Geek Alabama Rewind: Week of 8-10-13


Geek Alabama Rewind

Here is the latest weekly recap for Geek Alabama!  Some of the most popular posts from last week included the YouTube Geek Week POW! effect, my top 5 YouTube Geek Week videos, coverage of the 2013 Woodstock 5K, coverage of the 2013 UCP Telethon, a review of The Shed on Food Network, and a review of System Mechanic.

The YouTube Geek Week POW! Effect

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This post has been viewed by many of you!  YouTube Geek Week introduced a POW! button on some videos that is comic book magic!

http://geekalabama.com/2013/08/08/the-youtube-geek-week-pow-effect/

Good News Fridays: My Top 5 YouTube Geek Week Videos

Geek Alabama Good News Fridays

I watched many YouTube Geek Week videos.  In this Good News Fridays post, I highlighted my top 5!

http://geekalabama.com/2013/08/09/good-news-fridays-my-top-5-youtube-geek-week-videos/

Woodstock 5K In Anniston 2013

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Over 1,000 runners ran in the 33rd annual Woodstock 5K in Anniston.  Enjoy the video and photos in this post!

http://geekalabama.com/2013/08/05/woodstock-5k-in-anniston-2013/

UCP Telethon In Anniston 2013

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Another major event in Anniston last weekend was the 2013 UCP Telethon.  So far, over $250,000 has been raised!

http://geekalabama.com/2013/08/05/ucp-telethon-in-anniston-2013/

TV Review: The Shed on Food Network

Geek Alabama TV Reviews

This new show on Food Network is about a family run BBQ restaurant in Ocean Springs, MS called The Shed.  Click the link to read my thoughts about the show.

http://geekalabama.com/2013/08/07/tv-review-the-shed-on-food-network/

Product Review: System Mechanic

Geek Alabama Product Reviews

This latest Geek Alabama Product Review is about a product called System Mechanic that cleans and speeds up your computer.

http://geekalabama.com/2013/08/06/product-review-system-mechanic/

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The YouTube Geek Week POW! Effect


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If you are watching any YouTube Geek Week videos, you might have seen this special button on the bottom of the video.  It’s called the POW! button, and if you are a fan of comic books, you will like this feature!

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When you click on the POW! button, your video will be instantly turned into a comic book! Clicking the POW! button on a Geek Week video will “comic-ify” the video.  For example, here is a video called What if Batman Drove a Nissan done regular style and POW! style!

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Cool right?  So how does the POW! effect work for animated videos?  Take this video called COPS: Skyrim – Season 3 – Episode 1 for example.  The POW! effect makes this video cooler!

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And if you want the ultimate POW! effect experience.  Turn on captions and the words will be exactly like what you see in a comic book!  This video called OUTLANDS – We Come to Destroy You is cool with the POW! effect!

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Try the POW! effect on many YouTube Geek Week videos.  I am not sure how long the POW! effect will last, but it’s proving very popular already!