Articles By Lincoln Spector

The rocky XP-Windows 7 upgrade path

The rocky XP-Windows 7 upgrade path

– Do XP users have to upgrade to Vista before upgrading to Windows 7? Microsoft will let you upgrade from...

February 25th, 2009 Lincoln Spector
Why you shouldn’t use Windows’ built-in encryption tool

Why you shouldn’t use Windows’ built-in encryption tool

BON3KRUSH3R wants to password protect certain folders. Should he use the NTFS-based encryption that comes with Windows? Windows 200, XP...

October 28th, 2008 Lincoln Spector
Spammers get spammed

Spammers get spammed

Ever wanted to respond to those spammers and annoy them back? Ask them the details of their incredible investment opportunities?...

June 24th, 2004 Lincoln Spector
Can tech turn an election?

Can tech turn an election?

Conventional wisdom states that John F. Kennedy won the 1960 presidential election because he made better use of a new...

February 3rd, 2004 Lincoln Spector
TI readies recharger-on-a-chip

TI readies recharger-on-a-chip

Texas Instruments Inc. has announced a new line of chips that can combine battery-recharging capabilities for portable devices with a...

January 21st, 2003 Lincoln Spector
Archos puts 20GB in your pocket

Archos puts 20GB in your pocket

Archos Technology Inc. has just shipped what it claims is the smallest and lightest portable hard drive yet: The Archos...

June 11th, 2002 Lincoln Spector
Archos puts 20GB in your pocket

Archos puts 20GB in your pocket

Archos Technology Inc. has just shipped what it claims is the smallest and lightest portable hard drive yet: The Archos...

June 5th, 2002 Lincoln Spector
Revamped Melissa requires antivirus update

Revamped Melissa requires antivirus update

Remember Melissa? It's been almost two years since that infamous worm swept through the world's e-mail servers, spreading faster than...

January 23rd, 2001 Lincoln Spector

Two families in Shakespeare's Verona didn't like each other, so a couple of kids lost their lives. Now security companies...

December 4th, 2000 Lincoln Spector
Drive Image 4

Drive Image 4

PowerQuest Corp.'s Drive Image is one great backup tool. Within a few minutes, you can have a near-perfect copy of...

November 15th, 2000 Lincoln Spector