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Plea to IT: Don't mess with my monitor

A techie is assigned a routine job: Swap in new monitors -- but ends up spelling out more computer basics than expected


Abracadabra! Harry Potter, ghosts, and magic at the help desk

Skills or sorcery? When you're working tech support, sometimes you need a little of both to get to the bottom of the issue

The PC: What a long, strange trip it's been

Here are 11 breakthroughs that helped create the computers we know today, from processors and platters to wooden mice

Queen Victoria's gadgets: Tech gear for the steampunk set

Charles Darwin meets Steve Jobs: Get an eyeful of the devices that blend 19th- and early 20th-century styles with 21st-century tech

What's your obsolete tech really worth on eBay?

Resell, or recycle? From the Commodore 64 to original Apple iDevices, see what's the best option for old hardware

A foolish CFO and the company's money are soon parted

At least there's one upside to the CFO's misguided attempts to cut costs: IT gets to say 'I told you so'

The 6 best desktop PCs of 2012

Some of the features that set these PCs apart are speed, upgrade flexibility, and performance

The pennywise perils of clinging to ancient tech

An IT contractor travels back in time to figure out a database problem on a decrepit system

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