Cutting the Cord: How to Ditch Your Cable Company

TV programming no longer belongs solely to cable companies, but viewing the shows you want online can still be difficult. Here are some tips to get your favorite programs more quickly.

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Software That Does It All

Edit your photos, organize your finances, access your computer remotely, and do even more with these essential software packages and Web apps--a mix of established favorites and indispensable up-and-comers.

Springpad

Springpad's free Web service lets you add notes, links, photos, videos, and files to your online "box of stuff."

You Need a Budget

YNAB teaches you to use a budget and helps you keep to it.

Better Explorer

Also known as BExplorer, this open-source freebie makes your Windows 7 PC manage files like it's in Windows 8.

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Get Online or In-Person Help With Your To-Do List

The TaskRabbit website can help you hire reliable local or virtual helpers to handle all of the stuff you can’t finish by yourself.

Find the Perfect Apps for Your Phone

With so many apps to choose from, it’s easy to download a stinker. Here’s how to locate the best apps for your needs.

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Rounding up CES 2012 on PCWorld Podcast #130

After an extended break, the PCWorld Podcast is back, wrapping up the products and trends we saw at last week's big CES show.

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File-Sharing Site MegaUpload Indicted for Internet Piracy, Shut Down by US

The federal action -- and arrests of MegaUpload officials -- appears to have sparked denial-of-service attacks on the websites of the RIAA, the MPAA, and others by the hacker collective Anonymous.

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The Top 10 Tech-Friendly U.S. Airlines

All of the U.S.-based airlines are making moves to better accommodate tech-savvy passengers—some faster than others. Here are the winners and losers.

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Home Networks Get New Options

Most of the gadgets displayed at CES 2012 require an Internet connection. The networking industry is working on new and better ways to connect, both wired and wireless.

Buffalo Shows Off 802.11ac Wireless Router Prototype, Your Router Cowers in Fear

Built with Broadcom’s brand new fifth-generation chip, the networking company prepares for a faster wireless standard.

Client Magnet Helps You Keep Customers by Analyzing Quickbooks

Ever wondered what kinds of discounts would entice your customers to keep buying from you? Silicon Valley start-up Client Magnet is here to help.

PayAnywhere's Mobile Credit Card Reader Stands Out

Helpful features could move this card-swiping system ahead of Square and Intuit GoPayment in mobile payments.

Stream and Store Video With New Offerings from Belkin and Verizon

Both companies build on old strengths, but don’t venture out into uncharted territory.