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  • The Weekly Round-Up: Secrets of techie happiness

    The Round-Up - October 1, 2010, 12:43 AM PST

    The Weekly Round-Up: Secrets of techie happiness

    And the mysteries of creating a sense of wellbeing in the workplace...

  • Milestone improvements to power management in Windows 7

    Brad Bird - October 20, 2009, 4:43 AM PST

    Milestone improvements to power management in Windows 7

    Brad Bird takes a closer look at the power management features in Windows 7 and explains why many early users are seeing big improvements, particularly with laptop battery life.

  • SolutionBase: What makes a fast CPU fast?

    Brien Posey - August 28, 2006, 12:00 AM PST

    SolutionBase: What makes a fast CPU fast?

    AMD and Intel are constantly improving their CPU offerings. Things change so fast, it's hard to tell exactly what kind of CPU is inside of your system or what makes it go. In this article, Brien Posey...

  • Developing Applications for Intel-based Macs

    Stephen Withers - March 9, 2006, 4:55 AM PST

    Developing Applications for Intel-based Macs

    A new processor architecture has massively boosted Mac power and capabilities, but what does it mean for developers? Stephen Withers investigates how to port your Mac apps.

  • Road test: Four databases tested

    Steve Turvey - December 23, 2005, 4:03 AM PST

    Road test: Four databases tested

    Databases are by no means an easy product category to understand. Many of the big players now offer free or "light" versions of their databases, but comparing them all is no easy task -- as we found o...

  • Upgrade your RAM knowledge

    Steven Pittsley CNE - November 6, 2001, 12:00 AM PST

    Upgrade your RAM knowledge

    With the price of RAM so low, many companies are looking to upgrade the memory in their computers. Steve Pittsley has penned this primer on RAM to help you know when to upgrade and what to look for wh...

  • Red Hat and Mandrake config tools

    Vincent Danen - December 6, 2000, 12:00 AM PST

    Red Hat and Mandrake config tools

    Jack Wallen, Jr. and Vincent Danen put their heads together to aid you in your quest to learn the Red Hat and Mandrake configuration tools. Be prepared to learn the ins and outs of some of the versati...

  • A+ exam prep: Fill those knowledge gaps!

    Faithe Wempen - November 10, 2000, 12:00 AM PST

    A+ exam prep: Fill those knowledge gaps!

    As an experienced computer technician, Faithe Wempen walked into her A+ exam feeling cocky. The experience humbled her. Read this Daily Drill Down to let her experience be your guide to acing the test...

  • Understanding the kernel process

    Ed Gold - October 4, 2000, 12:00 AM PST

    Understanding the kernel process

    If you're like most computer users, you probably don't think about what goes on inside your machine. But understanding how operating systems work will help you use them more efficiently. That's why Ed...

  • RaQ 3: An SP's best friend

    Ed Engelking II A+ - September 6, 2000, 12:00 AM PST

    RaQ 3: An SP's best friend

    Cobalt recently released an update (the RaQ 4r) of its popular RaQ 3 server appliance. The RaQ 3 allows Service Providers (SPs) to deploy applications and layered services over the Web. During this Gu...