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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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• 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.

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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.


Amazon Tackles Free Video Download Flaw
Adopting more advanced Adobe technology allows it to fix a flaw, but observers warn that problems remain. — 09/30/08

Microsoft, Wash. State Sue Over 'Scareware'
UPDATED: Those annoying pop-up ads are the target of a flurry of new lawsuits by the state's Attorney General and Microsoft. — 09/29/08

Flash Video Glitch Allows Free Movie Downloads
A security hole in Adobe's ubiquitous online technology could open the door to swiping movies from Amazon's streaming video service. — 09/26/08

.ORG the Most Secure Domain?
With a new effort for DNSSEC underway, security is front and center at the Public Interest Registry. — 09/26/08

Will White Spaces Save the World?
Google's Larry Page alights on Capitol Hill to talk up what's fast becoming a cause celebre in tech circles. — 09/25/08

Who's to Blame for Bill O'Reilly Hack?
Other than the hackers, it looks like no one, unless it can be proven the hosting provider for the popular radio and TV personality was negligent. — 09/24/08

T-Mobile's G1 Android Phone Has Arrived
The open source Android platform officially joins the mobile operating system wars with a sleek entry. Memo to iPhone: You've got competition. — 09/23/08

First Palin, Now Bill O'Reilly Gets Hacked
As the FBI focuses in on a Tennessee suspect in the hack on Gov. Sarah Palin's e-mail account, Fox News commentator gets hacked out of spite. — 09/23/08

Comcast: Users to Get 'Fair Share' of Bandwidth
After coming under fire for throttling high-bandwidth activities, the ISP giant details new policies for managing its network. — 09/22/08

Interop: Mobile Browsing Grows Up
It's no longer a desktop only world as vendors aim to make the mobile Web a reality. — 09/19/08

iPhone Apps Policy Stirs Discontent
Still no word from Apple on its criteria for rejecting certain applications. — 09/19/08

Mobile Phone Makers Deal With Wall Street Havoc
The BlackBerry and the Street ride the economic waves. — 09/18/08

Gov. Sarah Palin's Yahoo Mail Account Hacked
Vice presidential candidate's e-mails, photos put up on Web. — 09/17/08

Presidential Elections will Stuff Inboxes
Is the amount of junk e-mail you receive daily driving you crazy? Wait until the hackers begin leveraging interest in the elections — 09/17/08

Mozilla Rethinking Firefox EULA
After taking criticism from Linux vendors, Mozilla is now going to redo its end user license agreement and make it more friendly for open source. — 09/16/08

Social Sites In, Porn Out for Web Surfers
Social networking sites have usurped online pornography's title as the chief draw on the Web. — 09/16/08

Best Buy Acquires Napster for $121M
Retail giant snatches music downloading pioneer. — 09/15/08

Waking Up to the Clouds
Picking up on new study by Pew, panel of experts see cloud computing coming down to earth the next great computing revolution. — 09/15/08

Yahoo Exec: 'People Don't Want to Search'
Where's the Web headed? Some big thinkers bat around the 'global brain' idea and more. — 09/11/08

The iPhone Goes for a Ride
Consumer services launch at DEMO, including ride-sharing and a more personal product recommendation service. — 09/10/08

U.S. Bounds Ahead on Broadband Proliferation
But it still has a long way to go. — 09/09/08

Will Zune's Wireless Downloads Undermine iPod?
Microsoft's portable music player will get a handful of enhancements later this month -- even as Apple's market-leading iPod lineup is expected to get a refresh of its own. — 09/09/08

Microsoft Pushes Digital IDs for Kids Online
Making the Web safer for kids is the idea, but how realistic is the proposal? — 09/08/08

Google Hopes Chrome Will Help, Not Hurt Firefox
The search giant didn't want to use Firefox as its test bed for new browser ideas, so it made its own. — 09/05/08

NebuAd Halts ISP Tracking Model
Amid ongoing congressional inquiry, ad-tech firm puts controversial tracking system on hold. — 09/04/08

It's Official: Dell Enters the Netbook Fray
The 8.9-inch model offers a choice of Windows XP or Ubuntu Linux. — 09/04/08

Regional Outage Latest Woe for AT&T's Network
3G network failure impacted data services. — 09/03/08

Dell's Netbook Entry On Its Way?
The PC giant is set to go head-to-head against Asus and a slew of others in a white-hot market, according to sources. — 09/03/08

Google to Shake Up Browsers With Own Launch
Putting the rumors to rest, Google has unveiled plans for an open source Web browser it plans to launch today in more than 100 countries. — 09/02/08


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