Should we tweak our blog so it generates a valid RSS feed?

Should I adjust the blog I write for my company so it appears correctly when accessed via RSS readers? Is there a standard format in which the layout and content is delivered to RSS readers that I can use to ensure that my blog appears the way I want?

published: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 07:25:39 -0700 -- read more...

How does Google's AdWords Conversion Tracking Mechanism Work?

I have an online shopping website in which I have setup google's Adwords Conversion tracking mechanism at two places, namely, Signup Confirmation and in the Payment page. In the Signup Confirmation page, I wish to track the number of signups occurring as a result of google adwords. While in the payment page, I wish to track the amount of the order.

published: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 21:43:35 -0700 -- read more...

Forgot the password on my Samsung D500 cellphone?

Well, it appears that I have forgot the password to reset all my settings on my samsung d500 phone. Help!

published: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 10:30:03 -0700 -- read more...

Will the Nintendo DS really have free game downloads?

I'm psyched! The Nintendo DS is getting more and more cool features, but I'm amazed to hear rumors that it's going to actually have wireless Internet access and even let you download games from the Internet, totally unlike the Sony PSP, which blocks just about every cool Internet capability. Is the DS really going to allow this feature?

published: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 18:59:01 -0700 -- read more...

How do I get my Nintendo DS to connect to the Internet?

I saw that you're covering the Nintendo DS on AskDaveTaylor. Sweet! Now, can you help me? I just can't figure out how to get my Nintendo DS unit to connect to the Internet. I'm trying to get Tony Hawk's American Sk8land to work.

published: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 23:14:15 -0700 -- read more...

Can I disable Gmail message "threading"?

In Gmail what does the following mean in the Inbox:

published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 09:03:08 -0700 -- read more...

How do I convert DVD movies for my iMate JAM phone?

How can I copy a DVD from my G4 powerbook (I have pocketmac pro) to my I-mate Jam phone which uses windows Pocket PC? I'm familiar with Mac the Ripper but I don't know how I can convert the files to ones that my phone can read, I'm really confused regarding what mp4 setting to use (most available softwares are for ipod conversion eg. MovieToGo)

published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 10:28:50 -0700 -- read more...

Capcom to release Street Fighter UMD movies

Capcom has announced that it will release its Street Fighter anime series on UMD format for PSPs in second quarter of 2006. "Mere weeks after the release of Street Fighter Alpha 3 Max on the PSP

published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 11:32:53 -0500 -- read more...

Can I send money to friends via cellphone SMS?

This is a weird question, but I seem to recall that Paypal used to have a feature where I could "beam" money to someone else with a cellphone, but when I go to the site today, I can't find anything about it. Is there any way to do this?

published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 12:47:38 -0700 -- read more...

Samurai Warriors: State of War for Sony PSP

Sliced and Diced Samurai Warriors: State of War minisite gets customized for the Sony PSP in preparation for March 7 2006 ship date

published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 12:49:43 CST -- read more...

How do I set MS Internet Explorer as my default Web browser?

I downloaded Firefox and then found that it just wasn't for me. Hence, I deleted it. However, my shortcuts on my desktop now keep asking for Firefox when I try to open them. Did I not get it all off my machine and if not how do I go about getting rid of every trace of this browser?

published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 14:18:41 -0700 -- read more...

Google search results vary based on which computer I use?

Something very strange is happening with my site's listing in Google. If I am at work and I type "childcare nvq courses harrow" into Google we appear about second in the rankings; however, if I am at home (about 10 miles away) we do not appear in the listings at all, even if I enter the unusual company name "auralern" in the search engine.

published: Fri, 24 Feb 2006 14:52:49 -0700 -- read more...

How much is Grand Theft Auto worth?

Plans for the future of TakeTwo Interactive

published: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 10:33:11 CST -- read more...

What are the names of the train engines at Disneyland?

I just heard about Disneyland adding a new train, the first in fifty years or something? What are the names of the different train engines at Disneyland and what's the new train called?

published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 10:45:17 -0700 -- read more...

How do I get rid of the navigational toolbar on Blogspot?

