Should I buy that new Blu-ray now or wait for the next release? Microsoft says tablets are a passing fad. Google's +1 means you'll get to vote on search results, and our favorite new Blu-ray releases for April 5th, 2011.
Tekzilla feeds your tech hunger! Patrick Norton and Shannon Morse 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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Last week, we tortured a Pelican case , and while the case survived, the contents couldn't quite take it. Patrick dissects the results and examines what might have happened. Google brings high speed broadband to Kansas City, Kansas, giving the whole town access to 1Gbps fiber, and adds a +1 to each entry in their search results, letting anyone with a Google profile to vote on which results are the best. Roku is coming to Best Buy, Radio Shack, and more brick-and-mortar stores, and Microsoft's global chief research and strategy officer doesn't believe the tablet fad will last. Watch the video for all the details on the latest in tech news.
Hard drives are getting bigger by the minute, and now we're seeing 3TB HDDs pop up. But are they too good to be true? Complications are inherent, not to mention the "2.19TB barrier". External cases work best in these cases, like those from OWC. Watch the video as we explore whether or not the technology is ready to grow at its current pace.
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What's the point of anamorphic formatting when all it seems to do is distort the image? We break it down for you, with help from this guide, and explain how anamorphic encoding helps ensure you get the most accurate picture. Watch the video for more details on this technique.
Why should I buy that brand new Blu-ray now, if they're just going to release a better version with more extras in a few months? That's the question from viewer Shaul, and in this video, we explain whether or not it's a smart move to hold off on that purchase.
New releases for this week include Benny & Joon, Taxi Driver, Tron: Legacy / Tron: The Original Classic (Five-Disc Combo: Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD / Digital Copy in Identity Disc Collectible Packaging), and more! Watch the video for details on our favorites.
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Viewer Woody has a bunch of PDFs that are locked to Adobe Reader. Is there any way to read them with an alternative application, or is he stuck? Watch the video to find out what the options are.
Did you spill some soda on that keyboard? Maybe you gunked up your remote control? Just grab some CRC 05101 QD Electronic Cleaner or CRC 05018 Lectra-Motive Electronic Parts Cleaner, and watch the video for more tips on cleaning out those gross gadgets without damaging them.
David writes in with a nifty Chrome tip, Greg is concerned about HDCP with a component output, DC needs his music transferred to a new operating system, and Steve is coveting Robert's Invicta Men's 0383 II Collection Black Ion-Plated Stainless Steel Watch. Watch the video for the answers to these viewer questions and more!