CNET to the Rescue Ep. 10: Cubicle defense Video
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!
Josh reviews iMovie for the iPhone and YouTube's new video editor. They actually work! Also, your questions answered, like, How does my WiFi-only iPad know where I am? And, How can I rescue music tracks I only have on my iPhone? Plus one question we couldn't answer: What's the best way to ditch cable and get current shows over the Web -- without a PC?
Guest Brian Cooley joins Rafe for a rambling discussion about home network safety, home security cameras, and how to avoid getting ripped off at Best Buy. Plus, as always, your questions answered.
Rafe and Josh discuss the best mobile apps for finding stuff to do and things to eat near where you are. Also, your questions, answered, including our tips for painting your laptop BMW red.
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 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.
CNET to the Rescue is going on hiatus, but before we go, Rafe Needleman and Sharon Vaknin tackle Quicken's lack of love for Lion, how to deal with multiple Google accounts, how not to drop your earbuds, and more.
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.
Rescue listeners this week wonder what laptops to buy and how make their networks, you know, work. Also, Rafe loves Chrome even more now that it's got Instant Search baked in.
This week, we dive deep into home networking. How to set up a NAS? Can I tell how much bandwidth my kids are using? And how come my laptop won't print on my networked printer? Darren Kitchen answers these vexing issues, and more, on today's Rescue.