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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.
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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[...]
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.[...]
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[...]
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.
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.
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[...]
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.