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A wide-eyed perspective on ViewSonic

Having a sleek 22-inch LCD monitor perched on my desk certainly raised my workstation's cool factor compared to its bulky and less fashionable predecessor. The ViewSonic VG2230wm was surprisingly easy to unpack given

Published on: February 7th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Visual Studio 2008 advances with few missteps

Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 (VS08) is the current incarnation of the company's long line of IDEs. It's the premier IDE for developing applications with the Microsoft .Net Framework and, at least, a contender

Published on: January 30th, 2008 Martin Heller

System fine tuning for the IT novice

Once I was able to get Norton SystemWorks Standard Edition from Symantec installed on my PC the program was a breeze. Unfortunately, getting it installed proved to be a lengthy and frustrating experience.

Published on: January 29th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft Office Live Workspaces misses the mark

After an excruciatingly drawn-out development process, Microsoft's Office Live Workspaces -- the company's attempt to marry Microsoft Office to the emerging Web services “cloud” -- is finally upon us. And true to form,

Published on: January 28th, 2008 Randall Kennedy

Leopard Server: The people’s Unix

Apple's desktop Macs are incomparably well suited for the full range of uses from general productivity to technical and creative design, with the entire user skill and requirements spectrum covered by a rich,

Published on: January 25th, 2008 Tom Yager

Symantec SIM brings friends

What is it, one might reasonably ask, that separates a SIM (security information manager) from a basic log-file aggregator? Both will, of course, aggregate log files, but a SIM must go further, gathering

Published on: January 23rd, 2008 Curtis Franklin Jr.

This notebook is all business

We've been reading (and writing) a lot lately about the consumerization trend in the enterprise, and the convergence of the enterprise and consumer worlds. Judging by HP's latest business notebook though, the Compaq

Published on: January 21st, 2008 Jeff Jedras

HP c3000 BladeSystem strikes with precision

I've never visited your server room, but I'd wager that behind every rack resides a cobweb of cables. This tangled mass isn't just unsightly; it's indicative of how IT admins are stretching the

Published on: January 13th, 2008 Mario Apicella

Corel brings more powerful photo editing tools to the masses

While the digital camera explosion has sparked rapid development and growth in other areas, such as storage and photo sharing sites, the photo editing tool space has lagged somewhat behind. There's the pricy

Published on: January 9th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Open source CMSes prove well worth the price

When last surveying open source Web CMSes (content management systems) I provided some common-sense advice. For example, it's important to look for not just functionality but also frequent updates, a healthy user community,

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Mike Heck

Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 packs plenty

Rumor has it that Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 will arrive by late October or early November. Fortunately, if you've got an Exchange test server running, SP1 is available in a public

Published on: December 20th, 2007 Oliver Rist