This Week in Tech

Mar 25th 2007

This Week in Tech 92

The Tiki Gods

Hosted by Leo Laporte
A roundtable of video podcasters discuss the impact of Apple TV on new media.
Records live every Sunday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 23:00 UTC.
Category: News

A roundtable of video podcasters discuss the impact of Apple TV on new media and takes live calls via Talkshoe.

  • Leo uses a service called 2idi as a buffer for people to send email to him.
  • The Apple TV began to ship last week.
  • It is possible to upgrade the hard drive in the Apple TV.
  • Xvid and DivX are also now playable on the Apple TV; with a hack.
  • The Apple TV's stripped down OSX operating system was leaked on the Internet within hours of shipping.
  • Fox and NBC will be starting their own online video distribution site where they will post television shows and more.
  • There is a spoof of the VideoGrunt called VideoGrump.
  • On Justin.TV, Justin wears a camera on his head all the time: all.the.time.
  • Justin.TV brings back memories of JenniCam.
  • The Child Online Protection Act was thrown out yet again by a federal judge.
  • The Magic Bullet suite is a great, but pricy, video post production addon set.
  • It was recently Tiki Bar's second birthday.
  • Caller Ruthie's podcast is about Sims 2 Challenges.