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A fun and educational video cast by Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers about how to use technology you already own. Covers PCs, Macs, all kinds of gadgets and the latest HDTV technology. Includes a healthy dose of humor, a few antics and lots of tech educati



Copyright: ℗ & © 2008 butterscotch.com: a division of Tucows Corporation
 



Episode 209: Get up to speed with USB 3.0

Mon, 15 Feb 2010 17:00:00 EST

Sean and Andy take a look at USB 3.0, talk about speed and compatibility, and show off some USB 3.0 gadgets.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-209.mov




Episode 208: Is the iPad worth the wait?

Mon, 8 Feb 2010 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean get their hands on Apple's new tablet, the iPad....well, kinda. They talk about what it's designed to do, what it won't do, and whether or not it's going to be worth waiting for its spring 2010 launch date.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-208.mov




Episode 207: What's new with Intel?

Mon, 1 Feb 2010 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at Intel's currently consumer-friendly CPU lineup, and get a glimpse at the new products just announced at CES 2010.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-207.mov




Episode 206: Robots at CES 2010

Mon, 25 Jan 2010 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean hit the road to visit the Consumer Electronics Show 2010 to bring Robots directly to you!


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-206.mov




Episode 205: Weirdest of CES 2010

Mon, 18 Jan 2010 17:00:00 EST

In among the shining stars of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), highlighted in Lab Rats episode 204 and in our on-location CES coverage for @, there are the weird, wonderful, wacky and sometimes whacked-out gadgets and gizmos on the CES show floor. Every year without fail there's the technology that has everyone talking. And then there are the slightly more offbeat announcements. Sometimes they have all the earmarks of a hit gadget sometimes... not so much. Sean and Andy scoured the show floor to find these, their picks for the weirdest of CES 2010.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-205.mov




Episode 204: Best of CES 2010

Mon, 11 Jan 2010 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at their favorites from the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-204.mov




Episode 203: Pre-CES 2010 check-in

Mon, 4 Jan 2010 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean check in quickly before heading to CES and let you know what to expect in the weeks ahead, and where to find daily coverage from the butterscotch.com team for CES 2010.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-203.mov




Episode 202: Beating WiFi Deadzones

Mon, 28 Dec 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at why your WiFi signal may not be strong throughtout your entire house, and show you a way to beat WiFi dead zones using powerline networking and a second wireless router.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-202.mov




Episode 201: TV Cables Explained

Mon, 21 Dec 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take an updated look at the cables needed to get a high def picture from your multimedia equipment to your high definition TV.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-201.mov




Episode 200: Two Hundredth Episode (Recession-Adjusted) Spectacular!

Mon, 14 Dec 2009 17:00:00 EST

To celebrate their 200th episode, Andy and Sean reminisce about what's happened to the world of Lab Rats over the last 100 episodes, and pick some of their favourite moments...and one not-so-favourite moment.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-200.mov




Episode 199: Lab Rats Holiday Gift Guide 2009

Mon, 7 Dec 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at their top gift-giving picks for the holiday season, including robot vacuums, a USB turntable and many, many flying things.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-199.mov




Episode 198: e-Ink Explained

Mon, 23 Nov 2009 17:00:00 EST

If you have a Kindle or a Sony e-reader, check it out: Andy and Sean explain how e-Ink works using eggs, salt and shoe polish.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-198.mov




Episode 197: Lab Rat App-O-Rama

Mon, 16 Nov 2009 17:00:00 EST

The iPhone is one of the most popular consumer gadgets out there, and everyone has their favorite apps for it, so Andy and Sean show off a few of their faves.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-197.mov




Episode 196: A Mouse in the House

Mon, 9 Nov 2009 17:00:00 EST

Sean and Andy take a look at the evolution of the computer mouse, and take a look at some of the newest improvements in this everyday object.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-196.mov




Episode 195: Save those Electrons: Power Saving Tips

Mon, 2 Nov 2009 17:00:00 EST

Sean and Andy take a look at a few ways to use your power more efficiently, from energy-conserving power bars to rechargeable batteries to LED lighting.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-195.mov




Episode 194: Robot Invasion!

