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Even Start menu diehards should give these winners a try.
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Forget about Roku, Chromecast, or any other set-top trick: The best way to control your home theater is still with a PC. Here's how to do it for cheap.
Or, um, get ahead on your next project, yeah. These 21 hardware and software shortcuts help you finish work faster, and that’s a good thing.
The excuses end here! Get your PC into tip-top shape by performing these 12 simple tweaks.
SugarSync recently rolled out a new-look interface with fancy new features. Is it enough to push the power-user's preferred cloud storage service over the top?
Have notebook, will travel? Here's how to protect your valuable notebook against prying eyes, snatching hands, and malicious Wi-Fi connections.
Adding a layer of protection to your data is easier than you think. Here's how to get started with the software and drives you use every day.
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