Lincoln SpectorContributing Editor, PCWorld

When he isn't bicycling, prowling used bookstores, or watching movies, PC World Contributing Editor Lincoln Spector writes about technology and cinema.

Samsung UN46ES6500 Review: Terrific HDTV Features, So-So Image Quality

The easy-to-use Samsung UN46ES6500 offers an excellent selection of streaming content for a reasonable price, but we found the TV's image quality disappointing.

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Vizio M3D470KD Review: A Superb Sub-$1000 HDTV Set

The 47-inch M3D470KD offers impressive images, streaming options, and a remote with a keyboard, all for a low $900 street price. Vizio cut corners in the speakers and multimedia offerings, which may not matter much.

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Read Old Outlook Express Messages When You No Longer Have Outlook Express

Now that he's moved on to Windows 7, Doug asked how he can access his older messages, saved in XP's Outlook Express

My Twitter Account Has Been Hacked!

GoGators complained to the Answer Line forum about his hacked Twitter account.

Access Your Gmail Contacts Offline

Robert Conner keeps his friends' phone numbers and snailmail addresses in Gmail. He asked me how he can access this information offline.

Attack of the Blue Screen of Death

Brewski13 asked the Desktops forum for the best way to diagnose and repair a recurring Blue Screen of Death.

My Email Account Has Been Hijacked!

Coastie65 is nowhere near Malaysia, but friends are getting email claiming that he's stranded in Kuala Lumpur. He asked the Web Browsing and Email forum for help.

My PC Randomly Shuts Down By Itself

Pat Taylor's PC randomly shuts down on its own

Should I Update My BIOS?

Rohkai asked the Answer Line forum if a PC's BIOS, like an operating system or an antivirus, should be kept up to date

Sync Mail, Contacts, Calendar with Your iOS Device

SuPaw asked the Networking forum how best to sync multiple email accounts, plus contacts and a calendar, so that it's all accessible on both a Windows PC and an iPad

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Password Protect a Flash Drive

Enddylopez asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum about password protecting a flash drive

What Do These Words Actually Mean? Add-ins, Add-ons, Plug-ins, Apps, Applications, and Utilities

Robert Conner asked me to define the various words for different types of programs.

Recover Missing Files

ZyrrahXD asked the Utilities forum for advice on recovering missing files

I Can't Preview Office Files

Warren Smith can't preview Word or Excel files in Windows Explorer. He asked the Answer Line forum for help.

What Should I Look For When Buying a Home Theater Sound System

Pilege21 asked the HDTV & Home Theater for advice on buying a surround sound system

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