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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.

Linksys Connects with Small Business
Expanding beyond its home-networking roots, Linksys designed a two-tiered program specifically for small businesses. What can the Connected Office do for you? - 7/31/07

Black Hat Cometh; You Afraid?
Keep your iPhones in your pockets and stay off the roads. Hackers are set to reveal exploits for a range of technology. - 7/30/07

Web Video Viewing Catching On
More than half of all adults who cruise the Internet say they have used the Web to either watch or download video content, according to a new report. -7/26/07

Nokia Gets Social With Photo-sharer Twango
The phone maker adds social networking site Twango to boost its multimedia services. - 7/24/07

Mozilla Firefox Still At Risk
In a surprising mea culpa, Mozilla admits that it missed the mark with its recent Firefox update and said users may still be at risk. - 7/24/07

RIM's Dual-Mode Smartphone Arrives
The Blackberry 8820 combines EDGE/GPRS/GSM cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity as well as a built-in GPS.- 7/18/07

Micronet Combines NAS and iTunes
The storage company's PlatinumNAS Plus line features an embedded iTunes server, which is designed to let small businesses distribute training software, podcasts and other digital content (yes, even music). - 7/18/07

A Wi-Fi Friends & Family Plan
Devicescape’s upcoming Wi-Fi Buddies will make it easier for you to share your wireless connection. - 7/17/07

U.S. Broadband Not So Bad?
All is not as gloomy as the forecast often is about U.S. broadband adoption rates, according to a new report released today by the Phoenix Center.- 7/17/07

Belkin’s Router Shows All
The company's latest 802.11n router displays details on an integrated screen. - 7/12/07

FCC Okays First Wi-Fi BlackBerry
It may be headed to T-Mobile for its thousands of hotspots and new dual-mode Wi-Fi/cellular Hotspot @Home service. -7/11/07

Apple Discloses iPhone Service, Battery Replacement Policies
Expect to pay a lot if your iPhone's non-removable battery needs replacing, or if the smartphone itself requires a repair after the warranty expires. - 7/11/07

Lenovo Laptop to Feature UWB
Lower power consumption joins wireless USB. - 7/10/07

Firefox At Risk Because of Internet Explorer?
Firefox has a serious flaw, but security researchers say Internet Explorer doesn't help things. - 7/10/07

Step Right Up, Get Your Exploits Right Here
Market know-how meets malware. - 7/9/07

Broadband Growth Slowing in U.S
Latest Pew report shows 47 percent of American consumers have a high-speed Internet connections. - 7/5/07

Mozilla Closing in on Firefox 3
Alpha 6 is now out marking the final alpha before the beta lockdowns but release notes leave plenty to be desired. - 7/5/07

AT&T Hotspots Free for AT&T Broadband Users
AT&T invites its broadband customers to think of all the things they'll do with $24 a year. -7/3/07

Who's First? D-Link, Netgear and Linksys
Major Wi-Fi vendors tripped over each other in their hurry to claim first place in the Draft N horse race. - 7/2/07

iPhone Hype Brings Out The iPhishermen
How'd that free iPod deal work out for you a few years ago? Not so well? Probably ought to pass on iPhone deals that are too good to be true, too. - 7/2/07

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