tara Long
Xbox Music will be available on your Xbox 360 starting today! Plus, Microsoft Smart Glass gets put into action with Dance Central 3 for Kinect, we've got some leaked info about Google Maps for iOS 6, and the new [adult swim] game, Girls Like Robots!
Topics: revision3, rev3, appjudgment
Today we have special guest host Veronica Belmont from Tekzilla! We look at the top movie tropes that get an F in science. In this week's "Esther Gets Experimental" we show you how to create plasma using a single humble grape and your microwave. And can you help solve the mystery movies and books from our latest Lost Media cases?
Topics: revision3, rev3, wecomefromthefuture, Annalee Newitz, Esther Inglis-Arkell
Revision3: HD Nation
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Panasonic has a number of new HDTVs coming out, plus some extras. Robert takes a look at their new high-end LCD WT50 Series, and the updated plasmas in the VT50 Series. And if you're looking for new ways to control your new HDTV, Panasonic is releasing a 2.0 upgrade to their Viera Remote App, and their 2012 HDTVs will ship with a Viera Touchpad Controller.
Topics: hdnation, HD Nation, revision3, rev3, Robert Heron
You'll never guess our Secret Identities!
Topics: revision3, rev3, trs, The Totally Rad Show, Alex Albrecht, Dan Trachtenberg, Jeff Cannata
Revision 3: Technobuffalo
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This week, JQ checks out iA Writer - a minimalistic, simple, and seamless writing application based on that wondrous and magical cloud-syncing technology.
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
Major League baseball is back and there's no better way to keep track of your favorite baseball team than through the official MLB iOS and Android app, MLB.com At Bat 2012.
Topics: revision3, rev3, appjudgment
We get info on a new Iron Man 3 villain, news on where and when to watch the Lincoln trailer debut with a live chat about the film with Steven Spielberg and Joseph Gordon-Levitt and updates on The Hobbit Trilogy!
Topics: revision3, rev3, flimstate, Ryan Connolly
Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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In this video, I review one of the biggest games of the year, Halo 4.
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
Epic has released gameplay footage of their upcoming Infinity Blade Dungeons and it looks AWWWWESOME. This is looking to be the year of hack and slash RPGs, on both mobile and PC.
Topics: revision3, rev3, appjudgment
Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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In this episode, I tell you what my favorite product was at CES this year.
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
GeekBeat TV
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Hear all the specs of the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 from CES 2012!
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
Need some motivation to start slimming down? What more do you need to kick your butt into gear than being chased by zombies?! Zombies, Run! for Android adds accelerometer support so you won't even have to go outside to get in on the action.
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Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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SoldierKnowsBest reviews the iPhone 5 and lets you know why it is one of the top smartphones available on the market including the new larger screen, thin design, excellent resolution and the fast LTE speeds.
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
The big news today (for Max) is the announcement of a new Pokémon game! Tara talks SSX, and Jim Sterling's review of Binary Domain. There's a release date for Sine Mora, and a new live-action Mass Effect 3 trailer.
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoid, Max Scoville, Tara Long
Noah K tackles the biggest tech rumors of this week! What's this about Amazon building an actual store front? And a lot more rumors and updates about the mythical beast that is Apple's upcoming iTV.
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
Tekzilla Daily
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Don't bother with conversion websites - Chrome can do it for you! Today's Tekzilla Daily features a viewer-submitted tip, and Veronica tests it out.
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
Cali Lewis reviews the Mikey Digital. It's a portable microphone for your iOS device. Featuring plug-and-play capability, it's a very simple and easy way to record interviews, singing or guitars.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Have you ever wondered what you were doing exactly a year ago? Now you can find out with TimeHop! This website gives you a glimpse into your social media past with a daily email service.
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
Revision 3: Technobuffalo
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Jon Q is back to attack and highlight another epic mobile application. Reflection allows users to mirror their iOS devices seamlessly on their desktops via Apple's AirPlay technology. But, is it really that good? Is it worth it?
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
APPJUDGMENT (Revision 3)
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New pictures of the rumored iPad Mini have been leaked! We're taking a close look to get an idea of some of the features that the iPad Mini might have. Twitter for iPad gets a complete rebuild, and we check out the first trailer for Rovio's newest game, Bad Piggies!
Topics: revision3, rev3, appjudgment