http://live.pirillo.com - John Perez is a college Freshman who is doing an argumentative paper on Open-Source applications. He sent me a list of ten questions that I am going to answer in simple terms. Also, we're using our GoToMeeting to allow you to follow along with everyone as they use Open-Source applications.
Monday, December 31, 2007
http://live.pirillo.com - There is an open-source program available that will allow you to run your Mac from your iPhone! This is not a "hack". It's a legitimate piece of software, that you can obtain for free. Control and use your Mac with ease, right from your iPhone!
http://live.pirillo.com - I love to play with my new TENORI-ON. However, I've been having trouble finding a way to sync the music from the TENORI-ON to my computer, so I can save it out as a Midi file. The TENORI-ON comes with Midi cables, so all I needed was the software to make it happen.
http://live.pirillo.com - Yes, that really is my Xbox you're seeing streaming live. I bet you're wondering how I'm doing that, and why I'm playing Tetris. Well, Tetris happens to be my all-time favorite game. And now, let me introduce you to the way I am streaming my Xbox live... the new XLR8.
http://live.pirillo.com - Back in the seventh grade, I won a prize of being able to take a few classes at the local Arts center. Back then, we didn't have Digital Cameras. We learned with an actual film (SLR) camera. I fell in love with taking pictures that day, and that is one love that has never waned.
http://live.pirillo.com - Awhile back, I recorded a video about the "One Laptop Per Child" program. I purchased one myself. I did it to help another child, and to have a laptop around my house for when kids come over. I received the laptop, so let's check it out!
http://live.pirillo.com - I have a large collection of hard drives lying around. I've been looking for a great enclosure for at least one of these, to use as an external drive. I'd rather it be a FireWire 800, as the transfer rates are just outstanding. However, those are hard to come by. Finally... I found exactly what I need.
http://live.pirillo.com - I absolutely love USB. I've made no secret of that fact in the past. I run out of USB ports all the time. I have 8 ports on my computer itself, and an additional 7 off the pc. I still don't have enough! So, receiving this for Christmas was great!
Friday, December 28, 2007
http://live.pirillo.com - It's no secret that I love Christmas. One of my absolute favorite things, though, is to stuff stockings. Stockings were always fun and special when I was growing up, so I went all out to make Ponzi's special this year, as well.
http://live.pirillo.com - Ponzi and I couldn't travel to Iowa this year to be with my family on Christmas. Instead, we did a conference call on Christmas Eve with the gang, and recorded it for everyone to share with us.
http://live.pirillo.com - As promised, I gave away another computer, when we reached 20,000 subscribers on our YouTube channel! Thank you to everyone who has subscribed, and to all of you who visit regularly. Don't worry, we'll be giving away more things in the coming weeks and months, including another computer.
http://live.pirillo.com - Here are some excellent tips sent in by a community member at large, to help us all avoid getting a dreaded BSOD. These are not only frustrating, they can also sometimes signal a major failure.
http://live.pirillo.com - I have no musical ability or talent at all. It's not for lack of trying, I assure you. I love music, and I love creating music. Thanks to the person from the community who recommended this great new toy, I can do this easily! And... special thanks to Ponzi for getting me this for Christmas!
http://live.pirillo.com - I received an email a few weeks ago, telling me about a very cool interactive website. I have the site owner on the phone with me, so he can tell us more about how we can interact with his holiday decorations.
http://live.pirillo.com - We've talked before about having more than one monitor. If you have two monitors, but only one video card... it can get quite expensive to buy another card. Well, now you don't have to!
http://live.pirillo.com - Thanks to my Peet's coffee for keeping me awake... and to Ustream.tv for donating the merchandise... we are about to give away yet another Web cam! We do this every week, so be sure and stay tuned!
Thursday, December 27, 2007
http://live.pirillo.com - On Black Friday, Ponzi noticed that there was a great sale on the Casio Exlim camera, which is being touted as the "YouTube Camera". I definitely had to check it out, since I record and upload a *lot* of videos.
http://live.pirillo.com - I've been using Microsoft Outlook for about 9 years now. It's an excellent personal information manager... from mail, to tasks and notes, to the calendar. Here is Lisa's list of reasons why she uses Outlook, as well.
