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5 Great Android Apps for Cloud Admins

Here's a great collection of tools for anyone responsible for administering servers or services in the cloud.

Windows 8 vs. Mountain Lion: Which OS Succeeds at Bringing Mobile to the Desktop?

Apple and Microsoft are both trying to bring mobile features to their new desktop operating systems, but their approaches differ greatly.

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Showdown: Remote Control Tech Support Services, Tested

Web-based tech support services provide live help, but can you trust your PC in a stranger's hands? We suffered hold-time hell to test how four services dealt with real-world Windows problems.

DriverMax Updates Drivers for Free...But It's Not the Best Solution

DriverMax offers free driver updates, but the process is clunky and time-consuming.

SlimDrivers an Excellent Free Choice for Updating Drivers

Free utility SlimDrivers not only identifies outdated drivers, it also updates them, too.

DriverUpdate Handles More Than Just Drivers

DriverUpdate not only updates your drivers, but also helps keep your Windows OS and some key applications up to date, too.

Dactylographe Font: An Old Standby That's Ready for Retirement

Dactylographe takes on Courier with a vengeance, but loses ground with uneven styling and clashing letterforms.

SafetyWeb Monitors Minors' Online and Mobile Goings-On

SafetyWeb.com offers a comprehensive way to monitor your child's online and mobile activity.

A User’s Guide to Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Ice Cream Sandwich adds some delicious upgrades, but it still requires a bit of a learning curve. We’ll walk you through the good, the bad, and the ugly of Google’s latest version of Android and provide some tips to get you all set up with the new OS.

Four Driver Update Utilities: Which Ones Can You Count On?

Updating drivers is no thrillfest, but out-of-date drivers cause big headaches. We review the programs that promise to locate driver updates for you...and tell you who delivers.

Free Treats: Decorate Your PC Desktop for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos

Scare your PC all the way into next month with this collection of free fonts, screensavers, themepacks, and wallpapers.

Happy Halloween Windows 7 Theme

Celebrate Halloween with this whimsical Windows 7 theme--complete with Jack-o-lanterns, skeletons, and creepy sounds.

Every Letter Is an Epitaph With Graveyard Font Collection

The playfully creepy Graveyard Font collection is the perfect way to teach little ghouls their ABCs.

Day of the Dead Windows 7 Theme

If you love Mexican folk art--or Day of the Dead, or Halloween--this colorful free Windows 7 theme is just your style.

Create Scary Images With Free Ghoulish Font

Ghoulish, a display font drawn by Canadian art director Gary Pullin, is a macabre delight.