Archive | August, 2013

On 4K Panel TVs: Great TVs, Rotten Monitors, Alfred Poor Deep Dive

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Here's our Alfred Poor's deep dive on 2K versus 4K displays, how 2K and 4K sets compare and why 4K panel sets make for rotten monitors. For now.
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Tech Webcast Episode 254: Week in Tech Podcast from Down Under

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Our Australian-based Brad and his crew talk tech news at TechWebCast. This week, the gang interviews the CEO of BIONIC.
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Ted Rall: Rules of War

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If you're a typical country like Syria, the international community -- aka the United States -- gamed the arms control norms so you can't possibly win. Ted Rall political commentary, comic inside.
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Windows 8.1: Five Key Windows 8.1 Tips for New Users

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New to Windows 8.1?. Now that the RTM is out to manufacturers, you need to know your way around. Here are five key Windows 8.1 tips to get you started. Our Brian Burgess keeps the Windows 8.1 How To galleries coming ...
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Future Apple iPhone Fingerprint Tech: How It Should Work

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Apple iPhone fingerprint tech will land on an Apple iPhone, maybe this year. Here's how our Peter Galvin says Apple should use it - and why you should care.
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Wide Angle Photography: Point and Shoot with Ant Pruitt

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Did you win our weekly smartphone photo contest on Point and Shoot with Ant Pruitt? Check and see. This week's challenge was to capture the concept of "reflection" in a smartphone photo. Also on the show, wide-angle tips and the challenge for next week's smartphone photo contest. The gang's all here. If you love taking pics with your smartphone, Ant Pruitt has the place for you. Find out more here.
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Cassandra Chin: On Creative Marketing vs Big Data

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Our Cassandra Chin explains why.creative marketing has a leg up on Big Data. Let her count the ways.
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Freeware Friday: TextSecure for Android

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If you're an Android user concerned data privacy, our Mat Lee highly recommends encryption program TextSecure for Android. It's free. And it works.
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Five Big Data Tips: How to Be Your Company’s Huge Data Set Trailblazer

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.Here are five Big Data tips for how to leverage huge data sets as productivity boosters and tangible assets in your organization. Be a trailblazer.
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How To Add Files to VLC via WiFi on Apple iPhone (gallery)

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Here's how to add files to VLC via WiFi using your Apple iPhone. It's the latest How To gallery from our Brian Burgess.
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NSA: LOVEINT Means Always Having to Say You’re Sorry (Ted Rall)

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And in the This Was Inevitable Department. Hire Gen Ys. Give them total access to world online activity. What do you think they'll do? The latest NSA PRISM fiasco is LOVEINT. Ted Rall is bemused. If he were 29, he would've found spying on lovers irresistible, too. But he doesn't want someone to manage the NSA. He wants this agency gone.
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How to Set Up Netflix Profiles for Multiple Viewers and Manage Them (gallery)

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There's a cool new feature in Netflix that lets you deal with multiple viewers and their viewing habits. Here's how to set up Netflix Profiles and manage multiple viewer profiles at home.
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Meet Alfred Poor, Senior Editor at aNewDomain.net

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Meet Alfred Poor, our latest addition to the anewdomain.net team. With 22 years of tech writing experience, Alfred Poor has an international reputation for his coverage of display technology -- and he'll be our gadget guy at aNewDomain.net. Welcome, Alfred.
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Apple iPhone Rumor Roundup, HP and BlackBerry Struggles: YATS

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Are you ready for the new iPhone? It'll be here before you know it -- in September. Here's the YATs rumor round up. Yet Another Tech Show -- hosted by our Mat Lee, Ant Pruitt, Larry Press ... terrific show this week.
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Gollum Silicon Valley NSA PRISM Money Ties, Kim Dotcom Puts NZ Hobbits On the Case

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Kim Dotcom and Mega Uploads NZ-based Hobbits might be the best hope yet to fight the tight and financially sealed alliance among the NSA PRISM surveillance project, the Silicon Valley companies it pays for data and the four nations in the world in league. Here's why. Commentary.
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Live from Down Under: TechWebcast Episode 253

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This week on the Aussie mega hit tech podcast show, Mike Elgin joins our Brad Chasenore and the gang for TechWebCast. The best tech news roundup down under.
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How To Keep Your Windows PC Drivers Up to Date: Slimdrivers Review

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Our Mike Rothman test drives SlimDrivers, a free downloadable program for your Windows PCs that helps identify missing, outdated and broken drivers. It does the job, but there's one nagging problem ...
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Genius Meets Computer Case: Jeffrey Stephenson’s Flightline, How He Did It

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Alfred Poor's grandfather designed the Wright Bros Memorial in Kitty Hawk, and it inspired artist/creator Jeffrey Stephenson to build the Flightline case ..
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Technology — Where Do We Draw the Line?

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Larry Press questions the positive and negative implications that technology can have on society. At what point should a technology be banned? How do we decide?
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Freeware Friday: Dashlane Manages Password Overload

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Sandy Berger reviews our Freeware Friday app pick Dashlane, a simple security program that helps maintain all the passwords you use on the Internet.
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