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New Revision3 “GeekBeat.TV” Host Cali Lewis Touts Top Tech News of The Day

June 29th, 2010 at 11:51 by Michele Husak in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2010 – Internet superstar and tech expert Cali Lewis is the latest personality to come to Revision3 as the company announces the debut of her new show, GeekBeat.TV. Three times a week (Monday through Wednesday), GeekBeat.TV host and producer Cali Lewis will keep everyone up-to-date on what’s hot, what’s new and what’s trending in gadgets, technology and “all things web.” The show will be available for viewing via download or streaming 24/7.

When news breaks at the speed of the Internet, it’s impossible to keep up with the latest news and gadgets, until now. Welcome to GeekBeat.TV – the new go-to for breaking news in trends and tech. It’s a can’t-miss show for anyone wanting to keep their finger of the pulse of the wired world.

For her first episode of GeekBeat.TV, Cali will cover a robot lifeguard named EMILY, the Toshiba Liberto W100 dual touch screen notebook, the distribution of the Galaxy S to carriers and also report on the Pet AT-AT.

“I love Revision3 and to be able join their list of talent is amazing,” said Cali Lewis. “To share my passion for what’s hot in tech and gadgets on Revision3 is awesome.”

Lewis’s legions of fans follow her for her signature insightful opinions on tech news and gadgets. Fans love her charming and humorous reporting style that speaks to tech geeks to the average electronics consumer who just wants to know what’s up. Lewis began her ascent to Internet fame with her program “Geek Brief” and has appeared as a guest on programs on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, FOX and G4 Canada to discussing gadgets and technology.

“We’ve all been fans of Cali’s for quite some time and bringing her new show to Revision3 was just a natural fit and we couldn’t be more thrilled, said Ryan Vance, vice president of programming and production, Revision3. “Cali’s audience is an extremely loyal and engaged one and we’re excited to bring this show to our viewers as well.”

About Revision3

Revision3 is the first media company that gets it. Born from the Internet, Revision3 is the home of Internet Television, creating and producing shows for a new audience: passionate, committed fans who want to watch shows about technology, modern culture, video games, entertainment, music and comedy that entertain, educate and help to expand their life experiences. 



The company was founded in 2005 by technology visionaries Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson and David Prager because they couldn’t find anything they wanted to watch on traditional television. The company is now led by Internet TV pioneer Jim Louderback. Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3.com to a wide range of platforms, including iTunes, YouTube, Dailymotion, Metacafe, TIVO, Roku, Blip.TV and many others. Shows can be watched on any device, from a cell phone to an Apple iPod to a computer or a TV.

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Contact:
Madhuri Shekar / Kourtney Schepman
Rogers & Cowan
(310) 854-8100


Revision3 is On-The-Go With New iPhone App

June 24th, 2010 at 11:40 by Michele Husak in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Free Downloadable App Hits iTunes App Store Today

SAN FRANCISCO – June 24, 2010 – Revision3, the leading Internet Television network, lets consumers catch all their favorite shows through a new iPhone app available for free at the Apple iTunes App store. Popular Revision3 shows, including DIGGNATION, AppJudgment, Tom’s Top 5, PENN POINT (starring Penn Jillette of Penn and Teller fame), can be viewed anytime, anywhere with an iPhone or iPod Touch.

Revision3 pioneered long-form web viewing and has now set its sights on the mobile platform. “With the rise of powerful, always connected mobile devices, today’s consumers can now watch great video anywhere they want,” said Jim Louderback, CEO, Revision3. “We’re always looking for new ways to serve up our shows to our loyal community wherever they might be.  Today that means delivering the best experience possible on mobile devices and smart phones, and that’s what we’ve done today with our new iPhone app.” 

About Revision3

Revision3 is the first media company that gets it. Born from the Internet, Revision3 is the home of Internet Television, creating and producing shows for a new audience: passionate, committed fans who want to watch shows about technology, modern culture, video games, entertainment, music and comedy that entertain, educate and help to expand their life experiences. 



The company was founded in 2005 by technology visionaries Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson and David Prager because they couldn’t find anything they wanted to watch on traditional television. The company is now led by Internet TV pioneer Jim Louderback. Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3.com to a wide range of platforms, including iTunes, YouTube, Dailymotion, Metacafe, TIVO, Roku, Blip.TV and many others. Shows can be watched on any device, from a cell phone to an Apple iPod to a computer or a TV.

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Contact:
Wendy Zaas / Susan Yin
Rogers & Cowan
(310) 854-8100


“Tom’s Top 5” Redefining Geek Chic on Revision 3

June 22nd, 2010 at 11:27 by Michele Husak in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

New Weekly Show Teaches Viewers How to Roll with the Techies

SAN FRANCISCO, June 22, 2010 – One of the premier tastemakers in technology joins Revision3 as the company announces the launch of Tom’s Top 5 featuring Tom Merritt, internet personality, top iTunes tech podcaster, former journalist at CNET and TechTV, and now TwiT Network host.

Want to get the low down on today’s geek culture in just a few minutes? Tom’s humorous yet highly insightful commentary will harness more than 10 years of discovering and uncovering technology trends. As a past guest on ABC’s Good Morning America and CNBC, Tom Merritt brings his vast experience to Tom’s Top 5, easily distilling today’s hottest gadgets and the weirdest internet memes into one easy, weekly show.

