Articles By Tom Mainelli

Video chat – what works and what doesn’t

Video chat – what works and what doesn’t

I went to Asia for two weeks on business recently. It was easily the longest period of time I ever...

July 4th, 2007 Tom Mainelli
Frustrated Microsoft users explore options

Frustrated Microsoft users explore options

Frustration with Microsoft Corp. is prompting more companies to consider "un-Windows" alternatives, according to a study released Tuesday."Corporate user resentment...

August 6th, 2002 Tom Mainelli
Did Toshiba flub notebook fix?

Did Toshiba flub notebook fix?

A handful of frustrated Toshiba Corp. customers say the vendor's attempt to fix a known flaw has created performance issues...

June 10th, 2002 Tom Mainelli
Technology to watch in 2002

Technology to watch in 2002

As a tumultuous year for the technology industry - and the world - comes to a close, we turn our...

January 2nd, 2002 Tom Mainelli
Technology to watch in 2002

Technology to watch in 2002

As a tumultuous year for the technology industry - and the world - comes to a close, we turn our...

January 1st, 2002 Tom Mainelli
Harmless .exe files fall to virus threat

Harmless .exe files fall to virus threat

Bruce Owen couldn't believe his eyes when he looked at his e-mail. Sitting in his inbox was a message from...

October 5th, 2001 Tom Mainelli
Toshiba debuts first Bluetooth/Wi-Fi notebooks

Toshiba debuts first Bluetooth/Wi-Fi notebooks

Toshiba Corp. offers wireless fans the best of both worlds - integrated WiFi and Bluetooth in two notebooks it plans...

September 19th, 2001 Tom Mainelli
Memory prices drop by 85 per cent

Memory prices drop by 85 per cent

Considering a PC memory upgrade? Don't stop with a measly 64MB of SDRAM. More memory is always better, and the...

July 23rd, 2001 Tom Mainelli
Whatever happened to Internet appliances?

Whatever happened to Internet appliances?

Once heralded as potential PC killers, Internet appliances today are dropping faster than pet-supply dot-coms. They're bombing for some simple...

May 3rd, 2001 Tom Mainelli
3Com offers refunds for dearly departed Audrey

3Com offers refunds for dearly departed Audrey

Owners of 3Com Corp.'s Audrey Internet appliance unsettled by the company's sudden decision to kill the product - and the...

April 27th, 2001 Tom Mainelli