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Fun DVD promo

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

Check out the fun DVD promo I recorded for my Getting Started with Windows Vista DVD:

A visit from the PhotoJunkie

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

Blogger Rannie Turingan came by my place with his Wii for an evening of Wii-markable games. We fended off weird rabbits and played tennis and golf with weeble like avatars. Intriguing. Rannie shot a couple of pix as part if his latest photo blog project — check it out. BTW, my face stayed like that […]

goodbye CFH

Friday, January 19th, 2007

Well it was a sad goodbye last night. I shot two guest spots episodes with Leo on CFH in Toronto in the afternoon. And then I joined Leo and the CFH crew (including my LabRats co-ho Sean Carruthers) for a farewell dinner. (was also lovely to see Amber who popped in for dins - I […]

Little Geeks Funding Begins

Thursday, January 4th, 2007

We have started fundraising for the Little Geeks Foundation on GiveMeaning. Check it out and send us a few dollars to help us give computers to underprivileged children.
Find out more and donate
Also more info at littlegeeks.org

ABG Security in Spanish

Friday, December 29th, 2006

Sometimes your publisher surprises you….check it out Absolute Beginners Guide to Security, Spam, Spyware  and Viruses, published in Spanish

Digg Lab Rats

Tuesday, December 26th, 2006

Please Digg my video podcast Lab Rats in Digg’s new podcast section at:

Help us qualify for Little Geeks funding

Saturday, December 23rd, 2006

We’ve applied for funding for Little Geeks, a project I created to give underpriviledged children Internet-connected computers. Vote on the project here to help us get funding.
Learn more about Little Geeks here — www.littlegeeks.org.

Andy on TWIT

Saturday, December 2nd, 2006

Tune into TWIT (This Week in Tech) this week to hear me appear as a guest on TWIT ep 79 with my old friend Leo Laporte, Patrick Norton and some great guests. Check it out Sunday night Dec 3 at www.twit.tv

Urgent: Seeking PHP programmer for Little Geeks

Thursday, November 2nd, 2006

Seeking a PHP/MySQL or ASP programmer to help us get the new www.littlegeeks.org site off the ground so we can begin to register computer donors, big geek staff and little geek recipients. Please contact me if you have some time to give and can help us get our new site spec live on the Little […]

New podcast: Top5Tech

Friday, October 27th, 2006

Ben Freedman of Neo-Fight is producing a new podcast called Top5Techwith Frank Linhares from techPhile.ca, Darren Kitchen from Hak5 and yours truly. Episode 1 is up now: WMA MP3
My LabRats co-host Sean will be dropping in to swap out for me occasionally as well the other co-hosts on the various shows. Check it out: […]

Giving back to Little Geeks

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

I have a new dream. It’s time for me to give back because I have received somuch in my life from technology. I hope you’ll join me in a new good works project called Little Geeks.
I have a vision to give a generation of underprivileged kids an Internet connected computer so they can grow up […]

Happy anniversary, LabRats!

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

On this day in 2005, LabRats episode #0 was released on www.labrats.tv!

Thanks to our staff (Matt, Geo, Mike, Maurice and Ted), our wonderful sponsors and everyone for their help in making this happen!

A special thanks to the fans around the world who inspire us to make this amazing project every week.

Happy anniversary […]

LabRats needs 3 volunteers

Saturday, October 7th, 2006

Sean and I and the LabRats.tv crew are so busy these days that we need some help.We have three volunteer spots available:
1)Blogger—We find it’s hard to keep this blog up to date. So we’re looking for someone with good writing skills to become our LabRats.tv blogger. The volunteer would drop Sean and I an email […]

New LabRats survey

Saturday, October 7th, 2006

If you like LabRats, the tech help video podcast I host weekly with Sean Carruthers, then please fill out our latest survey. Thanks!

PIX: LabRats in LA

Saturday, October 7th, 2006

Betsy Weber of TechSmith (a LabRats sponsor) shot a bunch of great pix of Sean and I when we were down at the Podcast Expo in Ontario, California (just east of LA area). See her Flickr account

Andy and Sean on techPhile.ca from Ontario, California

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

The latest episode of the techPhile podcast from the show floor of the Portable Media and Podcast Expo is up on the site NSightProductions techPhile.
It’s a great take on the show and features Andy and Sean from LabRats.tv.Video coverage by Sean and Andy of the show (and an interview with techPhile’s Frank Linhares) will be […]

Help us launch Cyberwalker 2.0

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006

We’ll be launching Cyberwalker 2.0 website in October and we need some assistance in the next few weeks (and likely beyond) to help get us there. If you’re interested in volunteering and have good writing and editing skills (English majors and journalism students or grads preferred, but not necessary if you have similar experience) as […]

2nd edition of ABG Security

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

I have a new book deal to write a second edition of the Absolute Beginners Guide to Security Spam Spyware and Viruses for Que. The book did so well that Que has asked me to write the next edition and include new material about Vista. The new book will be out in May/June 2007.

Andy and Sean on Techphile.ca

Sunday, August 20th, 2006

Sean and I talked to Frank Linhares about Labrats.tv production and its future on his latest episode of Techphile, which is back from its hiatus! Direct download here.

My Toronto Includes…

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

I recently was photographed for Rannie Turingan’s My Toronto Includes Project. Check it out — http://www.photojunkie.ca/archive/2006/08/my-toronto-includes-andy-walker/
If you have a favorite spot in Toronto and want to be part of the project, then visit the site here http://www.photojunkie.ca/my-toronto-includes
and sign up here http://www.photojunkie.ca/my-toronto-includes-form
Rannie has over 200 participants signed up for the project so far and he’ll be shooting […]