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The phone is the key to everything: Microsoft now owns Nokia's device business

Nokia's phones are now Microsoft's phones as the push towards Windows Everywhere continues

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MOBILedit review: put your PC and phone in sync

MOBILedit offers complete mobile phone management from your PC. It’s more expensive than alternative programs, but you definitely get what you pay for.

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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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Leave no trace: Tips to cover your digital footprint and reclaim your privacy

Reduce your exposure to spying eyes with sandboxing, disk encryption and more.

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Winoptimizer 11 Review: Everything you need to tune up your PC under one roof

Though much of what it does can be done manually and with free utilities, Winoptimizer 11 does it easier and better, brings it under one roof, and has some value-added tricks.

Cybercriminals use sophisticated PowerShell-based malware

Two separate threats that use malicious Windows PowerShell scripts were identified in the past few weeks by malware researchers.

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Patch Tuesday: Last call for Windows XP

Microsoft has released the final patches for Windows XP. Support is officially expired, and you’re on your own.

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Compatibility with security: How to run Windows XP in a virtual machine

Running Windows XP in a virtual machine is a safe way to continue using it once support ends. Here's how to do just that.

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The Windows 8.1 Update finally makes Microsoft's Metro future PC-friendly

There's no reason to hesitate any longer: The Windows 8.1 Update shines by letting a tablet be a tablet and a PC be a PC.

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Don’t waste your money trying to upgrade your Windows XP PC

Technically, upgrading Windows XP to a newer OS is an option, but it doesn’t make any sense from a financial perspective.