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Security software showdown! 9 antivirus suites empirically tested

We tested security suites on PCs, tablets, and phones to evaluate how well they protect against viruses and other threats.

G Data InternetSecurity 2013 Review: Excellent protection, but a terrible user interface

G Data has put together an effective antimalware suite, but it suffers from an annoying installation process and a settings panel that is better suited to advanced users.

Review: Avira Internet Security 2013: Competent but confusing

This program is competent at detecting, disabling, and cleaning up malware, but its unfriendly user interface is a big problem.

Review: Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Plus 2013

Webroot's speedy suite will do a good—but not outstanding—job at keeping you safe.

Review: Bitdefender Internet Security 2013: Excellent protection, user-friendly interface

Bitdefender's user-friendly interface will appeal to all user levels.

McAfee Internet Security 2013 Review: Proficient antimalware, super-quick installation

McAfee didn’t earn top marks in our security suite tests, but it’s still a mostly proficient antimalware program with a user-friendly interface.

AVG Internet Security 2013 Review: Adequate antivirus program gets a makeover

AVG is a perfectly respectable antivirus program. But “perfectly respectable” just doesn’t cut it these days.

Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2013: Good protection, advanced settings (minus the jargon)

Kaspersky's 2013 suite lets beginners and advanced users alike will get the most out of the product. It put up good scores in malware detection tests, too.

Review: Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2013: An all-around winner

This “titanium” security suite earned high marks in almost all of our malware detection tests, and it has a nice user interface to boot.

Review: F-Secure Internet Security 2013: First-rate protection and usability has a small performance price

F-Secure’s latest suite offers excellent protection and a friendly user interface.

Review: Norton Internet Security 2013: Solid performer with a polished interface

With its great detection rate and interface,Norton Internet Security 2013 is definitely worth a look, especially if you use Windows 8.

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Toshiba Satellite LX835-D3380 review: below average display, underperforming

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Talk about a show-off: an LCD projector integrated into the car’s hood can stream movies from your phone.

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Dell XPS 27

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This gorgeous all-in-one sacrifices usability in favor of aesthetics.