I have a blog on blogspot.com (also known as Blogger) and I have noticed that many people have gotten rid of the navigational toolbar at the top of the page when one views their blog. I would like to do the same. How can I get rid of it? You can view the blog but please don't publish the address on your website. Thank a billion! Trevor

published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 11:28:37 -0700 -- read more...

Customer registration: before or after making a purchase?

After a meeting with my IT group a question was raised that received a split vote. Could you steer us in the right direction? The question: Should a web based company make customers register before making a purchase? If so, why?

published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 11:59:30 -0700 -- read more...

AIM on your PSP

AOLs instant messenger service breaks onto a new scene with Sony PSP support

published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 13:56:48 CST -- read more...

LOST stars get their Sony PSP

Hey Hollywood actors are Sony PSP people too

published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 13:58:35 CST -- read more...

Assign a specific ringtone to someone on my Motorola RAZR?

I'm sure there's a way do to this: how do I assign a different ringtone to specific people on my new Motorola RAZR v3c cellphone? I have Verizon service, if that makes any difference.

published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 14:22:57 -0700 -- read more...

How do I clear recent searches from Safari and Google?

I'm darn concerned! Every time I start up my Apple Safari browser, I find that the program has remembered every search I've done, whether from the Google search box or when I'm actually on the Google home page. What the heck? How can I disable this "feature" and regain my privacy?

published: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 16:04:41 -0700 -- read more...

PSP version 3.0 firmware photos posted?

Alleged photos of the version 3.0 PSP software have been posted online. A member of the official PlayStation forums has posted 13 unconfirmed photos of purported sceenshots from the PSP version 3.0

published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 01:29:19 -0500 -- read more...

How do I format SD memory on my RCA Lyra MP3 Player?

I have an RCA Lyra Mp3 player and an SD memory card for it, but I can't figure out how to format my Lexar SDcard so I can use it with the Lyra. Can you help me out?

published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 08:54:48 -0700 -- read more...

How do I get local time with the PHP time function?

Hello I have a website and I show the time using:

published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:39:44 -0700 -- read more...

Can't pair my Oakley RAZRWIRE with my Moto RAZR V3 phone?

Dave, can ya help me out? I can't pair oakley Razrwire with my RAZR v3c, though it seems like since they're both from Motorola it should be pretty easy to get it working. Help!

published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:58:17 -0700 -- read more...

Midway announces three PSP games for 2006

Midway Games has released its 2006 lineup of games for the PSP. Franchises represented in this lineup include Mortal Kombat, NBA Ballers, and Rush. NBA Ballers: Rebound is expected to ship this

published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 11:12:51 -0500 -- read more...

Pursuit Force

To say that the PSP's output has been a little disappointing would be a huge understatement and unless you're completely new to the gaming world you will know that the majority of titles have

published: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 16:43:34 -0500 -- read more...

Sony to add map function and Email to the PSP

PSP to add a GPS function and Email

published: Mon, 6 Feb 2006 14:19:25 CST -- read more...

How do I disable audio feedback for MS Internet Explorer?

I'm trying to play my music CD on my PC because I need to make a tape of it to send to the copyright office. So I'm running the headphones out of my laptop into the line IN on my little boombox and I'm making the tape, right, but guess what? Every time I click on a frickin' hyperlink in Internet Explorer there's this huge "click!" coming out onto the tape! How rude is that?

published: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 00:20:59 -0700 -- read more...

Can iMovie import Sony MicroMV videos?

Any idea on how to transform Sony Micro MV videos into a version compatible with Mac OSX 10.3.9 so that they can be edited with iMovie?

published: Sat, 25 Feb 2006 08:21:05 -0700 -- read more...

DBZ heading to PSP

Atari announced plans for Dragon Ball Z: Shin Budokai a new Sony PSP title

published: Sat, 4 Feb 2006 12:29:59 CST -- read more...

Google Aims PSP

Google looking to go mobile with devices like the Sony PSP

published: Sat, 4 Feb 2006 12:37:52 CST -- read more...

