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In the October issue

The Web has come a long way. Many heavy-duty tasks, such as video-editing, that used to require stand-alone desktop software can now be handled by browser-based sites and services. We look at a dozen websites that will make you more productive, creative, and secure.

Also in the October Digital Edition:

• Kaspersky Internet Security—Multi-Device 2015: Kaspersky’s security suite promises to secure all your devices—PCs, Macs, and Android phones and tablets. Find out how well it delivers.

10 great Rainmeter skins: Learn how to use this free, open-source tool to customize your Windows desktop with timesaving, practical widgets.

Reviews: We put the Acer Switch 10 hybrid, the 2014 Razer Blade Pro laptop, the Toshiba Encore 2 tablet, and more through their paces.

Blanket your home with Wi-Fi: Here are 10 tips for setting up and optimizing your wireless network.

Multimedia highlights

• High-end traditional watches vs. smartwatches: Jon Phillips looks at the two different markets and explains why they'll likely never merge.

• Hardware in motion: Watch hands-on reviews of the Acer Switch 10, the 2014 Razer Blade Pro, and Netgear’s Nighthawk X6 router.

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