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How to Set Up Your Network for PCs and Macs

Here’s how you can get your Windows 7 PC to to play nicely on a network that also has Macs.

10 Great Ways to Get More From Your iPad

Did you know that you can stream movies from your PC to the iPad, use it as a secondary monitor, connect USB speakers and keyboards, and browse Web sites with actual tabs? Here’s how to get the most from Apple’s iPad.



Slysoft's AnyDVD removes CSS and RPC transparently from your computer.

Clean a Dusty PC and a Clogged Port

Grime can build up in your desktop PC, and port openings can get dirty. Here's how to clean your PC.

Exif Farm

EXIF/IPTC/XMP data viewer, EXIF data editor are integrated into Windows Explorer

Process Credit Cards Anywhere: 5 Smartphone Alternatives

These 5 services let you accept credit card payments with a smartphone.

Virtual Office Pro Combines Phone and Meeting Services

The 8x8 Virtual Office Pro, a browser-based software tool, handles fundamental office communication, but it lacks innovative extras.


Wire Your Home for Ethernet

Here's how to lay the nervous system for the ultimate home network by putting ethernet in walls throughout your house.

Make Your Own Ethernet Patch Cables

Save some money on ethernet cables by assembling spare cable, plugs, and boots into just the length you need.

Samsung R540: Poor Battery Life Undercuts Powerful Processors and a Blu-ray Drive

An average screen and unexceptional battery life are this multimedia laptop's main blemishes.

The Samsung Q430 Cuts Corners but Still Feels Nimble

An average screen and a limited assortment of ports knock down an otherwise-great laptop.

Take Better Photos With Your Android Phone

Make the most of your phone's limited camera hardware and software to capture stunning pictures.


Supercharge Your Business With Google Apps

Get started with Google Apps and unlock hidden, business-savvy features.

Automate Your Home With Four Easy Projects

Teach your PC and smartphone to turn on your lights during midnight bathroom breaks, lock your doors, wake you up (with coffee!), and more.

The Cheapskate's Guide to Crafty Tech Buys

Here's how to know which features of cameras, camcorders, HDTVs, LCD monitors, and printers are crucial--and when you can save big by buying a model that skips features you don't absolutely need.