Review: AmpliTube iRig for iPhone/iPad – Guitar Amp & Effects Rig

Amplitube iRig

As an amateur guitarist, I’m always trying to emulate my favorite guitar players, and of course, their sound. But without their rack of effects, getting even close to their sound is tough. And once upon a time, effects were very expensive, but as home computers have become more commonplace, effects have found their way (at […]

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Book Review: Cooking for Geeks

Cooking for Geeks - Book Cover

Let me just start by saying this is an amazing book. You should just ignore the rest of this review and go buy it!

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Review: Anonymizer Universal, Privacy and Identify Protection

Anonymizer Universal

The Geeks received an invitation to test Anonymizer, Inc.’s new consumer-based online privacy and identity protection service called Anonymizer Universal which was released in June. Anonymizer Universal creates a secure and encrypted VPN tunnel between the user and The Anonymizer Network to prevent interception of identifiable information, or “packet sniffing.” The technology protects the user […]

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Book Review: Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution by Steven Levy

Hackers by Steven Levy - book cover

Steven Levy’s seminal historical and story-told book, Hackers: Heroes of the Computer Revolution, has just received a 25th anniversary birthday present – a facelift and updates that include Facebook’s Mark Zukerberg, Bill Gates, Richard Stallman and the Woz, Steve Wozniak and a new publisher in O’Reilly Media. If you consider yourself a computer geek, hacker, […]

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Review: Sennheiser EZX 60 Bluetooth Headset

sennheiser EZX 60 Bluetooth Headset

Today, we’re reviewing Sennheiser’s Bluetooth headset, the EZX 60. The EZX 60 is a no-frills, lightweight, noise-cancelling Bluetooth 2.1 headset with long battery life. The EZX 60 is a BT 2.1 +EDR set with compatibility with BT 1.1, 1.2 and 2.0, and the talk time is rated at up to 7.5 hours. Introduction. Having been […]

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Review: InvisibleSHIELD for Laptops

Invisible Shield for Dell Laptop

We’ve featured Zagg’s invisibleSHIELD products in the past, and although I’ve used them on my cell phones, I’ve never tried them on a device as large as a laptop before. Here is a review of the invisibleSHIELD for a Dell Latitude E6400.

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Review: Dymo Printable Postage Sheets and Software

Endicia/Dymo has a new combination product for printing USPS postage from the comfort of your own home. Called Printable Postage, its 2 main components are a free piece of software for Windows/Mac and the Printable Postage sheets. You also need an Endicia/Dymo account where you can buy USPS postage for printing to the sheets.

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Review: Mozilla Weave keeps your Firefox installations in sync

Mozilla Labs has just released Weave 1.0 and (so far) it rocks for sync’ing up my Firefox installs on different computers. Weave is actually a lot more than just a synchronization tool, but that’s the first service to come out of the project. So what’s the point of it? Let me paint you a picture: […]

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Review: Livescribe Pulse Smartpen

Livescribe Pulse Smartpen

Once you start using a Livescribe Pulse Smartpen, you won’t want to go back to using traditional pen and paper. Yes, even pen and paper have received an e-age tech makeover. So what does the Pulse Smartpen do? First, it records the audio it ‘hears’ either directly from the pen, or via the stereo microphones […]

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Review: Able Planet NC300 True Fidelity Noise-Canceling Headphones

Able Planet makes a variety of audio products mainly in the headphones and earphones category that employs some of their own technology. We reviewed one of their noise-canceling headphones, the True Fidelity NC300 with their LINX AUDIO technology. Here are the results of our testing. Introduction The NC300 are over-the-ear headphones with an adjustable and […]

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