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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:04:00 +0000Only suckers pay sticker price for a new Windows PC or Mac. If you're patient and willing to do some research, you can save hundreds of dollars and get a more powerful configuration than you ever dreamed possible. Here's how.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:16:27 +0000Windows 10's File History feature keeps regular copies of files so you can roll back to a previous version of a file or restore an entire system. The feature is designed to use an external drive, but you can also specify a network location. Here's how.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:28:00 +0000Need help navigating Windows 10? Let Windows pro Ed Bott be your guide.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:00:08 +0000The shape of the storage market will change beyond recognition over the next five years, according to vendor.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:00:07 +0000As technology evolves, Just Eat is working on new and interesting ways to help you order takeaway.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:00:04 +0000The Windows 10 Start menu includes a handy scrolling list of all the apps and desktop programs you've installed. It also offers a hidden alphabetical index. Here's how to make that index visible.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:44:00 +0000The problem of fake news isn't just limited to election campaigns. Legitimate tech reporters have been tearing their hair out over bogus stories for years. The latest example is a report that Microsoft is giving telemetry information to a well-known security company. It's not true, but Google and Bing don't seem to care.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:13:00 +0000Signing in to Windows 10 with a Microsoft account is convenient, unless your password is stolen or phished. Protect yourself by turning on additional security features.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:48:00 +0000This week's headlines: Plextor announces a super-fast external SSD. Bring your own USB Type-C cable. Also, highway fatalities are up alarmingly in the U.S., and the NHTSA blames smartphones and dashboard apps.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 21:24:00 +0000This week's headlines: A report claims Google plans to change its search results to avoid publicizing fake news sites. An investigation found that Office Depot repair technicians are selling unneeded security plans to meet sales goals. Also, tech publishing giant IDG is reportedly in talks to sell itself to a Chinese group.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:54:00 +0000For months, Microsoft has been bundling a Get Office app with Windows 10. Until now, it's been little more than an Office 365 ad. All that's about to change, based on the new Office Hub app included with the latest Windows 10 preview release.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 13:39:00 +0000Do you use a USB flash drive, MicroSD card, or portable hard drive to keep backups of important files? Protect yourself by encrypting removable storage devices so your files can't be accessed if the drive is lost or stolen.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 07:16:00 +0000As we count down to the New Year, the support clock is ticking. Microsoft will pull the plug on Windows Vista in mere months and on Office 2007 in less than a year. So how long until Windows 7, Office 2010, and other currently supported versions reach the end of the line?
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:50:00 +0000Over the past year, IT admins and security professionals have had to deal with massive changes in the way Microsoft delivers updates. Beginning in 2017, they'll have to adjust to a new format for security bulletins as well.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:06:00 +0000This week's headlines: Putin's war on American tech companies escalates. Also, Yahoo admits in an SEC filing that it knew about a major breach as early as 2014, a big-time VC predicts 80 percent of IT jobs will be replaced by automation, and Samsung responds to the nightmarish Galaxy Note 7 recall.
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 13:28:00 +0000In Windows 10, the built-in Administrator account is disabled. You can open a Command Prompt window and enable it with two commands, but think twice before you go down that road.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 12:29:00 +0000If you simply look at feature lists, Microsoft Teams looks like a fierce competitor for Slack. But look a little closer and you'll see that the products aren't competing for the same customers.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 13:14:50 +0000There's no obvious way to relocate the folder where OneDrive saves your synced files, but it can be done. Here's the secret, in five steps.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 11:43:00 +0000As the lines between tablets and laptops continue to blur, it gets harder to tell what's a PC and what isn't. Even the two biggest research firms can't agree. No wonder the rest of us are confused.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 15:57:00 +0000This week's headlines: Steve Ballmer opens up on why he split with Bill Gates and Microsoft, Russia cuts ties with Microsoft, and another giant of the early PC press passes away. Also, what happens to the @POTUS Twitter account when a new President takes the oath of office in 2017.