Security 2011 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Popular Security Articles for 2011

Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) Review

Sometimes there is something called a free lunch. Here, it's known as Microsoft Security Essentials. This antivirus package promises to deliver much of what paid solutions offer, but for a[...]

Antivirus Security Shootout: Microsoft Vs. Symantec Vs. McAfee Vs. Kaspersky

How did four popular antivirus security software products stack up when we put them to the test? In this buyers guide, we reveal the winner. Read on to find out.[...]

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.[...]

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!

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 Review: Targeting Web Worries

In this first in a planned series of reviews focusing on security software, we take a look at Kaspersky's Internet Security 2012, featuring an improved UI and more parental controls.

Norton Internet Security (NIS) 2012 Review: Protecting Your Whole Family

How does the Norton Internet Security (NIS) 2012 compare vs. NIS 2011, and to the less feature-rich Norton Anti-Virus (NAV)? Read the full review.

As XP Dies, Will Users Step to Windows 7, 8 or Something Else?

As CEO Steve Ballmer crows about Windows 7 sales, another exec, Stephen Rose, blogged warnings about the final death knell of Windows XP. This all flies in the face of[...]

Holiday Deals on PC Software: Black Friday – Before and After

November is a fabulous month to get bargains on PC software, whether you're shopping for yourself or for somebody on your holiday gift list. Great deals are already out there[...]

CES 2012 Preview: 3DTV Football, Ultramobile PCs, Wireless, and Some Gadget Sneak Peeks

What will we see at CES 2012? Here are some sneak peeks at gadgets set for rollout at the Las Vegas extravaganza in January.

McAfee Internet Security 2012 Review: Safeguard Your PC for Less

With the 2012 edition of its Internet security suite, McAfee continues to duke it out. How does this suite compare vs. Symantec and Kaspersky? Read the full review.

System Mechanic 10 (Updated) Review

System Mechanic is an all-in-one PC performance, repair, and upkeep utility. We will take a look at three new features in System Mechanic 10 and give our perspective on whether[...]

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 Review

In the first of a series of reviews of the 2011 crop of anti-virus software suites, Charles P. Jefferies takes an in-depth look at Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011, answering the question[...]

How Many Users Will Really Dump Facebook, and Will Google+ Gain?

While some outraged users dump Facebook, complain to public officials, and launch lawsuits, others downplay privacy concerns.

McAfee Releases ‘All Access’ Security for PCs, Macs, Tablets & Phones

McAfee on Tuesday rolled out McAfee All Access, an offering aimed at providing security for unlimited numbers of PCs, Macs, tablets and smartphones.

Is Google Peeping into Too Many Places?

Some people fret that Google is growing far too nosy, in light of the search engine maven's buyout of face recognition specialist PittPatt, its insistence on "real names" in Google[...]

Norton AntiVirus (NAV) 2011 Review

Norton AntiVirus (NAV) has always been a highly effective software security package. Despite some user interface (UI) changes, the 2011 version is no exception. Read the full review.

Top Holiday Software Gift Pick: McAfee All Access, for PC, Mac and Mobile Security

This year's nod for top software holiday gift goes to McAfee All Access, a cross-device security suite for safeguarding Windows PCs, Macs, tablets, and phones.

Norton Launches NIS 2012 and NAV 2012 for PC Security and More

As a big piece of a larger set of Norton product announcements, Symantec on Wednesday launched Norton Internet Security (NIS) 2012, an update to its PC software with new mobile[...]

Facebook Fights Google+ on Face Recognition and Business Fronts

Up against new rivalry from Google+(Plus), Facebook took steps this week to calm user disenchantment with its facial recognition and to beam a bigger smile toward business members.