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The rocky XP-Windows 7 upgrade path

Microsoft will let you directly upgrade from XP to Windows 7, but they're not going to make it easy

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

Windows' Encryption Files System might make sense for some office environments, but the NTFS-based Microsoft encryption tool can give others access to your sensitive data

Spammers get spammed

Ever wanted to respond to those spammers and annoy them back? Ask them the details of their incredible investment opportunities? Correct them on what body parts are too large and too small? Explain why you don

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 technology: television. Fast-forward more than four decades, and the Internet is generating considerable buzz as the principal campaign tool of 2004.

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 USB port, enabling smaller, less expensive, and more versatile gadgets.

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 MiniHD 20GB measures 4.7 by 3 inches, is a half-inch thick, and weighs just 6.5 ounces.

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 MiniHD 20GB measures 4.7 by 3 inches, is a half-inch thick, and weighs just 6.5 ounces.

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 any virus ever had before. Now a new variant of Melissa threatens to get past the defenses designed to protect us from the original.

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