Hot Prototypes: We Have Designs on Tomorrow's Coolest Gadgets Today

We searched the development labs and drawing boards of Silicon Valley and beyond to give you a look at some of the most promising ideas in mobile computing.


Use several IM services (plus VoIP, games, and photo and file sharing) in one window.

Private P2P Networks Add Trust to File Sharing

GigaTribe, Hamachi, 2Peer, and QNext offer a private alternative to the old wild west of public file-sharing networks like Kazaa and LimeWire.

Digitize All of Your Old Media

Back up a lifetime of memories to digital media so they'll be able to withstand the test of time.


Hotspots in the Online Video Underground

Even as copyright holders crack down on popular video sharing sites, the rise of sites like NinjaVideo and MegaVideo makes it even easier to find professional entertainment for free.


FAQ: The Transition to Digital Television

TV will go all-digital starting February 17. Here's everything you need to know to make sure you don't miss any of your favorite shows.