This Week in Tech

Dec 4th 2005

This Week in Tech 33

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Category: News

TWiT 33 is now fit for consumption. This week we're using all new Heil Sound mics so we're offering today's TWiT in Stereo Hi-Fidelity (it also helps with the talking all-at-once problem). We're also posting an Enhanced AAC version on BitTorrent, for those of you using iPods or iTunes.

  • John Seigenthaler Sr. is incensed over the lies in his Wikipedia biography.
  • Dvorak says they'll eventually be sued out of business - which is a shame.
  • You don't see Leo writing letters to USA Today over his fake MySpace site
  • Even Talking Head leader David Byrne has been targeted by RIAA
  • But music piracy defendants are fighting back
  • A Vegan podcast has been hijacked. Could it happen to us?
  • Universal says it's illegal to email their employees
  • Skype 2.0 does video
  • Microsoft's free photo sharing program Max is a preview of the new Vista look
  • When did Walt Mossberg go from being a journalist to a cheerleader? He sure loves the new Apple iMac
  • But then so does Leo
  • It's looking more and more like Apple will introduce its first Intel boxes in January
  • Robert Heron says Windows Media Center Edition 2005 is excellent... and the
  • Mac mini Tivo killer rumor is just vaporware
  • And he hates HDMI cables!
  • The Chinese-American founder of Apex is still under house arrest in China one year later
  • Will Apple announce anything next week at DVExpo?
  • Dvorak points out what we've all known for years: Patrick is incredibly photogenic
  • Will RIM have to shut down Blackberry? We don't think so
  • New Orleans citizens will get free WiFi
  • The US Supreme Court may change patent law with the Ebay Buy-It-Now case
  • Massachusetts may turn its back on open document formats
  • COD2 server admins call for a strike December 16
  • Mad dog NY DA Eliot Spitzer is ready to bite Sony
  • China is proposing its own DVD format
  • The US Air Force is inventing a phaser
  • The Doctor is back. The open source community has revived Dr DivX.