GeekBeat.TV #195 | Gigabit Internet Hits Home! Cali Lewis June 13, 2011 Episodes 3 Comments 35 Shares Google+ 0 Twitter 20 Facebook 6 LinkedIn 9 Reddit 0 Pin It Share 0 Buffer 0 35 Shares × Gigabit Home Internet Are you ready for a gigabit of Internet per second, delivered to your home? That will happen for 800 households in California, and for just $70 per month! Space Station Notify Lamp If you’re a space geek, you understand the thrill of seeing the ISS pass overhead in the night sky. This lamp tells you when to look up! Tiny Video-Processing Computer This computer is only the size of a Post-It note pad, but it’s got enough power to run two 1080p videos at the same time. Lie-Detecting Bank Computer A bank in Russia is trying to cut down on fraud by having loan applicants give all their info to a computer which checks for voice stresses and criminal backgrounds. Streaming Across America We’ll be in New York for the CEA Line Shows (a mini CES) next week, but starting this week you can follow the progress of John P. and WebBeat producer Norm Flores as they drive all our studio equipment cross-country! John and Norm will be stopping at some amazing sites and giving away some fantastic prizes every day (with help from the great folks at Newegg), so you’ll want to visit GeekBeat.tv/Giveaways for details! Sponsored by SquareSpace Want to get a great looking web site you can build with drag-and-drop simplicity? SquareSpace can help you out, and you can start off with a two-week free trial. 35 Shares Google+ 0 Twitter 20 Facebook 6 LinkedIn 9 Reddit 0 Pin It Share 0 Buffer 0 35 Shares × 3 Responses Bruce R. (BPR639geek) June 18, 2011 I *will* get that Gigabit Internet for my home/office, but I’m gonna bet the added speed will come at a premium. Sorry, but I’m not sure any public lie detectors will be even remotely accepted here in the U.S., but yes, I think I’d be nervous personally… “B” Nathan Bergey June 14, 2011 You mentioned my ISS lamp! You might say it’s not for sale *yet* For those interested I’m trying to raise a little money to some made: http://kck.st/iss_notify Cali Lewis June 15, 2011 Glad to hear it will be!