New Products From The Macworld Show Floor. Great $100 USB mics for podcasting. Moving your website to a new host? Find out the right way to migrate with CNET's Tom Merritt. Hybrid Hard Drives: think regular hard drive with a SSD inside. Anand has the scoop!
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Apple might have dropped out of Macworld, but there were lots of vendors showing off their wares. Here's our picks from the show floor, from keeping your laptop from burning your lap, to the ultimate custom iPhone covers.
Sure, OS X is has a friendly GUI, but deep down it's a Unix like kernel. So why not tap into that with GeekTook 3? It lets you display any image, text file or shell script/command output on your desktop. You can see photos, log files, even updating script processes right on your desktop without pulling up a terminal window, text editor or image viewer. (A small Warning for new users. GeekTool 3 is designed for serious geeks. It's at its best if you write and run a lot of scripts!)
Hybrid Hard Drives are like regular hard drive with a Solid State Drive inside. Hamit's wondering when they're gonna ship! -0- Our favorite SSD expert, Anandtech.com founder Anand Shimpi is back to talk HHD, give us the scoop on the best deals on new SSDs, and even gives us the inside scoop on some new processors like Intel's Core 2 CULV and unlocking quad cores on the $99 Phenom II X2!
Warning! When you hit NEXT on on Chatroulette you may potentially see things that are, well, not exactly safe for work. But sometimes you may actually have a really thoughtful, insightful or creative experience with the person on the other side, such as the guy thatd raws people's portraits, or the dude that dresses up like a giant leopard! You'll both need a video camera... so you're definately not anonymous, but sometimes 'famous people' show up. Give it a try!
Moving your website from one host to another is a lot like changing addresses. It's pretty straightforward, but there are plenty of things to you need to watch-out for when making the move. Cnet's Tom Merritt (And Veronica's partner in the Sword and Laser podcast) walks us through how to Migrate your Web site!
Looking to recording a podcast? Don't have a lot of money for a new microphone? Neither does Rod... Veronica's picks for him include the Alesis USB Mic Podcasting Kit, the Marshall Electronics MXL Studio 1 USB and one of Patrick's faves, the Blue Microphones Snowball USB ... watch the video to find out what mic she uses to record her own podcasts!
Remember Ben from a couple of weeks ago, who needed a gaming laptop? Some of you wrote in offering up your picks of gaming laptop on the cheap, including Asus G60VX-RBXX05, Toshiba Satellite A505-S6033... you had another idea for making WoW mobile, watch the video to find it!