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ZoneAlarm Extreme Security review: antivirus that lives up to its name

Extreme Security offers top-tier protection but lacks the cross-platform and mobile support that are becoming common in similar suites.

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Give your lock screen a makeover with GO Locker

You don’t have to be stuck with whatever came with your phone.


You Should Play: Lost Light

Lost Light is a surprisingly challenging arithmetic puzzler. It’s compelling as both a game and a work of (Disney) art.

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Family Guy launches FarmVille-esque game with a twist--an excellent narrative

Family Guy’s new resource management game is packed with goodies for fans.

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Customize Android notification alerts, even without a dedicated light

No LED? No problem! There are other ways for your phone to grab your attention.

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Origin Genesis Variable Mounting review: An ultraluxury gaming machine in an innovative enclosure

Maximum cooling or maximum coolness factor? This boutique gaming PC lets you orient the motherboard to suit your preference. And for this price, it'd better.


You Should Play: Mikey Shorts

BeaverTap has basically done the impossible and brought us a simple, addictive, and smooth-to-play platform game with old-school flair.

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Bitdefender Small Office Security review: Business-ready protection for IT amateurs

Cloud-based security suite brings enterprise-class control and consumer-friendly usability to organizations of up to 250 people.


8 gorgeous widgets to pretty up your homescreen

iOS has nothing on these aesthetically-pleasing widgets.

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5 ways to digitize your business cards

These tools get contact info where you need it -- on your phone.

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Dress up your texts with these 4 Android SMS-replacement apps

Add color, custom backgrounds, and other features to your messaging experience with a non-stock texting app.

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Loaded and locked: 3 seriously secure cloud storage services

For the truly paranoid, storage that's encrypted from start to finish and accessible by no one else, ever.

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The Zen productivity guide: tools and tips for distraction-free work

Tools and tips for working without distraction.


Keep an eye on your home with these two ridiculously simple surveillance apps

Monitor your home, child, or pet by using an app on your phone paired with an extra piece of equipment.

Dell Inspiron 14 (Model 7437) review: Slim and stylish, but surprisingly sluggish

This laptop's performance doesn't measure up to its gorgeous looks.