Sunday, December 23, 2007
http://live.pirillo.com - During the holiday season, many of us will be going to see a show. Whether it's a movie at the cinema, or a live performance in a theater, here are some excellent tips to make the evening more enjoyable for everyone.
http://live.pirillo.com - Here are five things you need to know before you decide to try a Linux Distro. Don't mistakenly assume it will be an easy switch for you. Any time you change to a completely new Operating System, there will be a trial period, as you get used to it.
http://live.pirillo.com - Software and the holidays go hand in hand. There are many great deals to be found this time of year online. Today, I want to let you know about a great site to save up to 20% on Mac Software this season.
Saturday, December 22, 2007
http://live.pirillo.com - Awhile back, I had a toy robot that I never even took out of the box. It was huge, and took like 75 D batteries to operate. The great people over at ThinkGeek sent me one of their new i-Sobot's to play with. This thing is definitely addictive... and now will be a regular part of my show.
http://live.pirillo.com - Here are some excellent tips you should read when you are preparing to build your own computer. Thanks to everyone who continue to send in their Top five lists. Keep them coming!
Friday, December 21, 2007
http://live.pirillo.com - We'll be giving away another computer! The old computer sent to me by AMD will be given away the day after Christmas, provided we've reached 20,000 YouTube subscribers. The reason I'm able to do this? AMD has sent me a new Spider system to try out and review.
http://live.pirillo.com - Thanks to all of you for sending in your Top Five lists. These are great! Keep them coming, by emailing them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. This one gives us some excellent text etiquette tips!
http://live.pirillo.com - People ask every day about ways they can keep their computer running smoothly, and how to make it faster. Here are some excellent tips that will help you accomplish both tasks. Keep those top five lists coming!
Thursday, December 20, 2007
http://live.pirillo.com - These are some excellent tips for buying gifts for console gamers. Not only did he send in the top five things to buy them... we also get the top five things *not* to buy!
http://live.pirillo.com - Wirelesspacket asked me how I do my coffee at home. He spends too much going to buy his coffee every day, and doesn't like the taste of "store bought" coffees. I was all too happy to show him how I use a French Press to make my Peet's every day.
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
http://live.pirillo.com - Winter not only brings Christmas, it also brings bad weather for much of the United States. Snow, sleet and ice are prevalent, and can wreak havoc on your car. Here are some excellent tips to help you deal more effectively with your car in bad weather.
http://live.pirillo.com - DC wrote in to say he and his colleagues feel that Apple should try and market the iPhone to IT and corporate professionals, because of the obvious increase in revenue. Here is his list of reasons why IT Departments hate the iPhone.
http://live.pirillo.com - It's really a matter of personal preference when choosing one of these over the other. I personally prefer the Plasma screens, but I know many people who like the LCD more. Let's take a look at some of the differences between the two.
http://live.pirillo.com - One of our community members loves playing Xbox so much, he sent me in a top TEN list of tips... instead of the normal top five. Sit back and watch as we check out these great tips for buying Xbox gifts for Geeks!
Tuesday, December 18, 2007
http://live.pirillo.com - *GASP* What? The Internet could go down? What will we do? How will we survive? Unfortunately, it happens to all of us at some point. Here are some interesting ideas to keep yourself busy during the "Intarweb's" downtimes.
http://live.pirillo.com - Christmas shopping can be a nightmare, it's true. I have here some tips for you to make your shopping experience much easier. Don't forget... if you're shopping online, be sure to check out my blog at chris.pirillo.com for all kinds of great coupons and deals to save you money!
http://live.pirillo.com - It's that time of year again. Families will come together, children will be in wonderful, smiling moods, and you'll have your camera permanently attached to your hand. Here are some tips sent in by eatsalot, to help you take better pictures of your loved ones.
http://live.pirillo.com - My Wii was still in the box when I gave it to my parents. Had they not taken it, I could probably retire to the Bahamas at this point for the price I could get. Let's take a look at some tips for playing the Wii that a community member sent in to me.