Dog Loves YouTube
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Dog Loves YouTube

Bambi seriously loves to watch animals on YouTube, so we made her her own channel. Whenever she hears us watching animal videos on YouTube she runs over and begs to get on our laps, this…

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About Us
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About Us

Technorazzi Magazine started as a little blog about my friends, coworkers and favorite geeks in Geeksville. The response from the nerd-loving public was more positive than I expected. Write more, they said. It’s time the…

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Tolga and I got engaged. By iPad.
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Tolga and I got engaged. By iPad.

I’ve always had a believing heart. Even so, it was hard for me to believe that Tolga finally proposed…after 9 years! But he did. And I’m counting the days now. Tolga is my  rock, visionary, comedian,…

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What about Alfred Pigeon?
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What about Alfred Pigeon?

While Tolga and I were celebrating our engagement, we walked around Las Vegas Boulevard talking about life and the future. Tolga took tons of photos of me and various shots around the Strip (that photoblog…

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Tax Day & Ethics
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Tax Day & Ethics

I figured April 15th called for a serious look.  This is black Friday because of taxes anyway right? The truth is that Tolga wanted to try some “one light” photography to practice where the shadows…

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The New Muse of Tolga. Uh oh.
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The New Muse of Tolga. Uh oh.

We used to have our own in-house model named Kandice, but she moved to Hollywood and is a rising star now. Follow @Kandice on Twitter here.  Unfortunately for the world, but fortunately for me, now…

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Our Next Little iPad App
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Our Next Little iPad App

Tolga & I have laid another digital egg. A fun phonics game for kids 3-6! Kids get to drag the eggs into the pan with their fingers & form rhyming words. Super cute. It’s SO…

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Screenwriter, Screenwriting Instructor Launches Web Site and Services
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Screenwriter, Screenwriting Instructor Launches Web Site and Services

Screenwriter and Screenwriting Instructor Tawnya Bhattacharya announces the launch of ScriptAnatomy.com to cater to the needs of screenwriters. Bhattacharya has a successful track record of helping hundreds of writers develop, polish, produce or sell their…

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Hollywood Roommates
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Hollywood Roommates

Meet Matt Woosley, Kandice’s new roommate. To his right is Gus, Rambo’s new roommate. (Rambo can be seen blending in with the bottom of the photo.) Notice the chartreuse color of the walls in their…

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CES Hodgepodge & a Money Bumbling Inventor
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CES Hodgepodge & a Money Bumbling Inventor

First of all, I had to go check out the Motorola Xoom to see what all the hype was about. My friends kept asking if I had seen the Motorola Xoom - the new competitor…

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Snippets from CES
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Snippets from CES

The car from Tron. Loved the policeman on a Segway. CES 2011 is the first time I ever saw a line for the men’s room. Ever. I wonder if these men felt like women. The…

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Unallocated Space, Unlimited Possibilities for Hackers
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Unallocated Space, Unlimited Possibilities for Hackers

Meet C-P: the hacker with a hacker facility that facilitates other hackers with their hacking. C-P's new place, called "Unallocated Space," in Severn, Maryland. Member Who knows what will come out of Unallocated Space with…

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Why Aren’t There More Women in Leadership?
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Why Aren’t There More Women in Leadership?

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg nailed it when she spoke at TED about a why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions. She also offered 3 powerful pieces of advice…

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Mitnick in Macedonia
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Mitnick in Macedonia

Kevin Mitnick, the jet-setting, reformed-hacker-turned-Internet security consultant, received a VIP welcome in Macedonia where he was amused to stand in front of a billboard promoting his visit. The event was held at the Hotel Aleksander…

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A Fierce New Year
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A Fierce New Year

I can't remember ever setting a resolution to be more fierce, to stand my ground, to demand respect in business, to cut people out of my life, to use the legal system to fight back,…

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Missing: Educated, Talented, Adventurous Showgirl
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Missing: Educated, Talented, Adventurous Showgirl

In her Las Vegas condo, Debbie Flores-Narvaez surrounded herself with things she loved. Musical instruments stood proud; family pics, framed pictures of dancers & advanced college degrees adorned her walls. Lately, however, she'd been dancing…

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Saving Captain Crunch
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Saving Captain Crunch

When John Draper aka Captain Crunch is on form, great things happen. A legend in the hacking community, he taught others how to avoid long distance charges using the infamous Blue Box. He went on…

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Tolga in a World of 3D
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Tolga in a World of 3D

Tolga Katas, Jerry Mahabub, Walt Horat and others were doing some male bonding over 3D audio & video at Jerry’s house in Venice Beach. It was the 3D Film Festival last weekend too, so quite an…

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Twitter Founders Party in Las Vegas
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Twitter Founders Party in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Twitter elite attended TWITTERATI at Blush Nightclub at Wynn Las Vegas. Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone hosted the event with Twitter VP of Product Jason Goldman. The top Twitter users…

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Technorazzi Welcomes Teen Blogger Bebe Zeva
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Technorazzi Welcomes Teen Blogger Bebe Zeva

This effervescent-but-edgy 17-year-old from Las Vegas. Her determination, enthusiasm, and positive attitude during our interview and other interactions were so infectious and convincing, she was not only hard to resist, but we knew we couldn't…

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Jerry Mahabub Rocking the World of 3D Audio
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Jerry Mahabub Rocking the World of 3D Audio

Congratulations to Jerry Mahabub, Founder, Chairman, President, and CEO of GenAudio Inc., whose 3D sound technology – AstoundSound - was used in the “We Are the World” 3D video which won the “Best 3D Music…

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A Happy Sandwich & A Cup of Horror?
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A Happy Sandwich & A Cup of Horror?

