Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.
Google takes one big step closer to creating the worldâ��s largest digital library, while Microsoft announces plans to step back from Vista. The Computer Guys & Gal offer their take on the day’s tech news and answer your questions.
- Bill Harlow WAMU Computer Guy; and Hardware & Software Technician for MACs & PCs at Mid-Atlantic Consulting, Inc.
- John Gilroy WAMU 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
Apple sold more phones than RIM last quarter
“The Phone Company” on Daring Fireball
Danger lurks behind social networking
Malware disguised as social networking tops new list of emerging security threats.
The Future of Google Book Search
Google’s agreement with authors and publishers
View Windows Media video on Mac
Digital media tools for Mac
Microsoft Introduces Windows 7, Ending Vista Brand
Microsoft introduces slimmer, more responsive Windows
Stop sending email you later regret
Amusing releases from Google Labs
Backup data online
John suggests online storage as an alternative to backing up on CD’s and external drives
Remove adware and more
Apple’s new MacBook is a stealth business notebook
ComputerWorld opinion piece by Scott Finnie
Undercover for Mac
Recover your stolen Mac
US Army warns of Twitter dangers
Microsoft promises new search ‘instant answers’
Helping the “Tell me now!” search personalities
Connecting to Google: Redirecting to another country domain
How to reset your Google default search domain (particularly useful for Kojo fans in Russia!)
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