Boxee Box Ships! Buy a Computer Without Windows, Free Monitor Calibration Tools, Hulu Plus Help, Wipe Your PC Hard Drive for FREE, The Perils of NAS, Speeding Up Your Router, Our favorite audio compression options...
Tekzilla feeds your tech hunger! Patrick Norton, Robert Heron and Veronica Belmont bring you hands on reviews of the latest gear, tips and tricks that improve the tech you already own and conversations with the most informative experts around.
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Google's giving away FreeHolidayWiFi on selected airlines this holiday season, the Boxee Box is shipping, and all versions of Boxee will include ?Vudu alongside Netflix and Hulu. The first color ?eInk book is on the way (Hint: it's not from ?Sony and Amazon). BTW, the drive inside the MacBook Air? It's a ?Toshiba Blade X-gale SSD.
Scott in Hammond, Indiana writes in: As a member of a dog rescue, I usually have some some foster dogs just waiting for a loving family to adopt them into their "furever" home. My tech problem? ?Shutter lag on digital cameras. We've got ideas on ending shutter lag, from room lighting and photo technique to suggestions on a new camera. (?Cnet measures shutter lag in their reviews!) Watch the video!
When will ?Hulu Plus show up on the http://www.roku.com/??? Viewer Ryan's info is even better than ours!
Mark wrote in with one of our favorite questions: what's the best way to wipe the data stored on my PC? For free? We suggest you head over to ?DBAN.org!
Online Monitor Test is this week's "Website We Just Can't Get Enough of!" Robert often talks about the importance of adjusting a television in order for it to produce the most accurate, detailed picture possible. The same holds true for Computer Monitors.
Andrew over at Boxee send us a question he had about selecting a front projector. He's looking for a 1080p front projector that won't break the bank, preferably less than $1000. It's a short list, but it gets a bit longer if you can spend up to $2000. (You get better blacks with the more expensive projectors, too!)
Dave has "a logical and aesthetic mess" and a ton of data scattered around the house on various USB drives. He wants a single server he can stick in the basement, but it's got to be reliable, easily expandable and support OS X, Linux and Windows... and he's heard horror stories about Drobo. Should he go DIY or build a box? Watch the video!
Why is it so hard to find a notebook that doesn't come with Windows pre-loaded? We know why, Ed, where you might be able to buy one and where you can find one with Ubuntu pre-loaded, too.
What quality should I encode my music to on my hard drive? Albert, we've got a list of options for you, but since you prefer Windows Media Center and your Zune, we can get -real- specific!