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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.

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• 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.


Tool Cuts Vista Down to Size
For those tired of Windows Vista's hoggish ways, a European developer has created a free – albeit technical – tool to eliminate the bloat. - 1/31/08

SIBM Looks to Bring Power of Virtualization to SMBs
Big Blue says its PowerVM Express software and new Series p servers help smaller businesses save money, time and power. - 1/31/08

January Wireless Newsbits
FreeFi partners with Disney-ABC to provide video-on-demand at DIA; Boingo will serve up JiWire ads at 28 airport locations; iBox2Go releases its new "hotspot in a box"; a new flash drive allows for wireless presentations; and more. - 1/29/08

Map of the World
IGPS devices are hot items, but could Wi-Fi be the real future of navigation? Skyhook Wireless, which powers iPhone Maps, is leading the way.- 1/24/08

HP, Intel Give Old Stuff a New Shine
Companies talk up recycling of the old and going solid state with the new. - 1/23/08

2008 Awards: The Absolute Best in Small Business
Who do you turn to for business advice most often? No doubt it's other experienced small business owners. Well, your entrepreneurial compatriots made the call and picked the best software, hardware and services. Take a look at the results. -1/22/08

Drobo Goes The NAS Route
Storage robot device gets a companion that makes sharing stored data easy in the small office environment. - 1/17/08

A Particularly Nasty Week For Malware
From Excel to the revitalized Storm worm to a severe banking Trojan, it's enough to make you nostalgic for the days of BBSes. - 1/17/08

Got Vista? Get the Latest SP1 Candidate
Microsoft's long-awaited Vista service pack inches closer to the door, with a public test-drive now available. - 1/16/08

Google Revamps iPhone Push
The search leader's mobile ambitions aren't limited to devices running its Android software. - 1/14/08

Security Firm: Only Five Percent of PCs Fully Patched
Secunia system checker shows total proportion of fully patched systems dropping.- 1/11/08

Spammers Hijack Microsoft's SkyDrive Service
The online storage service for sharing files and links became a repository for spammers to host links to their electronic junk mail. - 1/10/08

Latest Wi-Fi Newsbits
It's still just an early-stage project, but a Mozilla effort to save user information online could be a game-changer. - 1/9/08

Home Storage Needs Grab Titans' Attention
IBM, EMC, Dell just a few biggies hungrily eyeing the small office/home office dollar. - 1/08/08

Microsoft to Office 2003 Users – 'Our Bad'
Microsoft apologizes and provides automated tools to let users restore access to older files blocked by Office 2003 Service Pack 3. -1/07/08

Wisair Intros Wireless USB Dongle Set
The company’s new Wireless USB dongle-to-dongle solution is expected on the market by the end of the quarter. - 1/07/08

Tech Trends and Products to Watch in 2008
In terms of technology, 2007 will inevitably be remembered as the year the iPhone debuted. But which tech products and trends for 2008 might capture small business owners' imagination? We look at three contenders. - 1/3/08

Adobe Phones Home And Irks Customers
BitDefender says ads placed by Google in Web pages are being hijacked by Trojan software that replaces the intended text with links to a malicious server. - 1/2/08

The RIAA's Uphill Battle
Recent research on the state of the music industry signals continued obstacles ahead for the much-maligned trade association's strategy. - 1/02/08


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