TrueCrypt for Windows: No major flaws found in first phase of security audit

The popular open-source encryption program has "no evidence of backdoors or intentional flaws" that could be exploited for surveillance.

Three essential 'hardware' tools every PC user needs

You won't need them every day, but when you need them you really, really need them.

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Stop using that Vaio Fit hybrid! Sony warns of fire risk

Sony is getting out of the PC business soon, but there's still time for one last product glitch.

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Meet Jasper, an open-source, Siri-like virtual assistant for Raspberry Pi

A new open source project for Raspberry Pi mini-PCs lets you build your own voice command personal assistant for your home.

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Healing Heartbleed: LastPass offers automated checker, major sites admit vulnerability

As the list of major sites hit by Heartbleed grows, LastPass is helping its users figure out which accounts need password changes.

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Windows XP is still running thousands of websites worldwide

It's not just diehard individuals clinging to XP. More than 6,000 websites worldwide still use it, and nearly a third of those are in the United States.

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The critical, widespread Heartbleed bug and you: How to keep your private info safe

Heartbleed is a devastating bug that shatters online encryption efforts. But don't freak out! Here's how to stay safe from the horrid Heartbleed vulnerability.

Google wants to put Glass to work for businesses

Google Glass may or may not be a consumer hit, but the business applications for Glass could be far reaching.

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Three power user menu options every Windows 8.1 user should know

You may already be using it to shut down your PC, but there's so much more to the power user menu. Here are three options you should be using regularly.

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Scam Virus Shield app tops Google Play's paid app charts before being yanked

Google recently pulled a $4 security app from Google Play that bilked thousands of users before it was finally found out.

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Yahoo to join Amazon, Netflix, and everybody else with original TV programming

Yahoo is no stranger to original content, but now the company wants to follow in the footsteps of Amazon, Hulu, Microsoft, Netflix, and Sony.

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Windows XP holdouts: Meet the diehard faithful who refuse to move on

They're not zealots. They're not unaware. Steadfast Windows XP devotees explain why, unlike Microsoft, they won't be abandoning their operating system of choice.

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5 key things Windows XP users need to know before buying a new PC

XP has just days of official support left. If you're thinking about buying a new PC, here are a few tips to help you navigate the aisles of your local electronics retailer.

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Office for iPad apps top 12 million downloads in one week

One week later and Office for iPad is still on top of the iTunes charts with more than 12 million downloads.

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Skype for Windows Phone 8.1 gets native voice call transfers and Cortana integration

Skype is getting even deeper integration with Windows Phone in version 8.1 including seamless voice call transfers and voice command video calls.