computers

10 Critical Steps to Protect Your Data in the Cloud

Cloud backup services are easy to use — and easy to hack, it seems. Protect your personal data from prying eyes.

Best Money Tips: The Technology Edition

Today we are featuring some of the best articles from around the web about technology, ranging from apps to smartphones to green tech and more!

Laser vs. Inkjet: Choosing the Wrong Printer Could Cost You

Can't decide between a laser or inkjet printer? Follow this guide and do the math.

Make Your Computer Last (Almost) Forever With Some Simple Tricks

Computer makers expect you to buy a new one every three years or so. That's nuts! Extend the life of your machine with some basic maintenance.

The 5 Best Tablet Computers

Lightweight and powerful, tablets are a great option whether you're looking for a portable computer or an e-reader. Read on to learn which one you should get.

Don't Make These 5 Laptop-Buying Mistakes

Avoid making these five purchasing mistakes the next time you buy a laptop, and you'll save yourself a bundle.

Stuff We Love: The MacBook Pro, a Hassle-Free Laptop

After decades of computing, a committed PC user makes the switch to a MacBook Pro — and his only regret is that he didn't make the switch sooner.

How to Get Free or Cheap Internet Access

From reconnecting with friends to watching videos and more, surfing the Internet can be awesome...and expensive. Discover ways to browse the web for less.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in September 2012

What end-of-summer deals will you snag this month? Read through for the best and worst things to buy in September.

How to Buy a Desktop Computer

Shopping for a desktop computer is all about buying what's right for you.

How to Buy a Laptop Computer

If you're shopping for a new laptop, pay attention to these features.

Ask the Readers: Desktop or Laptop?

Tell us whether you have a desktop computer or a laptop and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Renting Computers for Higher Profits

Sick of conflicting operating systems, obsolete parts, and investing in a computer for every new employee? Don't buy, rent!

Get Free Media Software for Your Windows PC

Apple owners can use iLife to manage digital photos, edit home movies, and more; Windows users can do all the same things with awesome free alternatives.

Comparing Online Backup Services

There are a number of online backup services to choose from. Here are a few of the most popular online backup services and how they rate when compared against one another.

Book Review: Network Know-How (Win a Copy!)

Most people think of computer networks as something that IT guys and the Geek Squad are best equipped to deal with. But did you know that any home with more than one computer or w

What frugal lessons can we learn from the demoscene?

The "demoscene" loosely refers to an underground computer art movement where the emphasis is on creating amazing-but-compact demonstrations — hence the name. What can its evolution

Book Review: How to Be a Geek Goddess (Win a Copy!)

If you’re a Twitter-fiend, a long-time blogger, or you customize PC’s in your spare time, this book is probably too elementary for you. If there’s a special lady in your life who

Leopard Premiere Offers Free T’s for First Viewers

The tech world is abuzz with the news of the biggest update to the Mac OS X operating system yet – Leopard. Visit the premiere on October 26, t

Shoddy PC repair tech caught in sting operation.

I don't know why, but I get some kind of perverse pleasure from watching scammers get caught in the act. Maybe it's the consumer watchdog in me? Anyway, in the UK there's a fabulous consumer show called House Of Horrors. [more]