ZDNet's David Gewirtz spent the weekend installing Windows 8 on a Mac mini using Bootcamp. His observations and early impressions (along with descriptions of some of the problems he ran into) are described in this helpful article.
Part mad scientist, part celebrity author, and part shadowy government advisor, CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz warps space/time with neat hacks, cool do-it-yourself projects, business survival tips, and commentary that peels paint.
David Gewirtz, Distinguished Lecturer at CBS Interactive, is an author, U.S. policy advisor, and computer scientist. He is featured in the History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets and is a member of the National Press Club.
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For ZDNet's David Gewirtz, the key to successfully moving from Firefox to Chrome was identifying and installing Chrome extensions that duplicated or improved upon functionality. Here are 20 essential, time-saving Chrome extensions that made that move go smoothly.
Darling Firefox, I thought of Chrome as a simple dalliance of convenience. Just one or two days, when you wouldn't talk to me, I sought solace in Chrome's Omnibox.
Retail isn't necessarily dying, but electronics and PC retailers don't seem to be willing to bring their "A" game. Other segments of the retail market are knocking it out of the park, but it does sometimes seem like PC retailers have lost their will to live.
We have too much crap. We're in a dull, dismal economy. Most of us already have one of this and two of that. New introductions already seem like also-rans after just a day. And there's no buzz.
A few PR weenies will decide to try and pull a fast one, figuring that an announcement of a device without price might fuel some buzz. But you're not going to fool us.
I had a great staycation, but I did sorely miss all of you. It's great to be back, back on a schedule, and back to work.
In honor of 2012, we've selected some of the most interesting, helpful, and unexpected products for geek DIYers.
Watching Microsoft's Program Manager for the Windows User Experience, Jensen Harris, tell the story of Windows 8's UI design has a little of that disaster movie feel.