Articles By Becky Waring

Eight laptop bags for a hassle-free passage through the U.S. airport security

While no one questions the need to properly scan laptops when going through airport security, the requirement to remove them from their protective cases is a different story. "Naked" notebooks can easily get

Published on: September 25th, 2008 Becky Waring

Great high-definition streaming tools that do the job for you

Seems like every day brings some new gizmo that promises to stream high-definition (HD) video from your PC or the Web to your TV. They range all the way from USB sticks and

Published on: June 6th, 2008 Becky Waring

The Dos and Don’ts of Smart E-Mail Marketing

Do: Create a snappy subject line that doesn't sound like an ad. People are more likely to open e-mail that has a simple, newsy, and direct header.Do: Use HTML rather than plain text.

Published on: May 19th, 2008 Becky Waring

Four foolproof strategies to foil laptop theft

If you run a small business, your biggest IT worry is probably not when or whether to upgrade to Vista; it's how to keep your valuable equipment--and the even more precious data it

Published on: January 23rd, 2008 Becky Waring

How to buy a server

Most small businesses with 10 or more employees will face the task of buying a computer server, or adding to their existing inventory. Servers are most commonly used as central file repositories where

Published on: November 23rd, 2007 Becky Waring