Articles By Yardena Arar

Lenovo IdeaPad Z370 a well-priced multimedia laptop

If you didn't already know that Lenovo created its IdeaPad line to appeal to consumers, the peacock-blue case option of the IdeaPad Z370 would certainly provide a strong clue, as would the system's

Published on: August 26th, 2011 Yardena Arar

9 ways to create snazzy Office 2010 documents

Even if your work is humdrum, your documents shouldn't be. The latest version of Microsoft Office makes it easier than ever to create handsome documents, thanks to some cool new tools for dressing

Published on: June 16th, 2010 Yardena Arar

Lots of nifty new features in Microsoft Office 2010

Everyone is still reeling from the recession, and cash is tight--not, perhaps, the best time for Microsoft to launch a new version of its ubiquitous Office productivity suite. Nevertheless, with Office 2010, Microsoft

Published on: May 11th, 2010 Yardena Arar

Top tips to keep your gadgets charged no matter where you go

Good news for tech-toting travelers: The world is better prepared than ever to help you get online and keep your laptop, cell phone, and other devices fully charged. Bad news: It is still

Published on: April 27th, 2010 Yardena Arar

10 ways to learn anything on the Web

A tutorial or class for almost everything and anything is available online these days. Whether you're looking to beef up your résumé with some new skills, to get a degree while waiting for

Published on: July 27th, 2009 Yardena Arar

Powerful online tools for one-stop money management

Using the Web to manage your money used to mean logging into a plethora of banks and other institutions to check balances and maybe pay bills. Now various next-generation Web services are building

Published on: March 9th, 2009 Yardena Arar

BlackBerry Storm disappoints U.S. reviewer

BlackBerry fans who've been yearning for a touch-based handset à la iPhone now have one, but the BlackBerry Storm - which Verizon Wireless plans to start selling Friday for $250 US with a

Published on: November 21st, 2008 Yardena Arar

Better performance, improved interface likely in Microsoft Windows 7

As users continue to grouse about Windows Vista nearly two years after its introduction, Microsoft appears relieved to turn its public focus on the next release of its flagship operating system. Pre-beta code

Published on: October 27th, 2008 Yardena Arar

Palm Treo Pro packs a punch for a pretty penny

Having enjoyed success with its sporty Centro models, Palm Inc. is taking some of the lessons it learned there back to its Treo business line: The Palm Treo Pro integrates certain Centro design

Published on: October 14th, 2008 Yardena Arar

Will Blackberry Storm blow away the iPhone?

Research in Motion has finally announced details about its iPhone competitor, an almost-all-touch-interface 3G handset with a twist: The screen itself is a big hardware button. The BlackBerry Storm dispenses with the iconic

Published on: October 9th, 2008 Yardena Arar

A new Q from Motorola

Hot on the heels of its multimedia-friendly Q 9m, Motorola now delivers a Q smart phone intended for business travelers. The new Motorola Q 9h (more informally called the Q Global), which AT&T

Published on: November 2nd, 2007 Yardena Arar