My automated stuff is pretty standard: the most obvious one is backups, to the cloud and locally, including my web server data and databases ( I rely heavily on TextExpander and canned responses, but that's not quite automatic. I know things… » 8/08/12 12:12pm 8/08/12 12:12pm

Spring Cleaning for Your Computer: Evacuate PC Dust Bunnies

If your PC's been humming along under your desk for more than a year or two, I've got news for you: Chances are inside that case, half a dozen dust bunnies are dancing around your hard drive, leeching onto your CPU fan and fluttering about your motherboard having a grand old time. This is not good. Today we'll go over… » 4/15/11 3:20pm 4/15/11 3:20pm

Android 2.2 Screenshot Tour: Our Favorite Features in Froyo

Android 2.2, or "Froyo," was announced months ago, but it's just now rolling out to popular Android phones like the Droid, Incredible, and EVO 4G. So what new and improved features should you look for now that you've updated? Take a look. » 8/04/10 5:00pm 8/04/10 5:00pm

How to Transfer Google Voice to Your Google Apps Account

Update 2: Google Voice product manager Craig Walker confirms that the Apps transfer is NOT supported right now, and that it was only done for a small group of testers. Sorry, all. The good news? He says there will be a way to transfer your Voice account to Google Apps once the new GApps features that are being tested… » 7/19/10 11:35am 7/19/10 11:35am

Buy The Complete Guide to Google Wave, Get the Ebook Free

Copies of The Complete Guide to Google Wave have been selling like hotcakes, and unsurprisingly, the ebook has moved a lot faster than the print version. We've still got a stack of full-color, hold-in-your-hand paperback books just dying for a home, so we've got a special deal: If you buy the paperback book for $25,… » 7/13/10 12:30pm 7/13/10 12:30pm