The Blu-Ray versus HD-DVD fight is over. A new operating system called “Air” is promising to change operating systems as we know them. And a “neuro-headset” created by video gamers may let you to control your computer with thoughts and emotions. Which cutting edge technologies matter and which don’t? It’s the first Tuesday of the month and the Computer Guys & Gal are back to sort out what’s up in the world of technology and answer your questions.


  • John Gilroy WAMU Resident Computer Guy; and Director of Business Development at SolutionsDevelopers
  • Allison Druin WAMU's Computer Gal; Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and Professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland
  • Bill Harlow Hardware and Software Technician for MACs & PCs, Mid-Atlantic Consulting, Inc.; and WAMU Guest Computer Guy

A pink computer
Elonex ONE

Video game fitness
Wii Fit
Wii Fit sorta works

The world according to Steve Jobs
It doesn’t matter how good or bad the product is, the fact is that
people don’t read anymore

Free stuff
Giveaway of the Day

Blu-Ray wins format wars
Toshiba Officially Drops HD DVD

iPod user help

Battle of the SDKs
Google Android

GDC highlights
Portal wins Game of the Year
Emotiv Epoc Neuroheadset

Apples and TiVo
TiVoDecode Manager

Online music
Are Music CDs Already Passe?
Apple now No. 2 music retailer in the U.S.

Online apps offline
Adobe Air

Filtering the internet

The computer is down
Seth Austen

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