Mac Mini: The Ultimate Set Top Box? Our Favorite Gigabit Router, Netflix Goes Disc Free on PS3 and Wii! Can Windows Phone 7 beat. iPhone and Android: Sascha Segan Weighs In. Super Mario Brothers Turn 25, Fixing Steam Trains, Find Electronics Recycling Near You! CDMA, GSM and LTE Explained (and why we didn't pee our pants over the Verizon iPhone) Kinect Advertising: That'll Be Half a Billion!
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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The NES (and Super Mario Brothers) 25 this week!. Good news: Netflix is disc free on the PS3 and Wii now... and the PS3 gets 1080p and Dolby 5.1, too! Microsoft is spending $500 Million on Kintect advertising and Patrick gave a quick shout out to the awesome Nevada Northern Railway
Scrabb.ly is this week's "Website We Just Can't Get Enough of!" It's basically a massively multiplayer online 'crossword game,' and it's super addictive, so watch out if you're on deadline!
If Ed can't get his dead HDTV he's looking for ideas on how to re-use it. If that doesn't work out (feel free to email in ideas!) he needs to recycle it properly. Watch the viddy for our ideas, and check out electronicsrecycling.org, 1800recycling.com, mygreenelectronics.org to find out where you can recycle electronics near you!
Carl from Stockholm just switched from iPhone to Android, but can't get the Android music player to register audio books. Veronica suggests you start with the Audible's Android App, check out OverDrive and would love to hear any suggestions from the Android folks in the Tekzilla Crew!
Lucas writes in, "considering the expandability and versatility, it blows away everything else in the "set top box" category." What's he talking about? Apple's Mac Mini. We've got the details on Lucas' rig , why he thinks it blows away the Apple TV, along with our response in the video!
Pedja caught the discussion we had about resetting the BIOS password and had a few suggestions. He starts out with CmosPwd and PCCMOS Cleaner... and then the suggestions get 'dangerous.' Watch the video to find out his more dangerous tools for dealing with password problems!