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How Rechargeable Batteries Work

Rechargeable batteries are used almost every mobile electronic device, but many consumers don't know how to maintain these batteries. Tune in as the TechStuff crew takes a look at proper battery care in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.

How Proxy Servers Work

The internet can be thought of as a series of clients and servers, wherein clients request data from a server. A proxy server has the ability to intercept data from the original server. Learn more about proxy servers in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

How can technology help me get healthy?

With the advent of Wii Fit, consumers are coming to see video games as a way to get in shape, rather than fall into a sedentary lifestyle. Tune in to learn more about health and video games in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

How 3-D Glasses Work

3-D glasses have been around for a long time, but recent innovations have redefined the traditionally marginal role of this technology. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the future of 3-D technology.

Will using multiple applications kill my computer?

Most computer users run multiple applications at the same time -- this can often cause the computer to run more slowly. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about your computer's health.

Can computers teach me to play music?

Would you like a robotic piano teacher? The unprecedented popularity of Guitar Hero and Rock Band have prompted some gamers to learn actual instruments. Tune in as the TechStuff crew tackles the future of music education in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

Why is President Obama's Blackberry such a big deal?

After his election, Blackberry enthusiast Barack Obama faced a dilemma -- should he give up the Blackberry or break from tradition and become the first president with email? Tune in as the TechStuff crew takes a look at President Obama's Blackberry.

How Smartphones Work

Your average cell phone boasts some pretty cool features, but Smartphones have taken things to a whole new level. Get the lowdown on these versatile gadgets in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

GPS Games People Play

GPS receivers are great for navigation, but they have another surprising application: games. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to get the goods on geocaching, geodashing and other GPS games.

The 2009 Consumer Electronics Show

From 3-dimensional TV displays to wireless battery chargers, the 2009 CES ushered in a wave of emerging technologies. Check in with the Techs tuff crew to learn more about the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

What is phishing?

Phishers send emails to strangers, hoping to swindle them out of thousands of dollars. From the notorious Nigerian email scams to fake hard-luck stories, phishing scams depend on the greed of online victims. Learn more in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

The Team's Favorite Tech Toys

Listen in as the Techstuff team reveals their favorite tech toys, distractions and hobbies in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.

Will the internet kill television?

With the advent of streaming internet video, some believe the days of traditional television are nearing an end. Check in with the Techstuff crew as they take a look at the relationship between the internet and television in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

How Bill Gates and Steve Jobs Work, Part 2

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs are giants in the computing world -- and they have more in common than you might suspect. Listen in as the Techstuff team reviews the parallels between Jobs and Gates in their first two-part podcast from HowStuffWorks.

Tech Predictions for 2009

From Steve Job's successor to the future of the internet, the Techstuff team is chock full of predictions for 2009. Check out this podcast from HowStuffWorks to learn more.

How Bill Gates and Steve Jobs Work, Part 1

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs are giants in the computing world -- and they have more in common than you might suspect. Listen in as the Techstuff team reviews the parallels between Jobs and Gates in their first two-part podcast from HowStuffWorks.

The TechStuff Christmas List

Listen in as the TechStuff team reviews the latest round of sleek and super-advanced technology (just in time for Christmas) in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.

How Streaming Video Works

Streaming video allows internet users to watch content without downloading an entire movie or show. Listen in as the Techstuff team takes a look at the nature, legality and future of streaming video sites in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.

How Net Neutrality Works

Net neutrality is the concept that a computer user should have the same access to webpages regardless of the ISP or site visited. However, several ISPs are attempting to change this situation. Check out this podcast from HowStuffWorks to learn more.

How iPhone Applications Work

Each day, more and more applications for the iPhone find their way into the marketplace and individual phones. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the capabilities and limitations of iPhone applications.