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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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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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Consumers Unhappy With Pace of Tech Progress
It's almost 2010 -- where's my jetpack? A new poll finds that a large number of U.S. adults are unhappy with the current state of technology. — 12/31/09

Google Set to Compete With Its Own Chrome OS Partners?
Alleged specs of a Google-branded netbook surface -- prompting questions about the search leader's strategy when it comes to partners' own devices. — 12/29/09

Comcast Settles P2P Class-Action Suit
Modest settlement agreement resolves only one legal hurdle from BitTorrent throttling incident. — 12/23/09

Latinos Closing Digital Divide: Pew
New report finds rising Internet usage among minority segment. — 12/22/09

Top Ten Security Tips for the Holidays
Unfortunately, the weather outside isn't the only thing that's frightful this time of year. Use our PC security tips to protect yourself from spyware, hackers, and other Grinchy things. — 12/18/09

Microsoft Helps Root Out Child Exploitation Images Online
Even resizing or compressing images doesn't stop Microsoft Research-designed PhotoDNA from spotting illegal images. — 12/17/09

Google Drops Hints on Its Own Android Phone
Company insiders talk up a new device making the rounds at the Googleplex, while rumors continue to circulate. — 12/14/09

How Many Zettabytes Do You Consume?
Study tracks how much information U.S. households consume. Let's just say it won't fit on a DVD-R. — 12/10/09

Yahoo, Facebook Strengthen Ties
Your activity on Yahoo can soon begin appearing on Facebook, courtesy of the online media pioneer's support for Facebook Connect. — 12/03/09

Facebook Tweaks Privacy Controls, Hits 350M Users
The heavyweight of social networking passes a milestone and distances itself from its original network-based approach to privacy. — 12/02/09


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