Modern Geek

We live the geek lifestyle, and in this podcast we share it with you, discussing current news, fun projects, cool gadgets — all from a geek perspective.

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#23: A320 Classic Game Emulator, News

We offer our first impressions of the cheap-assed Linux-based A320 classic game emulator. We discuss your new ability to add free voice calls to Google+ hangouts. And we talk Verizon convenience fee and what separates one carrier from another (read: not much).

      
 
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#22: Christmas Hauls, Listener Calls

We wonder when Firefox will stop the onslaught of business-use-killing version numbers. We talk about the latest Boxee PC update and how Boxee’s discontinuance of the PC version makes sense. Juan tells us about his new PS3 and his accessory purchase plans. And we take listener calls, including a great SIRI use case, discussion of […]

      
 
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#21: XBox Live Dashboard Update, iOS App

We talk through the latest Xbox Live dashboard update. We express our surprise at the usefulness of the XBL iOS app. And we give some serious thought (and talk, of course) to how incredibly apt we find the Win8 panels interface on both Windows phones and the 360. Where’s our Apple-quality functionality with a bad-ass […]

      
 
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#20: Twitter iOS Updates/Desktop Software Sales

This week Twitter deployed major changes to their iPhone app, and we run down the new changes and what they mean to your online social life. We discuss when it makes sense to pay (sometimes big bucks) for a mobile app and when to stick to the freebies. And we take a look at some […]

      
 
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#19: Listener Calls, Podcast Rig Geeking

In this bonus episode of Modern Geek, we take listener calls, including a question about WiFi slowdowns on the iPhone, a successful Roku-based cutting of the cable TV cord, and an inquiry as to the best camera choice for taking pictures of active children. Also, we geek out a bit about the technical hurdles we […]

      
 
 

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