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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.

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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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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.

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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.


Government Eyes 'Family-Friendly' Internet Access
Regulators are considering auctioning a piece of the airwaves to buyers willing to provide free broadband Internet service without pornography. — 05/29/08

Firefox 3: The Semantic Web Browser?
The concept of the Semantic Web is moving from the lab to the mainstream, and Mozilla is doing its part to push it along. — 05/29/08

Windows 7 Will Offer 'Touch'
Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer take the stage at "D" to tout the next version of Windows. — 05/28/08

Google Docs the Latest Spam Vehicle
The latest trick from spammers is to use Google Docs as their hosting site as a method to get around URL filters. — 05/26/08

Congress Questions Google on Privacy Practices
Lawmakers investigate collection of information since acquisition of DoubleClick. — 05/22/08

Time Warner Spins Off Cable Unit in $10.9B Deal
TV, broadband division will go it alone, while there are still no signs of plans for Time Warner's AOL unit. — 05/21/08

Napster Opens MP3 Store; iTunes Who?
Former renegade file-trading site hangs out an online shingle for selling songs legally. — 05/20/08

Symantec Launches Online Fraud Protection
Commercial Web site owners' customers kept safe. — 05/19/08

Microsoft, Yahoo — Let's Make a Deal Part II
After walking away from negotiations to buy all of Yahoo, Microsoft now says it may make a smaller deal with the company. — 05/18/08

All Talk, Little Action on 'Net Neutrality Front?
Experts claim ISPs such as Comcast can do more to find an immediate solution to bandwidth congestion and selective throttling. — 05/16/08

Gates Provides More Windows 7 Details
He may be retiring but he's still talking.Gates reveals a few more details about the next version of Windows after Vista. — 05/15/08

Protecting Desktops with a ForceField
Firewall and anti virus filters aren't bad, but how about a ForceField? — 05/14/08

FTC Tightens Up CAN-SPAM Rules
After three years of mulling public comments, the federal agency revises its antispam regulations. — 05/13/08

Fedora 9: Linux Desktop Alive and Well at Red Hat
Latest Red Hat community release offers users new features that will help both server and desktop users. — 05/13/08

Microsoft Goes Live With Video on Messenger
Instant-messaging service allows simultaneous chatting and viewing. — 05/12/08

Share, Store and Backup Files On Demand
Egnyte, a new on-demand service, aims to give small businesses a simple, affordable way to share and save files, anywhere, anytime. — 05/08/08

BeyondTrust Extends Vista Security
Latest version of Privilege Manager aims to make implementing Vista security easier, transparent to end-users. — 05/07/08

Microsoft Nabs NBC For TV Shows on Zune
GE's NBC Universal continues striking deals for new distribution channels following its acrimonious split with Apple over iTunes pricing. — 05/06/08

Prices Rising on PC Memory
Hynix, Elpida and Samsung look to rebound after DRAM oversupply meant cheaper PCs -- but major headaches for vendors. — 05/05/08

Pressure is on Yahoo For Alternatives
Investors eye Yahoo's alternatives to Microsoft after the bid went away. — 05/05/08

Ballmer Throws In the Towel on Yahoo Bid
In a surprise move, Microsoft's CEO withdraws his offer for search provider Yahoo, citing economic differences. — 05/04/08

Ballmer: Yahoo Announcement on Its Way
Will Redmond go hostile or walk away from a buyout deal with its competitor? — 05/02/08


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