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Memristor circuits lead to ultrasmall PCs. Intel and AMD unleash massively multicore CPUs. Samsung TVs respond to your every gesture. These and other developing technologies will fundamentally change the way you think about--and use--technology.
From new User Account Control options to performance improvements, the next version of Windows seeks to address major complaints about the previous one--and our first look at an early beta suggests that it's on the right track.
Your business--and the computers that power it--may have started with an idea that popped into your head while you sat in front of your laptop, freeloading off of the local coffee shop's wireless network. But you can't work out of the Java Hut forever.
Your trusty old office computers are likely chugging along with the power of a 20-year-old Oldsmobile climbing Mt. Everest, gamely working hard to complete ever more complicated and varied tasks for your company's employees.
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New tracking software monitors your missing laptop's whereabouts.
Real-time tracking tools make it easier than ever to monitor your online traffic.
Videoconferencing technology comes to the rescue when being there isn't an option.
Just because you don't have a large enterprise doesn't mean you can't run your IT operation like the big guys.
Can caffeinated chips and drinks stuffed with more herbs than you'd find in an Asian pharmacy really make you more productive? We slurped and chewed our way through lots of so-called energy food to find out.
The late Randy Pausch offered valuable lessons for managing our most precious commodity.
Technology costs can easily eat away any budget--a few software upgrades and new systems here, another IT person to manage your network there--and before you know it, you've completely eroded your profits.
Practical--and impractical--advice for the casual traveler.
The software-as-a-service concept is growing, bringing low-cost internet applications to businesses of all sizes and saving entrepreneurs dough with zeros and ones.
Research in Motion announces details about its long-rumored iPhone competitor.
Many of those who have been using the Web for a few years will have ditched their desktop-based POP3 account in favor of a free Webmail service, such as Hotmail, Gmail or Yahoo.
Whether you need to find a home, share a huge file, or throw a wicked curve with a Wiffle ball, you'll find these sites indispensable.
Think dual-display systems are the bee's knees? This quad-head setup will blow your mind.
Here's what to buy among the gear everybody needs, from laptops and desktops to HDTVs.
Patch critical flaws in a color manager and IE. Plus: Opera, Office fixes.
Archive important messages for safekeeping, add an image to your mail signature, and clear out corrupted messages. Lincoln Spector answers your e-mail questions.
Here's how to find emergency care for your ailing laptop.
Last week, I described the e-mail problems I've had with my Apple iPhone 3G. This week I'll give you my take on some other complaints that consumers have raised, including dropped calls, sluggish network speeds, and short battery life.
The Apple iPhone 3G has earned lots of praise--and complaints. What's it like to live with one?
You shouldn't wait until the last minute to snap up great deals. But you have to know what a bargain looks like.