Computer Guys & Gal

Computer Guys & Gal

It's the first Tech Tuesday of the month, and you know what that means...

It's the first Tuesday of the month, and The Computer Guys & Gal are back with all the latest news from the world of technology. We're sharing recommendations for Cool tech ideas for Santa's Gift List and the Best and Worst stories of 2010.

Guests

John Gilroy

WAMU Computer Guy; and Director of Business Development at SolutionsDevelopers

Allison Druin

WAMU Computer Gal; Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Associate Dean for Research, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland

Bill Harlow

WAMU Computer Guy; and Hardware & Software Technician for MACs & PCs at Mid-Atlantic Consulting, Inc.

Items Heard on Today's Show

Holiday Gift Ideas for Techies

  1. Microsoft's Kincet

  2. App Magnets

  3. Wrist Charger

  4. Duct Tape Wallet

  5. Think Geek e-t-shirt

  6. iPod wrist-strap

  7. Aquapac

  8. SmartPhone

  9. Nook Color

  10. Floor-cleaning Robot

  11. Xbox 360

  12. OnLive MicroConsole

  13. Parrot AR.Drone Quadricopter

  14. Magic Wand remote control

  15. Peace of mind, data backup

  16. Make a child's hospital stay more bearable

And a few less festive items

  1. Is Comcast a "toll-collecting, nuke-wielding hydra"?

  2. RIM getting more serious about design, acquires The Astonishing Tribe

Cyber-Monday

  1. One Billion Dollars in Sales

Cybersecurity

  1. Should listeners connect to their bank from a coffee shop?

Reverse Mentorship

  1. Why Your Business Should Consider Reverse Mentorship

Competition in Holiday Sales

  1. Steve Wozniak predicts Android will beat the iPhone

  2. Tablets expected to give PC sales to take a "shellacking"

  3. Web 2.0: Google CEO Sees Android Phones Replacing Credit Cards

  4. How to Pick Your Next Computer

  5. Apple Ending XServe Sales

YouTube on Mobile

  1. YouTube Mobile Use Exploding

Washington Post Columnist Reviews New Post App

  1. Friend of the show Rob Pegoraro reviews Post App

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