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  • Facebook Ads secrets from an insider

    Many people log on to Facebook primarily for fun, but businesses are increasingly turning to the social networking site as an advertising gold mine. By placing ads on Facebook, you can zero in on a select portion of some half a billion users according to their interests and demographics.

  • Solve photo problems with image-editing tools

    Sure, you probably know all the run-of-the-mill tools in your photo editor. You can erase blemishes with the clone tool and adjust exposure with the contrast slider. But have you ever tried adding fake clouds to a plain blue sky, turning a crowded room into a ghost town, or dramatically enlarging a small photo? It's easier than you think.

  • How to find lost iTunes files

    Question: When I got my PC back after being repaired, everything that was on it before was still there, except iTunes. I'm worried I'll lose the playlists on my 30GB Apple iPod classic if I plug it into my PC after reinstalling iTunes.

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    The iPad in the enterprise

    Apple has a knack for getting the buy in of both consumers and c-level executives at the same time and the iPad has been no exception. Below are some views on the tablet device’s place in the enterprise.

  • How to marry IT to the business

    It is one of the most common refrains of recent years – IT must align with the business goals. So how do you do it? Here are a few ideas to help.

  • Achieving better project management

    IT is often made up of lots of individual projects – some big and some small, but most with a value to deliver to the business. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you stay on path.

  • 7 smartphone disasters that could happen to you

    Like all technology, smartphones can be hugely useful. However, some of the time they provide opportunities for tech-tinged embarrassment. We tracked down seven of the most unfortunate mobile phone disaster tales we could find. The stories are fun to laugh at now, but most of them were anything but amusing when they actually occurred...

  • How to choose a desktop Linux distribution

    With all the many reasons to use Linux today -- particularly in a business setting --it's often a relatively easy decision to give Windows the boot. What can be more difficult, however, is deciding which of the hundreds of Linux distributions out there is best for you and your business.

  • How to move up the IT career ladder

    It’s never easy trying to get ahead in your career. So to give you a better understanding of some of the factors to consider we’ve pulled together a range of advice including moving up to the c-level, ensuring you keep your own work about the users, and what c-level think about those below.

  • How to get more out of the cloud

    It's topical and there are many considering a move to the cloud. So how do you get more out of cloud services? Here are a few tips and tricks to get you on your way.

  • How to get 150,000 Twitter followers

    Despite sharing every banal aspect of my life in mind-numbing detail, I remain some way short of 150,000 Twitter followers.

  • iTunes scam: How to protect yourself

    In recent weeks, more and more iTunes users have been reporting fraudulent activity on their Apple accounts, reporting hundreds or even thousands of dollars worth of bogus purchases. With the reports of this type of fraud on the uptick in recent weeks, many users have been quick to blame Apple or PayPal, as many of the affected iTunes accounts were linked to PayPal accounts.

  • My keyboard isn't working

    Several keys on reader skyDX's keyboard stopped functioning. He asked the Desktops forum for help.

  • How to make your company more sustainable through Green IT

    Being green can save you money. And IT can help you save energy while reducing your carbon footprint. Below are some ways you can help your company become more sustainable through Green IT.

  • How to buy a printer for an SMB or SOHO

    In need of a printer for your office but aren’t sure what to look at? Wanting to do some of your own marketing materials and photo printing to jazz up documents? Below are some articles explaining the basics when it comes to printers along with some tips and tricks.

  • Run multiple security software products

    QUESTION: I've been told that I shouldn't have more than one antivirus program running on my PC. Can I use both McAfee and Microsoft Anti-Spyware (or another spyware application), for example? I want to be extra safe online, and I know that security suites are often good in some areas but not in all. Is there a list that will tell me what I can and can't use together?

  • Install Microsoft Fix it Center

    QUESTION: I get an error message when trying to install Microsoft Fix It Center on my Windows XP Service Pack 3 PC. It reads: 'Detail: The remote name could not be resolved: go.microsoft.com'.

  • How to choose who sees your photos on Facebook

    QUESTION: I signed up for a Facebook account and uploaded some photos to my profile. I was soon contacted out of the blue by someone I didn't want to hear from and who I didn't know could see my photos and profile. I've been told that I should stop using Facebook, but will I still be able to see my photos if I cancel my account, and how can I make sure no one else can see them?

  • Copy Kindle notes and bookmarks to your PC

    If you're a Kindle owner, you've probably discovered the device's enviable ability to bookmark pages, highlight passages, and add notes (a.k.a. annotations).

  • How did my protected PC get infected?

    SUPERAntiSpyware found three Trojans on a reader's PC. He asked the Windows forum how this could happen when his PC is protected.

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