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So what do we have here this week? Well I have decided to change up
the format of the show a bit and shorten things down to smaller nuggets
of wisdom. Todays Technology news and some cool geek info all in little
bite sized nuggets for your brains. (no I am not a zombie)

The Worlds Smallest, Lightest, and Toughest True HD Field Monitor the DP-SLR by SmallHD.

While I was recording the show the price was unveiled for this truly awesome device.

the 5.6” diagonal, 1280×800 resolution display delivers 270 pixels per inch Starting at $899

This device will be a great step forward for HDSLR filmaking and
other high end broadcasting.  they will be at NAB in Vegas  on April
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DVDVideoSoft Launches Free YouTube to DVD Converter

yes Virginia, we do make interesting programs. At least its free! now
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at least how it reads to me. this stuff is the stuff everything else is
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The Owl Box! now in Ustream Goodness!

If you love birds and especial Owls then you need to check this live camera out! The Owl Box
is a live feed of a few baby barn Owls being born and now growing up.
it is the most awesome display of Internet and Nature EVER! A Great
Article was written about it at

Thats it! I hope you liked the shorter more fun format! I Will be back
really soon with more Geek Nuggets to pass along to you.

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iPad and I are BFFs! yay!

Ok, so four of us went to lunch today.The three of us were tagging along to play at the apple store while the fourth was getting an iPad case. Well the first to fall was Mike, his birthday is next month and he is already a Mac guy so it was really not too big a surprise. My birthday is in 13 days and as Mike was finishing up his purchase the lady asked me if I had any questions. I looked at her and said “umm… Ok set me up like Mike”
And the rest is history.
So my take of the iPad in the last 3 hours? Here it goes:
Its actually pretty cool. It definitely is a niche machine. I have tried out plants vs zombies HD which is formatted to the iPad as well as marvel comics. Both are amazing. The non iPad formatted apps are definitely lacking in resolution if you ask me. My Twitter app twitterlator pro has not been formatted for iPad and so definitely looks either small or grainy if I press the 2x button.

Setup was easy. I plugged in my iPhone and made a backup and then turned on and plugged in the iPad. After choosing to register the iPad I was asked if I wanted to restore my apps from my last iPhone backup. I did that to see what my iPhone apps would look like. Frankly, most iPhone apps just don’t have the resolution to pull off the 2x button if you ask me and look like crap. Let’s hope that apps like Facebook, mashable and Twitter apps like twitterlator pro get updates soon.
The iBook reader is very easy to use and prices seem ok for digital book content. The “hitchhikers guide to the galaxy” isn’t available yet but I won’t hold it against them.
After messing around with netflix (which by the way rocks!) and all the other apps I mentioned I a, still at 83% battery. I am even typing this using the wordpress app that HAS been updated for the iPad.

So, my take so far… Fun, useful for what I want to do and very speedy. 4 out of 5 for me right now. I will blog more about this after i get more air time in on the device and i will let you know.

See you all soon!