Items Tagged with Go To Assist
#236 / 2010-08-23 17:00:00 / 19:32 min.
So you've gone ahead and bought your iPad, and you've been playing around with it for a while. Sure, it's fun and there are a lot of great apps you can run on the device, but you may be wondering if there's more you can do with the iPad than what you've done so far -- it's the Lab Rats to the rescue! Andy and Sean show off some of their favorite intermediate-to-advanced tips for the iPad, including
using USB devices with the iPad, saving web photos to your library and setting them as your wallpaper, accessing alternate characters using the on-screen keyboard, enabling autofill and much more!
#235 / 2010-08-16 17:00:00 / 18:33 min.
If you have a stack of old videotapes gathering dust in the basement, pay attention: eventually, videotapes degrade to the point of unplayability, which means all your precious videotaped memories may disappear into eternity. In this episode of Lab Rats, Sean and Andy show you a way to convert those old videotapes into digital video files, using analogue-to-digital capture devices. Whether you use your old VCR with a capture card, or spring for ION's USB-connected VCR2PC, there's a way to get your old memories into the digital age, and the Lab Rats show you how.
#232 / 2010-07-26 17:00:00 / 14:19 min.
If you're wondering about 3DTV's seemingly inexorable march toward your living room, the Lab Rats go straight to the source and ask the burning 3DTV questions. Andy and Sean chat with Brian Lang of Panasonic Canada about what you need to bring the world of 3D television to your very own living room.
#231 / 2010-07-19 17:00:00 / 15:47 min.
3D is coming at you with 3DTVs and "3D Ready" TVs already appearing on big box store shelves. Andy and Sean travel to Panasonic Canada's headquarters to find out what all the fuss is about. The pair get a sneak peek at Panasonic's forthcoming 3D video camera and chat with Panasonic's Kevin McKay about what's involved in shooting 3D footage.
#228 / 2010-06-28 17:00:00 / 18:42 min.
Think about it. You probably use a touch screen every single day. Whether it's the resistive sort requiring the use of a stylus or the capacitive sort where just your finger will do, touch screen technology has fundamentally changed the way we interact with our devices. Andy and Sean explain how touch-screen technology works, using Nutella, marshmallow spread, cranberry juice and bananas.
#226 / 2010-06-14 17:00:00 / 24:44 min.
Andy and Sean answer questions from the students of Trenton High School's computer science department, live in studio!
#224 / 2010-05-31 17:00:00 / 21:29 min.
Andy and Sean talk about etiquette tips for using your technology in the modern age, including tips for email, mobile and social networking. There are no hard and fast rules for
proper tech etiquette, but the guys have some solid real-world tips to ensure your online interactions are more genteel.
#223 / 2010-05-24 17:00:00 / 20:32 min.
If you're a big Facebook fan, pay attention: Andy and Sean show you some of the things you need to pay attention to, to avoid turning Facebook into an open book with all your private data. If you've wondered
how to make your Facebook profile private, the Lab Rats have the answer.
#222 / 2010-05-17 17:00:00 / 20:02 min.
Spring is in the air and with that, Andy and Sean give a few helpful tips on how to clean up your Windows 7 PC to make it run smoothly. Over time, your PC gets bogged down with installed programs you probably never use and a bunch of left over junk that doesn't do you or your computer any good. The guys show you how to get rid of the junk and
speed up your Windows 7 PC.
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Four Android activations every second, iOS pays better and opt-out of targeted ads plus the StumbleUpon app
Every second, 19 blog posts are created, 787 porn searches are enacted, 4.2 babies are born and four Android phones are activated. While Android is tops in activations, it's bested by iOS for developer pay. Also, we'll look at a largely unpublicized way t
Android apps on PlayBook, rooting your Android phone and Acer entering the tablet fray with the Iconia A500
Android apps on PlayBook explained; what they do, what they don't. An always up to date means to root just about any Android phone and Acer entering the tablet fray with the $450 Iconia A500