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Sneaky Fees: 7 New Ways You're Paying More

Faced with a worsening economy, companies are afraid to raise prices, so they're introducing sneaky fees instead.

JR Raphael

Reducing the Cost of a Laptop, Part 1

Last week I told you about laptops from Acer, Dell and Hewlett-Packard available for $500 to $600, depending upon configuration. But what if none of those notebooks floats your boat?

James A. Martin

How to Buy a Bluetooth Headset

Do your homework to choose the best headset for you.

Aoife M. McEvoy

Search Engine Optimization for Your Web Site

Whether your Web site is brand new or ten years old, managing how it appears to search engines is crucial to its success.

Christopher Null

The Unwritten Rules of Social Networking

Is your social networking strategy actually costing you customers? Use these strategies to get it right.

Francine Kizner

Can Silicon Valley Avoid a Wall Street-Like Meltdown?

In the U.S. technology hub, it's become survival of the leanest.

Amanda C. Kooser

Test Your PC With 10 (Mostly) Free Sites and Tools

Is your PC healthy? Don't be too sure. Think back to when you heard a kerklunk sound coming from the hard drive. Or maybe you remember the last time your Internet connection was down (and I don't mean just a little depressed).

Steve Bass

How Much Ink Is Left in That Dead Cartridge?

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.

Jeff Bertolucci

15 Hot New Technologies That Will Change Everything

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.

Christopher Null

Windows 7 First Look: A Big Fix for Vista

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.

How to Set Up a Cross-Platform Network

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.

Scott Spanbauer

Buy, Lease--or Move to Cloud Computing?

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.

Alexandra Krasne