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  • How-Tos: How to arrange and order files in Windows 7

    I have transferred a large number of slides on to my new Windows 7 laptop. In XP, I was able to sort them into a logical order in several different folders by dragging-and-dropping photos into their required position. Windows 7 seems to want to auto-arrange them. How can I continue to arrange them as I wish? I don't feel comfortable tweaking the Registry, as some forums have recommended.

  • How-Tos: How to view battery usage on an Apple iPhone

    Smartphones are known for zapping their battery power pretty quickly . However, most handsets, including Apple's iPhone, offer a battery usage option that displays which services or functions of the phone are using the most battery life. Here's how to view your battery usage statistics.

  • How-Tos: How to email images and documents with Windows Live Mail

    I am unable to send pictures or documents to Windows Live Mail using the 'Send to' instruction. Live Mail is the default program, but the options are greyed out and can't be altered. I have tried using Windows Live Photo Gallery and Word.

  • News: Spotify gets iPod, iPhone and Android syncing

    Swedish music streaming service Spotify is hoping to rival Apple by giving all of its users the ability to manage the tracks stored on their iPods, iPhones and Google Android handsets.

  • News: Fake bin Laden video is a virus

    The FBI has warned computer users that messages claiming to include photos and videos of Osama bin Laden's death actually contain a virus that could steal personal information

  • Opinion: RIM and Microsoft Alliance: Who Wins?

    Microsoft stands to gain from the alliance, but it's hard to see what value is there for RIM.

  • News: Syncsort offers Hadoop data sort alternative

    Users can swap out default Hadoop data sort for higher-performing solutions

  • News: Windows Thin PC shipping this quarter

    Microsoft has issued a release candidate of Windows Thin PC, a stripped-down version of Windows 7 for thin clients, and will make the software widely available by the end of this quarter.

  • Opinion: Lima: The Piracy-Free App Store for Jailbroken iPhones

    If you've ever jailbroken your iPhone, you probably know--and love--Cydia. While there have been a few alternatives over the years (such as Icy), the simplicity and polish of Cydia has cemented its reputation as the go-to iOS jailbreak app installer. The problem, however, is that Cydia not only makes it easy to install jailbreak-only apps, but DRM-stripped pirated apps as well. This has given jailbreaking a fairly deserved stigma in the eyes of Apple and many iOS developers, who obviously don't get paid for pirated apps downloaded from Cydia.

  • Opinion: Amazon Tablet In 2011? Now We're Talking

    The world of tablets is about to get very interesting.

  • News: Fortune 1000 firms shun public cloud storage

    Few Fortune 1000 corporations have plans to adopt public cloud storage -- even for their lowest tier of data, a new storage survey shows.

  • News: Symantec unveils SaaS storage products

    At its users conference this week, Symantec released a slew of upgrades to its midrange backup, enterprise archive and data management products and said it will begin offering a SaaS model.

  • Opinion: RIM and Microsoft Alliance: Who Wins?

    RIM introduced an unexpected guest speaker at BlackBerry World--Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Ballmer unveiled a new partnership between the two which will have Microsoft's Bing replace Google as the default search provider on BlackBerry mobile devices. Microsoft stands to gain from the alliance, but it's hard to see what value is there for RIM.

  • News: Microsoft, Juniper urged to patch dangerous IPv6 DoS hole

    Security experts are urging Microsoft and Juniper to patch a year-old IPv6 vulnerability so dangerous it can freeze any Windows machine on a LAN in a matter of minutes.

  • News: Google upgrades Web toolkit, Eclipse plug-in

    GWT 2.3 adds more HTML5 capability, while Google Plugin for Eclipse features integration with Google services

  • News: Experts: Bin Laden death shouldn't impact travel plans

    Despite stepped up police presence around many U.S. cities and a U.S State Department advisory warning Americans about what it called "enhanced potential for anti-American violence" following the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, corporate security experts say they are not advising clients to greatly modify or cancel business travel and operations.

  • News: Epson Stylus Photo R2000 targets creative crowd

    Epson has announced the Epson Stylus Photo R2000, a wide-format printer targeted to advanced amateur photographers, hobbyists, and creative professionals. The new unit, which features the company’s pigment printing technology, is designed to produce vivid, archival prints with a glossy look and feel.

  • Opinion: Dear Motorola: We Want to Love Your Laptop Docks

    The Motorola Atrix's ability to transform from a smartphone into a laptop via the dock accessory is a grand concept, but reviews all around have basically called the dock a dud. Now that Motorola has confirmed it will be making more laptop docks for smartphones other than the Atrix, it'd be great if the next versions are actually usable.

  • News: MLB offers smartphone-only game-streaming subscription

    If you find yourself barnstorming your way across the country, you may lament your inability to catch up with your favorite baseball team. Fortunately, with Major League Baseball’s new MLB.TV Mobile Phone Only subscription, you’ll never be any farther away from the action than your iPhone or iPod touch.

  • News: New Apple iMacs Come With Magic Mouse or Magic Trackpad

    Apple's new iMacs include Intel "Sandy Bridge" processors, Thunderbolt IO ports and Facetime HD cameras, but those aren't the most interesting things about the new desktop computers.



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