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iPhone coming to Canada Sept 08

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

I have it on good authority that the iPhone is finally coming to Canada this September through Rogers Wireless.
Had a good chat with a well-placed insider recently and it’ll arrive in concert with drastically dropped data rate plans that are in line with plans in the U.S. This suggests that Apple must have negotiated […]

One on One with Peter Mansbridge

Thursday, October 25th, 2007

Just wanted to let you know that I appear nationally on CBC this weekend (for our American friends: Canada’s national public broadcast network) to talk about the future of the Internet. Peter Mansbridge (he’s our Peter Jennings - actually better) interviewed me on his show: Mansbridge One on One.
In the interview I talk about […]

New Vista book now available

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

Wanted to let you know that my Windows Vista book called Windows Vista Help Desk became available today.
The book focuses on how to troubleshoot Vista, Microsoft’s new operating system. If you own a computer with Vista on it then this book should interest you. It’ll help you solve software problems. Hardware crashes. Harden Vista security […]

My segment on the Lab with Leo

Sunday, May 6th, 2007

My first segment on the Lab with Leo:

Usability Study of Cyberwalker 2.0

Saturday, December 9th, 2006

As you know, we recently launched version 2.0 of Cyberwalker.com. And now we’re tweaking the site to improve it.
We are looking for readers to help us do this in a small usability study. This will help us make the site easier and faster to use.
If you volunteer, you’ll be asked to attempt […]

Volunteers needed

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Cyberwalker is looking for volunteers to help us with Cyberwalker.com.
Do you have experience with HTML, good grammar and writing skills and the ability to work with others?
Want to join a great team to build our site?
If so, we would like to hear from you.
Please send an email titled “Interested in joining Cyberwalker” to craig@cyberwalker.com […]

Vancouver Province

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006

Been on a little tour of Vancouver to promote my book - the Vancouver Province newspaper did a little story with me -

Off to LA today to see my brother, and for a quick rest before I start work on my new book on Windows Vista.

Need opinions on PC Bug Doctor

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Looking for opinions on PC Bug Doctor.
Worthwhile? Like or dislike the free scan? Is it a product you’d buy? Or recommend to a friend or colleague? Better than Norton Utilities or registry scanners? Any an all opinions welcome.
Click here.

10 tips to protect your children

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

I have been giving a lot of interviews lately on how parents can protect their children from Internet predators. Seems to be a hot topic in the US at the moment. So here’s a little piece I wrote with tips that help you protect kids when they use the Net. Click here to read it

HDTV interview on CBC Newsworld

Monday, February 20th, 2006

Catch me talking about HDTV and the future of TV technology on CBC Newsworld’s Business Report today (Monday, 20 Feb) at 6:30 PM EST 3:30 PM PST. [CBC Newsworld program guide]

Food demo on TVO

Friday, February 17th, 2006

For those that can tune in TVO (TV Ontario) check out Studio 2 tonight (Friday) at 8pm or 11pm.
I do a 10 minute interview about computer security and I plug my book of course and do a little food demo on how anti-virus tech works that results in me getting nailed in the chin with […]

1 million for LabRats.tv

Sunday, February 5th, 2006

We’ve cracked a million downloads at LabRats.tv. Quite amazing. More here.

Look inside my book

Saturday, February 4th, 2006

For those that haven’t had a chance to pick up a copy of my book, or have been wondering if it’s for them….here’s a peek inside.
My publisher Que has provided a way to look into chapter 1, as well as other pieces of the book through Amazon.com.
To take a look, click here and […]

Ugliest cellphone of all time

Monday, January 30th, 2006

Anyone out there have an opinion on what was the ugliest cellphone of all time? If you still have the phone and can take a picture of it, all the better. I am working on an article for an inflight magazine, so I need your help.

LPs to MP3 animated demo

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Thought I might share with you a little experiment I have undertaken to see if it works in helping people better learn about technology.
I recently retrofitted an article about how to convert your old record albums to Mp3 files so you can play them on your computer or MP3 player.
In doing so I found an […]

My book available in PDF

Wednesday, January 18th, 2006

I am delighted to let you know that my book - Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Security Spam, Spyware and Viruses - is now available in PDF, but there’s a small catch. You get it on CD when you buy Leo’s new book Leo Laporte’s Guide to Safe Computing.
I don’t see it on Amazon yet, […]

seeking video editor

Monday, January 16th, 2006

Seeking a video editor for an andywalker.com project. If you have editing skills and would like to try them out on a project that will be published to the web, then let me know! andy@cyberwalker.com

Pix at Twitcast

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

Jean Troiano and her charming hubby dropped in to see the TWITcast at Macworld and got me to autograph a copy of my book.
Check out the pix on her Flickr account.

The new Cyberwalker and newsletter

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

In the next three months you are going to see some significant improvements on Cyberwalker.com.
One of the first efforts is to add a Cyberwalker Tips and Tricks newsletter which I hope to get out weekly. You can subscribe here.
It’s is the first phase of a series of improvements to Cyberwalker.com. Next on the […]

December date set for my first cybercourse

Saturday, November 26th, 2005

Hi all:
I have created a new cybercourse which you can take with me live via the web.
It’s called Wireless Secuirty Demystified and it runs @ 8:30PM EST (-5 GMT) on Dec. 8.
I’ll teach you how to secure your wireless network, including using WEP and WPA and other security tips and tricks and we’ll also have […]