Microsoft Outlook: 5 catastrophes and how to fix them

You use Microsoft Outlook to manage your email, yourappointments, your contacts, and your to-do lists. In other words, youuse it to manage your work life. So when this program doesn't behave the way

Published on: August 24th, 2011 Lincoln Spector

Top tips for basic repairs on common tech gadgets

Your PC will crash, your camera will break, your network will fail, and your printer will chew up paper. Before you spend valuable time and money waiting for tech support or paying for

Published on: April 29th, 2010 Patrick Miller

How to use social media to clobber corporate Goliaths

I expend a lot of words in this and other venues beating on companies that fail to deliver the high-quality goods and services that customers expect and deserve. The bad news, of course,

Published on: March 3rd, 2010 Bill Snyder

Toyota to recall 400,000 Prius cars over software glitch

Toyota plans to recall around 400,000 of its Prius hybrid cars to replace software that controls the antilock braking system (ABS), the auto maker said Tuesday.The global recall is in response to driver

Published on: February 10th, 2010 Martyn Williams and Robert L Mitchell

Keep your PC healthy during flu season with these 10 tools

Is your PC healthy? Don't be too sure. Think back to when you heard a kerklunk sound coming from the hard drive. Or maybe you remember the last time your Internet connection was

Published on: December 5th, 2008 Steve Bass

How to solve your PC’s pesky boot-up and shutdown problems

You start your workday by booting up your Windows PC. You end the day by shutting it down again. No fuss. No muss. No bother.Yeah, right.A problem at boot time can keep you

Published on: August 5th, 2008 Lincoln Spector