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Liane Cassavoy is a veteran technology and business journalist. She contributes regularly to PCWorld and has written about business issues and products for Entrepreneur Magazine and other publications. She is the author of two business start-up guides published by Entrepreneur Press.

Say Cheese: Four Slideshow Tools, From Simple to Sophisticated

Whether you're trying to create a fun, casual compilation of your favorite photos, or a slick, sophisticated slideshow, we have the tools for you. Each one offers a free option, but you definitely get more when you pay.

Review: PhotoPeach makes online slideshows a breeze for Picasa users

This easy-to-use, Web-based slideshow tool lets you share your photos and helps you discover those shared by others. Unfortunately, its lack of functional support for any photo service but Picasa limits its usefulness.

Review: PhotoSnack lets you build photo slideshows on the Web

Web-based app PhotoSnack lets you create and share slick slideshows, but brands them all with a watermark unless you pay.

Review: Greenshot offers full-feature screen grabs for free

Greenshot is so easy to use, it will have you wondering why you'd ever pay for a screen capture utility.

Review: Smilebox is an easy, fun way to build slideshows

Smilebox is as fun and friendly as the name suggests. The free version of this slideshow creator is very limited, though; if you want to do much with it, you'll need to spring for the $40/year subscription.

Review: Add life to Facebook fan and business pages with Heyo Social

Heyo Social offers an inexpensive and (mostly) easy way to add tabs to your Facebook fan pages. The tools are a little finicky, but the results look professional.

Review: Sparkbooth Turns a PC Into a Photo booth

Sparkbooth turns your laptop and Webcam into your own personal photo booth, but it's expensive.

Review: GOM Video Converter eliminates video confusion

Converting videos doesn't have to be (too) confusing with GOM Video Converter. It supports most video formats, but stumbles on videos bought from the iTunes store.

Review: CopyTrans Contacts frees your iOS contacts from your small screen

CopyTrans Contacts lets you manage your iOS contacts on the big screen of your PC. It works well, but we wish it cost less than $10.

10 Hot Cyber Monday HDTV Deals

If you missed out on the stellar TV deals that retailers were offering for Black Friday, all hope is not lost: Many retailers have already launched online-only Cyber Monday deals on TVs, both large and small. While we're not seeing discounts that match the steep price cuts offered on Black Friday (many of which are just designed to get you to step foot in their stores), we are finding some solid deals.\ Read on to discover 10 of the hottest HDTV deals for Cyber Monday.

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10 great Black Friday HDTV deals

10 great Black Friday HDTV deals

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Review: Android Injector makes APK as easy as ABC

Android Injector may seem geeky at first, but this free Windows app offers an easy way to transfer APK files from your desktop to your Android device.

Review: Paper.li creates your personalized online newspaper

Read Web content in a more traditional format with Paper.li, which lets you build an online newspaper.

Review: Wieldy aims to help you get things done

Wieldy is a free task manager that works to help you get things done. Unfortunately, learning how to use it is a job in itself.

Review: Nimbuzz Messenger makes staying in touch a breeze

Nimbuzz Messenger for PC offers an easy way to make voice and video calls, and to chat with friends. If only it included support for AOL's AIM, too.