Very quietly, there's been a war brewing in computer peripheral interfaces. Backed by Apple and Intel, Thunderbolt may end up surpassing both USB 3.0 and eSATA. Here's what you need to know about the new interface technology.
In the bad old days, device connectivity involved hassling with PS/2 ports, serial ports, parallel ports, IDE ports, and other primitive technologies. Now there are USB ports everywhere, and here are eight of the strangest places we have seen them.
Last week some Windows users struggled through unexpected PC slowdowns due to a security program bundled in with a Java update. Security programs still hog PC resources and pose annoyances -- but here's expert advice on how you can regain control.