We're big fans of PC Tools Internet Security's ThreatFire component, and the overall toolset that PC Tools provides is robust, but the suite could be both faster and easier to use.
Until this recent release, Spyware Doctor was one of the better antispyware choices. Nettlesome glitches and a low rate of spyware removal, however, keep us from recommending Spyware Doctor 5 for now.
Spyware Doctor is easy to use and fast, and it detects and removes an impressive variety of malware.
D7 isn't trying to be pretty. This monster of a tool has one goal: put every troubleshooting tool you'll need in one centralized location. Functions include malware scanning, file recovery, and general PC tweaks.
We all know that turning off electronics when they're not in use saves energy. But how do you turn off a laptop's monitor without shutting down the computer? It's as simple as GreenMoni, and Veronica has all the details on today's Tekzilla Daily.
The software giant debuts Intune, a Web-based service meant to help businesses manage their stable of Windows PCs.
New software and service is geared to help publishers transform magazines into interactive apps. Along with Ideas and Journal, it shows Adobe's growing tablet awareness.
Tablets, smartphones, and TVs--oh my! At its Max conference, Adobe will show off results of work to retool its products for computing devices beyond just personal computers.
For a total cost of zero, you can score basic tools for editing video, ripping DVDs, and migrating to a new PC. Plus: two bonus deals!
Originally developed for the Xbox, Microsoft now has a Windows version of Kodu--a tool for letting preteens create their own code.