Bob and Joy Schwabach
 
 
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2008-2007 Column Highlights   dog    

July 2008, Week 4
1. Internet radio.
2. The return of System Mechanic
3. The anti-disaster drive

 

July 2008, Week 3
1. Save the book.
2. Showing up-- video album.
3. Tech support tips.

July 2008, Week 2
1. The easiest backup we ever saw.
2. Flash drive failures.
3. Do companies know where they are?
4. Books: "Your Brain, the Missing Manual."

July 2008, Week 1
1. The Set-Top Box Moves On.
2. Swimming with Cell Phones.
3. Numbers Report: Video with Ads.
4. Cash Back.

June 2008, Week 4
1. More USB ports in a storm.
2. Amazon Kindle's latest numbers.
3. Online Business Health Insurance.
4. Book: Easy Computer Basics

 

June 2008, Week 3
1. Hard driven: two-terabyte storage drive.
2. This is a RAID: drives you can chain together.
3. Google Maps: Create your own, add points of interest.

 

June 2008, Week 2
1. Game starting.
2. Video tape to web.
3. Internuts.

June 2008, Week 1
1. Got that old Moli working.
2. Wave if you're composing.
3. Easy invoices.
4. The numbers report.
5. "Your Tech" is now their tech.

May 2008, Week 4
1. Tiny web sites.
2. Fold a protein for the future.
3. Internuts.
4. The numbers report.

May 2008, Week 3
1. A drop in the Indian ocean.
2. Spread those spreadsheets around.
3. The game is afoot.

May 2008, Week 2
1. Lost in the Horse Latitudes
2. Joy and Bob try to get somewhere by GPS.
3. Joy and Bob go for salad dressing.

May 2008, Week 1
1. Subscribing to the Future.
2. The Database.
3. The Buzzword.

April 2008, Week 5
1. Getting into tech support.
2. Internuts: SpaceTime.com and add-ons for Firefox users
3. Facebook: The Missing Manual

April 2008, Week 4
1. Video the easy way.
2.Quick to disk.
3. TV or not TV, that is the Question.

 

April 2008, Week 3
1. Simulate this!
2. iPod Face-Off
3. Internuts
4. Got game?

April 2008, Week 2

1. New security device -Yoggie and more.
2. Self-Publishing.
 

April 2008, Week 1
1. Talk To Me.
2. More iPod stuff.
3. Internuts: Superuse, RadioTime, American Towns.
4. Book: "Mac OS X: Leopard Edition."

 

March 2008, Week 4
1. Bonanza.
2. Learn to read and write.

March 2008, Week 3
1. Refurbished doesn't mean rubbish.
2. Free virus scan.
3. Internuts
4. Printers.

March 2008, Week 2
1. The endless drive.
2. A cloud of news.
3. Internuts

March 2008, Week 1
1. Now presenting.
2. Point of sale.
3. Internuts
4. Hide those pictures.


February 2008, Week 4
1. It says right here in the encyclopedia.
2. What's the password?

February 2008, Week 3
1. LP to CD
2. RoboticsTrends, TypoBuddy.com
3. Right for Writers

February 2008, Week 2
1. NotchUp Pays for Job Interviews.
2. Corel Draws Again.
3. MyBoneyard, MyRegistery, etc.

February 2008, Week 1
1. Chill Out.
2. Motion Pictures.
3. Still More Power Packs.
4. Germ Phobic.
5. Green Thumb on a Stick.
6. ZipSkinny.com.

January 2008, Week 5
1. Speak up.
2. To do or not to do.
3. Keyboards.
4. Poker through history.

January 2008, Week 4
1. Wow! Something that actually works. (Virtual Phone Booth)
2. Sorry, wrong Vumber.
3. By the seat of your pants.
4. Organize it on a Mac.
5. Internuts: CollegeFanz and top 10 podcasts for 07.
6. Book: "Essential Blender."

January 2008, Week 3
1. Instant Network
2. The Wii Machine
3. Free Tech Support Feb. 14
4. Virtual Flyers
5. Digital Astrophotography

January 2008, Week 2
1. Flocking to Facebook
2. Internuts: Lots of Lyrics
3. "iPod the Missing Manual" & "Photoshop  CS 3 Video Training."

January 2008, Week 1
1. When the PC goes down.
2. Endless Roxio.
3. Internuts: Traveler IQ, Ask.com's new eraser, FrontDoor.com

December 2007, Week 4
1. Got that old Mojo working.
2. Guitar starter
3. Bill me later.
4. Books: Upgrading PCs

December 2007, Week 3
1. Internet radio.
2. Coupons Online.
3. Sewing class.

