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Alienware 17 review: Beauty and beast in one gorgeous gaming notebook

Lots of aluminum and magnesium in this chassis, but it still weighs 9.5 pounds.

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Career Sushi hands-on: job site lets millennials showcase their personal brands

The new career marketplace for young job seekers ditches button-down resumes for eye-popping social profiles, but a lack of paid-job listings limits its usefulness.

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5 free Daydream apps that put your charging phone to work

Don't let you phone sit idle while it's charging, make it display useful information.

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How to set up Daydream: Android’s overlooked, customizable docking screen

Your phone can do so much more than show a blank screen while charging.

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Toggle party: 6 superb sets of switches to simplify your smartphone

Access often-used settings with a single tap on your home screen.

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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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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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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.

Norton Internet Security 2014 review: Polished security suite with excellent protection

Suite offers tight security against all threats without slowing your system

McAfee Internet Security 2014 review: Intuitive interface, decent protection

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

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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.