Don't-Miss Storage & networking Stories
Trimming your data footprint cuts costs for hardware, software, power and data center space, and it eases the strain on networks and backup windows.
Here's how to lay the nervous system for the ultimate home network by putting ethernet in walls throughout your house.
Save some money on ethernet cables by assembling spare cable, plugs, and boots into just the length you need.
Keith Stanley asked if turning off his router will protect his computer from malware
Here's how to ensure that employees don't reveal private data when they log into public Wi-Fi networks at hotels, coffee shops and Internet cafes.
RonE asked the Windows forum why Windows 7’s XP Mode can’t see other computers on the network
Spending on IT is expected to ramp up in the second half of the year. Here are tips to consider before leaping to make new purchases.
Moving dangers include theft and espionage, in addition to broken equipment and stubbed toes. Here's how to plan a company move that minimizes hassles and maximizes security.
If you're both adults, can someone you're living with spy on your Internet habits?
Is a blade server right for your small business? Here are the factors to consider if your company is looking at blade technology.
Software updates aren't just for PCs any more. Here's how to fix bugs and add new features to your existing hardware with a few easy patches.
Rick answers reader e-mail about a computer clock that's slightly off, a Windows XP system that won't shut down, and troubleshooting slow Wi-Fi connections.
Sharing printers across a network distributes their cost as well as their functionality. Here's a quick network printing guide for small businesses.
Teach your PC and smartphone to turn on your lights during midnight bathroom breaks, lock your doors, wake you up (with coffee!), and more.
Crazy4laptops asked the Windows forum about “not so smart moments with computers?”