After the IBM Deal, Where Is the " PC" Business Headed? Already the iPod, TiVo, Xbox, and other devices change the way we think of a PC and liberate it from the desktop. Get ready for the life recorder.

The headlines you WON'T see in 2005 - We're going out on a limb here, with one per month that we don't expect to be writing.

2004 Year-End Google Zeitgeist: Search patterns, trends, and surprises.

Exploits released for new Windows flaws - It also releases sample exploit code for the two unpatched flaws--which means that a virus could be on the way.

2005: huge turbulence in IT market, IDC says.

Linux expands beyond office into homes - This fast-growing alternative to Microsoft Corp.'s Windows has taken off in the corporate world. Not only is Linux free and easy to customize, but it is also regarded as safer than Windows because fewer viruses are designed to attack it.