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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#73: Buy No More, 23G <> 64G

We discuss the closure of numerous Canadian Best Buy locations (without knowledge of the staff!). We (sorta) lament the passing of Stickam. We marvel at Microsoft’s ever-worse marketing plan for the Surface with the release of a 64G model–with only 23G usable.

      
 
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#72: Cloud Printing, IE Ad Fail

We have some fun with the latest IE commercial, which seems both apologetic and nostalgic at the same time. We talk through Google’s Chrome-based cloud print system. We note the (almost unnotable) iOS 6.1 update. We wonder if the sun is setting on the universal remote. We discuss Netflix’s potential new profile system. And we […]

      
 
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#71: WiFi, Remotes, and RSS Readers (Oh My)

We confess to some of our tech hoarding problems (and solutions). We talk about the difference between crappy and excellent WiFi routers. We laud the new, revamped Harmony remote website and configuration system. We go over some of the recent updates to the awesome Press RSS reader app for Android. And we ask some listener […]

      
 
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#70: Mini vs. Nexus 7, gVoice

We respond to listener feedback including a number of questions and comments about the Nexus 7, discuss in detail the process of using Google Voice as a (potential) Apple Messages replacement (and a killer home phone problem solver), and hear about one listeners awesome use of mobile videoconferencing for labeling his circuit breaker box.

      
 
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#69: The Nexus 7

We finally get to spend some quality time with the Nexus 7, Google’s premier 7″ tablet. In short: We’re fans.

      
 
 

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