Google wants government’s unused wireless spectrum

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Published on: May 26th, 2008 IDG News Service

Three laptops built to withstand daily abuse

Anybody who has spent any amount of time working on the road has probably witnessed their share of notebook disasters: dropped from a hotel desk, shaken beyond repair in the trunk of a

Published on: May 22nd, 2008 Brian Nadel

Yahoo lashes back after Icahn’s threat to take control

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Published on: May 16th, 2008 IDG News Service

Top 10 best well-rounded laptops for work

These laptops can do it all and are a great choice for most on-the-go users.1) Acer Aspire 5920-6954 LaptopExcept for business applications, which it lacks, the Acer Aspire 5920 Vista Home Premium laptop

Published on: May 7th, 2008 PC World Staff (US)

Ten terrific things you can do with your PC – Part 1

Set up a Wi-Fi Home NetworkIf you've always wanted to be able to lounge on your couch and lazily surf the Internet, a Wi-Fi network is precisely what you need.Fast broadband connections bring

Published on: April 29th, 2008 PC World India Staff

Buying a PC that looks great – both inside and out

Computers come in many different guises; some barely resemble a PC at all. We've had it with plain-vanilla and boring black machines, and we've gone designer. Here's how to get a PC that

Published on: April 28th, 2008 Rosemary Haworth

Epson and collaborators turn new page in electronic paper tech

A new electronic paper display could allow users to annotate pages in electronic books, make amendments to documents and erase parts of the page with as much ease as using a real pen

Published on: April 16th, 2008 Martyn Williams

Features to use or lose when buying a business laptop

In the automotive world, the real money is made in the options packages. Fancy hubcaps, satellite radio, two-tone paint? Thank you very much, dealers will say, as they pocket sometimes more money than

Published on: April 8th, 2008 Glenn Fleishman

Why this Vista hacker tried to sell his laptop on eBay

When Shane Macaulay tried to sell the Fujitsu U810 laptop he won in a hacking contest last week, it seemed almost like an April Fool's joke.He said that a top quality hacker could

Published on: April 3rd, 2008 Robert McMillan

Handy technology tips for business trips

You think a three- or four-day business trip is challenging? How about a four-month journey to eight countries--using 14 different plane tickets? Randy Ross, a former PC World executive editor, recently took that

Published on: March 13th, 2008 James A. Martin

What the laptop of the future will look like

Notebook vendors should pay more attention to their enterprise customers, says Gabriel Vitus, IT director of the Vancouver-based Certified General Accountants Association of Canada. "Not only on the big issues, but also on

Published on: February 28th, 2008 John Edwards

Laptop theft – a growing menace, but here’s what you can do

We've heard about headline-making security breaches, such as TJX and CIBC, but the smaller ones often go and unnoticed – and unreported.This corporate oblivion is most apparent in the area of laptop theft,

Published on: February 15th, 2008 Vawn Himmelsbach

Four foolproof strategies to foil laptop theft

If you run a small business, your biggest IT worry is probably not when or whether to upgrade to Vista; it's how to keep your valuable equipment--and the even more precious data it

Published on: January 23rd, 2008 Becky Waring

Dual-boot Windows cum Linux laptops being developed

The One Laptop Per Child Project (OLPC) and Microsoft are working together to develop a dual-boot system to put both Linux and Windows on laptops aimed at kids in developing countries, the head

Published on: January 10th, 2008 Dan Nystedt