Articles By David Daw

How to fight social media distraction

Facebook, Google+, Twitter, and other social networks help you stay connected with friends and family, but it's easy to overdo the connecting and end up distracted and unproductive. Worse, many social networks notify

Published on: May 4th, 2012 David Daw

Facebook Timeline: four ways to keep your privacy in tact

Facebook's new Timeline layout isn't available yet for businesses and Facebook hasn't announced plans to move pages over to the new layout, but that doesn't mean it doesn't affect you or your business.Timeline

Published on: January 4th, 2012 David Daw

Top 10 most useful Twitter bots

You may think that Twitter is just good for followingcelebrities and swapping tweets with friends. But the social network iscapable of a lot more. Specialized services have tweaked it to turnordinary Twitter accounts

Published on: October 25th, 2011 David Daw

How to get started on social media

It’s telling that when the Google+ social network launched in June, businesses clamored to get on the service as quickly as possible. For most businesses, being active on social media is now a

Published on: October 19th, 2011 David Daw

How to get the best price on buying and selling used iPhones

Now that Apple's iPhone 4S is about to arrive, the dash is on as Apple acolytes hurry to dump their older model and get some cash to buy the new phone.If you want

Published on: October 11th, 2011 David Daw

The wearable computer revolution has arrived

It’s an exciting time for the wearable-computing industry. Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen declared in a recent interview that wearable computers were the next big thing for Silicon Valley, and the past few months

Published on: August 8th, 2011 David Daw

Three fast and fun Microsoft Kinect hacks

We follow the latest emerging trends in tech here at PCWorld, so we've been hooked on the Microsoft Kinect hacking scene. We decided to try some projects for ourselves and show you how

Published on: January 31st, 2011 David Daw

3D printers now affordable for SMBs, consumers

Every week seems to bring a new story about a cool new 3D printer hack or another discussion (like this Innovators @ Google talk from two of the guys behind the Makerbot 3D

Published on: December 7th, 2010 David Daw

Diaz, Pitt, Tarantino, others star in 10 weirdest tech ad videos

When it comes to technology advertising, there are two time-honored schools of thought. p>The first touts the many virtues of the featured product in an attempt to show that it's superior to competitors.

Published on: November 29th, 2010 David Daw