Congress votes to override D.C.'s 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia's governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And D.C., Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.
It’s the first Tuesday of the month and the Computer Guys & Gal are back to update you on the tech world and answer your questions.
- Allison Druin WAMU Computer Gal; and Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland
- John Gilroy WAMU Resident Computer Guy; and Director of Business Development at SolutionsDevelopers
- Bill Harlow WAMU Computer Guy; and Hardware & Software Technician for MACs & PCs at Mid-Atlantic Consulting, Inc.
Windows XP, Vista, and Live Mesh
Microsoft says XP is definitely dead in June, Dell says it’ll keep installing it
Microsoft Live Mesh Embraces the Web as a Platform
Find out what’s running on your Windows system
Apple Profits Up
Apple Riding a 51% Jump in Mac Sales
Net neutrality battle returns to the U.S. Senate
A Google Prototype for a Precision Image Search
German companies developing scented text messages
Psystar trying to sell Mac clones
Wireless Industry Suffers From iPhone Envy
What to give your computer gal/mother for Mother’s Day?
A Digital Photo Frame
DVD vs Download
iTunes new releases available same day as DVD new releases
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A predominantly African American community in rural Prince George's County recently filed a federal civil rights complaint in response to plans to build a third power plant in one town, and fifth in the region.
An alleged rape occurred on a Metro train in mid-April. Why wasn't it in the news until this week?
D.C. Public Schools is abandoning longtime school food provider Chartwells in the wake of allegations of poor food quality and fraud, and it's moving forward with new vendors for 2016. But questions remain about the selection process and future oversight.