Software 2010 Notebook/Laptop Articles

Popular Software Articles for 2010

15 Best Google Chrome Security Extensions

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[...]

Top 10 Google Chrome Extensions for Better, Faster Browsing

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[...]

Microsoft Office 2010 Starter Edition Review — Introducing Word Starter and Excel Starter

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.[...]

Top 10 Best Internet Explorer Add-Ons

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[...]

Top 10 Best Firefox Add-Ons for Improved Browsing

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[...]

Microsoft Office 2010 Buyers Guide — Breaking Down the Office 2010 Editions

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 Review — What’s New in Word 2010

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[...]

Top 10 Best Firefox Security Add-ons

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[...]

Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office — The (Don’t Have To) Buyers Guide

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 OneClick Professional Clean 11 Review

WinCleaner claims to improve system performance, free up hard drive space and improve overall PC performance for $29.95. We investigate in this review.

Microsoft Excel 2010 Review — What’s New in Excel 2010

Microsoft Excel 2010 was subject to perhaps the least radical makeover of any app in Office 2010, but that's not to say that the world's most popular spreadsheet application didn't[...]

Microsoft Outlook 2010 Review: What’s New in Outlook 2010

Outlook 2010 includes some radical new features never before seen in a Microsoft email client. But are these new bells and whistles enough to keep the old mail workhorse in[...]

TaxAct Online Review

TaxAct is the cheapest of the Big Three consumer tax preparation products, but is there a hidden cost to what you don't pay? We work it out in this review.

Best Antivirus 2010 Buyers Guide

For 2010 we reviewed ten paid antivirus solutions -- today we break the reviews down and show you which one is the best.

Best Internet Security Suites 2011 Buyers Guide

Over the last several months we reviewed 10 of the latest high-end consumer Internet security suites -- today we break down the numbers and pick a winner.

Free PDF Editor Software Roundup

The price tag on Adobe Acrobat is onerous at best and highway robbery at worst, but we shouldn't let that stop us from enjoying the benefits of the PDF format.[...]

ooVoo Video Conferencing Review

ooVoo is a client and service that allows you to chat online with other people over your webcam and microphone -- largely for free. Does ooVoo have what it takes[...]

Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 Review

Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 is the latest version of one of the most powerful professional-grade video editing applications on the planet. Does Premiere CS5 bring pro-level features with its pro-level[...]

Google Apps Standard Edition Review

Google has made no secret of wanting to oust Microsoft as the premier enterprise software provider on the planet, but can Google Apps really displace Microsoft Office, SharePoint and Exchange[...]

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Review — What’s New in PowerPoint 2010

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 boasts some major improvements over previous versions of Microsoft's presentation software, but are these changes enough to justify purchasing Office 2010? We break it down in this[...]