Halloween's over, which means the vast swaths of tinsel and massive Christmas displays in local malls are at least slightly less offensive. That's right, it's time to start thinking about the holidays and all the social disasters they bring: travel, hostessing, being a houseguest, trying to engage in conversation with sulky teenagers and racist great-uncles, the whole nine yards.
If you'd love to connect with your favorite musicians and bands on Twitter, but you don't have the time or willpower to hunt-and-peck your way around a few dozen Twitter pages, we've got a great new tool for you.
For several years, Denise Carlevato has studied millions of mouse clicks and keystrokes made by anonymous computer users from all over the world. Her objective: to make Microsoft Office better fit the way millions of people work.
In a recent survey of around 900 Internet and tech experts and social analysts, Elon University researchers found that most of their respondents said Internet users will "live mostly in the cloud" by 2020.
With gas prices inching their way back up and traffic in most metropolitan areas bottlenecking along any rush-hour route, it's a wonder that the majority of the modern office workforce doesn't telecommute.
Many people found Google's search site was extremely slow or inaccessible Thursday, and other reports pointed to troubles with other properties including YouTube, Gmail, Google Analytics, Google Maps, Google Docs, AdSense, and Blogger.
When it comes to downloading software from the Internet, I'm always getting conflicting advice from my geeky friends. Knowing my technological ignorance, some tell me that I should never download anything from the Web (recommending only boxed software from the store). Others say some software's okay to download -- but I should be aware of the dangers. How am I supposed to know where to begin identifying the difference? I'm lost!