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Windows 8 Tips: How To Play Back Movies & Music

While Microsoft's new Windows 8 Media Center lets you play back DVDs and Blu-rays, it won't necessarily solve all of your multimedia woes. Here are some tips.

CES 2012: Windows 8 Gaze and Lenovo’s Android ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ TV

Even before CES opens its doors on Tuesday, the show is already evidencing novel uses of new operating systems, such as Tobii's Gaze "look and tap" UI for Windows 8,[...]

Microsoft Office 365 Review

Microsoft is previewing the first home edition of its Office 365 online suite. Is Home Premium for you, or should you buy Office 13 instead? Read the full review.

Tips: Using the New Tiles in Windows 8

Windows 8's missing start button is only one change in a long list. Here are tips on how to cope with the tile-based user interface (UI) in Microsoft's latest OS.

25 Top Gadget Add-Ons for PCs, iPhones, iPads, and Android Devices

The Christmas countdown is on, but there's still time ahead for finding gadgets that will add more power, connectivity, storage, and/or fun new features to PCs and/ or mobile devices.[...]

Samsung Unveils Windows 8 ATIV Smart PC Tablet Convertibles

As part of the rollout of eight Windows 8 PC models, Samsung took the wraps off the first two entries in its new ATIV Smart PC line-up of touch tablet[...]

RSA: Five Top Internet Security Threats in 2012

Attackers in 2012 will range from criminals to "hacktivists," governments, and employees. Here are five top security threats that emerged from the RSA Conference.

Top Five PC Software Applications for School or Office

Here are five of the hottest software packages for PCs and Mac for August 2012. Categories include office suites, graphics, storage, videoconferencing and cool tools.

Outlook.com Review: Microsoft Vs. Google

Microsoft's new Outlook.com email service is an upper crust cousin to the old Hotmail.com. But can it outperform Gmail?

Any Video Converter (AVC) Ultimate Review: Cool But Quirky DVD Copying

Want to copy video from a DVD to a PC, an iPad, or another DVD? AVC Ultimate can handle this well, if you can deal with its idiosyncracies. Read the[...]

CyberLink Media Suite 10 Review

CyberLink Media Suite 10 delivers media-related PC tools for video, audio, photo and disc utilities. Is it right for you? Read the full review.

PlayLater Software Review: A PC ‘DVR’ for Netflix & Hulu?

PlayLater lets you use a PC to record streaming video from the Web and play back TV shows and movies when you want. How well does it work? Here's our[...]

Samsung’s Eight Windows 8 PCs Include Ultrabooks

Eight Windows PCs previewed by Samsung this week will include two new ultrabooks, plus new editions of the Series 3 and Series 7 notebooks updated for Windows 8.

Windows 8: Consumers & Businesses Catch Early Bugs

Early users of Microsoft's Windows 8 are complaining about bugs - but this time, these very first users include consumers and business users, not just developers.

Corel Rolls Out WordPerfect Office X6, a Microsoft Office Alternative

For PC users wanting alternatives to MS Office, Corel has unveiled a new edition of WordPerfect Office which adds an Android OS app, plus eBook publishing.

Corel VideoStudio Pro Ultimate Review: Great Value in PC Video Software

Conceivably the most value-packed video editing software ever, Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 supplies loads of advanced features at low pricing. Read the full review.

PDF Tools Roundup: Pros & Cons of Five Popular Choices for PCs

You've probably used PDF readers, but you might not know as much about PDF creation tools, which let you do much more. Here's a roundup of five product choices.

Top Software Picks: 22 Hot Apps for PCs, Phones, iPads, and Android Tablets

Here are our picks for seven top software apps in each of three device categories: PCs, smartphones, iPads and Android tablets. We've chosen an overall winner, too!

Back to School: Video Chat Makes the Grade from PCs to Smartphones

Video chat is no longer just the stuff of Dick Tracy fiction. With options for face-to-face communications from PCs, Macs, iPhones, and Android smartphones, which video chat options are your[...]

Carbonite Review: Cloud Backup

Don't want to lose your PC data? Carbonite is one of the best solutions for cloud backup.