Ep. 1127: Where we eat our utility bill Video
So the EU and Microsoft have finally settled their differences and will begin the browser ballot with no less than 12 browsers to choose from. Is this a good thing? Also Intel is now under the gun from the US FTC. What did they do this time? Listen to find out. And Cherrypal is selling a $99 laptop they bill as slow and sufficient. Nice.
Molly Wood stops by Carnegie Mellon University, where scientists are building helicopter robots that could eventually swarm autonomously into a disaster site, and then provide search and rescue responders with life-saving information. Also, they're cute little flying bots!
Every year we go to CES, and every year we have problems: Not enough AC power, failing WiFi, press conferences where we can't find a place to sit and do our reporting. This week, we reveal how we (try to) get around these constraints, and how the lessons we learn can help you compute at any crowded event. Plus: Your questions answered, of course.
Bill Detwiler cracks open Google Glass and discovers the wearable computer's sturdy construction also makes repairs impractical.
This week, heartfelt thanks for a dramatic rescue, and what happened to Editors' Office Hours!
Each week CNET to the Rescue offers help and how-to for all your tech problems.
Make your own rescue disk with Knoppix to help you troubleshoot.
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.
A test involving live cannon fire for the popular TV show "Mythbusters" went awry when a cannonball blasted through a nearby neighborhood. KPIX-TV in San Francisco aired this report.