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Faster Forward: February 14, 2010 - February 20, 2010

Cell esteem: How to shop for wireless phone service

Today's column covers what should be a perennial topic in these parts: how to pick a wireless phone service. But last year, I somehow didn't get around to it -- worse yet, my last piece on the subject ran back in May 2008. (If you don't want to click through...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  February 19, 2010; 9:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Gadgets , Mobile , Telecom  
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HBO Go site offers online video -- to existing subscribers only

Today, HBO launched a site that shows the same lack of initiative as its past ventures into online video. Its new HBO Go site touts itself as "HBO on your computer" but only offers access to a subset of the Time Warner subsidiary's programming -- and only to a subset...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  February 17, 2010; 10:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  TV , Video  
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Google backpedals on Buzz

Go to Google's official Gmail blog and read it in reverse order, from bottom to top, and you can see an interesting progression of posts about its new Buzz social-networking service. Consider how the tone has changed over the last week: Feb. 9: "Google Buzz in Gmail" Today, we're launching...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  February 16, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Privacy , Social media  
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PostPoints tips: Don't let old e-mail addresses linger

When you log into the same sites often enough, you can forget which e-mail account you used when you first created an account at each company or service. That may not seem like a problem, but it will be one if you ever forget your password after switching Internet providers...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  February 16, 2010; 9:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Tips  
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Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Series: A hard reset of its mobile business

Microsoft effectively dragged its last decade of mobile-software releases to the Recycle Bin with today's unveiling of its new Windows Phone 7 Series platform. Windows Phone 7, due by "holiday 2010," scraps just about the entire Windows Mobile infrastructure: the underlying operating system, the user interface, the existing stock of...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  February 15, 2010; 2:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Mobile , Windows  
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