Join us for our annual conversation about the best summer books for kids and young adults.
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.
- Bill Harlow WAMU Computer Guy; and Hardware & Software Technician for MACs & PCs at Mid-Atlantic Consulting, Inc.
- John Gilroy WAMU Resident Computer Guy; and Director of Business Development at SolutionsDevelopers
- Allison Druin WAMU Computer Gal; and Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland
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
Most Recent Shows
In the same month that the Women's World Cup pulled in record numbers of viewers, a study revealed that ESPN's SportsCenter spent 2 percent of airtime on women's sports, the same as in 1999. We explore the lack of media coverage of female athletics, and the broad effects of the amount and framing of that coverage.
The Washington Navy Yard was put on lockdown this morning after reports of possible gun shots. Federal officials have now issued an "all clear" for the area, but questions remain about what provoked the heavy response from law enforcement.
Have you ever popped open a bag of potato chips only to be disappointed by the number of crisps in your bag? It's not just you. To avoid raising prices, companies often increase their "nonfunctional slack fill" or the difference between the volume of product and its container. We talk about how food packaging affects your recipe and wallet.