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Find Better Apps Fast, Build A DVD Drive For Your Netbook, HD And Stills For Mongol Rally, Windows 7 RC1: Free For a Year!
p>Welcome to Tekzilla... hands on reviews of the latest tech, and how to make the most out of the gear you already own!
Windows 7 Release Candidate 1... you can use the RC for free for at least a year. Woot! Patrick is seriously excited to get his hands on it.
Here's the link to download Windows 7 RC 1 for free!
You're supposed to do a clean install, but if you really want to install the RC over the beta version you're already running, follow these instructions.
Got a Windows 7 question? We'll be talking about the install, dual booting and answering your Windows 7 questions next week, so email firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve sent in a video question from Great Britain... he's on the hunt for a new USB external sound card. Veronica's got her top picks!
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Freebie Download: This week's pick is XnView, a great all in one tool to manage, edit, convert and print your digital photos.
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This week's "Website We Just Can't Get Enough Of" is AlternativeTo.net... an amazing new site designed to help you find the best 'alternative to' any piece of software out there! Don't settle for lame software ever again!
What kind of gadgets would you bring along if you were driving in the desert for 10,000 miles? Perry's looking for ideas on how to record lots of still pictures and HD video on the upcoming Mongol Rally 2009, and we've got lots of 'em on the show!
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"I have a crap load of old computer parts and I was wondering how I could extract gold that I can get some money towards building a supercomputer, lol!!!" You're gonna need a lot of computer parts, Sean, and a high tolerance for cancerous fumes... but you can do it! (We also talk about how to do it the right way thanks to the info on PCRecycler.net!)
It's easy to build an external DVD drive to your Netbook, Steve. You just need to pick up a 5.25 inch external case. We reccomend you spring for a SATA optical drive (optical = CD, DVD or Blu-ray) too, 'cause you'll be able to recycling that external drive in the future. How much? Patrick bought a Vantec NexStar NST-530S2for $45 from my local computer store
Oh boy... we got some email about the difference between Watts and BTUs... and how to correctly do the math on power consumption and heat.
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3 days ago
Tekzilla ep 429 is now up! 17 cool things from Maker Faire, Secrets from Google IO, and @veronica's molded ear buds. http://t.co/jcoNW6schP
3 days ago
Apologies to all our viewers. Tekzilla ep. 429's release will be delayed today. Working out an encoding issue. Hope to get up asap.
3 days ago
RT @Veronica: My #XboxReveal bingo cards are ready to go! @ Revision3 http://t.co/7Ybtqs0UJz
3 days ago
Our #XboxReveal livestream starts now! http://t.co/Q6O05MRxaD
3 days ago
Tune to watch the #XboxReveal LIVE (and play bingo) with @Veronica and @patricknorton in just a few short hours! http://t.co/Q6O05MRxaD
4 days ago
@Bamafan116 @Rev3Games We sure will! Actually, the link to the video is already ready. Here you go: http://t.co/Q6O05MRxaD