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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.

McAfee Internet Security 2014 review: Intuitive interface, decent protection

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

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.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 review: An all-around performer

Kaspersky’s security suite will keep you safe and sane with top notch protection and intuitive design.

Avast Internet Security (2014) review: short on security

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

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.