Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Podcast Picks of the Day - Windows Weekly and This Week in Tech

Windows Weekly
Run Time: 41:57

Hosted by Leo Laporte and Paul Thurrott, Windows Weekly is a podcast focusing on Windows, Microsoft and some added discussion on Apple and Linux. This episode focused on Silverlight, which is Microsoft’s “Flash” killer. Silverlight will act like a flash player, capable of being embedded in web pages and playing multimedia. It looks to compete against Adobe and Quicktime. They also discussed Adobe’s new media player, Google buying double-click, Microsoft’s demise(?), Windows Live and Ubuntu Enjoy.

The podcast can be found on iTunes and here.


This Week in Tech
TWiT 95: NABbed Red-handed
Run Time: 59:16

Hosted by Leo Laporte, This Week in Tech is a weekly podcast delivering the most important stories from the week’s tech news. This episode focused on NAB, the National Association of Broadcasters convention held in Las Vegas. The panel of twits consisting of Alex Lindsay, Wil Harris, Doc Searls and the incomparable John C. Dvorak discussed, amongst other topics, the latest with the remarkable RED camera (the brainchild of the man behind Oakley), Final Cut Studio 2, Silverlight, AMD’s huge quarterly loss, the hacking of a MacBook at a security contest and Alec Baldwin and Will Ferrell in a shady multimedia spotlight. Enjoy.

The podcast can be found on iTunes and here.

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