Which One Will Kill Your Phone: Amperage or Voltage? Get into Instagram from Any Web Browser. A Cop weighs in on the legality of security cameras in your home. We can cool off your laptop with a pencil. And much more!
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YouTube's going after Netflix with serious movie rentals! iFixit did a teardown on an FBI tracking device and Google I/O is going down this week! (Wonder what's going to end up on SearchEngineLand's Where Are They Now? Products Announced During Past Google I/O Keynotes?) Oh, and Google's in court over location sharing in Android, a new tech promises to charge your phone while talk into it, and we've got a date for when the Play Station Network is coming back online!
We love it when engineers write in to expand our explanations, so we were delighted when Tom put his degree to use and explained the engineering about why you don't need to worry about USB overcharging, and when you will need to worry about blowing up your phone... hint: it's all about Amperage and Voltage!
Want to browse the web on your HDTV? So does Tom, but he doesn't want to buy a new HDTV just to do it. We've got some hardware suggestions from Google TV to HTPC, our favorite set top boxes for watching video, and, since Tom already owns a PS3, a way he can browse on his HDTV without spending a dime in the video!
Love Instagram, but hate having to use your pesky iPhone to see the images, post comments and like photos? Then check out Extragr.am. It's a great way to view and interact with photos from Instagram, and it's this week's Website We Can't Get Enough Of... find out why in the video!
Will a cooling pad actually fix an overheating notebook? Do we have any favorites? Yes on both counts, Wael! Watch the video to find out how to cool your laptop with a pencil, a USB powered cooler from Thermaltake or Coolermaster or with a silent Lapdesk from Logitech!
Aaron writes, "I've been thinking about buying a netbook powered by the AMD E-350 after last Tuesday's episode rated them pretty well. I've seen them in action and they look great. But... my friend says that in a year they'll be just like netbooks and super slow. Is that really true? I have a netbook and don't want to be stuck with one again!" Better watch the video, Aaron, we've got some big news for you!
Kate's ready to upgrade her old tape based camcorder... can we recommend a digital camcorder that's good for DIY stop motion animation, shooting wildlife and plays well with iMovie? (Did somebody say AVCHD problems?)
Remember the whole 'I have a camera in my house and I don't know if I have to tell people or not!' discussion we started last week? Well, we have a real cop weighing in, and he's got the word on wether or not you're breaking the law by running security cameras in your home!
We were curious how many of you were having trouble with SSDs in our previous show. You didn't let us down! We got this eye opening email from Jeremy who says: I've purchased about 50 SSDs for my company, a mix of Intel X25-M's, OCZ Vertex's, and Patriot Torqx's." Want to find out if those drives survived in their Lenovo PCs? Watch the video!