Browser plug-ins get bad rap as not all pose security risks

In my recent series of articles on Web browser security (see the special report), I indicated that browser add-ons (or plug-ins) could bring additional risk to a browser. One browser add-on provider, Giorgio

Published on: February 10th, 2009 Roger A. Grimes

How to fix the 10 worst things about Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is a nearly ubiquitous presence in PC computing - and, seemingly, a universally reviled one. Outlook has countless features, ranging from e-mail gathering to calendaring, contact tracking, to-do list creation and

Published on: January 14th, 2009 Preston Gralla

Five G-mail add-ons that boost your productivity

Last month, I reviewed my five favorite Gmail add-ons, which included helpful widgets that you could easily embed in the screen real-estate surrounding your inbox. You can access all of them from Gmail

Published on: January 13th, 2009 C.G. Lynch

17 ways to supercharge your computing experience with Greasemonkey

The Internet offers a wealth of excellent tools, information and entertainment - and it asks very little from us in return. So don't get upset when a poorly designed online tool or site

Published on: June 30th, 2008 Adam Pash

Microsoft Office Live Small Business – great value for money

Microsoft's Office Live Web service was designed for small businesses that needed an easy, low-cost solution for creating and hosting Web sites and business-branded e-mails. When it was first introduced in November 2006,

Published on: February 19th, 2008 Richard Ericson