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The USB malware vector

You're having a coffee and surfing when an apologetic stranger asks if she can charge her Android phone on your USB port. But she's installing malware on your PC. Here's how to stop it.

August 19, 2014 by

Why Thunderbolt is irrelevant to PC OEMs

While Apple's adoption of the Thunderbolt high-speed port makes sense given the Mac's appeal to media professionals, it makes no sense for PC OEMs to bother adopting it in the face of USB 3.0.

July 17, 2013

I miss removable batteries

No one is expected to use PCs anymore in this supposed post-PC world, but everyone is supposed to plug in all their post-PC devices into the USB ports of their no-longer-used PCs to charge.

February 21, 2013 by

The ultimate Windows 8 upgrade FAQ

You've got questions about the Windows 8 upgrade. Can you burn the upgrade files to DVD or a USB flash drive? Is it possible to go from a 32-bit Windows PC to 64-bit? Who qualifies for cheap upgrades? I've got the answers you're looking for.

December 13, 2012

Sharp bets recovery on IGZO LCD panel biz

Shares of the struggling Japanese electronics giant jump after it announces upping production of its latest liquid crystal display (LCD) while seeking supply contracts with PC manufacturers.

October 21, 2012 by

Which OS for life critical applications?

Recently I was a guest at a local hospital for a few days, staying with a relative. All over, they had portable PC stations using HP mini desktops mounted to portable stands on wheels, with LCD displays and pullout keyboard trays.

January 13, 2011 by

Doxie portable scanner

Forget the cute name and the little pink hearts on the front of this ultraportable scanner; Doxie will win your affection because of its simplicity and cloud connection.Scan into the cloud with DoxieUnlike many portable scanner, the Doxie doesn't need a power supply, just the USB cable that connects it to your Mac or PC; that and the exceptionally light weight make it truly portable (and it's easy to tuck away on the shelf and grab when you need it in the office).

December 20, 2010

Is The Future Really Flash?

With the performance boost as well as power savings that SSDs have to offer, the comprehensive move from mechanical drives to Solid State Disks is an inevitability, While the PC user faced an almost immediate phasing out of 3.5 inch floppy disk drives (let’s forget the brief Zip drive era) for GB USB sticks, surely the drive for tiered storage based upon different grades of SSDs should be just as rapid?

February 2, 2010 by

FOTOBOX Plus creates slideshows from USB device

Honestech, a digital media software company, has just released FOTOBOX Plus, a USB device that enables the creation of multimedia slideshows from photos and videos. The gadget contains an integrated memory card reader and embedded PC software (thus, not compatible with Mac OS) with Flash memory, which can automatically run without any installation.

October 15, 2009 by

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