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Modern Geek #84: Cameras, Readers and Mice

This week Juan reviews his latest acquisition (Logitech T400 mouse), a deeper look is taken at the iPad app “Mr. Reader”, and Chuck gives us an update on his waterproof camera.


Modern Geek #53: Travel Apps, an Awesome Tech Backpack, and Twist

In honor of Juan’s upcoming trip, we take a look at one of the coolest tech backpacks we’ve seen: the North Face Surge II, which features tons of pockets, dedicated laptop and tablet storage, and a build worthy of a K2 expedition. We review two awesome travel apps: FlightTrack PRO, which provides flight tracking and […]


Modern Geek #45: Call Show

Juan and Chuck catch up by taking some listener calls including questions about selecting an HDTV to use as a large computer monitor and how to read Amazon and other online reviews critically.


Modern Geek #43: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Review, Instacast

Chuck reviews the sweet iOS podcast manager app Instacast. Will WiFi work out of the box? Will ACPI suck? What’s that new app store like? Juan delivers the details in a run-down of his experiences installing and trying out the latest long term support Ubuntu release — without opening a terminal.


Sneak Peek: The Star Wars BluRays w/iPad App

Though the BluRays don’t release until September 16th, Twentieth Century Fox released an iPad app which they claim offers “a varied sampling of bonus materials featured in the collection including never-before-seen content sourced from the Lucasfilm archives.” Admittedly, it seems that all the cool stuff in the app will be available on the BluRays when […]


The Honor Harrington Series

It takes me a while to plow through books. Mostly because I have roughly 12 active hobbies at any one time and have to steal time form the others to pursue one. Back in May I started reading the first book in a twelve novel series about a space fairing star captain named Honor Harrington […]


“Me. Hair Gray. Hot.”: Stewart Returns to Stage

Patrick Stewart, who was well known in the Royal Shakespeare Company for twenty years before becoming Captain Picard in 1987 on ST:NG, is back onstage in London in the title role of of Macbeth. He talked to the New York Times about his acting career and shot the breeze about working on Trek: To his […]


Review: Halo Uprising #1

Full disclosure: I’m a huge Halo fan. Though I’ve only recently begun to fully enjoy the FPS experience, Halo’s story was enough to pull me in from the beginning. The Halo story is epic, covering a huge volume of time and space. Spread over thousands of years and dozens of parsecs? As Jayne would say, […]


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