Gangs of London come together on Sony PSP

All the gangs under one PSP roof

published: Sat, 4 Mar 2006 12:30:22 CST -- read more...

What's the scoop with the Mac OS X virus "Leap.A"?

A virus on the Mac. Gadzooks, what's next? Spyware? Ug. Meanwhile, can you tell us a bit more about this code, how it works and how we can avoid being infected?

published: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 20:15:22 -0700 -- read more...

Connect to the Internet with my Sony PSP?

I love my Sony PSP, but I cannot figure out how to get successfully connected to the Internet. I know it's a wifi system, I know I need to be able to see an access point, but I cannot get it all working. Help!

published: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 22:26:52 -0700 -- read more...

Sony prices 4GB Memory Stick PRO Duo card

Sony has officially announced pricing and availability for its 4GB Memory Stick PRO Duo card. First shown at this year's Consumer Electronics Show alongside an 8GB version, the new 4GB Memory Stick

published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 02:56:19 -0500 -- read more...

How do I forward all my Gmail email to another account?

How can I create a "Rule" in Gmail that will forwards any E-mail received to another E-mail account. I went to the filter section However I did not know what to do next. Would appreciate your help

published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 20:41:22 -0700 -- read more...

How do I change my account password in Mac OS X?

How do i change my password on my Mac OS X system, Dave? I looked when I was logging in and didn't see any sort of button or configuration option!

published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 20:53:13 -0700 -- read more...

Can't play downloaded MP3 audio on my Sanyo MM-5600 cellphone?

I have a Sanyo mm-5600 cellphone but i cant get it to play the music that i download on to it. Can you offer me any advice or assistance, please?

published: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 23:56:13 -0700 -- read more...

How do I sort my Favorites in MS Internet Explorer?

I have about 4,000 sites bookmarked and arranged into folders etc. The problem is that I want them arranged alphabetically.

published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 11:03:02 -0700 -- read more...

Nacho Libre trailer for PSP available for download

A PSP-formated version of the Nacho Libre trailer is now available for download. The upcoming movie stars Jack Black as a Mexican wrestler. It was written by Mike White (School Of Rock), directed by

published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 11:15:37 -0500 -- read more...

PSP World introduces PS3 Informer

PSP World is pleased to announce our newest site, PS3 Informer. All the news and insight you've come to expect concerning the PSP, now for the PlayStation 3. The site features a design and layout

published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 11:49:11 -0500 -- read more...

Can I figure out if anyone's targeting my site through AdSense?

I have an "advertise on this site" link on my site as you do, Dave, but I'm wondering: is there any way to know if anyone actually is advertising on my site, and if so, can I figure out what percentage of revenue I'm getting from that advertising?

published: Thu, 02 Mar 2006 22:00:22 -0700 -- read more...

How do I invite someone to join my LinkedIn network?

I'm really appreciating your series of articles on the LinkedIn system, and am now ready to start inviting some of my colleagues now that I have my profile set up and such. Can you tell me how to do that, and perhaps also share some best practices for inviting others to join?

published: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 11:33:51 -0700 -- read more...

I can't get iTunes to see my new iPod?

I have an iPod that I've been using on my Mom's macintosh, but now I want to use it on my PC. How do I get my PC to see the iPod, and then how do I connect the two so I can transfer stuff?

published: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 16:16:57 -0700 -- read more...

Should I buy you two cups of chai, or one for your wife too?

Dave, whats the difference between buying you two cups of chai, or your wife and you one each? I'm talking about the "Buy Dave A Chai" page on your site, of course.

published: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 16:25:12 -0700 -- read more...

Microsoft Entourage sounds no longer working?

Dave, I'm baffled. I have been running Microsoft Entourage for a while, and have grown to like the little bings and bongs of its audio notifications. But all of a sudden Entourage doesn't make any sounds at all. It's mute. What's happened?

published: Thu, 16 Feb 2006 17:08:26 -0700 -- read more...

How do I download radio programs onto my MP3 player?

I have a Logik MP3 player. How do I transfer a radio programme download from the internet to the machine. I have plugged it in the USB and it says ready, but then nothing happens. thanks a lot.

published: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 10:21:13 -0700 -- read more...

