Bob Rankin

Bob Rankin is a translator for the technology impaired -- a writer and computer programmer who enjoys exploring the Internet and explaining technology in plain English. His work has appeared in Computer World, NY Newsday, and other publications. Bob is also publisher of Internet TOURBUS, author of several computer books, and creator of the Lowfat Linux tutorial.

Who Is Stealing Your WiFi


Is your wireless Internet connection sometimes mysteriously slow? It’s possible that you’re sharing it with a stranger.

Forced Into the Windows 8 World


Although there are some good things in the Windows 8 package, the radical change to the familiar desktop interface is what has so many people bothered.