5 ways to keep up with Facebook’s constant updates

When you disclose as much personal information as many of us do on Facebook, it's important to know when changes in privacy occur, when security updates go live and when new features roll

Published on: April 25th, 2011 Kristin Burnham

Clean up your Mac in 6 easy steps

It’s spring again, and with the new season comes the age-old ritual of cleaning out things you ignored for most of the year. Far be it from me to suggest that you clean

Published on: March 23rd, 2011 Kirk McElhearn

Why elevator pitches don’t work with investors

What’s the problem with elevator pitches?For one thing, investors don’t care much about them, according to Dan Mothersill, a Toronto-based serial entrepreneur and angel investor who has advised and funded numerous tech start-ups.“The

Published on: March 22nd, 2011 Nestor Arellano

How to buy the right multifunction printer

Multifunction printers (MFPs), sometimes called All-in-Ones, are a boon to many small offices: they combine a number of different devices like printers, scanners, fax machines, and photocopiers into a single package that is

Published on: March 9th, 2011 Marco Tabini

How to buy a tablet device

As more tablets come to market, be prepared to be wowed by the power that some of these slates are capable of. But also be prepared to be disappointed: The tablets already on

Published on: March 7th, 2011 Melissa J. Perenson

14 ways to boost your PC’s speed

If upgrading your pc is out of the question, you still have plenty of options for increasing its pep. Here are some suggestions that are worth a try. Depending on your system, changing

Published on: March 2nd, 2011 Christopher Null

10 downloads to make Gmail do more

Published on: February 26th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Three savvy Windows shortcuts

I just keep running across more cool Windows tips. Rather than limit myself to last week's collection, I've decided to just keep going. So read on for more tips that'll make you a

Published on: February 17th, 2011 Rick Broida

Answers to the top 21 most frustrating PC questions

Modern PCs are certainly marvels of technology--and yet for all their advances, computers still do crazy, inexplicable things. With the average machine, there's enough mystery to keep Sherlock Holmes or Miss Marple hopping

Published on: January 25th, 2011 Rick Broida

How not to be a jerk, and still get promoted

Q&A with Al SwitzlerThe co-author of the books Crucial Conversations and Influencer Al Switzler discusses new research that debunks the myth that it's jerks who get promoted.Related stories7 essential CIO leadership skillsHow to

Published on: January 11th, 2011 Jamie Eckle

3 amazing Excel 2011 tricks

Microsoft Excel 2011 is packed with new features, but three areas in particular are worth taking some time to learn.1. Themes and Cell Styles spruce up your spreadsheetsBetter-looking spreadsheets mean a better chance

Published on: January 4th, 2011 Rob Griffiths

How to share holiday photos securely

The holidays are fast approaching, and for many people that means one thing: endless photo opportunities.After the last latke is consumed, you're going to want to share your images with everyone in the

Published on: December 8th, 2010 Megan Geuss

How to set up a remote desktop connection via your iPad – for free

The iPad is a lot of fun for playing games, watching videos and browsing the Web. But if you're going to justify that shiny tablet as a business expense, you'll need the ability

Published on: November 24th, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to increase your Windows system restore points

Lee asked the Answer Line forum how to increase the number of Windows System Restore points. Windows' built-in system backup program, System Restore, allows you to revert Windows and your applications back to

Published on: November 9th, 2010 Lincoln Spector