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Use VirusBarrier X6 to Find Internet Traffic Paths

Need to find out who owns a domain name, or where your traffic is being routed? VirusBarrier X6 has a number of network monitoring tools, including a built-in Whois search tool, and a Traceroute feature. If you use the latter, you can even display a map after the traceroute has completed, showing exactly where in the world data passes between your Mac and a selected IP address.

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Apple's Canard of 100 Macworlds a Week

We've always been annoyed by Apple counting the number of visitors to its retail stores in units of Macworld Expos. That's because that specious comparison is all about Apple, not what really happens at Macworld Expo.Show full article

Undercover Adds Wi-Fi Location to Laptop Recovery

Another computer-recovery program provides location information derived from Wi-Fi signals around a stolen computer.Show full article

Fun Stuff at Macworld 2009

Despite the controversy with Apple, Macworld Expo still had plenty of neat things happening, both on and off the show floor. Here are a few bits we couldn't resist sharing with you, complete with pictures.Show full article

Top Mac Software at Macworld Expo 2009

Even if you can download trial versions of most programs from the Web, sometimes a live demo from an expert is just what you need to grasp the point of a program. Here are a few applications that grabbed our attention as we walked the show floor.Show full article

Top Mac Gear at Macworld Expo 2009

You can download trial versions of software, but it's nearly impossible on the Web to fully appreciate physical objects - cases, peripherals, and the like. Here are a few of the things that caught our eyes while perambulating around the show floor.Show full article

Top iPhone and iPod Gear at Macworld Expo 2009

It may have been called Macworld, but there were oodles of iPhone- and iPod-related products. Here are some of our favorites from the show floor.Show full article

Thoughts on the Past and Future of Macworld Expo

Adam has been attending Macworld Expo for 20 years now, giving him a deep appreciation for what the show provides to all the different groups that descend on it each year: attendees, exhibitors, press, and Apple. Read on for thoughts on why Apple's booth had empty space, whether Macworld Expo can survive without Apple, and what IDG can do to keep the show going.Show full article

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