Mon, 26 Oct 2009 17:00:00 EST

Sean and Andy take a look at the types of robots we are now starting to welcome into our home, whether they're designed to help us vacuum or help keep our kids entertained.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-194.mov




Episode 193: Six little-known things about Windows 7

Mon, 19 Oct 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean dig a bit deeper into Microsoft's brand new operating system, Windows 7, and uncover a few things about it that aren't as well known yet.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-193.mov




Episode 192: Six Cool Things about Windows 7

Mon, 12 Oct 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at six of the coolest new features in Windows 7.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-192.mov




Episode 191: Get printing! Choosing the right printer for your needs

Mon, 5 Oct 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at inkjet, laser and multifunction printers, explain how they work, and explain why you might want to choose one type of printer over the others.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-191.mov




Episode 190: Will the new Nano kill the Flip?

Mon, 28 Sep 2009 17:00:00 EST

Sean and Andy take a look at the new iPod nano's video capabilities, measure it up against the offerings from Flip, and offer some insight into whether Flip should be worried.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-190.mov




Episode 189: Which video camera is for you?

Mon, 21 Sep 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at some of the different types of video cameras you can choose, from the very small to the semi-pro.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-189.mov




Episode 188: Smartphone Showdown!

Mon, 14 Sep 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at the iPhone 3GS, the Palm Pre, and the Blackberry Tour, and talk about each phone's strengths and weaknesses.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-188.mov




Episode 187: What's new in Snow Leopard?

Mon, 7 Sep 2009 17:00:00 EST

Sean and Andy take a look at Apple's new version of Mac OS X, known as "Snow Leopard", and talk about what's new...and what's not so new.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-187.mov




Episode 186: Mailbag #8

Mon, 31 Aug 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean answer more questions you've sent in!


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-186.mov




Episode 185: Router Maintenance 101

Mon, 24 Aug 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at how to make sure your wireless network router is up to date, and show off how to make sure your computer's wireless networking drivers are up to date, as well.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-185.mov




Episode 184: Fitness 2.0

Mon, 17 Aug 2009 17:00:00 EST

Sean and Andy show you you how to use technology to help you get fit, including EA Sports Active for the Wii, the Nike+ system, and an iPhone app for cyclists.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-184.mov




Episode 183: The ABC of Digital TV

Mon, 10 Aug 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at the switch to Digital TV, explain what you need to receive Digital TV signals, and talk about the implications of the switchover.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-183.mov




Episode 182: Analyze This! Google Analytics Explained

Mon, 3 Aug 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at Google Analytics, show how to integrate it into your web site, and explain why you need it.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-182.mov




Episode 181: iPhone Evolution

Mon, 27 Jul 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean crack open the case (so to speak) on the three generations of iPhone and take a look at what makes them run, as well as speculating on what's coming next from Apple.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-181.mov




Episode 180: Outlook begone! Merge your email accounts with Gmail

Mon, 20 Jul 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean talk about Gmail's ability to pull your mail from multiple accounts, and Andy explains how he ditched Outlook completely, and merged all of his email into Gmail.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-180.mov




Episode 179: Put That Cell Phone Down!

Mon, 13 Jul 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean talk about why it's not only a good idea to go hands-free when you're using your cell phone, but how in some cases it's the law. Gadgets are shown, impersonations are done.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-179.mov




Episode 178: Mailbag #7

Mon, 06 Jul 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean answer more of your questions.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-178.mov




Episode 177: The wild and wooly truth about NAS

Mon, 29 Jun 2009 17:00:00 EST

Sean and Andy talk about Network Attached Storage, explain why you need it in your house, and how to set it up. Along the way, animal sounds are made.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-177.mov




Episode 176: Live from the PC Museum!

Mon, 22 Jun 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean head to the PC Museum (www.pcmuseum.ca) in Brantford, Ontario, and take a look at some of the machines they grew up with!


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-176.mov




Episode 175: Put your top secret date in the 'Crypt'

Mon, 15 Jun 2009 17:00:00 EST

Sean and Andy take a look at the open source TrueCrypt software, explain what it does, and show how (and why) to use it.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-175.mov




Episode 174: Your Basic DSLR Lens Kit

Mon, 8 Jun 2009 17:00:00 EST

Sean and Andy take a look at how removable lenses work on a digital SLR camera and show off which types of lenses you should add to your camera bag.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-174.mov




Episode 173: iTunes Power Tips

Mon, 1 Jun 2009 17:00:00 EST

Sean and Andy show you some ways to bend iTunes to your will, so you can use it more efficiently!


