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Get a Free Extra Gigabyte of Dropbox Storage

If you like free stuff, scavenger hunts, and online storage, you'll definitely want to check out the Dropbox Dropquest.

Personal VPNs Offer Safer Wi-Fi: Three Services Compared

You're right not to trust public Wi-Fi when you're doing important business. To keep your online activities to yourself, these three VPN services let you work within a secure Web tunnel.

How to Completely Erase a Hard Drive

These tips and tricks will help you destroy old data and make sure that your old drives are wiped clean.

Stupid User Tricks 5: IT's Weakest Link

Flaming laptops, nosy mothers, and server racks sent tumbling down stairs: These seven real-world tales tell of IT brain fail.

How to Know Good from Bad Tech Consultants

What separates good technology consultants from the deadweight?

Mobile Internet Survival Guide: 10 Tips to Stay Connected Anywhere

Just because you have a smartphone and a USB 3G dongle doesn't mean you're prepared to hit the road. Here are 10 tips for weathering worst-case scenarios and getting your work done.

The Clock Is Ticking: Give IPv6 a Test Drive

The Internet is running out of IPv4 addresses. Prepare now for World IPv6 Day, the biggest test yet for the Internet routing technology that we’ll all one day use.

7 Technology Habits of Smart People

I can't help you lose weight or stop smoking, but I can give you a few ideas to make technology work better for you.

Move Your Security Career Forward by Looking Back

If you work in IT security, these tips can help make your work better in 2011 by reviewing the highs and lows of the past year.

Cloud Migration Can Lift a Business

Moving a company’s server room and local applications to the cloud can eliminate hassles and reduce expenses if you proceed with a good strategy.

2011 Tech Priorities: How to Take Your Wi-Fi Network to the Next Level

With 802.11n, enterprise Wi-Fi networks are shifting from convenient to critical. Here's how to start re-thinking management of the wireless local area network.

Cloud Computing: The Executive Summary

If you find techobabble confusing, here's what 'cloud computing' means to you.

New Year's Tech Resolutions for Small Businesses

Technology isn’t going to stop moving forward. It’s time to take stock of where your company’s tech is taking you--and of how to prepare for tomorrow.

Tech Support Showdown: Battle of the Big-Box Chains

When seeking tech support for your small business, could your best option be the nearest outlet of a chain retailer? Here's how tech help from big brands compares with that of independent IT shops.

To Add Value Through IT, Pick Up the Ball

Stop playing defense. Proving IT value means devising new strategies for gaining revenue using technology.