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Speed Up Everything

Is your PC dragging? Does your broadband network creep along at dial-up speeds? Do Web pages take forever to load on your smartphone? Don't wait! These fixes will get you back into the fast lane.

Six iPhone Catastrophes — And How to Deal with Them

Here's a look at the six top daily dangers for your iPhone — and what to do when disaster strikes.

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iMac Users Grumble About Performance Issues

According to posts on Apple's support forum, owners of new iMacs are suffering from performance problems, including extremely sluggish playback of Flash-based video.

Microsoft Touts Windows 7 Support, Despite Problems

Even as its engineers grapple with an "endless reboot" problem, Redmond toots its horn about 'Action Center,' Windows 7's automated troubleshooting system.

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Stop Windows from Rebooting After Automatic Updates

Automated system updates: good. Automated rebooting to apply those updates: bad. Very, very bad. Here's how to stop it from happening.

BlackBerry 'Self-Service Module' Helps Users Help Themselves

BoxTone product aims to provide easy-to-access, step-by-step issue resolution instructions to users, so they can solve their own problems without calling on IT.

Automated Tool Tracks Business Hardware and Software

Network Inventory Advisor saves time from manually maintaining a list of PC software and hardware details, even alerting you if an employee makes a change.

Smartphone Tool Improves IT Response Time

Rove Mobile Admin could reduce your technology downtime by letting IT workers manage issues from a smartphone.

Be Everywhere At Once With Remote Access Software

Techinline lets you troubleshoot remote PCs, trimming the cost of just walking down a hall to flying across the country.

Is it Safe to Just Ignore Windows' Service Packs?

Don Dalton installed Vista's SP1 update, encountered "a multitude of problems," and uninstalled it. Can he safely go on indefinitely without it?

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