Tom’s first show kicks off today with the top 5 Must Have Geek Gadgets, followed the next week by Tom’s picks for the 5 Worst Syfy Shows. He has covered various topics of interest to mass audiences such as “Top 5 Google search terms for Winter 2010,” “Top 5 Worst Tech Product Names,” and “Top 5 Tech Practical Jokes.”

“I’ve always been a big fan of Tom both personally and professionally, but then, he pays me a lot to say things like that,” said Ryan Vance, Vice President, Programming & Production, Revision3. “Since his check did indeed clear, let me also say that Tom is going to bring a ton of credibility and humor to this new show and we’re really thrilled to have him officially join the Revision3 family.”

New episodes of Tom’s Top 5 will be released every Tuesday, available for viewing via download or streaming 24/7. As a bonus to Tom’s Top 5, Tom will interact with fans by giving away coveted prizes in “Tom’s Lame Giveaways.” First prize is an iPhone case touched by the smart and sassy Veronica Belmont herself, tech journalist and host of Tekzilla.

“I’m excited about working with a lot of folks I know and respect to do a show format I love,” said Tom Merritt. “Plus they’re allowing me to give away stupid prizes, which makes me very happy.”

About Revision3

Revision3 is the first media company that gets it. Born from the Internet, Revision3 is the home of Internet Television, creating and producing shows for a new audience: passionate, committed fans who want to watch shows about technology, modern culture, video games, entertainment, music and comedy that entertain, educate and help to expand their life experiences. 



The company was founded in 2005 by technology visionaries Kevin Rose, Jay Adelson and David Prager because they couldn’t find anything they wanted to watch on traditional television. The company is now led by Internet TV pioneer Jim Louderback. Revision3’s programs can be found everywhere from Revision3.com to a wide range of platforms, including iTunes, YouTube, Dailymotion, Metacafe, TIVO, Roku, Blip.TV and many others. Shows can be watched on any device, from a cell phone to an Apple iPod to a computer or a TV.

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Contact:
Susan Yin / Wendy Zaas
Rogers & Cowan
(310) 854-8100


Revision3.com Welcomes User Profiles

June 14th, 2010 at 06:37 by Michele Husak in Website

You may have noticed somethings have changed on Revision3.com. We’re proud and excited to present to you the latest update to the Revision3 website which will hopefully enhance your participation in the Revision3.com community, which is already vibrant, active and fun to participate in. But now it’s just became a bit more of a community as we’ve rolled out some new functionality on the site to help you connect and follow your favorite shows, hosts and fellow fans!

Now you can, as a registered user on Revision3.com, customize your unique user profile, follow your favorite shows and show hosts as well as your friends on Revision3.com! In addition to your user profile, we’ve created a personalized homepage that will keep you posted on the latest releases of your favorite shows and keep you up to date on the activities of your friends and favorite shows! We’ve also enhanced many of our social networking capabilities, like integrating with Twitter‘s @anywhere platform to make it easier to follow and tweet from Revision3.com

This is the next step in some exciting and fun updates that will be rolling out to Revision3.com through the rest of this year as we try to make it even more fun to watch Revision3′s shows!

Make sure you’ve got a Revision3.com account and log in to check out all the cool new features, or if you don’t, register for one today and get started.

As always we look forward to your feedback and opinions of these changes. Please feel free to let us know what you think either in the comments of this post below or in our discussion forums!


Kick off Summer with Scam School in SF This Week

June 9th, 2010 at 09:32 by Michele Husak in Live Events, Shows

If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area and a fan of Scam School, have we got a treat for you! Brian Brushwood is here in San Francisco and will be taping episodes of Scam School all this week and he wants YOU to come watch and maybe even find yourself on the other end of the table, being scammed by Brian and in a future episode of Scam School!

Here are the details of all the appearances in SF this week:

Wednesday, June 9 2010 – 6 PM to 10 PM
Pete’s Tavern
128 King St (between 2nd St & 3rd St)
San Francisco, CA 94107

Thursday, June 10 2010 – 6 PM to 10 PM
Bus Stop
1901 Union St (between Laguna St & Charlton Ct)
San Francisco, CA 94123

Friday, June 11 2010 – 6 PM to 10 PM
Hobson’s Choice
1601 Haight St (between Belvedere St & Clayton St)
San Francisco, CA 94117

We hope we see you at one of the shoots!
thanks.


Brief outage on www.revision3.com planned for June 14th

June 4th, 2010 at 05:47 by Michele Husak in Announcements, Website

As we continue to make revision3.com cooler and cooler, our changes require a little more…concentration. So, during the next rev of the site, we’re going to apply the “no peaking” rule. On Monday, June 14th, http://www.revision3.com/ will have a maintenance outage from 8:00PM PDT to 11:59 PM PDT. During this outage, you can continue to get all of Revision3′s content from iTunes, Roku, Boxee, Youtube, m.revision3.com… well, everywhere, really, except revision3.com. When we come back online at midnight, amazing things will happen! Until then: no peaking!