Mar 18

Geek Actually Tech Episode 006 – Enemy of the Internet

Hosts: David McVay, Josh Philpott and Shane Gregory

The tech show by geeks for geeks and non-geeks. Accessible tech for everyone is the motto we live by. This weeks topic, Which computer is right for you? Let Josh and Shane guide you through the laptop minefield. Here are the show notes (links) for the episode.

Geek Actually Tech is recorded live on Ustream with chat interaction.

Follow Up To Last Week:

Leo Laporte’s random Twitterer LisaTickledPink is now up to 22,000 followers in a week.

Google now 99.9% certain to pull out of China


Video Game R18+ rating reaches a stand off over anti-social behaviour

Australia ‘Under Surveillance’ as an ‘Enemy of the Internet’
http://www.news.com.au/technology/australian-listed-on-media-watchdogs-internet-enemies-list-over-web-filter-plan/story-e6frfro0-1225839870235 and

Your iPad’s battery dying? Have a new iPad!

Thought ‘iPad’ was a bad name. check out the Dell ‘Streak’ tablet.

Open vs Closed – Open GL 4 takes aim at DirectX 11

Watch what you plug into your computer, you don’t know were it’s been :-)

Did Apple bite off more than it could chew again or is this normal?

While Google and Apple face off, a new Google employee says it like it is – The War Is Back!

and finally – A woman fearing the apocalypse, takes the LHC to court

Topic of the Week:

Which computer is right for you? Josh and Shane (both work in computer sales) take a walk through what to buy and what to avoid in the portable computer space.

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