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Correction: AVG now blocks tracking ads, monitors Wi-Fi connections

This story originally reported that the Do-Not-Track add-on could only be installed with the AVG Toolbar. AVG has confirmed that the two are separate installations.

By March 26, 2012

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Selective ad blocking lets you support your favorite sites

Help the sites you frequent stay in business by adding them to AdBlock Plus's whitelist, which restricts the obtrusiveness of the ads that open on the page.

By July 11, 2013

Editors' Take

Nokia X Software Platform

Nokia sure tried hard to give us something new, but its mashup of Android, Windows Phone, and Asha gives its Nokia X phone limited powers and a nagging identity crisis.

February 24, 2014

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Review

VLC for iOS

As long as you have the videos to watch, VLC's gesture controls and smooth performance make it an excellent app for video playback.

January 22, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating January 22, 2014

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France orders Internet provider to stop blocking Google ads

After a Web provider updated its software to block the search giant's ads, the French government says, "This kind of blocking is inconsistent with a free and open Internet."

By January 7, 2013

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AdBlock Plus spreads its gospel of unintrusive Net advertising

A new manifesto from an ad-blocking company Eyeo tries to build support for the idea that some ads are OK. That's good for its business, since big advertisers pay to get on its whitelist.

By April 3, 2014

Review

Block Fortress for iOS

If you like the idea of diving deep into a game that mixes three genres, and don't mind a learning curve to really get going, Block Fortress is a unique option.

April 3, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 3, 2013

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AVG Antivirus 8

AVG Anti-Virus 8 is solid at finding and removing viruses and spyware as well as blocking Web threats, but could be lighter on system resources and provide more technical support options.

March 11, 2008

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 11, 2008

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Still running Windows XP? Antivirus products put to the test

Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.

By July 21, 2014

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UK govt to allow access to wrongly-blocked sites

The UK government is compiling a list of websites that have been wrongly blocked by its porn filter, and will go about unblocking them.

By February 1, 2014