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How to choose a mobile carrier for your small business

Before you lock your company into a contract, consider these tips--they'll help you read between the lines of the carriers' fine print and make the smartest choice.

Evolution of the Solid-State Drive

From early versions that cost thousands of dollars for 256KB to the capacious, fast drives that power MacBook Airs, SSDs have been on a meteoric rise.

20 Best U.S. Airports for Tech Travelers

Looking for a place where you can get things done--or be entertained--while waiting for a flight? We tested Wi-Fi quality and cell reception (and counted electrical outlets) at the 40 largest airports in the United States, to find the ones that do the best job of keeping you plugged in at the gate and in the air.

When Your ISP is One of Your Neighbors

Any small business that doesn't provide outstanding customer service is a small business on its way to being a former small business.

New Seagate hard drive offers 4TB of storage

The Seagate GoFlex Desk gives you a lot of storage space and lets you connect to the port of your choice.

on macworld.com

CES Preview: Best of Innovations Honorees

You could settle for the same old stuff, or you could opt for a mind-reading thermostat or a set of glass speakers. Here are some of the most eye-catching gadgets from this year's batch of Best of Innovations honorees.

on techhive.com

A Tour of Windows Intune's Admin Features: Pictures

The cloud-based Intune is a good bargain for a small business managing multiple PCs. Here's a closer look at how it works for the admin in the driver's seat.

LaCie Little Big Disk Thunderbolt Series 2TB hard drive

If you do have a recent Mac with Thunderbolt, especially a MacBook Air, then the Little Big Disk is the least expensive, smallest Thunderbolt drive, and fastest portable hard drive currently available.

on macworld.com

Sifteo Cubes: Entertaining, Interactive Toys for the Holidays

Sifteo Cubes are unique, motion-sensitive wireless blocks that interact with one another, as well as your computer.

Hybrid Routers Review: Get Wi-Fi and Powerline Networks in One Device

The D-Link DHP-1320 and Netgear WNXR2000 routers support Wi-Fi and HomePlug AV powerline networks in the same device. Although both products could be better, D-Link's offering is more appealing.

Synology DiskStation DS411slim: Compact, Speedy 4-Bay Network-Attached Storage

This good-performing NAS enclosure is parsimonious in its power usage and fits in tight spaces.

Patriot Javelin S4 Media Server Overshadowed by the Competition

Priced more aggressively, this decent four-bay NAS enclosure might compete--as stands, it's deep in the shadow of the competition.

D-Link ShareCenter DNS-325-110: Solid Two-Bay NAS Box, but Slow Performer

This NAS box has nice features and a clever case design, but it's pricey given its mediocre speed.