Settle back and let’s look at the best from this past week on groovyPost, the grooviest site on the net.
Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals
CrashPlan is our favorite cloud-based backup solution and having an off-site backup is a critical cornerstone in your overall backup strategy.
But there’s more! Be sure to read Austin Krause’s review, 10 Black Friday Tech Deals Worth Staying Up For. And there is also Bogdan Bele’s write up Black Friday Deal: 250 GB Samsung SSD + Far Cry 3 for $169.99.
Groovy Tech from the Week
Our weekly podcast, the TechGroove, took the week off because of the holidays but be sure to check out the TechGroove archives. Also, you can now get the audio version of the show on Stitcher Radio!
Brian continues his series of advice in Get the Start Menu Back in Windows 8 with Classic Shell.
If you recently purchased a new Windows Phone 8, check out Bogdan’s article on How to Customize Tiles in the new mobile OS from Microsoft.
This week Austin Krause goes deep in his Go Wired or Wireless – Logitech K800 Keyboard Review. This is one awesome new keyboard from Logitech.
On a serious note, Austin warns Six Strikes and You’re Out–New ISP Policy Targets Downloads of Copyrighted Material. You will want to see if your Internet Service provider is among those who are participating in this new “service.”
Want to learn a language while on the go? Check out Austin’s story Duolingo Launches iPhone and iPad App.
Also, Brian writes about another option for those needing better maps on the iOS platform in his story Nokia’s HERE Maps Now Available for iOS. While it might not be perfect, it looks promising as more updates come.
Austin Krause writes about a free tool to help you manage your hard disk storage in Windows. Read his Folder Size is Freeware for Windows that Displays Folder and File Size.
So, there you have the best of this past week. Check back daily for the latest and greatest, and be sure to come back next weekend for another weekly wrap.