Articles By Glenn Fleishman

8 online backup services that save your data … and bacon

But what about when the worst happens? When fire strikes, a lightning bolt fries your computers and backup drives, or a burglar runs away with the goods? A drive stored offsite helps--but the

Published on: November 16th, 2009 Glenn Fleishman

5 breakthrough technologies that will change the way we work and play

While sipping a cup of organically farmed, artisan-brewed tea, I tap on my gigabit-wireless-connected tablet, to pull up a 3D movie on the razor-thin HDTV hanging on the wall. A media server streams

Published on: October 22nd, 2009 Glenn Fleishman

Six significant Mac security flaws – and how to tackle them

Macs are immune from security threats, right? It's Windows we have to worry about. That water-cooler wisdom needs to be flipped on its head, security experts and IT managers warn. Microsoft has gotten

Published on: July 18th, 2008 Glenn Fleishman

Tips on choosing the best configuration for your desktop PC

Buying a desktop PC might seem to be a straightforward process, but choosing an ideal configuration requires some important decision making. Should you choose a SATA drive or an SAS drive? Should the

Published on: May 29th, 2008 Glenn Fleishman

Features to use or lose when buying a business laptop

In the automotive world, the real money is made in the options packages. Fancy hubcaps, satellite radio, two-tone paint? Thank you very much, dealers will say, as they pocket sometimes more money than

Published on: April 8th, 2008 Glenn Fleishman

A sneak peek into tomorrow’s cell phones

If you don't like the way the e-mail program on your PC works, you can replace it with one you like better. And when you need to add a new capability to Firefox,

Published on: February 1st, 2008 Glenn Fleishman

Seven strategies for risk-free file sharing

In Take Control of Sharing Files in Leopard, I help you identify the right computer setup for exchanging files among users in your situation, with a particular emphasis on users working on networked

Published on: December 10th, 2007 Glenn Fleishman

Gigabit Ethernet speeds up Apple base station

Apple has made fast even faster. The AirPort Extreme Base Station, in its first incarnation, achieved unprecedented speeds for Wi-Fi network transfers, topping 90 Mbps of actual throughput in ideal circumstances. Even in

Published on: September 14th, 2007 Glenn Fleishman