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Lenovo C325 Review: An Unimpressive All-in-One, All Around

This all-in-one desktop may not pack much power, but it is budget-friendly, space-friendly, and environment-friendly.

Apple Developing Flashback Malware Removal Tool

Apple is taking steps to combat the malware currently infecting almost 600,000 Macs.

Photon Android App Review: This Puzzler Needs Polishing

This Android app is attractive and addictive, but it needs some work.


Lenovo IdeaCentre Q180 Review: An Inexpensive, Media-Centric Tyke

This nettop doesn't have a lot going for it, but it is small and portable, and it comes with a multimedia remote.

Scramble With Friends: This Fast-Paced Word-Finding Game Brings Out the Competitor in You

Though fun to play, Scramble With Friends suffers from its share of problems, including occasional crashes and no solo gameplay option.


Terrapets Android App Review: A Pokemon-FarmVille Hybrid

Catch and tame mysterious creatures--and make them fight--in this free but disjointed Android 'terraforming' game.


Anonymous Attacks China, Defaces Hundreds of Websites

Several of the hacked websites belonged to local Chinese government organizations and lower-level government agencies.

Sprint to Start Taking Pre-Orders for LG Viper on April 12

The device is LG's first that will be available with an unlimited data plan on Sprint’s 4G LTE network.


Girls Around Me: One Woman's Defense of the 'Stalking' App

The only thing the Girls Around Me app is going to do is make socially awkward nerds even more socially awkward.


Origin Chronos: Awesome Things in a Small Space

This low-profile performance machine is really, really fast.

Samsung Series 5 Ultra: Slim and Stylish, but Not an Ultrabook

Although the Series 5 is a good ultraportable laptop, it's too thick and heavy to be an Ultrabook.

Facebook Password Amendment Rejected by Congress

The amendment would have given the FCC the power to stop employers from asking job applicants for their password to Facebook and other social networking sites.

How Tech Patent Lawsuits Hurt Real People

A patent lawsuit between a David and Goliath in the tech world threatens to silence a four-year-old girl, parents claim.


7 Great All-in-One Desktop PCs

All-in-one PCs are zippy, stylish, and just plain practical. Here's why your next PC probably won't be a tower.

Toshiba Qosmio X775-Q7170 Review: Is 'Entry-Level Desktop Replacement' an Oxymoron?

This Qosmio might be a match for you if you need a budget-friendly laptop that can play games at an acceptable level.