Sub-zero smartphones: which devices can bear the cold? [Infographic]

Some smart phone manufacturers don't allow their devices to be used in cold weather while others guarantee smooth functioning even in -20 degrees Celsius (-3 degrees Fahrenheit).According to Apple, its iPhones can be

Published on: February 3rd, 2012

What those matter-of-fact error messages really mean

Even when we make the stupidest errors while using our computers, phones, or whatever, the canned message that informs us of our blunder typically adopts a tone that ranges from completely matter-of-fact to

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Mark Sullivan

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

Six stupid “social networking” slip-ups

Or, The Barkeep and the Bouncer. Call 'em social networks, discussion forums, blogs, whatever. Some businesses have never learned to distinguish between participating in a conversation and trying to sell an online audience.

Published on: November 27th, 2008 Esther Schindler

Eight spectacular tech fiascos and what they teach us

Related article: IT failure: A tale of three perspectives"IT projects have terrible track records. I just don't get why people don't learn," exclaimed Mark Kozak-Holland, author of Titanic Lessons for IT Projects (that's

Published on: October 21st, 2008 Jake Widman