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Origin EON17-SLX review: blurring the line between desktop replacement and desktop

The EON17-SLX is a gaming powerhouse, but can we really still call it a laptop?

Asus VivoBook x202 review: a netbook with a touchscreen

This VivoBook occupies the no-man’s land between laptop and tablet. It looks like Asus is bringing the netbook back.

Puget Systems Serenity Pro Review: The stealth ninja of performance desktops

This ultra-quiet system is actually a fantastic overall performer.

iOS apps for resellers

Let your mobile device help you make money through online (or offline) reselling.

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Honda adds Eyes Free Siri to Accord, Acura RDX and ILX

Honda is the second automaker out of the gate with dealer-installed Siri integration.

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Review: Doodle Roulette brings Pictionary to your Facebook Timeline

This online Pictionary game lets your Facebook friends play with you on your Timeline, but is its biggest strength also its biggest weakness?

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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.

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: 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: 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.

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.

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.

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: 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.