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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.


Does MicroHoo Have Staying Power?
Even Google claims to welcome the new competition from Microsoft and Yahoo. — 07/30/09

Have You Been Hacked by Metasploit? Find Out!
Didn't think it was possible to detect a Metasploit attack? New open source tool will change your mind. — 07/29/09

Vista Makes Gains Despite Windows 7's Debut
New survey shows that Vista is taking market share away from Windows XP. — 07/27/09

Enterprises Overspend on Mobile
Businesses are failing to manage their wireless costs even as costs are rising, according to new study. — 07/27/09

IBM Tightens Ties With Cisco and Its Rivals
Juniper gets a little closer to Big Blue. — 07/23/09

Lots of Users Will Get Windows 7 Early
While beta testers could hope; however, that won't win them a free copy of the new Windows. — 07/22/09

P2P Causing Mobile Network Congestion as Well
Just like it did to wired Internet connections, peer-to-peer apps are clogging networks that can't handle the kind of bandwidth they need. — 07/21/09

Microsoft Shares Virtualization Code With Linux
Is this a thawing in the tensions between the two camps? Code licensed under GPLv2 will enable Linux to run better on Hyper-V. — 07/20/09

Mozilla Updates Firefox 3.5 for Security, Startup
First security fix for Mozilla's new browser is out. — 07/17/09

PC Sales Down in Q2, Likely for All of 2009
While it's not as bad as it is for car salesmen, PC sales isn't a great business to be in right now. — 07/16/09

Spam Not So Profitable?
Despite sending millions of messages each day, botnet operators and spam marketers rake in less than one might think. — 07/15/09

Windows 7 Almost 'Released to Manufacturing?'
In Monday's keynote speech, Microsoft exec was supposed to announce critical step was cleared -- or was he? — 07/14/09

Facebook Rules in Time Spent Online
Facebook leads the pack in the time users spend at the site, according to Nielsen Online. — 07/14/09

The Recipe for Linux's Netbook Success
In the wake of Chrome OS, what will it take for Linux to succeed in the netbook market? — 07/13/09

Google's Chrome OS: Failure in the Making?
PC makers are eagerly greeting a Windows alternative, yet Google's arrogance and lack of execution will ultimately hamper the Chrome OS. — 07/10/09

Netbooks Seen Helping Google Take On Windows
With netbooks continuing on a tear, a low-cost alternative to Windows may make sense for their manufacturers, observers say. — 07/09/09

Short URLs, Big Trouble?
Security firm says the bad guys are exploiting a popular resource. — 07/08/09

Google (Finally) Bounces Gmail's Beta Tag
New features in Google Apps designed for enterprise customers. Fairchild Semiconductor signs on. — 07/07/09

Users Mull Safeguards as Thieves Target iPhones
Thefts in New York and elsewhere are on the rise -- prompting some unique solutions. — 07/06/09

Ad Groups Move to Regulate Web Tracking
Moves come ahead of potential legislation designed to clamp down on the collection of behavioral data for advertising. — 07/02/09

Activists, Industry Cheer China's Green Dam Halt
But it's unclear whether the mandatory filter could still be pushed through. — 07/01/09


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