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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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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.

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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.


'Strong' Passwords May Not Be All They're Cracked Up to Be
Conventional wisdom still treats passwords like a first line of defense when, in fact, in today’s security environment, passwords should really be the last line of defense. β€” 04/27/10

Google Nixes Verizon Edition of Nexus One
Google steers customers instead to the HTC Incredible, an Android phone that many say lives up to its name. So, is this the beginning of the end for Google's great mobile device experiment? β€” 04/26/10

FCC's Copps Says Net Neutrality Won't Come Easy
Michael Copps, the longest-serving current commissioner at the FCC, previews the coming rumble over the agency's telecom authority in the Internet sector. β€” 04/23/10

FCC Begins March Toward Broadband Subsidies
Commission approves first orders implementing recommendations of the national broadband plan, while House lawmakers question the proper role of the FCC in engineering the marketplace. β€” 04/21/10

Average Global Broadband Speeds Slowing Down
Akamai's latest State of the Internet report shows some declines in broadband while narrowband appears to rebound. What's going on here? β€” 04/20/10

Princeton Finds Cause of iPad Wi-Fi Woes
One of the most common problems to surface on Apple's latest mobile device, the iPad, has been the unsteady Wi-Fi connectivity, but some computer scientists at Princeton say they've figured out the problem. — 4/19/10

Cisco Switches Up Entry-Level SMB Networking
Replacing its older Linksys models, Cisco's 100-series switches aim to deliver new enhancements at the front lines of small-business communications. — 04/16/10

Twitter is Declared 'a Triumph of Humanity'
At Chirp, the first company-sponsored Twitter developer conference, founders reveal key usage stats, including the total number of unique visitors -- it's a lot. — 04/15/10

FCC Outlines Broadband Agenda Following Network Management Setback
Despite this week's court ruling on Comcast, the FCC is pressing ahead with its broadband plan and detailing action on wireless spectrum, broadband subsidies and other areas. — 04/09/10

Ubuntu Claims 12 Million Users as Lucid Linux Desktop Nears - 12 Million Users, Aubergine, Synchronization
Canonical and Ubuntu revamp the Linux desktop with social networking, mobile sync, downloadable DRM-free music and a new look. — 04/07/10


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