DSL vs. Cable: ADSL+ Might Surprise You! Why we don't do Ergo. Evo 4G Shortage, Great Headphones for College: $20 to $200. The Return of the $500 PC? One Set Top Box for Downloads and Netflix? Moving Your Tech, Old Time Radio HTPC Case, Tech-Tron Portable Heat Gun. Bibble Pro: Watch Out Lightroom!
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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Think DSL is too slow? Try finding a provider that offers ADSL2+... we're talking cable speeds here! Looking for an HTC Android phone? There's a Sprint Evo 4G Shortage? Speaking of Android, check Motorola's over the top Droid X. Consumer Reports: Apple's not making sense.
It's our first Back to School Question of 2010! Zach wants some quality cans, and says "My budget is between $100-$150 and I'd prefer over-the-ear headphones, even if they do look ridiculous at times." We've got reccomendations from $20 to $200, and, of course, Patrick's beloved Grado Labs SR60s and Veronica's fave Shure SRH-840s are on the list, along with lots more!
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Steve wants a "streaming box for my mom that has 802.11G, can play Netflix and Tekzilla podcasts, pull MP4 shows from my Windows XP system and other free stuff off the Internet." And no consoles! Ok, Patrick's pick, the WD TV Live PLus doesn't have 802.11g, but it's the rare box that isn't a console, Blu-ray player or Internet connected HDTV that does Netflix and can stream your personal video collection! (Get a WiFi adapter for it!) We've got more cool video streaming boxes in the video!
A while ago Patrick mentioned the "Tech-Tron" portable heat gun available at Frys. Can we have a review? Yup! Watch the video for a talk on Tech-Tron vs."larger and more expensive heat guns" when it comes to heat-shrink tubing!
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3D gaming isn't a priority. Watch the video to find out the part's we'd use! (Props to Loyd Case for help picking parts!)
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Eugene caught our mouse and keyboard reccos back in episode Episode 141 and was surprised we didn't talk about "healthy ergonomic practices." Verinoca and Patrick talk ergo, and Veronica's got some great RSI programs for you to check out: WorkRave for Windows and AntiRSI for Mac OS X