Articles
Dialogues by Doc - VZ Navigator from Verizon Wireless
This week I talk to users of Verizon Wireless about the amazing VZ Navigator available on many Verizon phones. Really a great way to navigate and only carry one device. Listen in.
Added 2008-11-03
Dialogues by Doc - Hands Free?
This week I revisit a topic I've touched on before. It's great for the government to say that cell phone use should be "hands free", but in order for it to happen, the voice answering systems have to cooperate. Listen in.
Added 2008-11-03
Dialogues by Doc - iPhone Apps Reviews
This week I talk a little bit about expanding the smartphone software reviews to includes "Apps" for the iPhone and iPod Touch. I also invite you to help me out. Listen in.
Added 2008-10-16
Dialogues by Doc - The New MacBooks
his week I take a quick look at the newly designed line of Apple notebooks. Just when I've become impressed with my MacBook Pro, they go out and make it better. Listen in.
Added 2008-10-15
Dialogues by Doc - Being Clear on Smartphones
This week I take one more shot at responding to all the emails I received regarding last weeks podcast. Hopefully this week I can make myself "perfectly clear" on Apple, Android, smartphones, and all the rest.
Added 2008-10-15
Dialogues by Doc - About Control
This week I respond to emails I received about the G1 Smartphone and the development of applications for Android as compared to iPhone. Listen in.
Added 2008-09-24
Dialogues by Doc - G1 Smartphone
This week I take a quick look G1 Smartphone on the T-Mobile network, the first smartphone utilizing the Android platform developed by Google. Listen in.
Added 2008-09-24
Dialogues by Doc - Genius Bar
This week I take a quick look at the new "Genius" feature added to iTunes version 8.x. Listen in.
Added 2008-09-15
Dialogues by Doc - Going Hands Free
This week I talk a bit about going "hands free" and how many companies could help by improving their voicemail menus. Listen in.
Added 2008-09-15
Dialogues by Doc - Blackberry Bold
Dateline - 09.10.2008 - This week I talk a bit Blackberry "Bold" which is released in some areas and coming to AT&T and T-Mobile. This is one, powerful "smartphone." Listen in.
Added 2008-09-02
Dialogues by Doc - Google Chrome
This week I talk a bit about the release of the new browser from Google called "Chrome." Lots of interest and speculation about Chrome today. I think this is going to prove to be a very interesting development as users start to look at Chrome. Listen in.
Added 2008-09-02
Dialogues by Doc - iPhone, Thunder, and Perspectives
This week I respond to all the emails I received about my last two podcasts on the iPhone 3G and the Blackberry "Thunder." What's my perspective? Listen in.
Added 2008-08-07
Dialogues by Doc - Blackberry Thunder
This week I talk about the scoop on the next Blacberry device codenamed "Thunder." Is it an iPhone killer? Well, I don't know that it needs to be. Listen in.
Added 2008-08-07
Dialogues by Doc - The iPhone 3G
This week I talk about the release of the iPhone 3G. After a visit to the Apple store I polled those standing in line to see what prompted them to wait in line to buy the iPhone 3G. Listen in.
Added 2008-08-05
Dialogues by Doc - The Software Industry Conference
This week I come to you live from the 18th annual Software Industry Conference, being held in Boston, MA. The conference officially begins tomorrow and I'm looking forward to an exciting week. Listen in.
Added 2008-07-08
Dialogues by Doc - Garage Band
This week II continue to talk about my new MacBook Pro and specifically about the program Garage Band. I'm just amazed at how easy the MAC, and all the programs that come with it are to use. Really a joy and you'll be hearing about the Mac for awhile. Listen in.
Added 2008-06-18
Dialogues by Doc - The Dark Side
This week I tell you how I've turned to the "dark side" and purchased a Macintosh MacBook Pro. Just some of my first impresssions, but more to come. Listen in.
Added 2008-06-16
Stacy's Weekly Mashup: Foxmarks, Uptogo, Spore, Freeware PDF Unlocker...
It's another exciting week for the geeks! Mozilla launches Firefox 3.0, Sweden adopts a law that allows government to eavesdrop on it's citizens, AP versus bloggers and we get Twitter signals from Mars... Come find out what else is hot this week in sites and services, freeware and shareware, media, the blogosphere and more!
Added 2008-06-20
Dialogues by Doc - iPhone 3G
The big news is the release of the iPhone 3G from Apple. This week I talk a bit about the new features and the new prices. Listen in.
Added 2008-06-16
Dialogues by Doc - More Companies Going Portable
Following up on my podcast from last week I talk about Nvida, ASus, Quanta, and others who are getting into the tiny laptop market. Seems that many of you are "going portable." Listen in.
Added 2008-06-02
Dialogues by Doc - Interesting Trend In Laptops
This week I take a look at what to me is an interesting trend in laptops. There's fascination with 17" screens and the Eee PC as well. Listen in.
Added 2008-06-02
Dialogues by Doc - Evernote 3
As part of my editorial series on Evernote 3 beta, this week I talk a bit about the program. Listen in.
Added 2008-05-20
Dialogues by Doc - The People's Choice Awards
Listen in this week as I talk about your chance to participate in the People's Choice Awards. Vote for the software you like best.
Added 2008-05-07
How To See a Summary of Going Portable Articles
Around the holidays I started on a quest to do things better, to look into "going portable", and finding ways to be more efficient. Now, many of you have asked if I'd put up a summary of all those articles, so here it is.
Added 2008-05-07
Dialogues by Doc - Software Review Philosophy
This week I respond to a number of emails that have asked me about my philosophy on software reviews. Listen in.
