Personal Computers

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If you've got aching wrists, stiff shoulders or are developing a hunchback, it's time to set up an ergonomic workstation. Here are some...

Beat Injuries With These 4 Computer Ergonomics Tips


Much has been written about the automation of the automotive manufacturing process and the resulting loss of jobs. But there's another side...

Buying a New Car ... Er, Computer


If cloud computing continues to improve – as it should – more people will begin to see the virtue of having their heads in the cloud.

Cloud Computing: What it Means to You


The spread of malware online has made many people fear attachments, apps and even web pages. Find out what kind of malware is out there and...

Malicious Software: Worms, Trojans and Bots, Oh My!


The web has become a tool that nearly everyone uses on a daily basis. But this hasn't always been the case - the World Wide Web has gone...

A Brief History of Web Development


Should you replace that old computer, printer or server, or just have them repaired? There are many factors to consider when thinking about...

Is It Time to Refresh Your Office Technology?


Digital technology has taken years to reach its current state, and that journey has been punctuated by many important milestones along the...

Milestones in Digital Computing


Keyboards have been the main form of data input for personal computers since their inception, but what about virtual reality? An...

How Will We Type in the Virtual Reality Environment?


Just how well do you understand computers? If the answer is "barely," then here are some explanations to help you on your way to computer...

10 Signs You're Computer Illiterate


Smartphones, tablets, cloud computing — all technologies that have been introduced fairly recently, right? You might be surprised to see...

New Technologies That Are Older Than You Think


There's a lot of buzz going around about wearable technology. We examine some of these and determine whether they're hot or not.

Wearable Tech: Geek or Chic?


Always running out of minutes and texts on your current cell plan? Here are some high-tech ways to get around that!

Can Apps Replace Your Cell Phone Carrier?


Are smartwatches useful - or just expensive and redundant tech baubles in disguise?

7 Reasons Why Smartwatches Are a Dumb Idea


Tablet sales are up, laptop sales are down but does this mean it's time to make a switch? Find out how to determine which portable PC is...

Why You Shouldn't Buy a Tablet Computer


Not every discarded PC or video game console is worth more than you paid for it, but a few iconic items are fetching high prices at auction...

INFOGRAPHIC: Retro Tech That's Worth Big Bucks


Per-gallon, printer ink costs considerably more than milk, vodka and even gasoline. This infographic compares some common household items...

INFOGRAPHIC: Is Printer Ink the Most Expensive Liquid in the World?


Most users carry quite a bit of sensitive data on their tablets, which means that skimping on security could be a costly mistake. Find out...

The Device You Don't Think About: Security Tips for Tablet PCs


Even the most novice PC users can be up and surfing the net on their shiny new machine in no time. Here are some beginner tips to get you...

New PC? How to Set Up a Secure System


Are you ready to unleash your Mountain Lion? Here are a few time-saving tools you may not be using yet.