Episode 1159

My DVR Expander eSATA Edition DVR Extra Storage Link: Western Digital   This is a new version of Western Digital’s My DVR Expander series, for expanding the storage of your DVR.  This one has a faster eSATA connection, and is compatible with specific models of Scientific Atlanta and TiVo DVRs.  You can even hook up …

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Episode 1065

MAD Magazine Clock Wacky Gadget Link: gizwiz.biz Dick’s Gadget Warehouse   Dick finally struck gold in the Gadget Warehouse, decades afterwards.  After Bill Gaines’s demise, Time Warner was not happy with all the junk in the MAD offices, and Dick sent boxes of stuff to his warehouse.  Back in 1987, MAD Magazine put out a …

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Episode 1032

Edna Meisner’s Up Chuck and Sugar Lobster Egg Separator / Brown Sugar Softener Link: ednasceramictreasures.webs.com Turn-The-Tables-Tuesday   Two weeks ago, fans Steve and Stephanie from Nova Scotia made a special effort to go to the TWiT Cottage, on a Monday, in order to watch the recording of the Daily Giz Wiz.  Stephanie’s mother, Edna Meisner …

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Episode 1011

Western Digital My DVR Expander 1TB External Storage for DVR Link: Western Digital   Dick plays “What’s In the Box?” with Leo again.  Way back in Episode 363, Dick did the original My DVR Expander from Western Digital.  The latest iteration has far higher capacities, 1TB or 500GB.  Choice of eSATA or USB.  Compatible with …

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Episode 812

Elgato Turbo.264 HD Video Encoder Link: Elgato Turn-The-Tables-Tuesday   On the MacMania geek cruise to China, Leo is going to do 4 lectures: 60 iPhone apps, 60 free Mac apps, social networking tips (including Twitter), and using the Mac Mini as a Home Theatre PC.  An icing on the cake for the Mac Mini Home …

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