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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.

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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.

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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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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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Webtrate review: An Internet blocker for people with absolutely no self-control

This new desktop app completely blocks Web access to increase productivity, but it's only for the worst procrastinators.

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

Tools and tips for working without distraction.

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

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

McAfee Internet Security 2014 review: Intuitive interface, decent protection

McAfee’s security suite is ready for Windows 8, but not zero-day attacks.

VIPRE Internet Security 2014: Adequate protection, interface needs a makeover

VIPRE's suite falls short on zero-day detection and usability.

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Security Showdown 2014

We tested ten of this year’s foremost security suites to see how well they protect PCs, mobile devices, and social networks from malware and other threats.

AVG Internet Security 2014 review: a decent, lightweight antivirus suite

AVG's suite offers adequate protection, but "adequate" doesn't cut it in this year’s round-up.

Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Complete review: Protection needs improvement

Webroot's suite has a nice interface, but the program needs to get better at detecting zero-day attacks and distinguishing between threats and nonthreats.

Avast Internet Security (2014) review: short on security

All the advanced options you could hope for, but lacking in protection.

ESET Smart Security 7: newcomer brings top-notch protection

New to the U.S. market, Eset's suite offers excellent antivirus if you can tolerate the drag it puts on your system.

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2014 review: All-in-one suite offers excellent protection

Trend Micro's suite combines first-rate protection with 5GB of free online backup, online-banking security, and more.