Lifehacker's Whitson Gordon stops by to share a couple replacements for Google Reader when its gone in July, we check out your Netflix Super HD reviews, the Linux Steambox and more on today's Tekzilla!
On today's Tekzilla, Lifehacker's Whitson Gordon joins us with a list of tools you can use when Google Reader ends in July. Then, its Linux Steambox round two: we moved to a new distro and our 3D woes are over! Plus, your reviews of Netflix Super HD and overheating laptop help... btw, just because a laptop looks great on the outside, doesn't mean the coolers aren't packed with filth inside! Lastly, Catleap or Monoprice: 2560x1440 WQHD Monitors!
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Last week we offered up some software and hardware fixes to cool off a laptop when the fan never wants to shut down. This week we've got some great suggestions viewers posted on Facebook.com/Tekzilla, from filth removal to thermal grease. We also crack open a laptop that looks clean out the outside, but has some hidden cooler blocking filth!
Minutes after Google announced it would kill Google Reader on July 1st, anguished readers wrote in looking for replacements. Not to fear! Lifehacker's new Editor in Chief, Whitson Gordon joins us with an excellent list of Google Reader Alternatives!
Last week Roger and Patrick expressed frustration w/ 3D drivers on Ubuntu Linux in DIY Linux Steambox FAIL!... this week, we got Steam running happily with the Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 in our Puget Systems Serenity... we also share some suggetions and respond to some of the comments on YouTube.com/TEKHD!
Last week we asked the Tekzilla Crew to tell us if you were runnning Netflix Super HD... Props to Shane, Steve, Mark, Jeff, and Todd for their reviews of the video quality compared to BLu-ray, and extra props to Shane for the DNS hack and Todd for his bandwidth benchmarks!