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Why should anyone consider paying a subscription fee for Hulu Plus if they can get Hulu.com for free? Read our comparison to find out.
The good news: It's easier than ever to share your tablet, smartphone, or laptop display. The bad news: it's still not as easy as it should be, thanks for competing[...]
Windows 8 already contains a barrage of over 300 new features. To help you sift through the mire of Microsoft's Metro UI for the upcoming OS, here's a list of[...]
Google Chrome is already the safest web browser on the market, but when it comes to security you can never be too careful. We've compiled 15 Chrome extensions that lock[...]
Google Chrome has much to recommend it as a browser, but a veteran FireFox or habitual Internet Explorer user may be hesitant to give up the add-ons or plug-ins that[...]
Mac users can get the best of both worlds by installing Windows 10 alongside OS X. It's not horribly complicated, and Apple's lastest OS, El Capitan, makes it easier than[...]
Many have both a work and personal email address. So how about phone numbers? Surely there has to be a way to have all the benefits of a business phone[...]
Fans of Microsoft Works may be disappointed to learn that their preferred lightweight office suite has been discontinued in favor of a very different product: Microsoft Office 2010 Starter Edition.[...]
Contrary to popular belief, Internet Explorer can do lots of the same cool tricks as Firefox or Google Chrome -- so long as you've got the right IE Add-ons. We[...]
Google Chrome may grab headlines for its excellent extensions (including the fake ones), but Firefox takes a back seat to no one in the browser plug-in department. We list the[...]
In Windows 8, Microsoft is adding a bunch of new security features, including ELAM, UEFI, and Defender AV software. Read the full review of the new Defender.
Microsoft Office 2010 hits retail stores this month and as usual Microsoft is offering a byzantine selection of Office 2010 Editions to choose from. Which version of Office 2010 is[...]
Microsoft Word 2010 is the crown jewel of the latest version of MS Office, but has the world's best-known word processor evolved enough to justify an upgrade? We break down[...]
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.
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,[...]
OpenOffice is the name-brand freeware alternative to Microsoft Office. Is this no-cost productivity suite really a viable replacement for MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, or is that just more open[...]
The main reason most people switch from Internet Explorer to Firefox is to improve their browser security, but that doesn't mean Firefox is bullet-proof. We offer up the 10 best[...]
Windows 7 comes in six different flavors -- with a few more niche alternates just for good measure. We've told you why (or why not) to buy Windows 7, but[...]
From open-source software to Web-based applications, there are so many free alternatives to Microsoft Office it's a wonder anyone pays hundreds of dollars for a word processor, spreadsheet, or presentation[...]
WinCleaner claims to improve system performance, free up hard drive space and improve overall PC performance for $29.95. We investigate in this review.