This week on What The Tech: Andrew and Paul give their impression and a review of the Amazon Kindle Fire after having used it for a week. What issues do Andrew and Paul find the worst? The new Xbox 360 dashboard is launching next month. What does Andrew think of the new UI? Google lowers the price for it’s Chromebooks. Do tablets and netbooks need to be feature complete and offer offline access on launch day? Paul explains where he thinks Google is going wrong. Black Friday is this week. Has it gotten out of control now, and what is the craziest deal this year? Paul shares his advice for what to do on Christmas day this year. And Paul goes on a rant about people use buy a tablet, with a dock, and keyboard, rather than a laptop.
Every so often, I publish an updated version of my “What I Use” document, which details the technology products and services I actually use day-to-day. Since I’m currently on my third business trip in five weeks, this is perhaps an ideal time to discuss the technology products I rely on when I travel and a few related points....More
Lots of changes since November, including a new PC-based home server running Windows 8, several new smart phones, new PCs and tablets, new cloud backup, Office 365 Home Premium and a nice doubling of my Internet speeds courtesy of Verizon FIOS....More