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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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On this episode of Tekzilla, Adam Sessler stops by to review BioShock Infinite, we talk expensive upgrades to your gaming PC, plus, TressFX and shipping to Australia!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Veronica Belmont, Adam Sessler, Loyd Case
Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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SoldierKnowsBest reviews the new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone. See how it compares to some of the most popular smartphones on the market, how it deals with Enterprise versus personal use and find out what the best feature is on this device!
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
my-Ditto is the new way to share everything with everyone as your personal network attached storage! Robert shows how it can help you never miss a thing again.
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Robert Heron, Oren Feld
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
On this episode, Shannon shows you how to set up a PrintrBot LC and Darren checks out electric all terrain skateboards from E-Glide in Santa Monica! Plus, Darren pays a visit to the Living Computer Museum in Seattle, Washington!
Topics: hak5, revision3, rev3, Hak5 Season 14, Darren Kitchen, Shannon Morse
Happy Tuesday! Max is still out, so Adam filled in again today to talk about the Ouya's disappointing (but hopeful!) sales numbers, and Spelunky's excusive daily challenges on Steam. We also discuss forthcoming DLC for Borderlands 2 and Saints Row IV, the unsurprising delay of Wasteland 2, and the drama surrounding Eidos Montreal and Square Enix.
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoid, Max Scoville, Tara Long
Tekzilla Daily
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We've stopped posting to the Tekzilla Daily Tip feeds, but head over to Tekzilla.com where we'll be folding them in to the full show!
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
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
Tekzilla Daily
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Did you know that Windows can create self-extracting files...no extra software required? Here's how!
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
Hak5 Show
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This time on a special Hak5 from CES 2013, surviving overloaded wireless networks, fitness tech for hackers and pico sized 802.11ad beam forming antenna arrays for the 60GHz band. All that and more!
Topics: hak5, revision3, rev3, Hak5 Season 12, Darren Kitchen, Shannon Morse
Revision 3: Technobuffalo
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Ashley Esqueda fills in for Jon R. this week as she talks Vine Vs. Instagram, games on iOS, the OUYA and much more!
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
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
The web is a big, vast place, and sometimes it's hard to keep track of what you find. Today's browser add-on makes it easy to collect and keep track of your digital notes.
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
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
Get a look at NVIDIA's Project SHIELD, an Android based gaming device.
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton
Revision 3: Technobuffalo
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In this edition of Ask the Buffalo, Jon talks about everything from the Xbox 720 to what features the Galaxy S IV might have to even how Jon started making videos on YouTube.
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
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
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
Happy Tuesday! Today we've got a review for Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, new DLC for Assassin's Creed III, and our first ever details on Bungie's DESTINY! Also, Ubisoft is promising Wii U owners exclusive challenge modes for Rayman Legends, and tomorrow is the big reveal of the PS4!!! Be sure to check out Destructoid.com and YouTube.com/Rev3Games for all the coverage you could want!
Topics: revision3, rev3, destructoid, Max Scoville, Tara Long
Tekzilla Daily
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Do Not Track Me (formerly Do Not Track Plus) is by far the best way to stop website trackers for every browser. Keep track of how many trackers you've blocked and even get cool graphs in the process!
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
Revision3: Haktip
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This week we are checking out your viewer feedback tips- editing bash history, Learn Linux the Hard Way, and shortcuts!
Topics: revision3, rev3, haktip, Shannon Morse
Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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SoldierKnowsBest reviews the big and powerful LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T!
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
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
Top 5 New Year's Tech Resolutions. Lock down your Google+ profile. Is Free 5 Mb Internet Enough? CES 2014 Preview!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron
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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Voxx showed off an array of impressive speakers at CES this year.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, John Pozadzides
Build and prototype Lego Mindstorm NXT compatible robots in no time!
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Robert Heron
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
Revision 3: Fact or Fictional
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This week, hypnotherapist Andrew Gentile pays Veronica a visit to talk discuss whether the depiction of mind control in popular culture is accurate or not.
Topics: revision3, rev3, factorfictional, Veronica Belmont
I get my feet on the Zboard, an electric skateboard, here at CES 2013.
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
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
Tekzilla Daily
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This Android app can help you get a good night's sleep!
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
GeekBeat TV
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This weekend we had a water main burst and flood our entire studio space! In this show we're taking a look at the damage and telling you our plans for recovery.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis, John Pozadzides
Patrick stopped by Tobii's booth to check out the Gaze, their eye recognition device.