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-173.mov




Episode 172: Printing to the network

Mon, 25 May 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at network printers, explain what they are, and show how to set one up on your Windows or Mac computer.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-172.mov




Episode 171: BitTorrent Unscrambled

Mon, 18 May 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at how BitTorrent works, using raw eggs and protective gear, and explain some of the legalities of using it for downloading content.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-171.mov




Episode 170: Batting away Virii - Anti-Virus signatures explained

Mon, 4 May 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean explain how an anti-virus program protects your system against viruses and other harmful Internet mayhem, using fruit and a baseball bat.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-170.mov




Episode 169: Which browser is for you?

Mon, 27 Apr 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at the newest version of the major web browsers, including IE8, Firefox 3, Opera 10, Safari 4, and the first version of Google Chrome.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-169.mov




Episode 168: To refill or not to refill: Ink cartridge refills examined

Mon, 20 Apr 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean put on protective gear to explore the topic of ink cartridge refills, and whether or not you should buy cartridges only from the original manufacturer of your inkjet printer.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-168.mov




Episode 167: WPA2 Revisited - Setting up wireless security on your router

Mon, 13 Apr 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take another look at the same topic they looked at in episode number 1, setting up security on your wireless router, and show off what's new in the world of Wi-Fi Protected Access.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-167.mov




Episode 166: Build your own website!

Mon, 6 Apr 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at what you should do if you want to create your very own web page, including getting a domain name, securing hosting, and designing the page itself.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-166.mov




Episode 165: Rock out with GarageBand

Mon, 30 Mar 2009 17:00:00 EST

Sean and Andy put on their Devo hats and show off some of the basics of creating your own music using Apple's GarageBand music-creation software. Andy also valiantly tries to defend the 80s.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-165.mov




Episode 164: Alternatively charged! Alternative-energy charging solutions

Mon, 23 Mar 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean take a look at alternative ways to keep your gadgets all charged up, including solar energy, wind power...and they even talk a little bit about hydrogen and the hydrogen economy.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-164.mov




Episode 163: Shop Safely Online

Mon, 16 Mar 2009 17:00:00 EST

Andy and Sean talk about making sure you don't end up paying more than you mean to when you shop or do banking online, and give you some tips to keep your money safe in your own accounts.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-163.mov




Episode 162: Low-tech solutions for High-tech problems

Mon, 9 Mar 2009 17:00:00 EST

In this high tech world we often reach for high-tech solutions when our technology fails, but put your wallet away: Andy and Sean have some decidedly low-tech solutions to some of your high-tech problems.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-162.mov




Episode 161: Shorten that long URL!

Mon, 2 Mar 2009 17:00:00 EST

In episode 161, Got a web link that sixteen trillion characters long? Andy and Sean explain the anatomy of a long web address, and show you several ways to trim it down to something more manageable.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-161.mov




Episode 160: You're done with your PC ....Now what?

Mon, 23 Feb 2009 17:00:00 EST

In episode 160, When you're ready to get rid of a computer, don't just toss it on the curb! Andy and Sean talk about various options that are better for the environment, and show you how to safeguard your privacy, too.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-160.mov




Episode 159: Notebooks? No! Netbooks!

Mon, 16 Feb 2009 17:00:00 EST

In episode 159, Andy and Sean take a closeup look at the tiny new phenomenon known as netbooks, explain what they are, and talk about the pros and cons of these ultra-portable devices that are not-quite-notebooks.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-159.mov




Episode 158: The 411 on Windows 7

Mon, 9 Feb 2009 17:00:00 EST

In episode 158, Andy and Sean downloaded the beta of Microsoft's next operating system, Windows 7, and give you a tour of some of the new features, as well as some commentary on whether or not it's going to be worth the wait!


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-158.mov




Episode 157: Soccer Mom's Tech Toolbox

Mon, 2 Feb 2009 17:00:00 EST

In episode 157, Andy and Sean take a look at some of the techie things every soccer mom--or any mom or dad, for that matter!--should have at their disposal in order to manage their day to day life with kids.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-157.mov




Episode 156: What IS Windows, anyhow?

Mon, 26 Jan 2009 17:00:00 EST

In episode 156, Andy and Sean look more closely at Microsoft's Windows operating system, explain a bit of its history, and take a quick peek at what's coming in the near future with Windows 7.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-156.mov




Episode 155: Weirdest of CES 2009

Mon, 19 Jan 2009 17:00:00 EST

In episode 155, Andy and Sean take a look at some of the weirdest items they found at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-155.mov




Episode 154: Best of CES 2009

Tue, 13 Jan 2009 16:00:00 EST

In episode 154, Andy and Sean show off some of their favourites from the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-154.mov




Episode 153: CES 2009 Special Update!

