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Top 10 Reasons Not to Buy an Apple TV at This Time

Greg Wiegand

Apple started shipping its second-generation Apple TV last week. I’ve had mine up and running for several days, and although I’m pretty happy with all it can do, I can see several limitations that may make some users unhappy. I warn you about the top ten in this post.

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Playing conversion-free AVI and QuickTime movies on the iPad

Greg Wiegand

Apple’s recent approval of the VLC Media Player app now allows for playing native AVI and QuickTime movies on the iPad. I’ll overview Apple's recent change of heart on apps such as this one and discuss how easy it is to play these movie formats on the iPad.

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Community Tips: Host a Charity Book Drive at Your Next User Group Event

Emily Nave

Gathering a group of talented minds for your next Meetup, PodCamp, conference or guru summit? Borrow a page from the St. Louis Day of .NET organizers and host a charity book drive. The surrounding community (and your tired, dusty bookshelves) will thank you.

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Top 10 Things to Do with Your BlackBerry After Getting an iPhone

Rick Kughen

Are you the proud owner of a new iPhone? Have an old BlackBerry that you don't know what to do with? Never fear. Following are 10 ways you can still enjoy your Blackberry (albeit temporarily):

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Can You Survive With Only an iPhone?

Laura Norman

I'm now the proud owner of an iPhone 4! Now that I'm finally over the giddiness of having this new toy, I'm trying to start some serious R&D work. Can you survive with just an iPhone 4 and no other technological devices? For how long - a day, a week, even a month?

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Online Backups Might Just Save Your Proverbial Bacon

Rick Kughen

Do you think that a once-a-week backup to your external hard drive is all you need to do to protect your precious photos, music files, videos and more? Think again. You're one catastrophe away from losing everything!

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By Rick KughenCommentsAugust 24, 2010
Topics: General Computing

Will you review our books?

Lisa Jacobson-Brown

One of the most important jobs we have as a publicity department is to give our customers a good idea of how valuable a book will be – and the best way to do that is to get the book out there and have you review it.

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Is the iPad Really All That?

Laura Norman

The iPad? Huh. Okay, sounds sort of interesting, but how new and different is it..really.

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Jailbreaking your iPhone is now legal, but should you?

Greg Wiegand

Jailbreaking phones such as the iPhone is now allowable in the US according to the US Library of Congress. However, is this something you really want to do? I’ll give you my take on the pros and cons of jailbreaking your iPhone so you can decide if it’s right for you.

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Wave Bye-Bye

Rick Kughen

Fifteen months after Google Wave was announced and the ensuing Wave mania, Google has pulled the plug on this once promising app.

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By Rick KughenCommentsAugust 6, 2010
Topics: Internet & Web Apps

What can Que do for YOU?

Loretta Yates

Lots of great info on Microsoft Office 2010, Expression Web 4, and much more coming your way!

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Big Changes or Status Quo for Windows 8?

Rick Kughen

Windows 8 is due to drop in late 2011 or early 2012 and the grapevine is buzzing about what's in store. Will Microsoft go big and overhaul Windows 7 or will Microsoft play it safe?

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By Rick KughenCommentsAugust 4, 2010
Topics: Operating Systems

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