MagicJack Femtocell? All Your Social Apps on One Page: Veronica Demos Ping.FM. Get that classic console on your new HDTV: it's all about Composite to HDMI! DIY Twitter Parade, Speeding Up After Effects, Dell Selling Chrome OS this Fall, Electronic License Plates for Advertising, Xbox 360 vs. Xbox 360 with Anandtech's Anand Shimpi, 3.7 Billion Phishing emails
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Dell in talks with Google over Chrome OS. In California, license plates might go electronic . That's right, ads on license plates! As if we didn't have enough distractions! 3.7 Billion Phishing E-Mails sent in the past year!
Stephanie wants to convert the composite video that comes from an RCA jack on her old consoles into HDMI for a new HDTV. There's lots of hardware that can do that, watch the clip for our suggestions from the top of the line DVDO Edge and GefenTV Composite to HDMI Scaler, to more affordable options!
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Should you dump your Xbox 360 for the new Xbox 360 'Slim'? Is it any better than your old beige Xbox 360? Anadtech.com's Anand Shimpi joins us to talk about how the box has changed inside, along with noise, power consumption, peformance and red rings. Or, has he puts it, Welcome to Valhalla: Inside the New 250GB Xbox 360 Slim.
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Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, AIM? Dave's "wondering if there is a website or software that will let you write once and post to many social networking sites in one go. I've seen sites that let you review many sites from one page, but are there sites that go that one step further." Veronica says Ping.fm is the way to go, and demos it on the show.
Dave also asks, "Whats the deal with mobile carriers in the US. In the UK the 4 main carriers give you excellent coverage almost everywhere, unless you live out in the middle of nowhere. We also get lots of good value bundles and free services too. Seems like US carriers are more interested in making money than providing good coverage and services. What gives?"
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Jay's wondering, if he bought a brand new top of the line graphics card, would After Effects run faster and help him speed up his animation projects? Watch the video to find what happens to After Effects, Final Cut, Photoshop and other content creation apps if you upgrade your GPU!
Paul, "saw the segment with Veronica hating on AT&T over the cost of the MicroCell. MagicJack demoed a Femtocell for VoIP at CES. Would that work on an iPhone?" Sure, if it ever goes into production! They have to do some legal wrangling first!
Last week we talked computing in bed, and, no surprise, our awesome audience has some suggestions!