Digital Forensics Solve Crimes

The good guys are getting better and better at capturing online criminals. Digital Forensics plays a huge role in solving all kinds of crimes. This article from the FBI is a sober reminder that what we do on a day-to-day basis can and will be held against us! July 9, 2011

Will E-Books Become the Next Napster?

The book industry has been hit hard by the recession - very hard. (You know publishers are desperate when they start embracing online content curation.) And now there's even more news to raise the industry's blood pressure ... June 25, 2011

AMAZING video about stolen Mac

Recover stolen laptop? Here's the amazing video of how California police recovered a stolen laptop after a software program sent its owner photos and evidence taken on the Mac's camera. June 4, 2011

Design Graduates

This May and June many designers, illustrators, photographers and visual communicators will be graduating from design/art school. Here are a few who wrote in to share reflections with you. (AND our PRIZE WINNERS for May) May 31, 2011

Updating the handicapped symbol?

Fred Showker shares this story about a young graphic designer who thinks the handicapped symbol of the international signing symbol system needs a redesign. Does it? This is 60-Second Windows, an editorial column continuously published online by Fred Showker since 1988. February 25, 2011

Connecting Your TV to the Internet

Do you want to stream movies or download music to your home TV? You'll have a lot of options to consider when choosing the right equipment for your family's needs (Apple TV, Google TV, and Roku to name a few). Here'ya go February 16, 2011

Media update: 1012-17

Fred Showker's 60-Second Window Media update: Trends in Global Media, Social Syncing, Cross Platform Marketing, Connectivity Addiction, PR. Virtual Property Rights and more December 17, 2010

Lost or stolen laptop recovery

GadgetTrak Laptop 3 is now being bundled with warranty plans, including AppleCare at select Apple retailers -- helping recover it if it's lost or stolen. December 15, 2010

Shoot yourself!

This is almost as good as the Gorillapod (but not quite) -- Social networking vanity has now found yet another level -- a gizzmo that lets you take a picture of yourself. A great idea for the 'me' generation! December 13, 2010

Publishing & Media Update

We're following the trends in publishing both on paper and the web! This issue looks at * Newspapers? Dying? Social media? Rising? * Adobe may transform content management industry * Dismiss the rate hike? * Why metadata matters for the future of e-books * Apple as middle-man troubles magazine publishers * New York Times free help for publishers? ... and more August 16, 2010