26 Results for

shovelware

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Rage: I hate Shovelware

See why this CNET user hates Shovelware.

May 21, 2008

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Rage: I hate Shovelware

I rant about what I call Shovelware, you know, the extra junk that PC mfr's install on your PC that you don't need or want.

May 21, 2008

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On shovelware: A rant

HP and many other PC manufacturers preload largely useless apps on the systems they sell.

By July 12, 2007

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Get a huge Square Enix game bundle for $15

From older titles like Thief Gold to recent hits like Deus Ex: Human Revolution Director's Cut, this massive collection is too good to pass up.

By July 31, 2014

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WPS Office: The best free office suite since Kingsoft

Surprise! It IS Kingsoft Office, just with a new name, new features, and plenty of other goodies designed to make you forget Microsoft's suite.

By August 15, 2014

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Get a free office suite, help charity

When you download SoftMaker FreeOffice for Windows or Linux, the developer will make a donation to betterplace.org. What's not to like?

By December 12, 2012

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Root your Nook tablet for as little as $9.99

At half the price of competing options, AndroidForNook gives you the full Android experience on the cheap.

By March 4, 2013

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Three mistakes I made with my last laptop

Shopping for a new portable PC? I bought one not long ago, and there are three things I wish I'd done differently. Don't make the same mistakes.

By July 6, 2012

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RootMyNook vs. N2A Cards: Battle of the Nook-to-Android cards

These two products give you a plug-and-play solution for turning your Nook HD or HD+ into a full-blown Android Jelly Bean tablet. Which one works best?

By February 22, 2013

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Microsoft Windows 8.1

If you're a dedicated Windows 8 hater, the update to Windows 8.1 isn't going to change your mind. For everyone else, this collection of tweaks, fixes, and new features is useful, but everything here should have shipped in the original version last year.

October 17, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 17, 2013