You need to upgrade your graphics card, but what's the most effective (and cheapest) way to do it? We test a few of the latest cards in our lab to determine whether it's more efficient to double up on your old card or upgrade to the next best thing.
Offering great performance and excellent battery life, the U31JG is ideal for getting work done on the road--but movie and music buffs should look elsewhere.
We ran a rigorous malware scan on the new 13" Samsung Series 9 laptop and even poked around in the registry ourselves, but we couldn't find any sign of StarLogger spyware on Samsung's ultraportable answer to the MacBook Air.
If you’re concerned about the security of your personal data on Facebook, consider trying out an open-source alternative like Diaspora.
Hello, and welcome to the fourth installment in our weekly Geek Reads column! This week we finish the final chapter of Bruce Sterling's The Hacker Crackdown with the trial of Knight Lightning and the advent of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Join us, won't you?
Hello and welcome to the third installment of our weekend Geek Reads column! This week we tackle the penultimate chapter of The Hacker Crackdown and discuss white hat hackers and law enforcement luminaries like Gail Thackeray in an effort to understand the ethical line that divides computer cops from the cybercriminals they hunt.
Hello and welcome to the second installment of our weekend Geek Reads column! This week we plumb the depths of the second quarter of The Hacker Crackdown and learn about Secret Service tactics, the Legion of Doom and the early roots of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Looking for more information on the Japan earthquake and tsunami? Here are a few sites that will help you stay current--and possibly even find your friends or family.
The ToneCheck software runs your email through a sentiment analysis engine to flag negative or otherwise undesirable phrases before you hit "Send."
New research into malicious botnets suggests your smartphone is a high-priority target; here's how to keep your private data secure.
Welcome to Geek Reads, our weekly book club in which we try to muddle through the latest nerd lit and talk about it with the community. Join us, won't you?
The student game developers behind PC puzzler OctoDad have hacked Kinect to let players act out the secret struggles of a digital octopus.
Still not sure whether Web-connected printers are a worthwhile investment? Consider these perks of printing from the cloud.