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Nice comment on my new book

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

First review is in on my new book…
“Congratulations on your new book. You’ve got a definite winner here. Chock full of information and an easy read (even for an old fella). I have had the book just a little more than 24 hours and it has already helped me with securing […]

Lab Rats Epsiode 5 now available

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Lab Rats Epsiode 5 is out. Click here.
This week we walk about adding a hard drive, either internal or external. We cover Serial ATA vs EIDE/IDE…and Firewire vs USB 2 drives.
The pizza guy and a little power cut caused some fun. Also guest appearances by our friends Kate (dear friend), Greg (sound guy on Call […]

My book now shipping in North America

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

Just to let you know that my book Absolute Beginners Guide to Secuirty Spam Spyware and Viruses is now shipping from all major on-line stores and has been spotted in places like Barnes and Noble in the US and Chapters and Indigo in Canada. So if you have been waiting til it comes out to […]

Keep an eye out for my book

Monday, November 14th, 2005

My book - Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Secuirty, Spam, Spyware and Viruses - was shipped Nov. 9 by my publisher Que so you should be seeing it appear this week at your local bookstore (let me know if you do at the address below).
It should come available on the on-line bookseller sites as well […]

Cyberwalker Mondays episode 6 now available

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

Epsiode 6 of Cyberwalker Mondays is now posted…
http://mondays.cyberwalker.com/episodes/ep6.html
In this episode, I talk about purposely getting phished (research, you know!) and talk about a new strategy by phishers called” spear phishing”.

Live on CP24

Tuesday, November 8th, 2005

Wednesday @ 5pm EST tune into HomePage, a tech show where I got my TV start. It’s on the Canadian all news channel CP24.
I’ll be talking about my book and then answering live questions on any tech topic from callers at the back end of the show.
For those that don’t get the channel in […]

Halloween edition of Cyberwalker Mondays

Saturday, November 5th, 2005

Cyberwalker Mondays podcast episode 5 - recorded on Halloween night- is now up. Mike Stafford and I cover Adobe Premiere Elements 2, Mac vs PC and lots more.
A bit delayed this week as I am working on finalizing the contract for my second book project - Windows Vista Help Desk - with Que Publishing. […]

Techtv Meetup Dec 15

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005

The techtv gang is getting together again at a Dec meetup. Attending wil be CFHers and associated guests, extended family as well as famous podcasters like the brilliant Frank Linhares (who is organizing). We will be appearing at No Regrets once again in Toronto on Dec 15.
Lab Rat and CFHer Sean Carruthers and I will […]

See you at the Toronto Apple store

Friday, October 28th, 2005

On Sunday Oct 30, I’ll be checking out (and maybe saying a word or two) at the Apple store in Toronto where my talented pal Geo Perdis, media guru, is putting on a seminar called the New Photography (click for invite). See you there!
Apple Store Yorkdale
3401 Dufferin St, Toronto
416-785-1776
7-9PM Sunday Oct 30, 2005 […]

Cyberwalker Mondays ep 4 — now available!

Friday, October 28th, 2005

A slight delay on Cyberwalker Mondays this week, but I got the source file from the show producer Vic Machado, so its nice and clean. Hope you like it. Feedback always appreciated!
Visit: http://mondays.cyberwalker.com
Audio file: Epsiode 4

All is right with the world

Thursday, October 27th, 2005

Well after a bit of a slog today, labrats.tv is up and running on a new server with unlimited bandwidth and all file formats are available including WMV.
Plus, we now have a bittorrent seed at www.techtainment.net/bt (so thank you techtainment!) - and thanks to everyone who offered to help. It’s very much appreciated.
Next […]

Not quite normal yet

Thursday, October 27th, 2005

Well that was a helluva ride. At around 5PM EST my ISP shutdown my server after 12.5 GB of files were transferred off the server. Lab Rats is a success! But it shutdown the whole Cyberwalker.com site including forums, the software lbrary and the main site. So we have created a new server at […]

You killed my server (that’s kinda good)

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005

Well looks like my server melted down due to all the Lab Rats downloads so I am relocating files and setting up a new server now.
So I have taken down some of the optional formats. Back up this evening with all the selections!
(Hooray! We’re glad you guys like the show.)

Lab Rats Epsiode 1 is live

Tuesday, October 25th, 2005

Lab Rats Episode 1 is now live. Sorry for the delay. the multiple formats took a while to render. Get it here.
And I am happy to announce that Sean, Matt and I shot episode 2 last night and it is being edited now by Sean.

New lingo: Splog or Blam?

Thursday, October 20th, 2005

For those of you who watch for new lingo, you know that the web is the best place to see it first.
This AM I read a little bit about blog spam… dubbed “splog”. It’s where spammers send comments or posts to blogs embedded with links to get them posted so they go out to millions […]

Lab Rats ep 1 is in the can

Wednesday, October 19th, 2005

Sean Carruthers (gadget guy on CFH) and I shot episode 1 of Tuesday night with CFH associate producer Matt Harris, who is the guy that produced my field segments on CFH. Matt is extremely clever and a great producer and so episode 1 of Lab Rats will be fab.
Sean is editing so […]

Cyberwalker Mondays ep 3 posted

Monday, October 17th, 2005

Happy to report that my redundancy worked. When I got back from the radio station I had two nice copies. Tho as my pal Frank Linhares of techphile.ca recommended I should record it at the station. Will try that next week. Need to get cables.
Anyway, here’s episode 3.

Cyberwalker Mondays now has RSS

Saturday, October 15th, 2005

I have added RSS to Cyberwalker Mondays too! Click on the RSS Feed link on

Lab Rats is now RSS enabled

Saturday, October 15th, 2005

I spent Saturday morning hand-writing an RSS feed for Lab Rats. Missed that. Nice to have the time to do it.
Click on the RSS Feed link on the

Lab Rats episode 0 now available

Thursday, October 13th, 2005

Lab Rats episode 0 is here! Check it out.