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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.

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.

Review: PerfectFileRecovery finds files easily

PerfectFileRecovery isn't cheap, but offers plenty of file recovery features for the money. It also works on Windows 8.

Review: GOM Media Player plays just about anything

GOM Media Player can play back almost any audio or video file, and looks good doing so. This free player is well worth a look.

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Review: Dr. Fone brings iPhone files back from the dead

Dr. Fone offers an easy, but pricey, way to use your PC to recover files accidentally deleted from your iPhone or iPad. Its results aren't perfect, though.

TweetDeck 2.0 review

Twitter's influence on TweetDeck is becoming more apparent, with a new, lighter look. Our review gives you all the details.

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TweetDeck: Now in classic and Twitter flavors

Twitter's influence on TweetDeck is becoming more apparent in this major new version, with the option of a new, lighter look. We review the new features, including a column navigator that makes it easy to customize the layout.

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Free Instagram Downloader: Save Your Instagram Snapshots Permanently

Free Instagram Downloader lives up to its name, offering a free and easy way to download full-resolution copies of your favorite Instagram snapshots.

CloudMagic offers fast, accurate searches

The tool's speedy search is now available in more browsers and for more email accounts and social networks.

MobileGo Pro offers easy Android management

Wondershare's MobileGo Pro for Android utility offers an easy way to manage the contents of your Android device. The $40 price tag is a bit steep, but may be worth it if you want a seamless Android experience.

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Make Facebook Baby-Free With Unbaby.me

Instead of a smiling baby peering up at your from your Facebook newsfeed, you can see a cute kitty, or a big tub of bacon, or whatever you prefer.

Samsung Galaxy S III

Samsung Galaxy S III: 15 power user tips

Own this summer's hottest Android phone? Try these cool power tricks. Own another Android phone? Check our recommendations on apps that may give your phone the same boosts.

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Make fast work of finding photos with Lost Photos

Lost Photos trolls the depths of your email account, looking for any images and saving them to your hard drive.

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Bring Outlook and Google Mail Contacts Together With GO Contact Sync

GO Contact Sync lets you sync contacts from Outlook to Google and vice versa.

iExplorer Puts You in Control of Your iOS Device

iExplorer offers a complete solution for managing and organizing the contents of your iOS device.

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Manage Your Files With System Navigator

System Navigator is a powerful file manager, but features a bit of a learning curve.