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Comcast's X1 DVR platform is pretty powerful, but with more moving parts comes the chance for more things to go wrong. As PC tech support users might know, sometimes the easiest way to describe a problem isn't to speak at all, but to give someone remote access to your computer so they can see what...

July 8th 2015 at 6:58pm 0 Comments
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While most Windows Phone 8 users have at least one option for driving directions, that doesn't preclude them opting for a little extra. ALK Technologies at least believes we're willing to splurge, as it's bringing versions of its CoPilot GPS apps to both Windows Phone 8 as well as Windows 8. Both...

February 25th 2013 at 1:23am 0 Comments
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If you picked up one of those G-Tablets, but are now suffering from buyer's remorse after realizing how much you miss GPS, there's a solution -- provided you have a strong DIY streak. It turns out Viewsonic set space aside on the Froyo-powered slate's motherboard to place a GPS receiver. Of cours...

May 25th 2011 at 1:43pm 0 Comments
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Nobody likes getting lost, and nobody likes paying too much for a reheated lunch at a franchise restaurant when there's a mouthwatering family joint hiding just around the corner. Wouldn't you know it, there's an app that solves those problems -- quite a few of the things, as it turns out. Followi...

April 9th 2010 at 12:44pm 0 Comments
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What's there to say about the TG01? It's under ten millimeters thin, rocks a GPS and a 4.1-inch display, and with that 1GHz Snapdragon chip under the proverbial hood, we're counting on some serious multimedia action. Now that we're gearing up for MWC, ALK Technologies has just announced that it's m...

February 13th 2009 at 11:32am 0 Comments
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What's there to say about the TG01? It's under ten millimeters thin, rocks a GPS and a 4.1-inch display, and with that 1GHz Snapdragon chip under the proverbial hood, we're counting on some serious multimedia action. Now that we're gearing up for MWC, ALK Technologies has just announced that it's m...

February 13th 2009 at 11:32am 0 Comments
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Mobile navigation just doesn't seem to stop these days -- everyone and their dog has a smartphone-enabled navigation solution built for the Palm ACCESS Garnet, Windows Mobile or RIM Blackberry platform. But, we love the name "Copilot", which was launched for the just-unveiled Windows Mobile 6. Init...

February 13th 2007 at 7:10pm 0 Comments
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I love my mother, which is why I gave her my old G5 iMac (the last of the G5 iMacs) but she isn't really all that tech savvy. To her credit she has gotten much better with surfing the web, and doing email but if a problem crops up on her iMac (which is rare, but it does happen) she calls her own pe...

January 26th 2007 at 2:30pm 0 Comments