With a new announcement of the eventual expiry of Windows XP support, Chuck and Juan discuss the long-term viability of Windows 8, comparing the current situation to the previous “issues” resulting from the Windows Vista licensing options. Continuing the search for a Google Reader replacement, a couple options are reviewed, including Tiny Tiny RSS, Flipboard, […]
After wading through a slew of hardware failures, Chuck and Juan get an episode recorded! We wonder how we’ll move on from Google’s recent decision to retire Reader, and consider the long-term consequences of using the “experimental/beta” projects that Google offers. We also discuss the recent meetup and the Modern Geek roundtable.
“This looks familiar, vaguely familiar, almost unreal, yet, it’s too soon to feel yet. Close to my soul, and yet so far away. I’m going to go back there someday” – Gonzo, “I’m Going to go Back There Someday” – The Muppet Movie Ever since childhood that song has always resonated with me but I […]
Modern Geek is going live! As the meetup approaches, we talk about the alterations to the recent schedule in preparation for the GWC meetup, and lay out the subject of our upcoming roundtable discussion.
We respond to some user feedback about configuring and purchasing an Apple computer, ponder over Best Buy’s “interesting” response to the ongoing showrooming issue, and try to figure out why phones are carrier-locked at all anymore.