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.
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.
Despite Apple's reputation for easy-to-use products, they're far from flawless. This weekend's Apple TV "update" is a case in point.
With all the hype about Windows 8, one question remains for most current Windows users: should you upgrade to Windows 8? In this article, David Gewirtz walks you through all the possibilities, so you're armed with the best decision-making strategy for your needs.
We've all read the reviews. Many of us have installed Windows 8 in a virtual machine or on a test box. But how is Windows 8 to use, for real, day after day? We asked six users who've been using Windows 8 daily for their opinions. Their answers may surprise you.
If you just want to port your land line number to your cell phone, you don't need Google Voice. This article, the latest in our comprehensive Google Voice series, explains why you might (or might not) want to make that choice.
As tablets mature, consumers have a wide range of excellent devices to choose from. But how do you pick just one? ZDNet's DIY-IT editor David Gewirtz helps you decide and even includes a handy decision tree chart.
Dropbox on servers would allow sites to dynamically sync in ways that previously required a mound of config files, and a bucket full of patience.
You might think the big decision is about which has the best hardware, but you'd be wrong. In fact, the big decisions are all about price and ecosystem. David Gewirtz has the details inside.
Apparently, the concept of padding eludes the Amazon pickers and packers.
When the Bluetooth inside David Gewirtz' media center laptop died, he used it as an excuse to get and test six media center keyboards and see which would stand up to the rigors of couch-writing. The winner may surprise you.