Stories by Lincoln Spector

Watch out for rogues

MikeWik's PC got infected with rogue malware. He asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum for help.

An old hard drive and OS in a new PC

Terry Marshall asked if he could move his old hard drive, unchanged, to his new home-built PC, boot his existing, "very stable" XP installation, and skip Windows 7 altogether.

Is VOIP secure?

USANomad asked the Answer Line forum if people can eavesdrop on Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOID) phone calls.

The First 2000 Years of Computing

On the same day that Verizon and Apple made highly-expected tech history on one coast, a newly revamped museum made tech history visible, tangible, and fun on the other.

Protect your laptop

Laptops can be stolen. Neoflyer asked the PCWorld.com Answer Line forum for tips on protecting them.

12 Android apps to replace your other gadgets

Android phones can do more than just answer calls and take pictures. Like digital Swiss army knives, they concentrate a lot of utilities into a compact, pocket-size device. Straight out of the box, your Android phone is a still and video camera, an address book, a GPS navigator, and even a phone.

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