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I am Richard L Lawrence, Millionaire. I own a mansion and a yacht. Plus a few computers, ham radios and comic books. I also have my own podcasts. I am very geek and I do the 6a-10a show on Sundays.
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Tech Tuesday – Sony Sues Hacker, Gets His PS3 (Updated)

George Hotz, aka geohot, was one of the many people who worked on the jailbreak for the Apple iPhone, which allows iPhone owners to load apps and software on the phone not approved for the iTunes App Store. He’s now hacked the Playstation 3 and Sony is not pleased. Sony has posted a response.

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Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Tech Thursday – Smartphones Take Back-Seat To Tablets

When Apple unveiled the iPod it was a huge hit. Challengers to it never came close. When Apple brought out the iPhone, it was a huge success and made current phones on the market look like toys. Then the iPad came to be and many companies are playing catchup again. Can Google's Honeycomb OS give them a shot at beating the iPad?

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Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Tech Tuesday – The Internet is Running Out of Addresses

For some time now, the engineers who run the internet have been saying that we are running out of IP addresses. IP addresses are how computers are identified on the internet and we are able to go to webpages. This past week, the last of the addresses ran out. What are we going to do now?

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Photo: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images
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Football is OK, but I like E-Sports!

And so the day has come. The BIG game, which contrary to what you may read on the internet, is NOT named after me. But for many it's still going to be a great night. But for some like me, who are not big football fans it's a night for another kind of sport. E-Sport!

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Guru Picks The Winner for the Big Game

I'm by no means a football guru. When it comes to stats and picking a team, I defer to others with way more knowledge then me. recently I have found someone that has a proven record in picking the winning side. And he's a simple manager at a grocery store. Here's a video of his pick. I'll be laying money down on this one!

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The No Pants Subway Ride is a Success!

UPDATE: A link to the San Fransisco No Pants B.A.R.T. Ride. (Some pics could be Not Safe for Work)

Do you enjoy walking around without your pants on? So do these folks, kind of. The 2011 No Pants Subway Ride took place today, and by all reports was a success. Reports have started to filter in on their webpage.

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Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
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The World’s Biggest Game of Hide and Seek

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to just disappear? Drop off the face of the Earth? Vanish without a trace? We've seen it in thriller and spy movies, even heard about some folks trying to get away with it in the news. Well the Discovery Channel wants to try and do it now.

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Photo Courtesy of Aglove.com
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Dial Your Phone with Your Gloves On

I saw that Brian posted an article about an app on the iTunes store that lets you dial with your nose. Yeah, while I commend the app's creator for being smart and trying to solve a problem, he has opened up others. Like snot and boogers. Here's an alternative.

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Photo: Courtesy Q103
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New Year’s Eve With Big Rich

Final Update Before Tonight's Party!

So King Dawes came to me and asked, "BIG Rich, you up for hosting your world famous New Years Eve party on the air again?" And I said "Your Majesty, anything for you!" Well, I'm paraphrasing of course, it was more like "Rich, New Years, DO IT!" But you get the idea.

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Photo by Uriel Sinai, Getty Images
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Solar Storms May Give Us a Light Show

The National Weather Service has been been keeping a watch on our Sun as it starts to move into a phase of increased activity called Solar Max. The sun will throw off more stellar matter and radiation which is what causes the Northern Lights when it hits the magnetic field that surrounds the Earth.

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