December 2007, Week 2
1. Post it to YouTube.
2. Kindle-ing.
3. Free phone directory.

December 2007, Week 1
1. Grab the Frames.
2. Swiss Army Memory.
3. Paint Your Laptop.
4. You call that funny?
5. Book: "Special Edition: Using Microsoft Visio 2007"

November 2007, Week 4
1. Wear a Video on Your Shirt.
2.  Product Spin.
3.  Cubicle Doorbell & Photo Mouse
4. Free Quickbooks
5. Internuts: iheard, VeryShortList


November 2007, Week 3
1. Virtual Refrigerator Door.
2. Google's a Sketch
3. Internuts: iBakeSale, Skreemr

 November 2007, Week 2

1. I'm in Touch, You're inTouch
2. Internuts: Forms and Charts
3. Creating Video Ads
4. Game: new Nancy Drew adventure

November 2007, Week 1
1. Stop-Motion Photography
2. The Write Stuff
3. He's A Wonderful Guy
4. Education
5. In the Zone Alarm
6. "Guide to GIMP Effects"

October 2007, Week 4

1. It's a Cell-Out.
2. Internuts: FranceRadio, Wired Science,ThinkFree
3. Be a Poster Child.
4. More Beautiful Pictures.
5. The Numbers Report.

October 2007, Week 3
1.  Underwater movies.
2. Classic look for Office 2007.
3. Free photo organizer with fun projects.
4. Free video editor.

October 2007, Week 2
1.  Digitize books and articles.
2. A phone that takes cell phone calls
3. Internuts: DigitalBhoomi.com and MP3s at Amazon.com

October 2007, Week 1
1. Free Spy Catcher Revisited
2. Google Offers Free Office
3. Internuts: Free Video Search and new TVSeries Online
4. Spock.com
-new search engine

September 2007, Week 4
1. LinkedIn, a contact generator
2. High-Tech spam filters
3. Internuts: WhereIveBeen  and AudisseyGuides
4. Hasbro game gizmo

September 2007, Week 3
1. Free Spy Catcher
2. 40 Gigabyte Camcorder
3. Peggle Online
4. Filemaker -Missing Manual

 September 2007, Week 2
1. Double Monitors
2. Professional Graphics
3. Internuts, Book on Bots

September 2007, Week 1
1. Captivate 3 from Adobe
2. Microsoft Student 2008
3. Internuts: Yoomba, Thumbplay and CircleUp

 August 2007, Week 4 --
1. TV Gets A Joost.
2. Still More Views.
3. TV Anywhere.

August 2007, Week 3 --
1.
From YouTube to YourTube.

August 2007, Week 2 -
1.
The Gmail goes through.
2. Google Calendar
3. Stat Counter.

August 2007, Week 1 --
1.
Quick contact pick-up.
2.
Talking heads for website or email.
3.
World Series of Poker on your cell phone.
4.
Cell phone also makes free wi fi calls.

July 2007, Week 5 --
1.
Getting a charge out of things.
2.
Crackle.com - pitch your movie to studio execs.

July 2007, Week 4 --
1.
The new Photoshop is better than ever.
2.
A little music, please.

July 2007, Week 3 --
1.
Hold the phone.
2.
We see stars -- too many.

July 2007, Week 2 --
1.
A home computer as fast as a supercomputer?
2.
Capture anything that moves.
3. Free accounting software.
4.
Washable Mouse.
5.
A real nice database.

July 2007, Week 1 --
1.
Driving while texting - a really scary numbers report.
2.
To PDF or Un-PDF.
3.
Mathematica
4.
Internuts: HealthPricer.com and www.PriceGrabber.com
5. Nancy Drew: The White Wolf of Icicle Creek
6. Books: "Do It Yourself Windows Vista Projects."

June 2007, Week 4
1.
Lightning-fast flash drive comes with portable programs.
2.
A really thin phone.
3.
Amazon honor system: Pay for view.
4.
Internuts: Scientific American podcasts and Seinfeld scripts.

June 2007, Week 3 --
1.
TUT helps speed up your computer.
2.
Tech support.
3.
Betting on a winner.

June 2007, Week 2 --
1.
A compact scanner.
2.
The organization and its chart.
3.
A slimmer PowerPoint.
4.
Internuts: Eons.com and whfoods.com

June 2007, Week 1 --
1. This storage drive can be controlled at a distance and shared by many computers off-site.
2.
Wow Wii: the Nintendo game console gives us a workout.
3.  Books: iPodpedia: get the most out of your iPod.

