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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.

Followup.cc Puts Your Email In Front of You When You Need It

Followup.cc offers a free and easy way to prevent email overload.

Four Driver Update Utilities: Which Ones Can You Count On?

Updating drivers is no thrillfest, but out-of-date drivers cause big headaches. We review the programs that promise to locate driver updates for you...and tell you who delivers.

2011's Hottest Holiday Tech Gifts

Looking for the perfect gadget for everyone on your holiday list this year? Whether your budget is big or small and whether your recipients are old or young, here's a list.

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DriverScanner Keeps Your Device Drivers Up-to-Date

DriverScanner 2012 makes it easy to identify and update old drivers.

Flip a Coin or Roll a Die With RandomMagic

Can't make a decision? Let RandomMagic help you decide.

20 Best Browser Apps of 2011

Whether you want to stay on top of your to-do list, find out who is tracking you online, or sling a few birds at pesky pigs, here are 20 apps that are well worth your time.

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SocialShield Helps Protect Kids on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter

SocialShield offers a pricey but complete way to keep children safe across multiple social networks.

Keep an Eye on Kids' Facebook Shenanigans With MinorMonitor

MinorMonitor offers a free and comprehensive way to keep kids safe on Facebook.

Search Gmail, Google Docs--And Now Twitter--In a Flash With CloudMagic

CloudMagic's lightning-fast search utility now works with Twitter, in addition to Gmail and Google Docs.

Holiday Tech Gadget Sneak Peek

Gadget makers are gearing up for the holidays, showing off AudioBulbs, Kinect add-ons, and sub-$250 tablets. Here is a look at what they'll be promoting.

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Driver Reviver Brings Outdated Device Drivers Up to Speed

Accurately and easily update out-of-date drivers with handy utility Driver Reviver.

Device Doctor Finds Some Outdated Drivers...But Does It Do Enough?

Device Doctor is free, but so are the demo versions of driver updaters that located more out-of-date drivers.

PerfectUpdater Locates Old Drivers and Updates Them

Excellent utility PerfectUpdater makes finding and fixing outdated drivers a snap.

Earth Alerts Tells You About All the World's Severe Weather

Track earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, wildfires, and more with free application Earth Alerts.

Store and Share Your Media--And View It in Your Browser--With Free 4Shared

Store and share your files, photos, videos and more with free service 4Shared.