PodCamp Wrap-up

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I had a great time at PodcampOhio 2009 over in Columbus. Many thanks to the volunteers and organizers who made everything very nice for us. A tweet indicated that 184 people attended the show today. That is not bad. And the ones that made it were the ones that really …

PodCampOhio 2009

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I’m heading down to Columbus tomorrow for a podcaster’s conference called Podcamp Ohio. This is the second annual conference, which is free to anyone that wants to attend. It’s mostly, as you might imagine, a place for techies that are passionate about social networking and podcasting to gather, learn and …

WFN #19 – Medical Tech

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iPhone 3G S Apple announced the 3rd generation of their popular smartphone. Did we succumb and get one? Hmmmm. We’ll talk about the new phone, the new OS and cell phone contracts. Medical Tech When you need medical care, do you feel like you’re at the mercy of the doctors …

Taking the week off

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It’s been a crazy few weeks for us personally and, frankly, we are all exhausted. So we’re taking the week off from recording a show. But we’ll be back next week with more nerdness. We’ve got some new topics to share with you based on our recent experience and some …

WFN #18 – So You Wanna Upgrade

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Why is printer ink so expensive? We talk about the cost of replacing cartridges vs replacing the printer altogether. And while we’re at it, doesn’t the same logic often apply when you’re considering upgrading that old computer? Printer Toner factory vs. recycled toner (inksell.com, many others out there) Main Topic: …

WFN #17 – E-mail Basics

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E-mail Basics Before there was twitter, SMS and FaceBook, there was e-mail. It’s still around, but nobody thinks it’s cool anymore. Two main types of e-mail clients: web-based and POP/IMAP Why use one versus the other? What are the Pros & Cons of each? What is e-mail spam? Why do …

WFN #16 – Education Tech

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Main topic Kindle DX Colleges issuing it to students at select universities in Fall 2009. Amazon acquires Lexcycle, maker of the very popular Stanza e-book application for the iPhone. John talks about a tech refresh project at school. Analysts & Microsoft recommend skipping Vista to companies thinking about upgrading off …

WFN #15 – Windows 7 Preview

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We Boldly Went… … to see Star Trek, of course. So did a lot of people. Over $76 mill in its opening weekend. No spoilers here, but what did we think? Listener Emails We picked on Vista last week without explaining why. Our bad. We’ll tell you the pros/cons and …