Added 2008-04-30
Dialogues by Doc - Talking About Yahoo! oneSearch Voice
This week I answer questions I received about Yahoo! oneSearch Voice.
Added 2008-04-30
Dialogues by Doc - Unlocked Phones Revisited
I received so many responses to my podcast last week that I'm responding with more detail. Listen in.
Added 2008-04-15
Dialogues by Doc - Unlocked Cell Phones
A lot of you have asked me for my opinion on unlocked cell phones. I'm not sure why, but since you've asked this week I give my opinion on that topic. Listen in.
Added 2008-04-08
Dialogues by Doc - Finding Flickr
In working on my portable series I discovered Flickr, a great place to share your photos, for free. Listen in.
Added 2008-04-03
Dialogues by Doc - XP and Vista
Listen in this week as I talk about Windows Vista and the need for all of us to look at it honestly. XP wasn't perfect in the beginning either.
Added 2008-03-28
Dialogues by Doc - Going Portable Summary
This week I summarize where we're at in our editorial series on "going portable." With 3 articles and two podcasts I'm still not done. Listen in and find out what's next.
Added 2008-03-07
Dialogues by Doc - The USB Drives I Use
My podcast last week was a generalized talk about USB drives. All the emails I got from you indicated you want to know what I use. So, your wish is my command. Listen in and find out what I use.
Added 2008-03-06
Dialogues by Doc - USB Drives and Going Portable
As part of my editorial series on going portable, this week I talk about USB drives and recommend drives that support the U3 standard.
Added 2008-02-22
Dialogues by Doc - Tucows Webmail and Trimming Down
As I finish up my two-part series on Tucows Webmail I reflect on the reasons for looking at Web-based and portable applications. I hope you'll join me.
Added 2008-02-12
Dialogues by Doc - One Month Back With Vista
I've been on a journey to examine how I do things and to find better ways to do them. You'll recall that a month ago I decided to give Windows Vista another try. It's been interesting and fun. Listen in.
Added 2008-02-12
Dialogues by Doc - Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail
Finishing up my editorial series on switching to Gmail, this week I talk about the power that keyboard shortcuts give to Gmail.
Added 2008-01-26
Dialogues by Doc - Better Gmail 2 for Gmail
As part of my editorial series on switching all my email to use Gmail I talk about a cook set of scripts collectively called Better Gmail 2. Listen in.
Added 2008-01-26
Dialogues by Doc - Going to Web-Based Programs
Join me this week as I talk about switching to Web-based applications for two weeks. Quite an adventure.
Added 2008-01-15
Dialogues by Doc - A Return to Vista
This week I talk about my return to using Windows Vista on my primary computer. This time I'm not going to give up so easily. Listen in.
Added 2008-01-15
Dialogues by Doc - ProcessLibrary and ProcessScanner
This week I take a quick look at ProcessLibrary, which provides you with a FREE tool for finding out exactly what is running on your PC. Listen in.
Added 2008-01-09
Picks: A note to YOU about software, reviews, editorial, and solutions.
As we swing into 2008 an I want to take a moment to make sure every visitor at Tucows knows that we are here to help. To provide quality editor and solutions for your problems.
Added 2008-01-03
Dialogues by Doc - A Look Back at 2007
As we approach the end of 2007 I look back at just some of the cool things that came on the scene this past year. I hope you'll join me.
Added 2007-12-21
Dialogues by Doc - ChoiceMail
To round off our 3-part series on email and Spam I talk briefly about my personal experience with ChoiceMail. Listen in.
Added 2007-12-11
Dialogues by Doc - Rules for Happier Computing #14
This week I finish up my Rules for Happier Computing with Rule #14 - KNOW what your children on the computer and where they go online.
Added 2007-10-15
Dialogues by Doc - Rules for Happier Computing #13
We're up to Rule #13 of my Rules for Happier Computing which states "Use passwords that you can remember, but that others can't guess. Listen in.
Added 2007-10-15
Dialogues by Doc - Rules for Happier Computing #12
This week we near the end of my Rules for Happier Computing with Rule #12 - You can never have too much RAM! Listen in.
Added 2007-09-19
Dialogues by Doc - Rules for Happier Computing #11
Learn about Rule #11 in my "Rules for Happier Computing" and always keep your hard drives defragmented.
Added 2007-09-19
Dialogues by Doc - Rules for Happier Computing #10
Nearing the end of my "Rules for Happier Computing" this week we look at Rule #10. Listen in.
Added 2007-09-19
Dialogues by Doc - Rules for Happier Computing #9
Forging ahead with my "Rules for Happier Computing." This week we look at Rule #9 - Have anti-virus and anti- spyware software on your computer and keep them updated!. Listen in.
Added 2007-08-30
How To Install Downloaded Programs
When you buy a program for your computer at a retail store, usually installing it is a simple matter of popping in the CD and following the prompts. Downloading a program from a site like Tucows, however, can sometimes be a little less straightforward. Here's your step-by-step guide to installing software you've downloaded from the web.
Added 2007-09-28
Dialogues by Doc - Rules for Happier Computing #8
Forging ahead with my "rules for happier computing." This week we look at Rule #8 - THINK and READ before you click. Be sure to listen in.
Added 2007-08-30
Dialoges by Doc- Rules for Happier Computing #6
Continuing on with Rule #6 of my rules for happier computing. Be sure to listen in.
Added 2007-08-08
Dialoges by Doc- Rules for Happier Computing #5
Listen in as I talk about Rule #5 of my Dr. File Finder's Rules for Happier Computing.
Added 2007-08-08