10 exciting ways you can put your old computer to new uses

They're collecting dust in storage rooms and taking up extra space in your garage or office. They can't handle today's applications, peripherals or operating systems. Yes, older computers are a nuisance, like the

Published on: May 25th, 2010 John Brandon

Apple iPad is a winner, say most early reviews

The iPad doesn't arrive in U.S. stores until Saturday, and most tech reviewers, like civilians, will need to wait until then to get their hands on one. As usual, though, Apple provided early

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Harry McCracken

Tips and tricks to put your Mac trackpad on steroids

The laptop trackpad has come a long way since Apple Inc. pioneered it 14 years ago on the PowerBook 500 series as a replacement for the trackball found on earlier models. While almost

Published on: July 9th, 2008 Ryan Faas