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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.

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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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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.


Is Microsoft Planning Its First-Ever Layoffs?
Plenty of speculation, but few details as the rumored date approaches. — 12/31/08

Netbooks Aren't Bad, Just Misunderstood
There's a reason for the high return rate on netbooks, and it has nothing to do with quality. — 12/31/08

Digital TV Converter Coupons in Tight Supply
Consumers who want government help to convert their televisions to digital might want to queue up now. — 12/30/08

2009: A Bright Year for Smartphones and Storage?
New Year may bring a new iPhone, smarter storage, and prosperity for beleaguered handset makers. — 12/29/08

Verizon Wins Record Cybersquatting Judgment
Steps up war against domain name hijackers. — 12/29/08

More Notebooks Being Shipped Than Desktops
Industry researcher iSupply calls the change a "watershed event" for PC hardware. — 12/24/08

iPhone & Social Networks: What's Ahead for Tech's Survivors in '09?
They outlasted 2008's downturn -- and even managed to come out on top. So what's next for the year's few big winners? And is social networking really going to disappear? — 12/23/08

Windows XP Gets Another Life Extension
We should all hope for as much life extensions as Windows XP. — 12/22/08

Warner Music Pulls The Plug on YouTube Videos
Hundreds of thousands of video clips could be gone from YouTube in dispute over revenue sharing. — 12/21/08

Microsoft Still Pushing Live OneCare
Email pitch for paid subscription, doesn't mention transition to free version. — 12/16/08

FCC Postpones 'Free Internet' Meeting
Lawmakers want the looming Digital television transition to take priority. — 12/15/08

Microsoft Expands Zero-Day IE Warning
As reports of attacks in the wild come in, Microsoft says IE 7 is not the only vulnerable version of its browser. — 12/12/08

Google, Mozilla Heat Up Browser Wars
Google, Mozilla Foundation and Opera Software keep things interesting in a field long thought to be settled. — 12/10/08

What Keeps Twitter Chirping Along
Complaints aside, Twitter is becoming indispensable not just for navel gazers but for companies looking to sell a product and keep in touch with customers. — 12/10/08

Report Warns of More Cybercrime
The economic downturn, poor cooperation among law enforcement agencies and inadequate laws may see cybercriminals prosper – but not if the Obama administration takes warnings to heart. — 12/09/08

Life After Craigslist for Online Sex Trade
Sex workers undeterred after crackdown on mega-classified site; law enforcement officials looking to expand online dragnet. — 12/05/08

Facebook Moves to Cope With Koobface Virus
A persistent attack by malware writers aims to take advantage of social networking's booming popularity. — 12/05/08

Does Google Have a Secret OS?
An analytics site finds traffic from Google.com obfuscates the operating system being used. — 12/04/08

Foes Unite: Google, Telcos Team on Broadband Push
A broad coalition of often-adversarial companies and industry groups band together to call for action from the new administration and Congress. — 12/03/08

Cell Phones More Distracting Than Passengers
New research says mobile phones cause more distractions than passengers. — 12/01/08

Web Sales Inch up on Black Friday
Retail and Web sales were up by a little at the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. — 12/01/08


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