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Windows Live Writer

Write, design, and publish your innermost thoughts with this full-featured, free 'blog processor.'

HTC HD7: Superb Hardware Gets No 4G Love

The behemoth HTC HD7 has some impressive specs like a 4.3-inch screen, 16GB of storage and a 5-megapixel camera with 720p video capture, but it does not support T-Mobile's speedy HSPA+ network.


Old-School Indeed: Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 25th Anniversary Edition Reviewed

One of the most venerable typing tutors, Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing celebrates its quarter-century mark...but it didn't invite widescreen monitors to the party.

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

One of the most venerable typing tutors celebrates its quarter-century mark.

AMD Radeon HD 6870: AMD Takes the Midrange Graphics Crown

AMD's Radeon HD 6800 series has arrived, and the results speak for themselves: The Radeon HD 6870 is the midrange card to beat.


Track Your Work--And Do It Faster--With Grindstone

Task management app Grindstone offers some nifty tools for creating to-do lists and tracking your time.

Chinese Calendrics

Convert dates to and from the Chinese Lunar calendar, and learn the elements and animals associated with each year, month, and day.


This task management app offers some nifty tools for creating to-do lists and tracking your time.

Tile Factory

Solve increasingly complex logic puzzles in order to manufacture specified tiles.

Toshiba Satellite T235-S1345: Sturdy, Portable--but Not for the Heavy Typer

The Toshiba Satellite T235-S1345 is a great ultraportable notebook, but the keyboard will quickly annoy you if you’re typing more than a couple of lines.


KP Typing Tutor

Set your fingers flying with this functional (if sometimes buggy) little tutor.

Five Cellular Automata

See how simple rules produce complex patterns with this beautiful and educational program.

LongBox Digital Turns Your PC Into a Spinner Rack of Comic Books and Graphic Novels

Comic books make their way to the digital realm with LongBox Digital.