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AT&T Sucks and Other Observations

The Geeks, who all have AT&T service, chat about recent changes to the AT&T terms of service, which attempts to restrict what their customers can say about them. This, identity theft, more news about the iPhone, the One Laptop Per Child project, and more while they take your calls.

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Podcasting with Grammar Girl

The Geeks welcome Mignon Fogarty, the star and force behind Grammar Girl and the founder of Quick and Dirty Tips, a successful podcasting company with friendly and informative voices.

If you are not familiar with the Grammar Girl Podcast, go and listen to it right now; I hope you love it as much as I do. -Lyle

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Meebo, Instant Messaging

[Meebo|http://www.meebo.com/] provides a web-based interface to all your instant messaging services and includes group chat support. If you use IM, this is one great way to do it!

In addition to learning about this new product from the firm’s founder, we’ll talk about the trends in personal, immediate communications. Where are the trends heading? Why is this form of communication so popular and what will happen to all of the competing international standards and providers? Above all, is it truly useful – or just another distraction from thoughtful and meaningful human connection?

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Home Media Management on a Macintosh

Patrick Nugent, product manager for [Roxio|http://www.roxio.com/], joins the Geeks for a discussion of how to manage your media using a Macintosh. Roxio’s recently released [Popcorn 3|http://www.roxio.com/enu/products/popcorn/standard/overview.html] gives you the power to mix your media and deliver it to a variety of players such as the iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, BlackBerry, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and DVD.

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Social Networking

Karsten Weide, program director of digital media and entertainment at IDC, joins the Geeks to talk about online social networks. This and more including the week’s news with geeks Lyle, Sean, Miles, and Ryder.