If you're worried about your privacy, Microsoft is one of your best friends. Microsoft's decision to appeal a court ruling that it has to turn over to the federal government email stored in Ireland shows once again that the company is fighting for your electronic privacy rights.

August 01, 2014 9:26 AM EDT

This small IT group is working on disaster recovery plans for a data center located on the top floor of a building near an airport -- and the site's director is sure that flooding is the biggest threat.

August 01, 2014 6:00 AM EDT
Microsoft

Windows Phone's worldwide market share continues to drop, and now has under a 3% market share. Can anything save the struggling smartphone operating system? The Nokia acquisition certainly hasn't helped.

July 31, 2014 12:08 PM EDT

The LG G3 has a lot of good things going for it -- but the phone's software isn't its strongest suit. Here are some easy tweaks to make the system more pleasant to use. 

July 31, 2014 11:07 AM EDT

Apple's MacBooks are the most popular portables on the planet and the company's recent decision to upgrade the hardware and reduce prices on the range will keep it that way. All the same, every MacBook user may need these tips to get better battery life from time-to-time.

July 31, 2014 7:32 AM EDT

Tim in a panic?

Best Buy (NYSE:BBY) says tablet sales are "crashing." Makes for a great headline, but what's really going on? The company's CEO tells us that the tablet market is saturated, but people are again buying new PCs -- especially convertibles. The problem seems to be a lack of tablet innovation, preventing replacement sales.

In IT Blogwatch, bloggers crash and burn.

July 31, 2014 6:10 AM EDT

Tech support pilot fish works at a college where student organizations are supplied with computers -- which makes security a challenge.

July 31, 2014 6:00 AM EDT

Smartphone reviewers love sensational superlatives, but in the real world, things are rarely so black and white.

July 30, 2014 2:34 PM EDT
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Your Android phone has a Fake ID problem, but so do all other Android devices; malicious apps can impersonate the digital certificate chain of trusted apps. The critical vulnerability, dubbed Fake ID by security researchers, has been around since 2010, but only one of about 6,300 different Android models has been patched. It's time to contact wireless carriers and ask them to push out the firmware patches before cyber thugs start exploiting Fake ID in the wild.

July 30, 2014 11:26 AM EDT

Do you have a domain with email that you want to move over to Gmail and Google Apps? I've got help. I recently made the move myself. Here's how to move the domain and email, complete with "gotchas" you should watch out for, based on my hands-on experience.

July 30, 2014 9:38 AM EDT

Data driven insights; user recommendations; big data services and all the other buzzwords of the pre-Singularity techno-dystopia some say we're hurtling blindly toward are in Apple's sights, as evidenced by recent deals.

July 30, 2014 7:00 AM EDT
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