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Have Movies on Your PC? Watch Them on TV

Here's how to beam movies from your PC to your TV with the fabulous MediaGate 450HD, plus Name That Robot.

09/16/2008

Dual Monitors, the Only Way to Go

Using two monitors can make your computing day much easier--Steve Bass tells you how to set them up.

09/02/2008

Heads Up: Trojans and Viruses Are Out to Get You

Watch out for nasty Trojan horses--plus Steve Bass looks at free security tools, Microsoft tech support numbers, and goofy Olympic photos.

08/26/2008

Eliminate Hassles With Antivirus, Flash, Task Manager, and iTunes

Get the lead out of AVG, fix the Windows Task Manager toolbar, and dump duplicate files.

08/13/2008

Microsoft Is Giving Up on Windows

Steve Bass learns that Microsoft has had it with Windows. Plus three free tools and lots of time wasters.

08/12/2008

When Is Vista not Vista? When It's Mojave!

Microsoft resorts to subterfuge to get people to try Windows Vista, as Steve Bass recently found. Plus, tips for Outlook and Windows passwords.

08/05/2008

Assurz Folds--Are Customers Stuck?

A company offering a "satisfaction guarantee" for major online retailers is going bankrupt; Steve Bass has details on what to do.

07/29/2008

Printer Ink: How Do You Define 'Empty'?

Steve Bass finds 20 percent of the ink he paid for left in supposedly empty cartridges, but Brother has a logical (if not legal) explanation.

07/22/2008

On the Road--Fuel Cost Calculators, Phone Headsets

It's summer and Steve Bass has travel on his mind: gasoline stats, California's cell phone law, and sleazy marketing tactics.

07/15/2008

Handy Gadgets--a Tiny Tripod and a Portable Speaker Case

The super handy Gorillapod goes anywhere, and the iMainGo speaker case lets you blast your tunes in any location. Plus, the latest in weird bicycles.

07/01/2008

Ten Tools to Make Windows Shine

Add a layer of protection against spyware, stop Kaspersky's annoying audio alerts, and hide your files and folders. Plus: More fixes for the pesky Insert key.

06/27/2008

Smart Sites and Terrific Downloads

Share huge files, explore the universe, eject USB devices fast, and watch a hilarious video parody of video games and prostitution.

06/10/2008

Blu-ray Disc--The New VHS?

In which our columnist declares his loyalty to the Blu-ray camp, and readers tell us what they think.

01/29/2008

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