The government may soon allow your ISP to sell your browsing data. Here's how to fight back.
Move over, James T. Kirk. The sensors lurking in your smartphone can transform it into a full-blown tricorder rival with the right apps.
Maximize the space on you bookmarks bar by removing the text.
Microsoft's Process Explorer is a powerful utility that makes the built-in Windows Task Manager obsolete. Here's how to use it.
Sony's latest PS4 System Software now supports external hard drive support for the game console, letting you expand the storage from its original 500GB. Network World editor Keith Shaw shows you how to add the storage without needing a screwdriver (before this update, you could expand storage capacity by installing an internal drive).
From telling it what to call you to playing tic-tac-toe, here are some nifty ways to get started with your new Assistant.
The Skype extension for Chrome lets you add call links to your calendar entries on Google and Outlook.com.
Chromebooks are dead-simple to use, but just like any PC a little tweaking makes your experience that much better.
Given a relatively recent PC or laptop, you can connect it to just about any TV with an input.
Save yourself some taps while freeing up storage space, creating reminders, scanning receipts, recording audio notes, and more.
Try Activity Stream before it's built in to Firefox later in the year.
NAS boxes can use old-school protocols and their own apps to back up your PCs from far and near, as well as sync with cloud services to keep your mobile data safe.
Your cell phone is lost, stolen, or down the toilet. Don't wait until disaster strikes to prepare for the worst. Here's what you can do.
Network World contributing editor David Strom provides a roundup of how to enable data leak prevention features on three email security platforms.
This is where the number-crunching fun starts. Learn the ins and outs of the logical formulas that represent the heart of Excel.
Skype has several powerful slash commands you should know about.
On the road and need to connect for work? No worries, because CIO.com senior writer Sarah White, has you covered. In this video she demonstrates what it takes to turn your 4G enabled Android device into a a mobile wireless hotspot.
CIO.com senior writer Sarah White demonstrates what it takes to get your mobile hotspot access working so you can hit the open road.
Babelsoft Media Preview is the answer for revealing less-common multimedia files that Windows Explorer's own Preview tool doesn't support.