Don't-Miss Networking Stories

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.

Dumb Tech Mistakes

Crazy4laptops asked the Windows forum about “not so smart moments with computers?”

Slow Wi-Fi? Try Bypassing It with an Ethernet Cable

Any number of factors can cause a slow Internet connection. To see if it's a Wi-Fi problem, plug your PC directly into the router.

Solve On-the-Go Hassles: Wi-Fi Woes, Sluggish Netbooks

Here's how to troubleshoot slow networking on a hotspot, speed up your netbook with a new OS, and get 250MB of free online storage with Dropbox.

Save Serious Money With a Business Energy Audit

Whether for a business based at home or in an office highrise, plugging energy leaks can bring measurable savings.

Making the Leap to VOIP

Switching to Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, can save a small business hundreds of dollars per month, while giving your phone system room to grow as your business expands.

IT Pros: How to Avoid Lurking Legal 'Gotchas'

Ignorance and seemingly innocent activities can subject you to fines, lawsuits, and even jail. Here's how to play it safe.

Video Conferencing for Small Businesses

Add video conferencing to your business toolkit to get you more face time with your colleagues and customers.


Small Business Networking Basics

As a company grows, a more robust network infrastructure becomes essential. Here's a simple guide to creating a safe and reliable network that keeps data protected and workers productive.

Manufacturer Boosts Productivity, Morale With IT Overhaul

How a maker of industrial equipment improved productivity and reduced costs throughout the factory floor and offices.

Why E-Readers Are a Worthy Business Investment

The reading features alone make electronic book readers and tablet PCs with e-book readers worthwhile business investments. Here are five reasons.

What You Need to Know about IPv6

A fundamental change in how the Internet works is likely to come in the next few years. Failing to plan now could cause your business to miss network security and performance benefits, and to suffer higher costs and painful outages.

How to Install the Latest Firefox 3.6.6 in Ubuntu Linux

Firefox 3.6.6 features browser crash prevention. Here's how to easily install it in Ubuntu Linux.