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton
Tekzilla Daily
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Has Chrome been slowing your computer to a halt? See today's Tekzilla Daily Tip to help curb the issue!
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
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
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
Our friends at Chef'sChoice sent over the Edge Select Pro M120 electric knife sharpener for us to take a look at and see how it performed. After testing it for several weeks over dozens of knives I arrived at the conclusion this is the easiest way to get everyday knives seriously sharp, in a hurry! Edge Select Pro M120 on Amazon - http://bitly.com/edgeselect120
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, geekbeatreviews, Cali Lewis
Best Lens for your iPhone Camera. Stop NSA Snooping on your web browser. The Backpack that holds way more than you can carry. Viewer Recommendations for Kid Safe Tablets!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Robert Heron
We Recap Maker Faire. Veronica shows off her Ultimate Ears 11 custom molded earbuds and we take a look at the shinys from Google IO and an in-depth look at Google Glass.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Veronica Belmont, Rob Demillo
We're talking mic upgrades that improve the audio on your video camera. APC Vs. CyberPower: Picking an Uninterruptible Power Supply. Is this a good first smartphone? WikiCancel your way out of anything. Twitter's new Vine... think 6 second tone poems of video fun. And much more!
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Veronica Belmont
The Ben Heck Show
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Ben talks about different types of wire and shows you how to use them in your projects.
Topics: revision3, rev3, tbhs, The Ben Heck Show, Ben Heck
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
Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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ere's my review of the new Moto G. At $179, is it a good buy? Watch my review and find out!
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
Tekzilla Daily
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When it comes to saving images online, today's Chrome extension may be the fastest horse on the track.
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
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
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
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
Tekzilla Daily
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Today's app is like steroids for your sound settings. Set timers for your tones so they'll never go off at the wrong time again.
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
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
Tekzilla Daily
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Want to always have an idea of how much space a folder is taking in Windows? Veronica Belmont shows you how on today's Tekzilla Daily Tip!
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
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
3D printing is definitely awesome...but what if you make a mistake? No problem with this machine!
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Robert Heron
Hak5 Show
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Hackerspaces, the Chronulator, and my favorite IRC clients! All that and more, this time on Hak5!
Topics: hak5, revision3, rev3, Hak5 Season 14, Darren Kitchen, Shannon Morse
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
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
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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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
Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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In this video, I review the Elgato Game Capture HD!
Topics: revision3, rev3, soldierknowsbest, Mark Watson
Tekzilla Daily
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Want to make sure that you only have to deal with your most important messages while mobile? Take a look at today's iPhone app that does just that.
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Veronica Belmont
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
GeekBeat TV
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How research in an old McDonald's could help us learn more about the moon.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
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
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
Get a look at some of the TVs and laptops on display on the Vizio booth tour with Robert.
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Robert Heron
GeekBeat TV
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A less formal episode with news on the Web's birthday and some responses to popular viewer questions.
Topics: revision3, rev3, geekbeattv, GeekBeat.TV, Cali Lewis
The Ben Heck Show
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Ben shows you the basics of a PIC32 microcontroller and how to use it in your projects!
Topics: revision3, rev3, tbhs, The Ben Heck Show, Ben Heck
The Best Windows Page File Size. Best Family Tree Software. Should you keep CDs after you rip them? Paul and Storm vs Neil Gaiman and Geroge R. R. Martin at Comc Con 2013.
Topics: tekzilla, revision3, rev3, Patrick Norton, Veronica Belmont
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
Revision 3: Technobuffalo
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Jon R is back to rant and rave on various topics in and out of the tech world. On this week's episode, Jon rants about poor commenting etiquette. Lately, Jon has been receiving comments that start with "No offense but" and are followed by something really offensive. Stating "No offense" before saying an offensive statement doesn't make it less offensive, yet some feel like it gives them a free pass to say whatever offensive thing they want. People will still be insulted with...
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
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
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
Tekzilla Daily
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Jim got some time with Lenovo's Helix, a touchscreen netbook that can detach from its keyboard.
Topics: tekzilla daily, tzdaily, tekzilla daily tip, revision3, rev3, Jim Louderback
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
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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 what she thinks of curved smartphones like the recently announced Galaxy Round, why Hyundai is her favorite car manufacturer, how TechnoBuffalo gets its review devices and what we do with them after, and where do all of her awesome T-shirts come from? All this and more on Ask the Buffalo!
Topics: revision3, rev3, technobuffalo, Jon Quach, Jon Rettinger
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