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Looking for advice re: video and audio transfer via laptop

We want to be able to transfer our videotape to DVD and our records and tapes to CD. We also need a laptop. It would be great if we found a laptop with the cards and software to accomplish the video and audio.

Function Creep: The weeds of the Great Tech Revolution!!!

Just the other day as I was driving to work I got a phone call from cell phone provider. The girl on the other end was cheery and polite and full of well whatever cheery and polite telephone sales girls are full of and she proceede to question me about my service and my product […]

Tech News Wrap Up For The Week of January 22, 2007 (Part 1)

Now Available: E-Hope For The Grammatically Challenged Mignon Fogarty has created the online cure for your comma, semi-colon, and punctuation hang-ups: she calls it Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing. Actually a pod-cast that addresses common and not-so-common glitches, misconceptions, and errors in the common language, Fogarty’s bright idea has become a […]

Logitech Z-10 Speakers Rock the House

Logitech has always incorporated nice design into great-sounding computer speakers, so it is no surprise that the USB-connectable Z-10 Interactive 2.0 Speaker System was a joy to play with and listen to. Though not without its flaws, the Z-10 is an attractive desktop sound system that pairs quality audio performance with a slick, interactive display. […]

Looking For A New Phone? The PEBL Rocks!

Is your fashion sense stuck between cell phone design and a hard place? You need to check out the Motorola PEBL, as our intrepid Lonny Paul and Amber have both done in this installment of TigerDirect’s video blog. Use the PEBL to refine your mobile style. Motorola PEBL colors let you make a personal style […]

Vista: A view or prospect seen through a long NARROW avenue or Passage…

This is part of a definition for the noun “Vista.” And as the release date for Microsoft’s new operating system approaches I am, like many of you, begining to do my research as to whether I should buy Vista or not. In my research I am feeling an undertone of a sentiment creep into my […]

Flash or Substance?

Macromedia Flash surely has some valid uses on a web site. I just haven’t found any of them yet. Well, that’s not exactly true. If, after I click on a search result, I’m presented with a Flash intro — especially one that takes two minutes to load over broadband — I know immediately that this […]

Americans Unconcerned With Online Film Piracy

A recent poll show Americans less than concerned about illegal movie downloading. Most Americans regard the illegal downloading and distributing of Hollywood movies as something on par with minor parking offenses, according to a report issued Wednesday. The Digital Life America survey polled about 2,600 Americans between June and late September.

Looking For The Right Cable? Come On Down To Tiger Direct!

The Powers That Be in todays uber-wired world would have you believe that the most important part of your computer is the CPU. Or the Operating System. But anyone who’s ever bought a snazzy new peripheral and then sat there, looking from the tip of the connector to the back of their PC and back […]

Toshiba, NEC Join HD DVD Format Wars By Choosing Sides

HD DVD and Blu-Ray have been battling for control of the high-definition DVD market for a little over a year now. Now two big names in laptop computers have announced that they will offer machines compatible with one format or the other: Toshiba has cast their lot in with HD DVD, and NEC will back […]