CNET to the Rescue #2: Androidpalooza Video
Welcome to CNET to the Rescue, formerly known as Real Deal, in our new weekly slot, noon Wednesday PT, with new host Josh Lowensohn. Everything about this podcast has changed, except our mission: To help dispel the fear uncertainly and doubt in tech, and help you get the most out of the tech products you own and use. This week: Road test and your questions answered. More or less.
Josh Lowensohn is here to help us grok Apple's announement that it's bringing music and data cloud synchronization to its apps and device. Also: What to do with a dead RAID array, how to save big bucks on Windows upgrades, and much more.
osh and special guest co-host Seth Rosenblatt take a look at magic USB pens and cameras you can stick on your head, car, sky diving parachute--or whatever. We also answer your questions about cloning failing hard drives, getting past Facebook's security, and the best backpacks for your laptop.
Josh Lowensohn joins the show to help us pick input devices, get things done with to-do lists, and figure out what to do with our old Tivo when the world moves to IPv6 networks.
Josh schools us in saving your social connections and data for posterity, and also what makes the new game Minecraft so addictive. Plus: Rafe on passwords and laptop theft, and more questions about HP laptop reliability.
Rafe and Josh debate the best ways to turn an unruly rat's nest of data and power cables into a thing of beauty and logic. With bonus rat's nest pictures from listeners! Also, questions about moving from and to Android phones, moving a TV to Singapore, and encrypting Mac hard drives.
This week, Josh tells us how to weasel out of your mobile phone contract, what to do with an old phone, and how to connect an XBox to a PC with a crossover cable. Plus, we road test keyboard goo!
CNET's Josh Lowensohn sits down with Sumi Das to talk about the > unveiling of the new Windows 8 phone and what it will take for > Microsoft to compete with the all-powerful Android and iOS platforms.
Each week CNET to the Rescue offers help and how-to for all your tech problems.
This week, we're joined by CNET Download.com's Seth Rosenblatt and we learn about the best list manager for Android, why hybrid drives are great for notebooks, and how to keep a six-year-old safe online. Plus, the obligatory Evernote question!