It might not be a bad idea to download and save the Windows XP Service Pack 3 installer in case you later have a need to move an XP machine to Windows 8. Here's where to find it (and some more thoughts on XP's end-of-life).
David Gewirtz warps space/time with neat hacks, cool do-it-yourself projects, business survival tips, and commentary that peels paint.
In addition to hosting the ZDNet Government and ZDNet DIY-IT blogs, CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz is an author, U.S. policy advisor and computer scientist. He is featured in The History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets, is one of America's foremost cyber-security experts, and is a top expert on saving and creating jobs. He is also director of the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute as well as the founder of ZATZ Publishing. David is a member of FBI InfraGard, the Cyberwarfare Advisor for the International Association for Counterterrorism & Security Professionals, a columnist for The Journal of Counterterrorism and Homeland Security, and has been a regular CNN contributor, and a guest commentator for the Nieman Watchdog of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. He is the author of Where Have All the Emails Gone?, the definitive study of email in the White House, as well as How To Save Jobs and The Flexible Enterprise, the classic book that served as a foundation for today's agile business movement.
Google Voice is an amazing service, but there are some limitations and gotchas. In this article, we explore the pros and cons of the service to help you decide if it's for you.
In this article, and the dozen or so that follow it, you'll learn just about everything you need to know to get the most out of the Google Voice service.
David finally got his four-display, monster iMac to work reliably. This is the story of how he did it (and what not to do). Plus there are pictures.
Windows XP support may be ending soon, but there are a whole lot of folks who refuse to abandon the soon-to-be sunk ship. These are their stories.
I can't tell you whether this is just a problem in central Florida or if AT&T everywhere has these professionalism issues, but it's getting old.
Surviving and thriving while accompanying a spouse or significant other to a weekend workshop is possible. It is a Jedi-level skill, but it is possible. Pay attention, young Padawan, for the secrets are about to be revealed.
A process, that for Windows would have been fraught with all sorts of issues and fuss, was an instant no-brainer with the Chromebook.
I'm not telling you not to run Linux. I'm not even telling you that I won't run Linux. I'm just telling you that I'd rather run Windows. It's that simple.
It's been a few weeks (or at least a few days) since David Gewirtz did a rant. No, it's not about Linux. And yes, this time you're pretty much guaranteed to agree with him.
Do you have forgotten (but still running) XP machines hidden throughout your home, office, or data center? If so, now is the time to hunt them down, turn them off, take them out of service, or upgrade them immediately.
Okay, sit on down. You're gonna need to.
Distribution methods aren't what matter most. Screen size isn't what matters most. In-game payments and monetization models aren't what matter most. Game play matters most.
Once full Chrome is available on Android, watch out. At that point, we may see how loyal manufacturers and users are to the somewhat fickle Microsoft. Booooom!
One of our audience members asked how to back up an Office 365 document locally. It actually turns out to be pretty simple. Read this guide for the step-by-step process (which works with other Exchange servers, too).