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• Microsoft Vista Home Networking Setup and Options
The most daunting part of upgrading to Windows Vista may be trying to figure out where in the layers of menus the networking and file-sharing options are hidden.

• Do It Yourself: Roll Your Own Network Cables
It may not be something you do everyday, but having the supplies and know-how to whip up a network cable on the spot can be very handy.

• Tips for Securing Your Home Router
Seemingly minor and easily overlooked settings can still have profound security implications. Here are some steps you can take to make sure your wired or wireless home router and by extension, your network is as secure as possible.

  Most Popular Reviews

• Microsoft Windows Home Server
If you have a home network, you'll welcome the easy file sharing, remote access and the image-based backup features of Windows Home Server.

• Iomega StorCenter Network Hard Drive
Iomega's fourth generation StorCenter Network Hard Drive brings many of the features found in higher-end storage devices down to an attractive price.

• MikroTik's The Dude
This free tool delivers many of the same capabilities that you'd find in pricey network monitoring tools. As long as you don't mind tinkering, The Dude is a decent network utility that should be worth the download.


Viva Las Vegas — The Hardware Story
In Vegas, it's not all dollar slots and Texas Hold 'Em. At least not when the Consumer Electronics Show comes to town. Here's a look at some of the latest products that could help small businesses rake in the chips. - 1/30/07

The No-Hardware Wi-Fi Community
Whisher's wish? Internet access and community applications like IM shared by the wireless masses, but with no extra hardware beyond the laptop. - 1/30/07

Access for All Wi-Fi Devices
That's the mantra of Devicescape, as it unveils a new software/service combo to allow even products without a user interface to go online. -1/30/07

Microsoft Warns of New Zero-Day Flaw
The flaw can't be used to execute arbitrary code but it could trigger a Denial of Service. - 1/29/07

Iomega Offers Big Storage Perks at a Small Biz Price
The company's newest NAS box sports a small business price tag and offers features more akin to big biz. - 1/25/07

Vista Service Pack Already In The Works
Windows Vista won't be in the public's hands until next Tuesday, but Microsoft is already preparing for the first service pack. The company has confirmed it is submitting customer feedback for, among other things, what should be in the first service pack. - 1/24/07

Wi-Fi Product Watch
BenQ to make UMA phone; iPass will support Windows Vista; Firetide goes dual-radio for mesh backhaul; and more. - 1/24/07

Draft-N Centrino Has Partners
The latest version of Intel's wireless platform supports 802.11n and has an accompanying compatibility program for third party access points. -1/23/06

Wi-Fi Product Watch
Firetide goes dual-radio for mesh backhaul; Kyocera upgrades mobile router to EV-DO Rev. A; 802.11n Draft 2.0 garners unanimous voter approval; and more. - 1/22/07

MySpace Sues 'Spam King'
The social-networking site's CAN-SPAM lawsuit puts Scott Richter back in the news. - 1/22/07

Testing Faster Wi-Fi
VeriWave's new add-on for its test system generates 802.11n traffic and analyzes it. - 1/18/07

From Vista to Viiv in Vegas
Thinking back to the highs and highers of CES 2007 after a few days and some rest. - 1/16/07

Wi-Fi Product Watch
SpectraLink to offer new softphone; Apple won't make users pay for Draft-N patch; JiWire offers Skype interface; and more. - 1/16/07

The Year of the Wireless Monitor?
DisplayLink's technology for running a monitor over Wireless USB could mean the eventual end of the VGA display cable. 1/10/06

Wi-Fi Product Watch
New Z-Wave products from Hawking; more portable media players with Wi-Fi; Apple reveals iPhone, Apple TV and Draft-N products; and more. - 1/10/07

Analysts: Hold The iPhone
Apple's new iPhone is eye candy, but first there's the matter of the name before analysts weigh in. - 1/10/07

Put Your Finger On Security
When your customers are Hollywood types bent on keeping their television and film content safe from pirates, you'd better be able to protect it. Here's how biometrics help one post-production company keep a tight lid on data. - 1/9/07

Gates Talks Interconnected Future (Courtesy of Microsoft)
Windows Home Server, Xbox integration, and plenty of opportunities for Vista to be at the heart of it all, he tells CES. - 1/8/07

AMD Preps New LIVE! Consumer Devices
High performance network storage, all-in-one device among the announcements. - 1/8/07

Easy Storage for the Little Guy: Has the Time Come?
While some vendors still don't get that small business storage needs differ from big companies, many more are delivering cost-effective products that don't require an IT degree to install.- 1/4/06

Cisco Adds E-mail Security For $830M
The networking giant plugs another piece into its 'self-defending network' puzzle. - 1/4/06

Exploit Surfaces in Web Browser PDF Plug-Ins
Several security firms have found a vulnerability in the Adobe Reader that is surprisingly easy to initiate and also very dangerous. - 1/3/07

Asterisk Calls Home
Digium delivers a GUI version of the popular open source IP-PBX, and it's 'easy.' - 1/3/06

QuickTime Exploit Greets 'Month of Apple Bugs'
A New Year flaw raises URL-handling issues in the media player. - 1/2/07

The Evolution Of Malware Continues
Ever wish malware was still just content to erase all your files? - 12/28/06

QuickTime Exploit Greets 'Month of Apple Bugs'
A New Year flaw raises URL-handling issues in the media player. - 1/2/07


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