Can a Power Supply Kill Your GPU? Gizmodo Editor Gets Searched, MyHardDriveDied.com's Scott Moulton talks hard drive recovery tools. Gorgeous Space Pictures and a Free Video Editing tool!
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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That 'lost' iPhone? One of the Gizmodo editors involved in breaking the story had several computers seized by the California Rapid Enforcement Allied Computer Team. Veronica's off to Japan. The giant pile of tacos? Watch the video to find out!
Want a tool that handles basic video edits and a wealth of video transcoding options? Avidemux won't replace a full featured video editor for big video projects, but it's perfect if you need to trim and repackage existing videos for different formats. You can cut, append, copy, de-interlace, resize, crop, rotate, reverse video clips plus export them in a number of different formats!
What do you do when your hard drive dies? Scott Moulton, the founder of MyHardDriveDied.com teaches data recovery classes all over the country. He joins us on the show to show off his favorite tools for drive recovery, MFT imaging, tools you can use at home like Ddrescue and GetDataBack... and even shares the brand of drives he trusts the most right now!
We love pictures of space, so this week's Website We Can't Get Enough Of is theSpitzer Space Telescope. You can see news articles, track how far the telescope has traveled, and, of course, view the amazing images they've collected over the past 2400 plus days since it launched. Veronica's favorite section of the site is the video and audio collections, which include virtual tours of the galaxy, podcasts like Ask An Astronomer, and even a musical or two!
Wilson Electronics clames the $99 Sleek can improve cell phone reception for GSM and CDMA... does it work? We've got the review!
Camilo's looking to play the music on his iPhone on his PC... You could run your iPhone as line-in through your PC speakers, or stream your home iTunes to your office over VPN (and cut out the iPhone middleman!) Seting up an iTunes Streaming Server is pretty painless, especially if you use LogMeIn's Hamachi VPN. Orb works great for streaming, too!
Got a suggestion for playing your iPhone through your PC speakers? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org!
The graphics card in Samwise Hansen's (No Hobbit jokes, please.) PC died the other day. His brother said "Dude, its cuz you don't have enough power!" What are the concequences of having a weak power supply in your PC? Watch the video to find out!