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.
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.
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.
Microsoft has reached out to ZDNet and assured us that if you buy a Surface RT and return it in good condition within the time allotted, the return will be accepted.
David Gewirtz showcases three days in the life of a typical consumer, originally excited by the Microsoft Surface RT tablet, who eventually becomes more and more upset and disappointed. David predicts this scenario will be repeated over and over in real life.
Now we know why they refused to call it the iPad 3. They knew they were going to replace this thing in a few months, and didn't want the name to stick.
The Microsoft Surface RT doesn't seem to fit any one target customer profile particularly well. In this in-depth analysis, former product marketing director David Gewirtz subjects the Surface RT to a series of product marketing questions and comes away concerned.