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Archive for May, 2005

CFH this May 31 to June 3

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005

ep.181 May 31
* Say cheese and make friends! Amber will show you
how to share your pictures with Flickr.
* Andy’s going to show us how to be an amateur meteorologist with weather forecast gadgets.
Andy says: […]

Mikey gets taped

Monday, May 30th, 2005

Mikey got his workstation taped today by associate producer Matt. Poor Mikey…

And here’s a nice wide shot.

(Pix shot by by Mo the Intern)

Seeking a Hijack This expert

Sunday, May 29th, 2005

Any Hijack This experts out there?
I need to run some ideas by them for my book.
If you know how to use Hijack This and remove a borwser hijacker with it and have a few minutes to help me out, please contact me at andy at cyberwalker dot com.

Spam samples

Wednesday, May 25th, 2005

Hi all:
I’m working on my spam chapter now.
Looking for the most outrageous, weird or stupid spam.
Send them to me at andy at cyberwalker dot com.

Andy Jetson

Tuesday, May 24th, 2005

And the toons keep coming…CFH viewer Jeffrey Steven sent this toon he did of me after hearing that I’m a Jetsons fan. (I have been working on a book project for the last few years called The Jetson Prophesy - one of many projects.)
Anyway, I’m amazed by the talent of all the folks out there. […]

Canadian Schedule for 24 May to 28 May

Tuesday, May 24th, 2005

Canadian broadcast schedule for CFH on G4techtvCanada
ep.168 Tues May 24
* Looking for extra legroom on your next flight? Amber’s going to show us a site that lets us pick out the best seats on all types of planes.
* Ever wondered if using a cellphone on an airplane […]

Nigerian emails?

Monday, May 23rd, 2005

Thanks to all who sent me their phishing emails! Now looking for examples of Nigerian scam emails.
You know, the ones that go:

Dear Sir/Madam,
With warm heart I offer my friendship, and greetings,
and I hope this mail meets you in good health.
However strange or surprising this contact might seem
to you as we have not met personally or […]

New Cyberwalker gear

Sunday, May 22nd, 2005

Tackie aka Steve Huntriss (from Down Under) was gracious enough to design a new logo for my Cyberwalker store at Cafe Press. Check out the new logo - isn’t it just fabulous?

Be sure to visit the store by clicking here

Seeking Phishing Emails

Sunday, May 22nd, 2005

Working on my book this weekend on computer security.
If anyone has exmaples of phishing emails of any sort including one’s spoofing banking, ebay, paypal etc can you please forward the email to me at andy at cyberwalker dot com.

Snowdog’s iPod

Saturday, May 21st, 2005

And you thought it was a music player..

Thanks to Snowdog for sending it over. More of his photos here.

New CFH wallpaper

Thursday, May 19th, 2005

We have a new graphics package on the show to complete the renovation of the new look.
So be the first to install our new desktop wallpaper that we use!
Get it here:

Do you like it?

CSI Pie: The moment of impact

Monday, May 16th, 2005

If you have been following this blog you’ll remember that I nailed Mikey with a blueberry pie on the show recently. That episode aired the other week. Well it turns our our gadget researcher Sean Carruthers snapped a wide shot of the action at 5 megapixels…so when he zoomed into the frame and cropped me […]

Block the CFH alien mind rays

Monday, May 16th, 2005

Yes it’s time once again for a CFH production week. Since last August, we’ve done 150 shows and this week will finish the 165th. Wow. In honor of that distinction we made hats to block the alien mind rays.
Pictured (left to right) is our special intern Maurice Cacho, me (Andy Walker aka Handy) , […]

Matt is cool (ok I was paid to write that)

Tuesday, May 10th, 2005

Ok so the headline is a bit patronizing, but I promised that I’d introduce you from time to time to some of the people behind the scenes at Call for Help. This is Matt Harris. CFH associate producer and all around good guy. He is also my co-host on a fictitious show we do (just […]

This week on CFH

Monday, May 9th, 2005

ep.187 May 9
* Anyone ever ask if you want Wiki? Well if you can type, Amber will show you how to make your very own.
* Do you have such a bad sight that you can’t use a computer? Andy is going to show us a […]

Flickr pix

Sunday, May 8th, 2005

Check out my Flickr pix…

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Google’s web accelerator

Thursday, May 5th, 2005

Firefox 1.0 if you have a broadband connection.
I downloaded it 5 May @ 7 PM EDT and it’s buggy as hell. Puts lots of jibberish header test on pages. I’ve turned it off for now.
If you are interested, download here:
Info here: http://webaccelerator.google.com/support.html

Seeking viruses in action

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2005

As you may know I am writing a book for Que Books called The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Viruses, Spyware and Other Scary Computer Secuirty Threats - (working title) . It’s due out worldwide in October (2005).
And I need some help. If you catch your anti-virus program snagging a virus trying to sneak on […]

Radio Shack Canada changes its name

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2005

You may have heard (here in Canada at least) that Radio Shack has been acquired by US-based Circuit City…and its had its named changed. It’s now called THE SOURCE by Circuit City…
I think this is a really great new name, so much so that from now on instead of being called Andy Walker, you can […]