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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.


Google Docs Moves Out of The Cloud
Free browser plug-in designed to extend the usefulness of online apps. — 03/31/08

Why Apple is Seen as Brand Champ
Brand survey offers some advice for Microsoft, too. — 03/31/08

Turn Your Smartphone Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot
Perhaps you can take it with you: TapRoot Systems announced this week its WalkingHotSpot software, which turns 3G/Wi-Fi-enabled smartphones into secure, mobile Wi-Fi hotspots. — 03/28/08

Picture This, Adobe's Photoshop Online
Company shows what its rich Internet application language AIR can do in beta release of its flagship image-editing program — 03/28/08

YouTube Helps Video Creators Track Viewership
Not only does YouTube offer free video distribution, but it now offers free demographic data, as well. Analytic tools released on Wednesday let video creators chart the popularity of clips, allowing them to analyze who's watching and see where those viewers are located. — 03/27/08

Firefox Update Tackles Pair of Critical Bugs
Mozilla plugs holes while the march continues toward Firefox 3. — 03/26/08

Windows XP Service Pack 3? Place Your Bets
Microsoft releases a public 'release candidate' of the last Windows XP service pack, but the office pool on when it will actually ship is still open. — 03/25/08

Citigroup: Microsoft Likely to Raise Yahoo Bid
Research upgrades Yahoo on the buzz. — 03/25/08

Gibson Sues Over Guitar Hero And Rock Band
Guitar manufacturer cites patent infringement. — 03/24/08

Intel Goes The Distance on Wi-Fi: 60 Miles
Using 802.11x networking and some "secret sauce," it can stretch wireless connectivity -- helping remote communities get online. — 03/20/08

Mozilla Says Firefox 3 Ready For Prime Time
New beta test version is ready; final code expected in June. — 03/20/08

Vista Service Pack Poses Some Pesky Problems
Some consumers are having a hard time getting Windows Vista Service Pack 1 to install correctly. — 03/20/08

Can We Fix The Web?
The problem with the modern Web is that it's insecure and fixes may be a long time coming. — 03/20/08

Open Source Development For iPhone Takes Shape
At AjaxWorld, companies demonstrate Web applications to run on the iPhone. — 03/19/08

It's Here: Vista Service Pack Debuts
After months of talk and repeated betas, Vista SP1 is finally available for consumer download. — 03/18/08

Google Sees Surge in Web Use on Hot Mobile Phones
Efforts to develop search apps for Blackberry, Nokia users have paid off. — 03/19/08

Will Vista SP1 Ship This Week?
Microsoft retail partner Amazon.com may have pre-announced retail availability of Vista SP1. — 03/17/08

Chinese Seethe on Web Over Rare Riots in Tibet
Blogs reveal true opinions of population in China. — 03/17/08

Court Rules Craigslist Not Liable For Illegal Ads
Popular bulletin board avoids damages for discriminatory ads posted on its site. — 03/17/08

Tit For Tat in 'Vista Capable' Suit
Microsoft fights back following embarrassing disclosures, as new details emerge and plaintiffs charge even more PC buyers felt duped by the software giant. — 03/14/08

A Closed Nessus Still Appeals to Users
Popular security scanner continues to innovate and gain users years after it closes its source code. — 03/13/08

The Privacy Debate Beyond Google/DoubleClick
Consumer watchdog groups failed to impose privacy safeguards on the latest merger; next up Microsoft/Yahoo and beyond. — 03/13/08

DIY Users Set Up 'Vista Workstation'
Bummed out by Vista's performance? What if there was a way to get a desktop edition of Vista that's faster than what you've got? — 03/12/08

Microsoft's 'Windows 7' Gets Antitrust Checkup
Users and developers aren't the only ones who want a sneak peek at Windows 7. — 03/11/08

Travelers Beware: Survey Exposes Airport Wi-Fi Vulnerabilities
The boon of finding free Wi-Fi access when traveling can come at a high price. A new airport Wi-Fi survey finds that high-risk APs and ad hocs are surprisingly common in terminals both in the U.S. and in Asia. — 03/10/08

Interoperability is the Focus of IE 8
The next release of Internet Explorer will provide new features for both developers and end users – but mostly interoperability. — 03/10/08

Is The Storm Worm Finally Blowing Over?
Spam report from Marshal says yes, other security vendors have their doubts. — 03/07/08

AOL Opens AIM Some More
With Open AIM 2.0, AOL introduces ad-revenue sharing, more open protocols, and less restrictive terms. It's reaching out to Free Software developers, too. — 03/05/08

Microsoft Bows to Web Standard Pressure
Redmond decides to make the latest version of Internet Explorer comply to the latest Web standards. — 03/04/08

IBM Pushing Microsoft-free PCs For E.Europe
Russia's preference for Red Hat's Linux operating system is the winner. — 03/04/08

Microsoft to Expand Online Software, Services
Search services are part of the online expansion aimed at smaller businesses this time. — 03/03/08


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