Smartwatches are generating a lot of press these days. The Samsung Galaxy gear smartwatch is already strapped to some consumers’ wrists. Rumors claim that Apple is intent on developing its own smartwatch, the iWatch. But what features should a smartwatch ideally include? Sensory Powers Thomas Claburn, an editor with InformationWeek, has some recommendations. In a [...]

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It’s one thing to have a lot of followers on your company’s Twitter account. But the goal is to get retweets, mentions as well as other benefits. If you’re not getting these, what’s the point of having those followers? Luckily for us, the Small Business Trends Web site recently ran an article providing clues as [...]

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Why do printers cause so many problems? How often have you hit “print” only to see your printer sit mutely, absolutely nothing happening? Fortunately, PCMag writer Tony Hoffman recently took a look at the most common printing problems and how to resolve. Follow Hoffman’s tips and you might spend less time cussing out your printer. [...]

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Your business has two main avenues to profit: You can focus on quantity, producing the highest possible number of goods and services. Or you can concentrate on quality, producing the best products or services in your market. ITWorld writer Matthew Mombrea focuses on this tug-of-war in a recent ITWorld column. When Quality Matters As Mombrea [...]

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The new Xbox One should be a state-of-the-art video game system capable of amazing graphics and fluid gameplay. But what about making use of it for business? A recent story by PC World writer Christopher Null states that Microsoft is in fact pitching the Xbox One as a useful tool for businesses. Really? According to [...]

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Tired of your desktop wallpaper? Well, we have good news for you. The lifehacker Web site recently shared some great online sources for free desktop wallpaper. Now there isn’t any reason to stare at a boring computer screen during your downtime. Desktop Wallpaper Project Want to adorn your screen with original art? Head over to [...]

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April 8, 2014, is an important — well, bad — day for fans of Microsoft Windows XP. This is when Microsoft will end support for the operating system. Microsoft is reminding users of this, wishing that they’ll upgrade to a more recent version of Windows. But as InformationWeek writer Kevin Casey says in a recent [...]

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You strive to be a smart consumer. You’re willing to look around before choosing your next smartphone. Here’s the thing, though, not everyone believes that this research is required. Jesus Diaz, a writer for the lifehacker Web site, is one. He says that today’s smartphones are so the same it doesn’t matter which one you [...]

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