Everything you need to know about Windows Task Manager

Hold on. Don't just reboot your Windows 7 PC. I realize that rebooting is the go-to solution when a program won't shut down, or the system starts dragging or acting wonky, but there

Published on: April 8th, 2011 Tony Bradley

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

Do-it-yourself tech accessories

Ingenuity: It's the stuff of legends in the geek world. After all, why should you waste your hard-earned cash or spend hours at the old electronics store to purchase items that you can

Published on: March 30th, 2011 David Murphy

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

Great Canadian Appathon challenges developers to 48 hour contest

Keep it simple and fun. That’s the key advice of mobile game experts to up and coming coders who are taking part in a 48-hour scramble to develop the next great mobile game

Published on: March 11th, 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

15 stupid small biz tech mistakes and how to avoid them

If you're not particularly tech-savvy, then purchasing, maintaining, and securing technology for your business can be a confusing situation to navigate. You may already know plenty about what you should do, but what

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

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

Painless Windows 7 remote troubleshooting

Whether you're a professional tech support specialist or simply the go-to tech guru for your family and friends, you know how frustrating it can be to try to fix people's PCs. The task

Published on: January 15th, 2011 Tony Bradley

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

Make your website mobile today

You've long held off, but it's now time -- even past time: You need to make your website mobile. Between what you see in the news and what your site logs reveal, it's

Published on: September 22nd, 2010 Dori Smith