Traditionally, desktops far outperformed laptops with cost, speed, storage capacity and reliability.
Windows 7 is faster on the same hardware than Vista, though not faster than Windows XP running programs designed for XP.
Compared with a year ago, netbook sales revenue grew a whopping 264 percent.
Be succinct. Get to the substance quickly rather than forcing readers to wade through a lot of introductory material.
Cybersquatting is the use of a domain name for a Web site that rightfully belongs to someone else.
Lowering PC software piracy by 10 percentage points worldwide over four years would create 600,000 new jobs and $24 billion in higher government revenues.
The digital camera revolution began with the introduction of Logitech Fotoman, the first commercially available digital camera, in 1990.
In 1994 Mosaic spawned Netscape Navigator, whose popularity prodded Microsoft to release Internet Explorer a year later.
"In an economy where rising unemployment, plummeting home values, and tight credit continue to make headlines, consumers are punishing retailers if they feel prices aren't fair or competitive."
Zombies are no cause for panic. There is cause for prudence.
Wikis, bloggers, crowdsourcing, open source -- sloppy low-standard information, or creativity unleashed?
A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any other invention in human history, with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.
You can copy and paste selected text to be translated or translate an entire Web page by typing in its location.
The Internet is inevitably changing the face of book publishing no less than it's changing newspapers, magazines, film, music, television, education, shopping, dating and virtually every other aspect of society.
Do overflowing in boxes spell the end of e-mail?
We're dealing with an "exoflood" of information, forcing us into a state of "continuous partial attention" and causing "interruption overload."
Newspaper Web sites attracted a record number of visitors in the third quarter of 2008, a 15.8 percent increase over the same period a year ago.
Questioning the Authenticity of Online Experts
Photography Skills Still Matter in the Digital Age
"The main cause of a bug-infested keyboard is eating lunch at your desk."
Shopping, finance and information gather top list of online activities.
MySpace, Facebook, and Ning can also be used for group discussion.
Most posts can be deleted, but it's best to think before you speak.
Effective font selection helps get your message across.
Avoid the temptation to do too much. An overedited photo can look as amateurish as an overdesigned desktop-publishing document or Web site.
About 24 percent of Americans say they regularly learn something about the presidential campaign from the Internet.
When you put up a Web site or blog or participate in Internet discussions, you may think that your words, whether they're hasty or wise, will gradually fade away over time. But Internet archive systems exist that in all likelihood are preserving them long term.
A look at the strengths and weaknesses of the three main Internet-based media.
When desktop publishing was introduced in 1985, the surfeit of font choices led many people to create documents that looked like ransom notes written by a terribly inspired ten-year-old.
Match the length of your response to how eager you are to converse.
In getting to Web sites, neatness counts. If you type in the wrong Web address, you might be in for a surprise.
The ultimate goal is the same as envisioned by the builders of the great Library at Alexandria, completed by the Macedonian rulers of Egypt around 300 BC: Archiving the world's knowledge in printed form.
The main advantage to most Web-based discussion groups is the ease with which photos can be shared.
Phishers often use the correct Web address as the name of the link but code the link to take you to the bogus address.
Another option with Windows PCs, particularly convenient for e-mail, doesn't even require a photo editing program. Right-click on the photo's filename, choose "Send To Mail Recipient," and select the size (medium or large are best).
Type any error message you receive on screen into Google, within quotation marks.
Workers with Internet access at home and at work used an average of 3.7 hours per week of work time for personal Internet use and 5.9 hours per week on the Internet for work purposes outside office hours.
"Wait until the first set of bug fixes is out before migrating to a major upgrade."
What people value most at a Web site is "direct paths to the content I am looking for."
Yahoo is one of the Internet's heroes. Here's hoping that Jerry Yang is able to do with Yahoo what Steve Jobs did with Apple ten years ago.
"My computer is acting up. It must be a virus."
If Google is the only search tool you use, you may be missing out.
Even the name is scary. Zombie.
Although there are myriad tools designed to help you find your way on the Web, some are better than others, depending on your needs.
With the myriad Internet service providers out there, you should be able to find a gateway to cyberspace that's as unique as you are.
Some simple Web design tips can keep your site from being unusable, insulting and ignored.
Is there a way to balance the competing needs of access and privacy? Should the Social Security Administration try again to make some of their information available on the Web?
You still can't believe everything you read, especially on the Internet. Here's a guide to verifying that information gleaned from the Web is the real thing.