Gmail tip: Don't forget to check your spam filter

Before I incur the wrath of non-Gmail users, let me just note that this tip also applies to Hotmail,, Yahoo, and so on. But because I'm a Gmail user...


IT & Systems Management

Asus crams 4K resolution into a 31.5-inch Ultra HD monitor

Just in time for the Windows 8.1 debut and its hinted-at 4K resolution support, Asus is announcing a professional-grade (read: not cheap) Ultra HD LCD monitor.


Survey: The OS X features you love the most (and those you don't love at all)

On June 10, at the keynote for its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple will presumably unveil details of the next version of OS X. A year ago, it did so for OS...



Camino browser project discontinued after ten years

Pour one out for Camino. The Mac-only browser, born a decade ago, is no longer under active development.


IT & Systems Management

Sony VAIO Fit 15 Touch: Great display, but lackluster performance and battery life

The VAIO Fit 15 has had a makeover, emerging from Sony's design studio with a brushed-aluminum case and an excellent touchscreen. But shiny new looks don't distract...


Software & Web Development

Answers to your questions about iTunes and videos

Many of the iTunes Guy columns focus on music, since the majority of the questions I receive are about that kind of media. But I get a fair number of questions about...


Handheld Devices

Why you won't benefit from Google's unlocked phones

Google's obsession with unlocked phones reflects the tech giant's utopian ideals, but it doesn't acknowledge how people actually buy and use their handsets.



7 things you can do to make Internet Explorer more secure

How well Internet Explorer--or any Web browser, for that matter--protects against attacks and malware greatly depends on whether you keep it up to date and have...


Yahoo's Tumblr rolls out desktop dashboard ads

And so it begins. Just 10 days after Yahoo snagged Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the microblogging site rolled out ads in desktop users' dashboards.


IT & Systems Management

The Buccaneer is an inexpensive, attractive 3D printer designed for anybody

If you want to get into 3D printing, there are tons of options out there for you to choose from. Unfortunately, most of the inexpensive 3D printers require you to...


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