Topics :: computers

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Why, oh Wi-Fi! Troubleshooting Your Wireless Connection at Home

HOME | By EDGE | Jan 18
After hours of online searching, you discover the man of your dreams and start chatting him up, only to have your Internet connection disappear like Brittany Spears’ career. Here are five tips to get your Wi-Fi up and running again.

Two New MacBook Stands Combine Form and Function

HOME | Oct 19
Conceived by the award-winning Danish designer Jakob Wagner, AluBaseā„¢ is designed to turn your MacBook into a desktop sculpture. It’s the most stylish solution for storing your laptop, and an elegant way to use your MacBook with an external monitor.

No laps for warm laptops; skin damage is possible

PERSONAL TECH | By Lindsey Tanner | Oct 4
Have you ever worked on your laptop computer with it sitting on your lap, heating up your legs? If so, you might want to rethink that habit.

3 indicted over alleged $100M computer scam

Three men have been indicted on federal charges that accuse them of conning people into buying more than $100 million in bogus software by convincing them their computers were infected by malicious programs.

German tablet PC sets out to rival Apple’s iPad

CORPORATE | By Juergen Baetz | Apr 13
The German maker of a new tablet PC is setting out to rival Apple’s iPad with the promise of even more technology such as a bigger screen, a webcam and USB ports.

’Nobel of computing’ goes to early PC designer

SCIENCE | By Jordan Robertson | Mar 10
A Microsoft Corp. researcher won the $250,000 Turing Award, one of technology’s most coveted prizes, on Tuesday for his work helping design and build what is widely considered the first modern personal computer.

Experts: School can track laptops less intrusively

PERSONAL TECH | By Maryclaire Dale | Feb 23
School officials in Pennsylvania who admit remotely activating student webcams to locate missing laptops could have used far less intrusive methods such as GPS tracking devices, technology and privacy experts say.

HomoTech :: Lose a Laptop, Find Yourself

PERSONAL TECH | By Oscar Raymundo | Jan 16
The problem with making the computer personal again is that with one click, all of our information could be long gone. EDGE columnist Oscar Raymundo learned the lesson the hard way; remember to back-up, boys!

Microsoft’s cloud computing system is growing up

CORPORATE | By Jessica Mintz | Nov 18
Microsoft Corp. leads its industry in part because a vast army of outside computer programmers design software that only runs on its Windows operating system. Now, the company is fighting to keep those programmers working with its tools as technology undergoes a massive shift.

PCs shed pounds and CD drives, gain touch screens

PERSONAL TECH | By Jessica Mintz | Nov 3
Visit an electronics store and you might also find laptops are missing a familiar component. You could experiment with new ways of controlling some computers. And you’ll see portable PCs slimming down.

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