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Christopher Null is a veteran technology and business journalist. He contributes regularly to TechHive, PCWorld, and Wired, and operates the websites Drinkhacker and Film Racket. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packad's marketing website TechBeacon.

9 Smart Gadgets We Can't Do Without

Digital brains have made their way into everything from toasters to picture frames to toilets--reinventing, reinvigorating, or revolutionizing some devices for good.

How to Get Your Business Started on YouTube

As Internet users turn increasingly to video for their daily LOL, how can your small business take advantage of the trend? Follow these secrets to success on YouTube.

How to Publish an Ebook, Step by Step

With the ebook industry on a tear, now is the time to shine by publishing an ebook of your own. Here's how to make it happen.

Showdown: Remote Control Tech Support Services, Tested

Web-based tech support services provide live help, but can you trust your PC in a stranger's hands? We suffered hold-time hell to test how four services dealt with real-world Windows problems.

Yelp Alternatives: Which User Review Services Matter?

Yelp isn't the only site that can make or break your company's reputation. In certain circles, other review sites are equally important. Learn how they can help you reach out to customers, and boost your good name.

Understanding Web Host Plans: 7 Terms to Know

If you've just begun researching Web hosting, you have lot of new terms to learn. Here's a look at seven types of hosting services, and what you need to know about each.

Which Web Host Do You Need? Six Small-Business Plans Compared

You can find countless hosting services with similar prices. We help you read between the lines of the fine print to pick the product that fits the needs of your company's website.

Choose the Best Bank for Your Tech-Savvy Business: 8 Banks Compared

Just about every bank wants your small business’s cash. Here’s how eight of the biggest and best banks stack up in their online and mobile tools to help you manage money.

Four Virtual Assistants Tackle Real-World Business Tasks

Low-priced offshore labor is widely available online, but is it worthwhile? We hired four virtual assistants to finish three small-business tasks. Find out how they fared.