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MiTeC Mail Viewer Makes Accessing Old Messages Easier

This utility lets you read messages, complete with attachments, just as easily as if you were using your original email client.

Remote Utilities Free Edition Lets You Control Your Home PC From Anywhere

Take control of your PC no matter where you are with Remote Utilities Free Edition.

Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery Home Is Nice-Looking, But the Recovery Isn't Stellar

Though exceptionally easy to use, Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery Home didn't work in more dire scenarios.

WinPatrol 2012 Takes Aim at New Malware

The 2012 version offers new ways to protect you from malware that's particularly tricky, but unfortunately, one of its key new features is only available in the $30 Plus version.

Fend Off the 'Blue Screen of Death' with BlueScreenView Portable

When your PC's acting up,this handy utility is a good first step on the road to recovery.

Top Cloud Services for File Sharing and Syncing

With the help of cloud services, you can edit your documents on any Internet-connected device, and keep them up-to-date. We looked at Box, Dropbox, MediaFire, SkyDrive, and SugarSync to determine which one is the best.

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Top Cloud Services for Online Backup

Backing up your valuable files is a necessary chore, but cloud services such as Carbonite, CrashPlan, and Mozy can make the process fairly painless. We tried all three.

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Top Cloud Services: The Great Hard Drive in the Sky

We tested 20 cloud-storage services to find the best tools for sharing and syncing files, backing up PCs, sharing photos, listening to music, and more.

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Track Your Mouse Mileage With Mousotron

Mousotron lets you track your typing and mousing distance and compare them with other users.

Boot-Optimizer RapidStart Does Little You Can't Do Yourself

Utility RapidStart does what it says it will do, and does it with a slick interface, but advanced users needn't bother with it.

Chrome Add-on Morphine Saves You Time by Banking It

Morphine's concept is solid and interesting, and could work well as a system-wide utility that tracks all browsers and is more difficult to circumvent.

Browser Add-On WasteNoTime Helps You Stay Focused While You Work

Available for Google Chrome and Apple Safari, this extension lets you set time limits for browsing distracting websites, but its shortcoming is it can be easily circumvented.

Browse in your own little safe cocoon

Cocoon and Cocoon+ let you browse the Web privately and securely.