Opera Unite: The DIY Pogoplug? VirtualBox: Run A Second OS For Free! Veronica Reviews the FitBit. 7 ways to recycle that old pc... from MAME toy to hard core security tool. Is That Food Safe? Check StillTasty! It's a 6 Core Monster: Loyd Case is back with the scoop on Intel's new top of the line CPU... and some help picking a low cost Core i7, too!
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Tekzilla feeds your tech hunger! Patrick Norton, Robert Heron and Veronica Belmont bring you hands on reviews of the latest gear, tips and tricks that improve the tech you already own and conversations with the most informative experts around.
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Patrick's ranting on the low def digital copy of Zombieland... he's glad to have it, but 1.2GB from a disk? More bits, please! Veronica's got the scoop on Verizon's new 4G LTE network... it'll roll theirs out before AT&T and T-Mobile do... watch the video to find out how fast your next wirless service can be!
Jose pullled his old Pentium 4 PC out of the corner where it was gathering dust and turned it into a MAME box so he can play old arcade games. He wants to know the cheapest way to get arcade style controls going, and some "other ways to recycle old PCs."
Buying one of X-Arcade's bomproof arcade controllers is the easiest way to get those controls you want for a MAME cabinet... and once you figure out how long it takes to wire all thos buttons and joysticks and trackballs to a USB adapter... it might be the cheapest, too! Check X-Arcade, Ultimarc.com and HappControls.com for the gear we mentioned on air to build your own MAME controls... and watch the video to find out 7 other projects to recycle that old junk PC!
If you've ever found yourself in need of another PC to test a new Distro of Linux on or run an old application that seems to work only in Pre XP versions of Windows... You don't need a new PC, you need VirtualBox! This handy little app creates a virtual PC inside your Windows, OS X or Linux machine. Like any good virtual machine, it replicates everything you'd find in the real PC and can run just about any OS you want. The performance is snappy, and it's got a ton of features... you need to download it and check it out for yourself... it's free!
It's a 6 Core Monster: Loyd Case is back with the scoop on Intel's new top of the line CPU, the Intel Core i7980X. Don't want to spend $1,000 on a processor? He's help picking between the three least expensive Core i7 CPUs, too! (Good thing, since the 930, the 920 and the 860 cost within $15 of each other!)
Picture this: You're hungry, it's well past midnight, and the only thing left in your kitchen is a bag of tortilla chips and an unopened tub of sour cream. Problem is, the Use By date on the sour creme is just over a week ago. Do you take the chance? If you check Still Tasty, you can find out how long the shelf life of your food is! From fruits to poultry, condiments to dairy: if it goes in your kitchen, you'll know how long it will last!
Veronica's been wearing the FitBit day and night, gathering info on her every movement. (Yes, even when she sleeps.) Is this $100 fitness gadget a usefull too, or just another geeky way to gather data? Watch the video and find out!
Tim's cycles to and from school every day with a new laptop... should he keep the 500GB drive that came with it, or swap it our for an SSD, "to protect the contents from all the bumps." Patrick's been contemplating the same swap... for different reasons. Watch the videos to find out the pros and cons of puttin a Solid State Drive into your notebook... and if you really need one to protect your data on the bike!