Lenovo Launches Linux Laptops

As a second major vendor launches preinstalled Linux PCs in 2007, the future is looking bright for open source.


Where Are the 'Missing' Microsoft Users in Iowa?

If you're an Iowa-based Microsoft user, time is running out to stake your claim to a $179 million settlement.

The Final Word

New online service offers a chance for redemtion from beyond the grave. Or simply talk some smack after you've kicked the bucket.

The World's Most Hostile Network

Dispatches from Defcon 15 from your intrepid law-blogger

Ads in Games, is it just the Beginning?

NetZero's living proof that users aren't willing to trade ads for free internet, so what makes Microsoft thinks we'll do it for MS Works?

Is There a New JPEG in Your Future?

Is there room for yet another photo format standard? Microsoft hopes to convince JPEG to say "Yes" to HD Photo.


Summer vacation takes its toll on the staff; luckily, Tom, Katherine, Dave, Jeremy, and Butters the Intern keep their noses to the grindstone in order to bring you the latest tech news.


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NEC and Hitachi Team Up... for Madness!

The two companies are planning to release a new hard drive water cooler, but Associate Editor David Murphy is skeptical about the potential benefits.