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Get tough on stubborn programs with Revo uninstaller

Sometimes you just can't get the job done with an app's built-in tools. That's when you may have to turn to a third-party uninstaller.

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Vaio brand relaunches in Japan

After Sony sold off its PC business in February, the longtime PC brand is back, but only in Japan.

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How to set up Parallels Access on your PC

Parallels Access is handy if you need to access your PC remotely from your iOS or Android device. Here's how to get started.

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Report: Microsoft shoveling more dirt onto Windows 8.1 with 'Threshold'

Reports say that Microsoft is pushing the tiled interface on Windows 8.1 further into the background with the next major iteration of Windows.

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The tablet’s tortured past: 8 failures that led to the slates we use today

They were flat. Many had pens or touchscreens. And most of them died. Swipe back in time to see how tablets have evolved to the Surface, iPad, and Android slates we use today.

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Bvckup 2 review: No-nonsense app makes backups a breeze

A backup tool that knows safeguarding your files is serious business, Bvckup 2's lean, mean aesthetic and impressive performance make for a trustworthy tool.

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17 obscure Windows tools and tricks too powerful to overlook

Windows is chock full of handy-dandy power tools, but most of them are hidden from everyday view. These are the ones you need to know about.

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Comic: Windows, the horror of the nineties

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: The horror of the nineties is alive in Windows.

on macworld.com

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A free photo editor worth trying: Getting started with GIMP

GIMP is a great open-source alternative to Photoshop if you're not willing to spend the big bucks on Adobe's software. Here are three common tasks you can accomplish with it.

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How to upgrade an old PC: No-brainer improvements anyone can do

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.