Today’s Geek Squeaks – August 13, 2013

A summary of Today’s Geek Squeaks:

Squeak #1: An Android powered app called 1Weather that is one of the best weather apps out there;

Squeak #2: TechRepublic has a nice writeup on some FREE DVD authoring tools that walks you through the process of making your own DVD’s;

Squeak #3: With Microsoft Windows XP’s retirement looming on the horizon; will it become a hacker’s heaven?

Squeak #4: Going back to school and needing a notebook?  Take a look at this round-up at Amazon.


Plan on seeing  a lot more of Geek Squeaks’, featuring a round-up of tech products, news, software, apps, wallpapers, articles, you name it;  from my favorite tech web sites… I just plain love tech!


1Weather Is One Of The Most Loved Android Weather Apps


I am a lover of weather software and apps. 1Weather, in my opinion, is the best Android Weather App out there.  It has a beautiful and simplistic interface that is an easy read and get’s the job done…  GET IT HERE

Five free DVD authoring tools

@ TechRepublic


You might want to put together that family DVD to send to everyone at Christmas time – but there are also training videos, marketing materials, and even products. But without the right software, creating those DVDs would be an exercise in futility… READ MORE

XP’s retirement will be hacker heaven

@ ComputerWorld


Cyber criminals will bank their Windows XP zero-day vulnerabilities until after Microsoft stops patching the aged operating system next April, a security expert argued today… READ MORE

NEW Intel Powered Notebooks


Was checking out Amazon for their newest lineup of notebooks that are Intel processor powered… CHECK IT OUT HERE

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FREE DVD Authoring Software

Looking for a FREE way to create home video DVD’s from that camcorder you own? OR Looking for a FREE way to convert other video formats to DVD? If so, take a look at WinX DVD Author.


Using WinXDVD Author to create personalized DVD’s is a 3-step process:

Step One
Add video clips by clicking “Add File” button.

Step Two
Create DVD menu and chapter menu to personalize your DVD by entering DVD and Menu Compiler clips.

Step Three
Convert and burn video to DVD by entering DVD Disc Burner, and then click “Start”

Powerful DVD Authoring Ability:

Supports almost all video formats converted to DVD, like AVI to DVD, MP4 to DVD, MKV to DVD, M2TS to DVD, 3GP, FLV, MPEG, H.264, DivX, Xvid, WMV to DVD, etc.

Batch conversion supported– this free DVD author permits you to burn two or more videos at a time.

Fully compatible with DVD+/-R, DVD+/-RW, DVD DL+R, DVD DL+/-RW.

Support all types of burner devices in current market.

Edit Videos before Burning DVD:

Add background music & picture with this free DVD creator.

Create DVD subtitle (*.srt) to DVD with ease.

Create DVD chapter menu and DVD menu with just one click.

Burn video and save as VOB files or DVD folder on the hard disk.

Other Features:

Support all current hardware interfaces (IDE/SCSI/USB/1394/SATA).

Support 16:9 widescreen TV and 4:3 standard TV.

High video quality and fast converting speed. Less than 1 hour for a full 4.2 GB DVD.

Multilingual DVD languages supported: English, French, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, etc.



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