ITworld Personal Tech http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/29/all en Beautiful graphics and games made with...Excel http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/432851/beautiful-graphics-and-games-made-withexcel Excel can do more than just crunch numbers<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/432851/beautiful-graphics-and-games-made-withexcel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/432851/beautiful-graphics-and-games-made-withexcel#comments Consumerization of IT Personal Tech Tip Excel gifs Microsoft Excel spreadsheets Tips Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:18:02 +0000 Melanie Pinola 432851 at http://www.itworld.com What matters in the fall smartphone lineup: brand, display size, battery life, LTE http://www.itworld.com/432778/what-matters-fall-smartphone-lineup-brand-display-size-battery-life-lte Given that at least five top-flight smartphones will be launched in September, would-be buyers will have plenty of choices. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/432778/what-matters-fall-smartphone-lineup-brand-display-size-battery-life-lte" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/432778/what-matters-fall-smartphone-lineup-brand-display-size-battery-life-lte#comments Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Personal Tech Software News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:59:07 +0000 IDGNS staff 432778 at http://www.itworld.com Google gets patent to make Glass look like ordinary specs http://www.itworld.com/432710/google-gets-patent-make-glass-look-ordinary-specs New design, if used, could make wearable computers look less dorky. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/432710/google-gets-patent-make-glass-look-ordinary-specs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/432710/google-gets-patent-make-glass-look-ordinary-specs#comments Hardware Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech News Google Glass Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:01:42 +0000 IDGNS staff 432710 at http://www.itworld.com How to stop retailers from tracking you with your cell phone http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/432703/how-stop-retailers-tracking-you-your-cell-phone Companies are zeroing on our phones as we walk around. Here&#039;s how to stop that<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/432703/how-stop-retailers-tracking-you-your-cell-phone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/432703/how-stop-retailers-tracking-you-your-cell-phone#comments Consumerization of IT Personal Tech Tip cell phones privacy retailers Tips tracking Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:54:06 +0000 Melanie Pinola 432703 at http://www.itworld.com Xbox One starts pre-loading select titles, may be getting a new game trial feature http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432692/xbox-one-starts-pre-loading-select-titles-may-be-getting-new-game-trial-feature Once again the gaming news is all about Microsoft as Sony continues to hunker down and enjoy their lead in the console race.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432692/xbox-one-starts-pre-loading-select-titles-may-be-getting-new-game-trial-feature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432692/xbox-one-starts-pre-loading-select-titles-may-be-getting-new-game-trial-feature#comments Offbeat Personal Tech News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:03:00 +0000 pasmith 432692 at http://www.itworld.com FDA approves tech that turns smartphone into stroke warning system http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/432683/fda-approves-tech-turns-smartphone-stroke-warning-system Mobile health app can perform a real-time electrocardiogram. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/432683/fda-approves-tech-turns-smartphone-stroke-warning-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/432683/fda-approves-tech-turns-smartphone-stroke-warning-system#comments Mobile & Wireless Networking Personal Tech News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:32:24 +0000 IDGNS staff 432683 at http://www.itworld.com The top 14 hidden features in Windows, iOS, and Android http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/432619/top-14-hidden-features-windows-ios-and-android Betcha don&#039;t know all these nifty tricks and time-saving tips to boost your productivity.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/432619/top-14-hidden-features-windows-ios-and-android" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/432619/top-14-hidden-features-windows-ios-and-android#comments Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Personal Tech Software Windows News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:14:06 +0000 IDGNS staff 432619 at http://www.itworld.com 5 free tools for downloading YouTube and other videos http://www.itworld.com/software/432479/5-free-tools-downloading-youtube-and-other-videos Want to download videos and music from YouTube and other video sites? You&#039;re in luck -- I&#039;ve got five very good free ones, every one of them free. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/432479/5-free-tools-downloading-youtube-and-other-videos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/432479/5-free-tools-downloading-youtube-and-other-videos#comments Personal Tech Software Product review download Free YouTube Downloader MP3 Rocket music Super video converation videos YouTube YouTube Music Downloader Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:38:08 +0000 Preston Gralla 432479 at http://www.itworld.com Barnes & Noble introduces new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432465/barnes-noble-introduces-new-samsung-galaxy-tab-4-nook Basically it&#039;s a Galaxy Tab 4 with Nook software pre-installed. Pretty disappointing. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432465/barnes-noble-introduces-new-samsung-galaxy-tab-4-nook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432465/barnes-noble-introduces-new-samsung-galaxy-tab-4-nook#comments Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:15:00 +0000 pasmith 432465 at http://www.itworld.com China paving the way for big Xbox One sales http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432392/china-paving-way-big-xbox-one-sales China has approved the sale of 5 million Xbox One units, opening the way for Microsoft to make a big splash in the country&#039;s emerging console sector.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432392/china-paving-way-big-xbox-one-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432392/china-paving-way-big-xbox-one-sales#comments Government IT Management Personal Tech Software News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:28:12 +0000 IDGNS staff 432392 at http://www.itworld.com YouTube music might be a win for other Google services http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/432384/youtube-music-might-be-win-other-google-services A tricked-out version of YouTube offering exclusive content might prove lucrative bait for Google to lure some of its users deeper into its digital video and music services.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/432384/youtube-music-might-be-win-other-google-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/432384/youtube-music-might-be-win-other-google-services#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software Personal Tech Unified Communications News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:34:10 +0000 IDGNS staff 432384 at http://www.itworld.com How to quickly go to your USB drive with a keyboard shortcut http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/432341/how-quickly-go-your-usb-drive-keyboard-shortcut Don&#039;t waste time navigating to your often-used USB drive. Set up your own keyboard shortcut<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/432341/how-quickly-go-your-usb-drive-keyboard-shortcut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/432341/how-quickly-go-your-usb-drive-keyboard-shortcut#comments Consumerization of IT Personal Tech Tip keyboard shortcuts Tips USB USB drives Windows Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:30:09 +0000 Melanie Pinola 432341 at http://www.itworld.com Reddit beats Twitter and Facebook to Xbox One http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432335/reddit-beats-twitter-and-facebook-xbox-one Microsoft also rolls out improvements to Xbox One Twitch integration<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432335/reddit-beats-twitter-and-facebook-xbox-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432335/reddit-beats-twitter-and-facebook-xbox-one#comments Offbeat Personal Tech News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:03:00 +0000 pasmith 432335 at http://www.itworld.com Best and funniest Apple iWatch design concepts http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/162179/best-and-funniest-apple-iwatch-design-concepts-432316 <!--paging_filter--><p>Artists' renderings of what Apple might have in mind for the iWatch.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/162179/best-and-funniest-apple-iwatch-design-concepts-432316" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:07:00 +0000 kgerich 432316 at http://www.itworld.com Sprint's new $100, 20GB per month family plan: All the caveats and comparisons you need to know http://www.itworld.com/networking/432291/sprints-new-100-20gb-month-family-plan-all-caveats-and-comparisons-you-need-know Sprint&#039;s got a new CEO and the company is getting serious about catching up to its rivals with a new family data sharing plan.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/432291/sprints-new-100-20gb-month-family-plan-all-caveats-and-comparisons-you-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/432291/sprints-new-100-20gb-month-family-plan-all-caveats-and-comparisons-you-need-know#comments Mobile & Wireless Networking Personal Tech Unified Communications News Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:57:34 +0000 IDGNS staff 432291 at http://www.itworld.com