Can you re-download movies that you erased from iTunes? Parts to isolate your HD from damage! Flooding in Thailand causes hard drive to prices soar! Pioneer's AppRadio puts the iPhone in your dashboard. Ubuntu Linux goes mobile, and more!
On today's Tekzilla, we show you how to re-download movies that you erased from iTunes, discus isolating hard drives from shock damage! And National Novel Writing Month. Flooding in Thailand slows hard drive production, and causes prices soar! Pioneer's AppRadio puts the iPhone in your dashboard. Ubuntu Linux goes mobile, the FCC uses rural connectivity funds to create a Broadband Fund, and make chrome shine: our favorite extensions and settings for Google's browser!
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Due to the tragic floods in Thailand, hard drive prices have skyrocketed recently. Canonical plans to bring Ubuntu Linux to smartphones, tablets, and HDTVs. And the FCC is taking the money that used to bring phone service to rural communities, and using it to expand broadband access instead. Watch the video for all the latest in this week's tech news.
Want to get the best out of Chrome? Patrick and Veronica walk you through their favorite settings, extensions, and more! We've got FlashBlock, Personal Blocklist, Minimalist For Gmail, Ghostery, and 1Password for starters. Watch the video for more tips on optimizing your browser.
Pioneer's AppRadio aims to replace your car's audio, navigation, and hands-free calling all in one interface, through your iPhone. Does this gadget really do it all? Watch the video to see how it holds up.
Can't let go of Halloween? Check out this creepy short film called Take This Lollipop, which connects with your Facebook account to put you right in the action. Watch the video to see how it works.
Viewer, Parker is having trouble re-downloading a movie that he bought through iTunes. Is there any way to get it back? Watch the video for our suggestions.
Viewer, Mustafa is looking for an iOS app that will allow a group of people to see each other's notes updated in real time. Google Docs, Notespark, and Dropbox are good options, but watch the video to see how we'd solve this problem.
What's the best way to shock proof your computer? You wrote in and suggested everything from rubber bands to orange cushions, foam, silica gel and silicone feet. Watch the video for our suggestions on keeping your HDDs safe from earthquakes and nearby bomb ranges.