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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.

Phone Data Caps: Five Things You Shouldn't Do (Too Often)

Worried about exceeding your cell phone or smartphone's monthly data allotment? Here are a few ways you can reduce your byte consumption.

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Yesterday's Car Tech Today

From the flying car to the in-dash record player, we look at yesterday's predictions of today's high-tech cars, and see just how right -- or wrong -- they were.

15 Shopping Apps That Can Save You Big Bucks

Whether you're in the market for a carton of eggs or a big-screen TV, these apps will make sure you find your way to the best deal.

LastPass Is the Last Word in Free Password Management

Can't keep track of all of your passwords? Don't worry: Password manager LastPass does it for you.

Power Scheme Toggler Makes It a Breeze to Flip Between Power Settings

Easily switch between two power schemes with this lightweight utility.

LastPass (64-bit version)

Auto-fill forms and Web logins on all your usual PCs with this excellent freebie.

Best Voice Recognition Apps for Your Smartphone

Give your thumbs a rest: These eight apps let you search the Web, make a restaurant reservation, update your Facebook status, or send a text--all by voice.

MobileGo Manages Your Android Phone from Your PC

Share content between your Android phone and Windows PC with handy application MobileGo.

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Roboform 7 Fills in Passwords, Online Forms, and More

Manage your digital life--including passwords, profiles, and more--with handy utility Roboform.

WinPatrol Keeps Watch Over Your PC--And It's Still Free

Keep tabs on what programs and processes your PC is running with handy free utility WinPatrol.

Free Player MusicBee Floats Like a Butterfly

Simple, speedy, and lightweight audio-only player MusicBee is worth checking out.

Find a Lost iPhone: Putting Tracking Apps to the Test

How well do iPhone tracking apps--Find My iPhone, GadgetTrak, and iHound--really work? We find out.

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Free Service Courteous.ly Tells Emailers (Nicely) When to Back Off

Let others know if your email load is light, normal, or heavy with cloud-based service Courteous.ly.

Speedy, Simple, and Free: Music Player Clementine is a Darling

Organize and play back your music collection with thoughtful, multiplatform app Clementine.

AVG Family Safety Restricts and Reports on Kids' Web Activities

Limit what your children can do online and keep them safe while they're surfing the Web.