24 Results for

shovelware

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On shovelware: A rant

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

By Jul. 12, 2007

Video

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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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 Dec. 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 Mar. 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 Jul. 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 Feb. 22, 2013

Review

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.

By Oct. 17, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Oct. 17, 2013
Editors' Take

HP Compaq cq50-139wm

By Nov. 10, 2008

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Maingear goes mainstream with the Dash

Maingear announces the Dash Friends and Family PC

By Oct. 24, 2007