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How to Speed Up Windows Vista

SP1 may not give your system much more oomph, but there are other ways to speed Vista up. Spending a few minutes (or a few dollars) optimizing your Vista PC can help it get its groove on.

Scott Dunn

· 5 min read

A Mobile Future

The new technology of smartphones offers huge potential for entrepreneurs.

Steve Cooper

· 5 min read

Four Essential Photo Editing Tricks

You don't have to be a Photoshop expert to take great pictures--but you should know this handful of common editing techniques.

Dave Johnson

· 6 min read

Open Your Business to Open-Source Apps

Almost daily, headlines proclaim how businesses are cutting costs and improving productivity by using Linux-based, open-source software.

· 9 min read

Farewell Vista, Hello XP

How to make the switch back and deal with the gnarly problem of transferring your Vista e-mail, contacts, and user data back to the old standby operating system.

· 11 min read

The 20 (Mostly Free) Downloads You Can't Do Without

Cure a sluggish PC, improve your defenses, and have more computing fun with these great programs. Most are freebies, and you can try those that aren't before you put down any cash.

Preston Gralla

· 15 min read

Helio Ocean

Pros - Innovative dual-slider design Excellent messaging software. Cons - Sometimes lackluster call quality Small selection of nongame apps

Erik Larkin

· 5 min read

Free Security Tool Ferrets out Unpatched Software

The tool is designed to inform users when their applications need patching.

· 2 min read

15 Great, Free Security Programs

Turn your PC on, and you're immediately vulnerable to malicious attacks. But you can use these free applications to minimize the dangers and protect yourself.

Preston Gralla

· 10 min read

How to Survive the Worst PC Disasters

Can't get your PC to boot? Or just sent your boss a really embarrassing e-mail? Here's how to recover from these and ten other potential catastrophes.

· 11 min read

The Best Vista Notebooks

The new version of Windows can be a challenge for some notebooks to run. Our tests will point you to the laptops with the power to handle Vista.

Are You Up for a Vista Upgrade?

These tech pros will help you determine if an upgrade to Microsoft's Windows Vista is right for you and your company right now.

Kristin Edelhauser

· 8 min read