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Software Reviews Our 2 cents

Just a few reviews of popular software packages that might make your life easier.

  • Kaspersky A/V

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 offers real-time automated protection from a range of IT threats. It also offers a number of new and improved features together with unique protection technologies to address the latest online threats, keeping your PC running smoothly and customized protection according to your activities.

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  • Norton 2010 A/V

    Stopping viruses is an antivirus solutions reason for being, and it's something at which Norton A/V 2010 (NAV) excels.

    In independent tests by bodies such as AV Comparatives, NAV almost always comes out on the top - or, at least, very close to the top of the pile.

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  • Thunderbird

    Finally the wait is over, Thunderbird 3 is available for download. Thunderbird 3 has loads of features and options and now it's no more less than MS Outlook.

    Firefox may get all the attention, but Mozilla's other product, Thunderbird an open-source e-mail client

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  • Internet Explorer 8

    For those who like using Internet Explorer, reviews recommend upgrading to Internet Explorer 8 as long as the computer is fairly new and powerful.

    Tests find that IE8 is slower than Firefox, Chrome and Opera, and that it uses more system resources.

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  • Malwarebytes

    There are loads of malware removers on the net today and most of them are lightweight applications, which usually means they're fast and don't have many features.

    One such lightweight application is Malwarebytes.

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  • Avira

    Avira's AntiVir has been a player in the security world for some time; however, in 2008 its status boomed because of its remarkably strong detection rates.

    It still remains near the top of independent antivirus tests, but while the 2009 version more or less kept

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  • Gmail

    Gmail, the official mailbox for Google. Gmail is a free web mail services enabling its users to send and receive messages in its tailored approach.

    Gmail has been design to provide an innovate classification of features for locating and tracking messages easily.

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  • Microsoft Security Essentials

    (MSE) is an antivirus software created by Microsoft that provides protection against viruses, spyware, root kits, and trojans for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7, free of charge.

    It replaces Windows Live OneCare, a commercial subscription-based antivirus service...

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  • Google Chrome Browser

    For Windows users, Google Chrome 5 is a minor update; the real news is that with Chrome 5 Google's browser is finally available for Mac OS X and Linux.

    After over a year in development, Mac and Linux users can finally experience Chrome speed and sparse design.

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  • AVG A/V

    AVG Free provides the bare necessities when it comes to security, but that should be enough for savvy Windows users.

    You'll get a combined antivirus and antimalware engine, LinkScanner,and e-mail scanning. AVG Free 9 introduces a few new

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  • ESET Nod32

    ESET's NOD32 is rapidly becoming one of the best pieces of antivirus software on the market today. ESET's NOD32 once again has delivered an excellent product that is highly effective, and now, easy to use.

    The strength and beauty of this software is its light

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  • Foxit PDF Reader

    Foxit Reader is a free PDF document viewer, with incredible small size, breezing-fast launch speed and rich feature set.

    Its core function is compatible with PDF Standard 1.7. Now with Foxit Reader, you don't have to endure such pain any more.

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  • Windows 7 Tips

    Windows 7 is out, if you've either just installed it or bought a new PC, then we're here to help you get the most from it.

    Windows 7 is crammed with lesser known, but still important, new and enhanced features that deliver improved performance

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  • Mozilla Firefox

    This web browser packs top-notch features and blazing speed into a tidy, intuitive interface that will help you navigate the web the way you want to.

    New to version 3.6 of Firefox is improved speed, a private browsing mode,

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  • 32 Bit vs. 64 Bit What's The Difference?

    Not so long ago, we received a question concerning buying a computer and what all the hype was about concerning 32-bit vs. 64-bit.

    Since the gift giving season is rolling around and prices for computer equipment is going down,

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