May 2007, Week 5  --
1. 
How many visitors does your website really have?
2. 
A leap into the web.
3. 
Microsoft does math.
4.
  Truly real estate.

May 2007, Week 4 --
1.
"Genius" web camera doesn't work for us.
2. 
Westinghouse Digital Photo Frame misses the big picture.
3. 
Kodak EasyShare 5300: Expensive printer, cheap ink.

May 2007, Week 3 --
1.  
Tom Tom global positioning system gets the most buzz.
2.  Humor: Tech support people hear the oddest things.
 
May 2007, Week 2 --
1.
Unload your camera cards on this portable drive.
2. 
Avoid dropped cell phone calls and dead zones.
3. 
Wize.com - a new product comparison website.

May 2007, Week 1 --
1.
Harry Potter's scanner.
2.
How green is my Apple.
3.
Other gadgets, other views.
4.
Your own video store.
5.  By the numbers.
6:
Books: "How to Wow with Powerpoint."

April 2007, Week 4 --
1.
Ping me again.
2.
FrontPage moves to the back page.
3.
The ergonomics of it all.
4.
Internut: Marketocracy.com
5.
That's entertainment.

April 2007, Week 3 --
1.
Staying dry.
2.
To Skype or not to Skype.
3.
On the bubble.
4.
Internuts: OldBaileyOnline.org and www.LanguageIsAVirus.com.
5.
Free storage.

April, 2007, Week 2 --
1. Emergency Battery Backup
2. The Electric yellow pad.
3. Free stuff.
4. GPS on a cell phone.

April 2007, Week 1 --
1.
News from iPod planet.
2.
iPod accessories.
3.
News you can use.
4.
A blogging we will go.
5.
Get those photos off the phone.

March 2007, Week 4 --
1.
Little stuff is becoming a big deal.
2.
A new Powerpoint.
3.
Web addresses made simple.
4.
All right, that's far enough.

March 2007, Week 3 --
1.
Remote control.
2.
Stumble upon this.
3.
Help.
4.
The utility file.
5.
Books: "Photoshop Type Effects Gone Wild."

March 2007, Week 2
1.
I spy and so do you.
2.
Low-cost surveillance.
3.
A useful gadget.
4.
Zap 'em for better eyesight.
5. Whatever floats your iPod.
6.
Drive-by phishing.

March 2007, Week 1 --
1.
Cast your podcasts upon the Internet.
2.
A place of your own.
3.
Tips for Vista users.
4.
From the deep memory file.
5. Internuts: 81Nassau.com/apnews, DuctTapeGuys.com
6. Books: "Do-It-Yourself Laptop Projects" and others.

February 2007, Week 4 --
1.
What ho, Vista?
2.
Useful trick for Vista users.
3.
From your lens to their eyes.

February 2007, Week 3 --
1.
Powerpoint and Counterpoint
2.
Indie Movies
3.
Internuts: FastFoodMaps.com and SkiBonk.com
4.
Book: "The Podcasting Bible."

February 2007, Week 2
1.
The Skype hook.
2.
Video clips in sync.
3.
Snap art.
4.
Internut for kids: Stardoll.com.

February 2007, Week 1 --
1.
Taking a broad look at the Vista.
2.
Anti-Virus light.
3.
Posting pictures fast and easy.
4
. Printers revisited.
5. Internuts: HappyNeuron.com, YSN.com 
6.
Books: "Windows Vista: The Missing Manual" and "Windows Vista in a Nutshell."

January 2007, Week 5 --
1.
Online tech support.
2.
 Two computers, one monitor.
3. 
Internuts: Evite.com , MyPunchbowl.com, babelfish.altavista.com
4. 
"DV Rebel's Guide: An all -digital approach to making Killer Action Movies on the Cheap"

January 2007, Week 4 --
1. Talk gets even cheaper.
2.
Can you hear me now?
3.
Travel is so broadening.
4
. Crush that PowerPoint presentation.
5. Learn to speak Geek.

January 2007, Week 3 --
1.
Caution: Now backing up.
2.
Getting all charged up.
3.
Lost in the desert.
4.
Internuts: onlinenewspapers.com and AmericanFolklore.net
5. Numbers report: broadband users.

January 2007, Week 2 --
1. That's entertainment.
2. Keeping the bad guys at bay.
3. Internuts: AskSam.com and Travelistic.com.
4. Online collaboration.

January 2007, Week 1 --
1. Whole lot of talking going on.
2. Just scrolling by.
3.
Skype and Vonage.
4.
Lost in the Mac latitudes.
5. Oxford online.
 
 

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