Don't-Miss Software Stories
Options that trick you into installing potentially unwanted programs are common during the setup of free tools and programs. Here's how to spot them and keep them off your system.
Is your computer running too slow? Breathe new life into that aging PC with a few tune-ups and upgrades to get it back up to speed.
Need to summarize a set of worksheets? Excel's 3D reference feature makes it easy.
Virtual machines are usually restricted to a single box, but Portable VirtualBox lets you install VMs on a flash drive so you can run your PC-in-a-PC on any PC.
You can keep your PC in ship-shape by scheduling driver updates, backups and more using Windows' own utilities, plus some other (mostly) free software.
Most people expect to be paid for their work. So how come there’s so much free software out there? What’s the catch?
What's all the hubbub about Bitcoins and its brethren? Here's how to find out for yourself.
Preloaded software bogs down your hard drive, your start menu, and worse. Clean it out with these handy tools and tricks.
What's it gonna take? These free backup tools are a good start.
Nix Notepad. Pack away Paint. These free utilities do image editing, file management, screenshots and more, much, much better than Windows’ own versions can.
By the time 2014 rolled around, this year's version had already gone through four revs. Go figure.
Cloud-based computing carries the potential for widespread malware mayhem, averted in this case.
No wires, no headache: Every Android owner should check out AirDroid.