On this week’s “Tech Night Owl,”Gene Steinberg, the Owl himself, and guests look banishing Google from your Mac, the 2010 Macworld Expo and more.
Author and commentator Kirk McElhearn tells you why he’s working hard to banish Google from his Macs, as he regards the service as potentially harmful to your privacy. That very subject is also covered from a somewhat different point of view by Adam Engst, of “TidBITS” and Take Control Books. Engst also discusses the surprising success of Macworld Expo 2010, which was held without Apple’s participation.
In another segment, Lee Givens, an AOL Mac product manager, tells you about some of the service’s future plans, and describes their newest application updates for the Mac and iPhone, which include seamless integration with Facebook, Twitter and other popular social networking services.
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