How do I avoid affiliate link hijacking?

I've been reading a lot lately about affiliate link hijacking and link cloaking. Do you recommend any particular link cloaking software or technique and/or are there any particular ones to steer clear of? I saw one 'Covert Affiliate' that in addition to cloaking affiliate links puts a tracking cookie on the visitors computer even if they don't click on the link. They talk about having the 'unfair advantage'... that concerns me that if you're doing something 'sneaky' that it could actually bite you in the butt down the road.

published: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 10:40:33 -0700 -- read more...

Sony launching wireless download service in Taiwan

The hotly anticipated PSP peripheral gets the boot before seeing the light of day

published: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 11:41:31 -0500 -- read more...

Next PSP to get built-in camera, video streaming?

The next version of Sony's PSP will sport an integrated digital video camera that will allow users to stream live video to the PlayStation 3, according to an anonymous source. The feature, which will

published: Thu, 23 Feb 2006 16:04:25 -0500 -- read more...

What are the most common search terms?

I realize that it's probably not something suitable for a family Web site, but I'm still curious: what are the most common terms or phrases that people type into search engines?

published: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 11:43:47 -0700 -- read more...

Tekken to be Sony PSP Bound

Sony PlayStation Portable gets it own installment of Namcos popular fighter

published: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 12:11:18 CST -- read more...

The PSP gets its own Nintendogs

A knockoff dog simulator thats sure to make you feel special about getting a Sony PSP

published: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 12:21:54 CST -- read more...

How do I get quoted in the newspaper?

Alright, Dave, I see you quoted all the time in the mainstream media, from MSNBC to CNN.com, the Christian Science Monitor to wire stories for the Associated Press, the BBC, and more. I know you're an expert and all, but surely you aren't pals with every reporter in the world. How the heck do you get such great press coverage?

published: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 12:27:09 -0700 -- read more...

I got a LinkedIn request to forward. Now what?

I'm still on the LinkedIn learning curve, but I do have a profile now and have invited a few of my friends and colleagues to link up with me. All of a sudden I now have a "request to forward" an introduction from someone I don't know to one of my friends. What do I do?

published: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 15:02:40 -0700 -- read more...

How do I add photos to my Apple iPod?

I have a new Apple iPod Video and have been really enjoying its music capabilities, but I'd also like to add some pictures to its photo album from my PC. But I'm darned if I can figure out how the heck to do that! There's nothing vaguely photo-related in iTunes and I'm stumped. Help!

published: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 10:00:09 -0700 -- read more...

How do I create a new AIM screen name?

I've been using AOL's Instant Messenger for a while, but I really want to create a new AIM screenname. How the $#@$# do I do that??

published: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 12:28:02 -0700 -- read more...

How old do you have to be to use the acne treatment PROACTIV?

Hey Dave, can you tell me how old do you have to be to use the acne treatment PROACTIV? I've heard great things about it, but I fear that at 14 I'm too young and would rather have real facts than try to argue with my dad about it, yknow?

published: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 22:30:05 -0700 -- read more...

Does my DVD burner work with DVD+ or DVD- disks?

I recently purchased a new computer (It was built for me) I need to know how I can find out if my dvd burner burns dvd+ or - Do you know a way to this on Windows XP?

published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 09:56:15 -0700 -- read more...

How do I convert visitors into customers?

I have a small ebook I'm trying to sell by using some Google AdWords adverts (and other links), but for the life of me, I can't seem to get any of the people who come to the information page for the book to convert into buyers. Are there best practices with these targeted pages?

published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 10:09:23 -0700 -- read more...

This week's PSP game releases for 2/28

This week PSP owners get lucky as we get seven new games for our favorite portable, including new installments of the sports titles FIFA Street and MLB

published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 10:48:27 -0500 -- read more...

New Sony PSP design on the way?

Could Sony be retooling the current design of the PSP for a rerelease

published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 11:21:35 CST -- read more...