Mon, 5 Jan 2009 22:45:00 EST

Andy and Sean hit the road to visit the Consumer Electronics Show 2009. Brought to you from the back of a limo, speeding down the Las Vegas strip, they guys introduce the Lab Rats plans for CES domination and also announce the latest butterscotch show called @ (at).


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-153-specialupdate.mov




Episode 152: You got a new PC...what next?

Mon, 22 Dec 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 152, Got a brand new computer? Andy and Sean take a look at what you should do first, to make sure you stay safe and don't run into troubles down the road.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-152.mov




Episode 151: Mailbag #6

Mon, 15 Dec 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 151, Andy and Sean answer more of your viewer mail, and Cheryl shows off a program that will help you keep all your drivers up to date.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-151.mov




Episode 150: RAW Rah Rah: Why shoot your photos in RAW mode?

Mon, 8 Dec 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 150, Sean and Andy explain what it means to shoot pictures in RAW mode when you're using your digital camera, and go through some of the pros and the cons.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-150.mov




Episode 149: Turn Your Radio On: What is RF?

Mon, 1 Dec 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 149, Andy and Sean explain what "radio" is, and how it's used not only in radio and television, but in cell phones, routers and Bluetooth headsets. Cheryl makes a beanie to protect her head from the radio waves all around her.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-149.mov




Episode 148: Catch the WAV: Audio Files Explained

Mon, 24 Nov 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 148, Andy and Sean take a look at the different types of digital audio formats out there, explain how they differ, and take a quick look at the difference between lossless and lossy compression. Meanwhile, Cheryl digs into some of Audacity's many features.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-148.mov




Episode 147: Aaaaaaannnd...ACTION! Video Editing 101

Mon, 17 Nov 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 147, Andy and Sean take a look at what video editing is, and show off a few video editing programs. Cheryl takes a look at a DVD authoring package.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-147.mov




Episode 146: Protect Your Kids Online

Mon, 10 Nov 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 146, the Internet can be a scary place, so Andy and Sean show off some ways to help protect your kids while they're online. Cheryl also shows off parental control software.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-146.mov




Episode 145: Why's My Computer So Slooooooooowwwww?

Mon, 3 Nov 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 145, Andy and Sean look at the reasons that computers get slower over time, and show some quick and easy fixes that'll pep up your PC. To help even further, Cheryl shows off SpeedUpMyPC 2009.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-145.mov




Episode 144: Sit Up Straight! Computer Ergonomics 101

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 22:00:00 EST

In episode 144, Andy and Sean are both on the ball as they share tips about how to keep your body healthy while you're using your computer. Meanwhile, Cheryl shows off a program to help you prevent Repetitive Stress Injury.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-144.mov




Episode 143: Demystifying DPI

Mon, 20 Oct 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 143, Andy and Sean explain Dots Per Inch with the assistance of a giant green eyeball, and talk about why that's different from image resolution. Cheryl shows off an application that will help you save ink while printing.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-143.m4v




Episode 142: Protect Your Identity

Mon, 13 Oct 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 142, Andy and Sean look at how to prevent identity theft, both online and offline.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-142.m4v




Episode 141: The Power of PowerLine Networking

Mon, 6 Oct 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 141, Andy and Sean show off a technology that allows you to use your house's electrical wiring for networking your gadgets, and Cheryl helps tame Windows Vista's annoying authorization requests with Tweak UAC.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-141.mov




Episode 140: Mailbag #5

Mon, 29 Sep 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 140, Andy and Sean answer another batch of viewer questions, and Cheryl takes a look at an audio ripping and conversion program.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-140.mov




Episode 139: How to Mount a Flat Panel TV

Mon, 22 Sep 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 139, Andy and Sean learn tips and tricks on hanging a flat panel television.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-139.mov




Episode 138: What is Resolution?

Mon, 15 Sep 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 138, Andy and Sean explain how to measure the quality of a digital photo.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-138.mov




Episode 137: Do These Ones Go To 11?

