Eric GeierContributor, PCWorld Follow me on Google+

Eric Geier is a freelance tech writer as well as the founder of NoWiresSecurity, a cloud-based Wi-Fi security service, and On Spot Techs, an on-site computer services company.

Beyond antivirus software: Eclectic PC security tools for system-wide audits

Are you doing everything necessary to keep your PC safe? These utilities can fill in the gaps left by traditional antivirus software.

PC security: Your essential software toolbox

Don't fall victim! With these tools, services and tips, you can protect yourself against malware, phishing and theft.

Lock down your social media with essential security add-ons

Are you doing everything you can to protect your kids and yourself on social networks? These apps and services can keep an eye on their and your accounts and alert you to any dangerous activity.

Payroll services in the cloud: Intuit vs. ADP

When running a small business, you want to keep your staff happy with timely, accurate paychecks. Which cloud-based payroll service does the better job: Intuit Online Payroll or RUN by ADP?

7 Ways to Dress Up Your Company's Facebook Page

These free apps let you customize your company's Facebook page to attract and engage customers and fans.

How to Extend Your Wi-Fi Network

Tips and tricks to boost your wireless network range at home or in the office.

Can You Trust Your Browser With Your Passwords?

Most current Web browsers include some kind of password management. But can you trust your browser? We take a look.

How to Fix Your Wi-Fi Network: 7 Tips

A quick guide to fixing the most common Wi-Fi problems that crop up at home, in the office, or on the road.

Zen and the Art of Laptop Maintenance

Learn how to keep your laptop looking great and working well for as long as possible, without losing your mind.

Antivirus on Windows 8: Looking at Your Options

Windows 8 will come with bundled antivirus software, but will you need to supplement it with other programs? We look at some of your options.

Windows 8 Features That Will Benefit Businesses

The new OS will be released October 26. Here's how businesses will benefit from upgrading.

How to Replace Your Laptop Keyboard

We walk you through the process of swapping out an old and busted keyboard for a shiny new one--and saving some bucks by doing it yourself.

Bitdefender Releases 2013 Line of Antivirus Products

Bitdefender's 2013 antivirus software comes with several new features designed to help block new types of malware.

Square Mobile Payment System Review: Tiny Reader, Simple Apps

Among mobile payment processors, Square charges the highest per-transaction fee--but some of its features can't be beat.

Intuit GoPayment Review: Processing System Includes a Sturdy Card Reader

This is one of the best services for printing receipts on Android devices, but it can't track cash payments.