Midways lineup on the PSP for 2006

This years titles from Midway for the Sony PSP

published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 11:23:49 CST -- read more...

PSP kiosks spread like wildfire

Japan gets PSP fever as Sony posts new kiosks in over 300 locations

published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 11:25:31 CST -- read more...

News on Sony PSP Firmware 3.0

New functionality may make the PSP more practical

published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 11:27:02 CST -- read more...

Can I recover lost text from a Microsoft Word document?

I feel like a complete idiot, but I was trying to copy and paste about fifteen paragraphs of text from a Microsoft Word document to an email message, and somehow ended up cutting the text out of the document and then having my email program crash. The net result is that I've lost about a day's typing and really want to know if there's any way I can recover it?

published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 13:54:17 -0700 -- read more...

Is Kevin Eldon a member of the band Kraftwerk?

Is Kevin Eldon a member of the band Kraftwerk or an actor? I have a bet with a pal and we're just not sure. Many thanks for your assistance, oh wise guru!

published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 15:30:08 -0700 -- read more...

How do I back up photos on a Wolverine MVP?

I've been looking at the Wolverine MVP as a possible iPod Video alternative that also has the ability to back up my photographs when I'm in the field: amazingly, it reads CompactFlash, SmartMedia Cards, Multimedia Cards, SD Memory Cards, Memory Sticks, Microdrives, xD Cards and Memory Stick Pro devices. My concern: does it work? Is it easy to use?

published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 15:52:18 -0700 -- read more...

Logic 3 cancels keyboard for PSP

Following several release delays, Logic 3 has said that it is no longer developing its PSP keyboard. A PSP gamer who pre-ordered the accessory received this email from the company: "Thanks for your

published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 17:14:37 -0500 -- read more...

Transferred my MP3 songs to my Samsung YH-820, but can't hear them?

I have a Samsung mp3 YH-820. I already transferred songs to it but i can't hear them. What can I do?

published: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 22:51:24 -0700 -- read more...

Is this a legit blog comment, or comment spam?

I'm a bit baffled, to be honest. I'm getting comments left on my weblog that kinda/sorta seem like they're relevant, but don't entirely make sense and aren't relevant to the actual discussion, though they're more or less on topic. Is it the work of some semi-incoherent blogosphere denizen, or is it actually some sort of subtle comment spam?

published: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 08:38:20 -0700 -- read more...

Gangs of London coming to PSP later this year

Sony has announced that Gangs of London will be available later this year, exclusively for the PSP. Created by SCEE's London Studio, the developers responsible for The Getaway, the game will be

published: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 10:11:56 -0500 -- read more...

EA bringing 2006 FIFA World Cup to PSP

EA has announced that its upcoming soccer title 2006 FIFA World Cup will be coming to the PSP in April. The game, which celebrates the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany that begins this June, features 12

published: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 14:35:59 -0500 -- read more...

Convert Mac WMA audio files to MP3?

I have a bunch of WMA format audio files on my Mac and really want to put them on my RCA Lyra MP3 player but it only supports MP3 format. Somehow, I need to convert the audio from WMA to MP3. How?

published: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:53:40 -0700 -- read more...

PSP multiplayer with one cartridge

Are your friends too cheap to buy their own copy of a Sony PSP game to play with you? No problem

published: Wed, 22 Feb 2006 17:24:54 CST -- read more...

PSP gets new Go! Sudoku game title

Ubisoft unveils their new Go! Sudoku title for Sony PSP

published: Wed, 22 Feb 2006 19:23:40 CST -- read more...

PSP to get built in 8 GB NAND Flash

If the rumor holds true we could see a new version of the Sony PSP on the horizon

published: Wed, 22 Feb 2006 20:08:01 CST -- read more...

Pocket Racers Preview for Sony PSP

Konami of Europe is releasing what is billed as the Mario Kart for PSP

published: Wed, 8 Feb 2006 12:25:21 CST -- read more...

Monster Hunter Freedom Preview for Sony PSP

Hunt or be hunted in this fast pace action adventure for the Sony PSP

published: Wed, 8 Feb 2006 12:26:55 CST -- read more...