EU Winning The War On Piracy: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 30, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. BitTorrent giant Mininova has been forced to go legal. In doing so, the bit torrent tracker has removed all links to copyrighted material. Despite claiming to be "the Ultimate BitTorrent source," on Friday, when it went legal, zero ...

My New Verizon Droid: Plus, The iPhone, BlackBerry, Droid Report Card and Review

My New Verizon Droid: Plus, The iPhone, BlackBerry, Droid Report Card and Review

I've had my Verizon Droid for a couple of weeks now and, no, it's not an iPhone killer or a BlackBerry killer, but it is a wonderful phone and a device that everyone looking for a new smartphone should consider. I like the Droid. I don't love it. That being said, if you only want to carry one device, the Droid is a good ...

The Eternal Question: BlackBerry or iPhone?: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 27, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Happy Thanksgiving! Continuing my "best practices" tips this week, here's a way to think about how you should answer the eternal question: BlackBerry or iPhone? You can read more about it here. The top stories in technology, media and ...

Email Signature Etiquette – MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 26, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Happy Thanksgiving! I thought it would be a good day to go over some "best practices" ideas for email signature etiquette. You can read more about it here. Have a wonderful holiday. The top stories in technology, media and entertainment ...

Toys "R" Us Previewing Black Friday Deals on Facebook: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 25, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Toys "R" Us is giving customers the opportunity to preview its Holiday sales online Rather than publish its Black Friday deals in newspapers, the popular toy store is previewing its sales event on Facebook. The sales preview is not only a ...

Digital Life with Shelly Palmer Episode #05

Digital Life with Shelly Palmer Episode #05

This week on Digital Life, has Oprah killed the local TV business?  Who is attending college on iTunes for free?  Is YouTube video quality better than cable, and is Google Chrome a Windows 7 killer? I'll talk with Charlie Collier, president and general manager of AMC about Mad Men and I discuss the AFLAC Duck with ...

Amazon & Wal*Mart Drop Prices to Lure Holiday Customers: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 24, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Wal-Mart and Amazon are in the midst of an epic Holiday season rivalry. Both retailers are holding massive holiday sales, with both companies dropping prices of popular gifts after the competitor. In the cautious market, Amazon and ...

A $78 Blu-Ray Player @ Wal*Mart: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 23, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Walmart continues to roll out holiday specials including a $78 Blu-ray player sale on Black Friday. In addition to the low price Blu-ray consoles, Walmart will also be selling $10 Blu-ray movies on Black Friday. With low price players and ...

iPhone vs. BlackBerry: What To Buy?

"Should I buy an iPhone or a BlackBerry?" It's the most popular tech question I get asked. Here's how to think about what your answer should be. Phone First, both Apple and RIM call their devices phones. While this is technically true, iPhones are only available on the AT&T network. BlackBerrys can be found on both ...

Oprah Will End the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2011: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 20, 2009

If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. It's official: Oprah Winfrey will end her famous talk show in 2011. The much speculated rumor was made official yesterday and will come at the end of next year as Oprah readies the new OWN channel for launch. While The Oprah Winfrey Show ...