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How to Open Up NAT Settings on Your Xbox 360

Having trouble connecting to Xbox Live on your Xbox 360? Here are some tips to help you troubleshoot.

Want Better Wi-Fi? Five Things You Need

Before you buy new networking gear, determine if coverage and speed will be good enough for all the devices on your company's network.

10 LinkedIn Tips to Boost Your Job Search

Is your job search lagging? Not seeing the results you'd like? Check out these ten expert tips from CIO.com's Kristin Burnham to enhance your search.

Five Steps to High-speed Ethernet

If you're considering the move to 40/100gigabit Ethernet, here are 5 things to keep in mind.

Can I Back Up a PC When It's Off?

Jim Lane asked if he could back up computers when they are not turned on.

How to Monitor Your Bandwidth

If you need to sneak under a data cap, or if just want to know how much bandwidth you're using, here's how to monitor your bandwidth for free.

Speed Up Your Internet Connection by Changing Your Domain Name System Server

Is your Internet connection slow? The cause could be a slow DNS name server. Here's how to find the fastest, most reliable DNS servers in your area and use them to enhance your Internet browsing experience.

How to Find Your IP Address and MAC Address

Figure out the unique address that identifies your PC on the Internet, with this handy guide.

Improve Your Productivity With the Web

Many of us rely on the Internet to get things done. Here are some tips and services to help you work smarter and more productively on the Web.

How to Set Up a Windows 7 HomeGroup

A new feature in Windows 7, HomeGroups allow you to start sharing content among all of your Windows 7 computers in as little as 30 seconds. Here’s how to do it.

How to Tether Your iPhone

As more and more mobile devices link to the Internet, demand for the ability to connect from anywhere is skyrocketing. Here is a simple guide for using your iPhone to create a wireless network.

How to Set Up and Maintain a Wireless Workplace

A well-planned Wi-Fi network can greatly improve your small business's productivity, without sacrificing security or performance.

Mobile Device Management for Small Business

When it comes to managing phones and tablets in your organization, working closely with a partner and establishing clear policies are the keys to success.

Small Business VPN Primer: Set Up Your Office Network for Telecommuting

Want to set up your small business's office network so your employees can telecommute? You'll need a VPN. Here's what you need to know.

Keep Your Wi-Fi Secure, Quick Windows Tips

Learn how to keep your wi-fi network safe from the neighbors, switch quickly between windows, and use a shortcut to get fast access to folders.