Digital Life #4: Bytes and bits and video hits

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Strap yourselves in for Digital Life, our radio show and podcast dedicated to the latest in tech. This week we tackle dubious download speeds, the Tom Cruise smartphone and the places you can go for your 'net video kicks.

Behind the mic are's Ella Morton and Cam St.Clair, with Derek Fung bringing some camcorder talk to the mix.

Each week we bring you a bunch of chatter on the latest news, cool products and burning issues in the gadget world. The show goes out on radio from 10pm, or 8pm for the WA dwellers. To see if there's a station near you, visit You can also listen online from 10pm via the Sea FM Web site.

The podcast can be downloaded or streamed below, or you can listen to it -- along with the previous three episodes -- on our Digital Life podcast page.

Check out the links below for more info on what we talked about.

Getting your online video fix -- without YouTube
Time-lapse video of man trapped in a lift for over 40 hours
Web TV Top 10 -- our picks for online video

Download speeds vs. connection speeds
Forum thread on broadband speeds
Discover your download speed with our tester

Camcorders getting flash-y
Sony's new Handycams
Canon says camcorder future is flash

Hot new smartphone: HTC Tom Touch Cruise
Full review and video

The MP3 player that arrived in a goon box
Review: iriver E100

Netvibes 101
Start-page smackdown: Netvibes, Pageflakes, iGoogle and

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