Mon, 8 Sep 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 137, Andy and Sean look at the pros and cons of various types of headphones.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-137.mov




Episode 136: Fonts Demystified

Mon, 1 Sep 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 136, Andy and Sean explore the world of fonts.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-136.mov




Episode 135: iPhone 3G Demystified

Mon, 25 Aug 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 135, Andy and Sean weigh in on innovations of the iPhone 3G.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-135.mov




Episode 134: Surround Sound Demystified

Mon, 18 Aug 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 134, Andy and Sean responds to a viewer email about surround sound.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-134.mov




Episode 133: Mailbag #4

Mon, 11 Aug 2008 14:00:00 EST

In episode 133, Andy and Sean answer email about the PDF's, video card issues, virus/spyware infections, and more.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-133.mov




Episode 132: What is Centrino?

Mon, 4 Aug 2008 14:00:00 EST

In episode 132, Andy and Sean look at Intel’s laptop chipset technology.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-132.mov




Episode 131: PDF Demystified

Mon, 28 Jul 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 131, Andy and Sean explain at Adobe’s handy Portable Document Format.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-131.mov




Episode 130: Intro to Satellite Radio

Mon, 21 Jul 2008 07:00:00 EST

In episode 130, Andy and Sean take a look at digital satellite radio such as XM and Sirius.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-130.mov




Episode 129: FTP Demystified

Mon, 14 Jul 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 129, Andy and Sean explain file transfer protocol and how you can use it.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-129.mov




Episode 128: Touch Your Tech

Mon, 7 Jul 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 128, Andy and Sean look at current and future technology that can be controlled by touch.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-128.mov




Episode 127: How a NAT Router works

Mon, 30 Jun 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 127, Andy and Sean use tiny potatoes to explain how home network routers protect against inbound malware.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-127.mov




Episode 126: Storage on your Network

Mon, 23 Jun 2008 20:00:00 EST

In episode 126, Andy and Sean demystify network attached storage devices.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-126.mov




Episode 125: Mailbag #3

Mon, 16 Jun 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 125, Andy and Sean answer email about PVRs, NAT firewalls, and the annoying pop-up sound on the show titles.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-125.mov




Episode 124: Power Protection

Mon, 9 Jun 2008 16:00:00 EST

In episode 124, Andy and Sean demystify power bars, UPSes and more.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-124.mov




Episode 123: Intro to HijackThis

Mon, 2 Jun 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 123, Andy and Sean show how to get rid of browser hijackers with a free tool.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-123.mov




Episode 122: High-Def DVD Survival Guide

Mon, 26 May 2008 11:00:00 EST

In episode 122, Andy and Sean help you figure out what to do now the HD DVD/Blu-ray war is over.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-122.mov




Episode 121: PVRs Demystified

Mon, 19 May 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 121, Andy and Sean explain at personal video recorders, like TiVo and Windows Media Center.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-121.mov




Episode 120: Undelete Your Files

Mon, 12 May 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 120, Andy and Sean show you how to recover your deleted data (and your marriage!) using oranges.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-120.mov




Episode 119: Mailbag #2

Mon, 5 May 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 119, Andy and Sean answer viewer mail including fun stuff like file sharing, proxies, anonymizers and static IPs.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-119.mov




Episode 118: Should You Care About the Mac Book Air?

Mon, 28 Apr 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 118, Andy and Sean look at Apple’s new ultra thin, envelope friendly laptop.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-118.mov




Episode 117: Camera Settings Demystified

Mon, 21 Apr 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 117, Andy and Sean explain the weird settings on your SLR camera.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-117.mov




Episode 116: Next Generation Flash Drives

Mon, 14 Apr 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 116, Andy and Sean look at how flash memory could be a replacement for magnetic hard drives.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-116.mov




Episode 115: Next Generation E-Books

Mon, 7 Apr 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 115, Andy and Sean look at new electronic book devices including the Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-115.mov




Episode 114: Dunk your Digicam!

Mon, 31 Mar 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 114, Andy and Sean explain waterproof ratings on gadgets.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-114.mov




Episode 113: Lab Rats Mailbag

Mon, 17 Mar 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 113, Andy and Sean respond to viewer questions about podcast production, external hard drives and frost-bite in a can.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-113.mov




Episode 112: What's Old Is MP3s Again

Mon, 10 Mar 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 112, Andy and Sean get jiggy on how to rip tunes to MP3 from a record player.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-112.mov




Episode 111: Do Adjust Your Set

Mon, 3 Mar 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 111, Andy and Sean explain aspect ratios using cheese and chocolate.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-111-480.mov




Episode 110: Browser Security

Mon, 25 Feb 2008 17:00:00 EST

In episode 110, Andy and Sean explore which browser to use for best system security.


Media Files:
http://media.libsyn.com/media/labratstv/labrats-110-480.mov