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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.

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Fair Use Bill Would Unlock DMCA
New legislation would allow consumers to make digital copies for home networks. - 2/28/07

Let Dual-Mode Phreedom Ring
This soon-to-debut handset focuses on Wi-Fi first, cellular second. - 2/27/07

Google Fixes Dangerous Desktop Flaw
For nearly a month, users of the Google Desktop application were exposed to a vulnerability that allowed remote hackers to snoop through private computer files. - 2/22/07

Wi-Fi Product Watch
Divitas launches its convergence system; UMA integrated with HP smartphone; Marvell & Seagate make mobile storage; and much more. - 2/21/07

Dell Hopes to Bring SAN Sanity to SMBs
Looking to combine affordability with simplicity, Dell and EMC team up to offer small and mid-sized businesses a SAN that makes sense. - 2/20/07

Symantec Sounds Warning on Router Passwords
Security vendor Symantec is warning broadband users of a potentially new threat able to reroute Internet traffic to fake Web sites. -2/16/07

Wi-Fi Product Watch
2006 was a $3.6B year for WLANs; Tropos integrates new software; Intel drops HSDPA (for now); and much more. - 2/16/07

Cisco's Unified Security
The networking giant continues its path to fully integrate wired and wireless with a new, multi-part security architecture. - 2/15/07

Patch Day Yields a Dozen New Fixes From Microsoft
All of the operating system-related vulnerabilities are confined to Windows XP and Windows 2000. No security bulletins have been issued for Vista. - 2/14/07

New Talk with Boingo Mobile
With the right handset or PDA, Boingo subscribers now have the option of getting all-you-can-eat VoIP for $8 per month. - 2/12/07

Microsoft Sends Search Live
The software vendor has extended the reach of its Live branded search to mobile devices of all kinds. - 2/12/07

Living in a Virtual World Gets a Little Easier
Virtualization leader VMware today announced VirtualCenter for VMware Server. The new product bundle is designed to provide small and mid-sized businesses with a low-cost way to manage and provision virtual servers. -2/6/07

Wi-Fi Product Watch
WiFi Liberator wants to free the wireless; D-Link has two 3G mobile routers; a patent licensor goes after a leading mesh vendor; and more. - 2/5/07

TI Readies Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/FM Chip
Hot on the heels of Broadcom's announcement last week of a chip that will integrate Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and even FM radio reception for use in handhelds comes Texas Instruments (TI) with the direct competition. - 2/5/07

Breaking Down The Network Neutrality Debate
Think-tankers, lawmakers and policy mavens preview the network neutrality debate awaiting the new Congress. - 2/1/07


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