Lunch for Tolga: a grilled cheese with a happy face made of olives, served on a blue elephant plate and delivered to him right at his computer. Lunch was blissful and all was well. Until…

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Haspop and John Draper
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Haspop and John Draper

America’s Got Talent introduced a new dancing phenomenon to the American public named Haspop (left).  Haspop happened to be hanging out with our favorite eccentric phone phreaker from the past, John Draper. Apparently they were…

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Tolga & Tummy Rumblings
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Tolga & Tummy Rumblings

When Tolga woke up the other day, his tummy sounded like a forest full of bears and lions growling at each other.  I rested my ear on his belly and listened. It was terrifying. Tolga…

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Videoclip of Steve Wozniak & Janet On Big Bang Theory
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Videoclip of Steve Wozniak & Janet On Big Bang Theory

Watch the witty video clip of Steve Wozniak and his lovely wife Janet on “The Big Bang Theory” TV show. He was perfect for the role and it was quite a funny clip. The video…

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A Match Made in (Hacker) Heaven
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A Match Made in (Hacker) Heaven

They met at a Def Con hacker convention nine years ago. They had their first date and first kiss at a Def Con convention a couple years later. They got engaged at another Def Con.…

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Woz on Big Bang Theory Thurs. at 8
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Woz on Big Bang Theory Thurs. at 8

Tune into the Big Bang Theory, a hilarious sitcom about two quirky Caltech physicists, on CBS this Thursday September 30, 2010. Steve Wozniak and his wife, Janet, will be making a guest appearance you don't…

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Fairwell James Heseldon, RIP
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Fairwell James Heseldon, RIP

Philanthropist and inventor James Heseldon, owner of the company that makes the beloved geekmobile Segway, died in an accident on Sunday when he apparently drove his machine off a cliff on his estate in West…

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Writing Team Chosen for NBC’s Writers On The Verge
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Writing Team Chosen for NBC’s Writers On The Verge

Ali Laventhol & Tawnya Bhattacharya have been accepted into NBC's highly-coveted Writers On The Verge Program for 2010 -2011.

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Hackbus Owners fPenguin and EvilMofo Reveal Secrets
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Hackbus Owners fPenguin and EvilMofo Reveal Secrets

Meet fPenguin and EvilMoFo (their hacker handles). These are the two sterling dudes that bought a 1956 GM 4104 bus in 2007 and courageously named it the Hackbus.  It’s primary purpose: transporting hackers to Def…

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Christine Marie photos by Tolga Katas
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Christine Marie photos by Tolga Katas

Tolga was practicing lighting and such with his new Canon 7D, and on a whim said, “Let’s go outside and get some pics.” So I grabbed my puppet Zucchini B. Cornbread – and outside we…

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Hacker Austin Heap Taking on Dictators
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Hacker Austin Heap Taking on Dictators

A 20-something named Austin Heap has found the perfect disguise for dissidents in their cyberwar against the world’s dictators.

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Tolga Tries to be Bob Villa
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Tolga Tries to be Bob Villa

Tolga’s First DIY Adventure I’ve been encouraging Tolga to take a diversion from computer work every once in a while and do something physical. To my surprise, Tolga watched a DIY video, and then this…

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Goonology 101
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Goonology 101

As I roamed the halls of the DefCon hacker convention, the men in the red shirts with gear packs on their backs were everywhere. Two were talking near me. One responded to a beep on…

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Hacker Hair Updated
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Hacker Hair Updated

This is hacker hair. His name is C-P. He’s from DC949. When I saw this, I stopped the car and dashed out to take a picture on my cell. It’s a hair sword, a hair…

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Tolga’s Hot Alien Brain
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Tolga’s Hot Alien Brain

I read the following article on brain sex. http://www.datingish.com/711212563/have-you-had-brain-sex/ Reading about “brain sex” was interesting. It made me think of Tolga and I. We have a creative, nerdy and entrepreneurial brain connection between us. Well, that’s…

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The Hackbus; New Community Forming
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The Hackbus; New Community Forming

The Hackbus, owned by EvilMoFo and Fpenguin, is a 1956 GM bus that has been converted to a living room on wheels. It’s mission: to transport hackers to conferences and other events. “While the sole…

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Meet the Techno-Shaman with his Video Dragon and Pickled Electronics
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Meet the Techno-Shaman with his Video Dragon and Pickled Electronics

So while I was walking around looking for creative hair, I saw a mop of dreadlocks swinging down way down the hall. Off I went running after them. “Excuse me sir,” I said huffing and…

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Hackers at DefCon Toxic BBQ
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Hackers at DefCon Toxic BBQ

I went to my first “Toxic BBQ”  which takes place on DefCon Eve. There are all kinds of characters at DefCon 18 – every shape, color, size, hairstyle, and skill. Some hackers cook on the…

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