Tutorials

  • Create, share, and play video in Android

    Whether you're a videophile or a casual videographer looking to capture life's precious moments, your Android phone can help you grab plenty of footage and share it with the world. And, with the help of a few choice apps, you can even carry and play movies right on your phone.

    23 April 10 01:06 Written by Robert Strohmeyer
  • The ultimate guide to Windows 7 security

    Windows 7 has been warmly received and swiftly adopted by businesses, with the result that many IT admins are now struggling with the platform's new security features. In addition to changes to User Account Control, BitLocker, and other features inherited from Windows Vista, Windows 7 introduces a slew of security capabilities that businesses will want to take advantage of.

    21 April 10 20:28 Written by Roger A. Grimes
  • How to mod your laptop

    How do you change the look of a laptop? I mean really change its look--just shifting around the wallpaper, screensaver, or Windows color theme doesn't count.

    20 April 10 15:43 Written by David Murphy
  • The secret to iPad printing

    For every flaw in Apple's iPad, there's a fix just waiting to be found.

    16 April 10 08:16 Written by JR Raphael
  • How to access Twitter while you pretend to work

    Yesterday you learned how to access your Twitter account on the run. Ah, but what about at the office? What if you can't get a good cell signal at your desk? And what if the big bosses block your browser from connecting to Twitter? How will you tweet? HOW?!

    10 April 10 06:02 Written by Rick Broida
  • Access your Twitter account on the run

    Over the last couple days you've learned how to set up a Twitter account and make fun and practical use of the service. Now let's look at ways you can access Twitter without being tied to your PC.

    09 April 10 05:33 Written by Rick Broida
  • Three ways to make good use of Twitter

    When it comes to Twitter, I prefer to be a consumer, not a producer. In other words, I know no one cares what I had for breakfast, so I don't bother to tweet about it.

    08 April 10 06:02 Written by Rick Broida
  • Get started with Twitter in three easy steps

    Twitter may have become a household name, but it remains a mystery to many people. Perhaps even most people. For the next few days, I'm going to put on my teacher's cap and show you how to set up a Twitter account, how to put that account to good use, and how to read your incoming "tweets" (i.e. messages) from just about anywhere.

    08 April 10 02:59 Written by Rick Broida
  • Getting Facebook users to 'like' your brand

    Facebook is rolling out some changes to its popular social networking site. One, in particular, will impact the way social networking-friendly organizations engage customers using Facebook. Now, your customers can just "Like" your company rather than having to "Become a Fan" of it.

    31 March 10 09:26 Written by Tony Bradley
  • Hack lets you control a DSLR camera from a Nintendo DS

    The folks at the Open Camera Controller (OCC), a system that uses an older Nintendo DS handheld to provide more options to photographers seeking to get the most out of their DSLR cameras.

    16 March 10 11:26 Written by Alessondra Springmann
  • Learn everything you need to know about Twitter

    Still not sure what the heck Twitter is or why you'd want to use it? I understand completely: Friends and family members are constantly asking me, "What the heck is Twitter, and why would I want to use it?"

    12 March 10 14:33 Written by Rick Broida
  • DVD upscaling: does it really work?

    Question of the week: Do upscaling DVD players improve the picture on HDTVs? Answer: Probably, but there's no guarantee.

    08 March 10 11:11 Written by Lincoln Spector
  • Lose the Trojan

    A reader asked the Answer Line forum how she can remove a Trojan from an infected .dll file called infamiqayoq.dll. Her security software quarantined the file, but now she gets an error message every time she boots.

    06 March 10 04:16 Written by Lincoln Spector
  • Six hidden iPhone shortcuts

    Last week, a new iPhone app called Tiger Text hit the App Store. The app lets users send text messages to a server that could be read by the recipient via an app reader. The text message would then be wiped from the face of the earth (i.e. both the texter and recipient's iPhones, and the server) after a pre-determined amount of time.

    03 March 10 10:54 Written by Tom Kaneshige
  • Streamline the move to Windows 7 with Easy Transfer

    Upgrading users to a new operating system always seems to have its pitfalls, and Windows 7 is no exception. If you're migrating multiple users, you'll definitely need some tools to help automate the task.

    24 Feb. 10 07:40 Written by Michael Scalisi
  • How to use Google Buzz

    If you're buzzing about Buzz, we have the tips you need to make it work for you. And if you're wishing it would buzz off, we'll show you how to remove it from your Gmail account.

    23 Feb. 10 16:01 Written by Patrick Miller
  • 7 Habits of the Effective Network Manager

    Years of observing hundreds of network managers has revealed 7 habits that differentiate the effective network manager from the others. In this white paper, we will identify those 7 habits and discuss how these habits contribute to providing a well performing and reliable network. When problems do occur, these problems can be resolved in a timely manner, reducing the impact on the business, while at the same time, maintaining the credibility of the networking department.

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