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Free utility finds unwanted programs uninstallers miss

Belarc Advisor's complete inventory of your system helps you spot potentially unwanted programs that CCleaner, Revo Uninstaller, and Windows 8.1's own uninstaller don't list.

By February 24, 2014

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Firefox gets mobile foothold from Android preinstallation deals

Second-tier phones and tablets from Gigabyte and Kobo will have the mobile browser built in, a move that could help Mozilla's ambition of having more mobile influence.

By November 7, 2013

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Surface Mini may not show up till spring

Microsoft may not get its first Surface Mini tablet out the door until spring 2014 -- which is looking like the same time when its Windows variants may get a refresh, sources say.

By September 25, 2013

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Windows 8.1 reflects new reality for Microsoft releases

Microsoft is making the Windows sausage differently these days. And that impacts everything from how products are tested to how they're launched and updated.

By August 14, 2013

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Why Microsoft will stick with Windows RT

Is there any chance Microsoft is going to do a 180 and dump its Windows RT operating system? My bet is no, and here's why.

By August 2, 2013

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MacBook Pro declared 'best-performing' Windows laptop

A PC services company placed Apple computers in the No. 1 and No. 6 slots as the best-performing Windows laptops.

By April 24, 2013

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Windows 8 touch-screen Acer laptop, desktop up for sale

Windows 8 systems have appeared on the Home Shopping Network including a touch-screen Acer laptop.

By October 8, 2012

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The tablet jinx took down Palm and RIM. Who's next?

Both RIM and HP Palm got sidetracked trying to build a tablet and it cost them dearly. Other tech giants could face similar regrets, says TechRepublic's Jason Hiner.

By May 30, 2012

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Laptop makers: we don't care about your software

Opening your brand new laptop should be a good experience. So why are vendors ruining it by stuffing it to the gills with poor software?

By March 22, 2012

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Free crapware removal from Support.com

The tech support firm says it will remove trialware at no cost, but must get remote access to your PC.

By December 8, 2008