A VoIP intercom system for your home or small office

Two German companies have built an intercom device for your home or small business office, giving you the ability to see and talk to a visitor to your front door from your iPhone,

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Candice So

Home office and teleworkers have home security options

As more business allow employees to work from home and set up home offices, plenty of attention has been paid to IT security issues. But what about the physical security of hardware and

Published on: May 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

What I’m stealing from the startup world

By Christine Wong My new boss woke me up at 2:30 a.m. last night demanding that I do some work for him. After I changed him into dry pajamas, put clean sheets on

Published on: November 8th, 2012 Christine Wong

Organizing your home office: Staying screen savvy

by Clare Kumar  Whether you work with a laptop or desktop, interaction with the screen is an important part of workstation safety. Avoid neck strain by keeping your neck in a neutral position

Published on: February 7th, 2012 Clare Kumar

Sorting out which equipment to keep and which ones to dump

by Clare Kumar Pretend you are visiting your office for the first time. Take a look around with fresh eyes. What do you see? Does every piece of furniture serve the purpose it

Published on: October 20th, 2011 Clare Kumar

Trouble free home office WiFi net security

Locking down your home office WiFi network with a password is like making sure you eat your broccoli. It's probably good for you, but you probably think it's not much of a priority

Published on: May 3rd, 2011 Bill Snyder

How to set up a Windows’ network in your home office

Households are increasingly becoming multiple-PC homes. And as people add extra PCs to a home, they naturally want to share files between those systems. Typical multi-PC households also tend to have different operating

Published on: April 7th, 2011 Loyd Case

Rogers targets SMBs with WiFi calling service

Rogers Communications Inc. has introduced its newest service targeting cash-strapped small businesses: Wi-Fi calling for smartphones. Wi-Fi Calling for Business, introduced March 11, allows customers with smartphones to make and receive calls over

Published on: March 22nd, 2011 Harmeet Singh

Choosing a secure cloud provider for your small business

There are a variety of players positioning themselves in the cloud computing arena today. How does a small/medium business or home office user choose a cloud-computer partner? What small cloud security concerns can

Published on: November 24th, 2010 Gregory Machler

BitDefender 2011 offers balanced security protection for home offices

BitDefender is trying to strike a balance between security protection and speed with its small home office software, and selling it at an affordable price starting Aug. 17.The Bucharest, Romania-based security vendor doesn’t

Published on: August 13th, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to fix your home-office PC on your own

Building a PC is a little like walking a tightrope without a net. Okay, it's not quite that dangerous, but unlike buying an off-the-shelf system, you have to be your own tech support

Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Loyd Case

Create a comfortable and inspiring home office with these tools

Whether you work at home full time as I do, or just use your home office after hours, it should be filled with things that make it comfortable and help you be as

Published on: February 22nd, 2010 Bill Snyder

Child-proof your home office PC

Having kids is a blessing. But having kids mess with your PC can be, well, a curse. If they're little, you've got to worry about things like Playdough in the DVD drive, spilled

Published on: February 17th, 2010 Bill Snyder

Creating the coolest workplace in the world

John Berry, who as head of U.S. Office of Personnel Management is responsible for the needs of 1.9 million federal workers, wants to improve the working conditions of government employees by increasing telecommuting

Published on: September 28th, 2009 Patrick Thibodeau and Tam Harbert