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24 free, awesome Windows programs: Top tools for every task

Top free desktop apps for Windows<p>It’s been nearly two years since we surveyed the best free programs for Windows desktops. Much has happened since then—most notably the advent of Windows 10 and the explosion of tremendously useful applications and services in the cloud.<p>If you’re one of the many …

These 4 Chrome extensions make Gmail better right now

Gmail raised the bar for what we expect in an email service. But if you’re only using its native features, you’re getting just a taste of its power. There are a wealth of Chrome extensions that expand Gmail’s capabilities and help you streamline your workflow. Here are four you should install …

Software

Pushbullet Puts Your Android And PC On The Same Wavelength

Advertisement<p>Smartphones and computers are awesome tools that can help you get a lot of work done 5 Procrastination Strategies to Become More …

6 Websites Where You Can Indulge In Your Love of Retro Gaming

Advertisement<p>Are next-generation graphics just not something that interests you? Perhaps you prefer something with a little bit of old-school style. …

Review: Ultra Virus Killer (UVK)

UVK is a tool that helps technicians not only malware on a Windows PC, but actually repair the damage. Although other programs provide similar …

How to Add Your Own Shortcuts to Windows' Save Dialog

When you save a file in Windows, you're greeted with a Windows Explorer-like box that asks you where you want the file to go. With a simple registry …

Software

Start Screen Unlimited Puts Gadgets on Windows 8 Start Screen

Windows 8: The Windows 8 start screen lets you place and arrange live tiles for launching apps and performing a few functions, but not much else. …

Best Chrome apps for managing data, clients, money, and more

Apps-olute productivity<p>Chrome apps are growing up, moving beyond geeky curiosities to products that people could use to get stuff done in the real world. But as with any app store, you have plenty of chaff to wade through in the Chrome Store to get to the good stuff, particularly if you want …

Offering Custom Built Computers can be Profitable and Easy

<b>Article by Tony Scarpelli of CFI Computer Repair:</b><p>Have you ever considered building custom computers? You’ve probably asked yourself “Can I do it …

Top 10 Office Decluttering Tricks

Clutter can really influence the way you work. If you're too disorganized, everything competes for your attention and makes it hard to work, not to …

Productivity

Asus Chairman Jonney Shih: Nexus 7 'almost broke us'

At its Wednesday hardware launch event, Google gave Asus Chairman Jonney Shih just a quick, 15-second shout-out. “We worked very closely with Jonney and his team to deliver the first Nexus 7,” said Sundar Pichai, the senior vice president who oversees Android, Chrome, and Google apps.<p>And that was …

GeekUninstaller - Efficient Uninstallation of Stubborn Windows Programs

GeekUninstaller – Efficient Uninstallation of Stubborn Windows Programs<p>GeekUninstaller is a small, portable and freeware application designed to help …

Dropbox update eases worries over offline access to business data

As every hapless teenager stranded in a dank cabin in the psychopath-ridden woods can tell you, your cell phone is useless if you don't have a signal. For business users, the stakes are just as high: Travel to a farflung corner of the world to meet with clients and "zero bars" is a distinct …

Bring Back the Old "F8" Safe Mode Shortcut in Windows 8

Windows 8 has a new bootloader designed for UEFI devices, and with it, they've removed the F8 shortcut for quickly booting into safe mode. Here's a …

Operating Systems

Supersize your free cloud storage to 100GB or more

Just a few short years ago, cloud storage services that synced files and folders across multiple PCs and mobile devices were just a dream. But thanks to the rapid rise of entities like Dropbox, SugarSync, and Google Drive, cloud storage and syncing services are nearly ubiquitous today, acting as …