This week Stephen and Charlie talk about Black Friday deals, HD monitors, Avid not attending NAB, and the Joost-killing open-source Miro 1.0 media player. Then they point out the height of the week's coolness in their unique Rapid Fire Roundup of Cool Products segment. [Free Podcast at Coolness Roundup or at the iTunes Store]
Coolness Roundup: Black Friday Looms Ahead, Deals Galore
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