GeekSpeak for 2009-03-28

Mobile Geeks and Green Tech

Mobile geek corrospondents Chris Dunphy, and Cherie Ve Ard join us on the air. The geeks talk about news items, and take calls from listeners with questions and comments about technology.

GREEN: USB Sticks from recycled newspaper

Become Eco-friendly!

A revolutionary USB stick made by recycled newspaper.
A simple design with a powerful content and a big space for printing or embossing.

GREEN: Drive Enclosure made fo bamboo [re]Drive

Introducing SimpleTech [re]drive™, the energy-efficient, resource-conscious external hard drive made with renewable, naturally grown bamboo and recyclable aluminum, the most recycled metal on the planet. These durable materials come together to create a unique design that looks and stays cool, without noisy fans. Add to that a low-power hard drive and Energy Star power adapter, and you’ve got a storage and backup solution that keeps your grid demands to a minimum.

DSL Routers Unsafe Now?

So far only the routers people have customized with their own software, but a scary trend nonetheless.

3D-based Captchas

3D-based Captchas (Completely Automated Public Turing tests to tell Computers and Humans Apart) will make it easier for you, and harder for computers to submit data input to your favorite web sites.

Apple's lawyer use jailbroken iPhone in patent application

Oops. Apple pretty much frowns on folks jailbreaking their iPhone/Ipod Touch hardware, so it looks like its patent attorneys have some explaining to do.

GREEN: WattzOn

What is WattzOn?
WattzOn is a free online tool to quantify, track, compare and understand the total amount of energy needed to support all of the facets of your lifestyle


Check out Chris Dunphy and Cherie Ve Ard’s home, at their site: http://www.technomadia.com/