Articles By Zack Stern

14 fabulous things you can do with your iPhone and Blackberry

Smartphones are intelligent, but with the 14 tips and tricks in this story, they could approach genius territory. We'll show you how to run seven separate devices from your iPhone, how to play

Published on: May 1st, 2009 Zack Stern

Five fabulous tricks to boost your PC’s powers

This story centers on five tricks that will enhance your use of your desktop or laptop, with two networking tips thrown in for good measure.Use Old Internal Hard Drives for Free StorageHave an

Published on: April 30th, 2009 Zack Stern

Save Paper Costs by Shrinking Prints

You'll print two pages of a document to a single sheet of paper. This technique is perfect for items that require a physical paper trail that you're not likely to look at deeply

Published on: April 19th, 2009 Zack Stern

How to remotely control a PC from anywhere, safely and easily

We're not yet living in a Star Trek universe with teleporters to beam us from place to place instantly, but virtual network computing (VNC) and remote access might be the next best thing.

Published on: March 30th, 2009 Zack Stern

How to make your cell phone completely spam free

It's a sad fact that most of us are exposed to an endless flood of unsolicited messages from purported international dignitaries, dubious pharmaceutical salespeople, and pornographers--a deluge that invades our PCs each day.

Published on: March 10th, 2009 Zack Stern

Email On the Road Even When Blocked By the Locals

But my vacation didn't start until I "de-planed;" I finished some work in the air to email after landing. The only problem was that that my family's xenophobic ISP blocks access to other

Published on: December 8th, 2008 Zack Stern

Top tips for hassle-free video-conferencing

Chat is cheap. Videoconferencing, on the other hand, gives your online conversations a more personal feeling. For telecommuting, keeping in touch with clientele, calling home from a business trip, or just checking in

Published on: November 27th, 2008 Zack Stern

Give Your Chats a Personal Touch With Free Videoconferencing

Pick a Camera Although you obviously can't do videoconferencing without a camera, what sort of camera you use doesn't actually matter much. Since your Internet connection will likely throttle the performance of any

Published on: November 24th, 2008 Zack Stern

How to can spam on the go

It's a sad fact that most of us are exposed to an endless flood of unsolicited messages from purported international dignitaries, dubious pharmaceutical salespeople, and pornographers--a deluge that invades our PCs each day.

Published on: October 8th, 2008 Zack Stern

Building a bang up blog with WordPress

If blogging is all about self-expression, why do so many blogs look so blah? Most free blog services offer only a handful of designs, giving you few options for personalizing your site. Most

Published on: July 3rd, 2008 Zack Stern