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I don't use anti-virus software. Am I nuts?

Maybe I'm courting disaster, but my cheapskate approach to security has paid off so far. Here's my secret.

By June 25, 2014

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Meet Microsoft's new anime IE 'it' girl, Inori Aizawa

The new anime personification of Internet Explorer is a sassy girl who fights robots, dresses like a sexy otaku girl, and pets her cat while surfing the Net.

By November 7, 2013

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Leak confirms WebGL, SPDY for IE11

On the eve of Microsoft Build 2013, leaked details on Windows 8.1's Internet Explorer 11 confirm that the browser will support next-gen Web technology, including Google's SPDY protocol.

By June 25, 2013

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Microsoft bombs another security test

AV-Test.org's latest security-suite efficacy test fails Microsoft Security Essentials -- for the second time in a row. This time, though, it's not alone.

By January 16, 2013

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How to make Windows 8 look like Windows 7

We reveal how to water down or ignore some of Windows 8's more controversial features and restore functionality you thought had vanished.

By October 27, 2012

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Three not so simple but necessary security tips

It should be easier to block Flash cookies, enable security settings in your browser, and rate your Facebook profile's privacy. Follow these steps to accomplish all three essential safety measures.

By October 15, 2012

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Windows Phone 8 OS opens up to multicore processors, NFC

Microsoft's young smartphone operating system promises to grow up with Windows Phone 8.

By June 20, 2012

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Microsoft clears some fog over its new ecosystem

With today's announcement of Windows Phone 8, Microsoft shows off what the future of Windows will be. Still clouded in mystery is whether people will actually want it, so vote in our poll here and let us know what you think.

By June 20, 2012

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Windows 8 beta: Hands-on with Microsoft's tablet-friendly OS

Is the love Windows 8 clearly wants too late to save Microsoft? Its first beta is eminently touchable, definitely social, and maybe just a bit sexy--but no shoo-in as belle of the ball.

By February 29, 2012

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Microsoft page says IE more secure than rival browsers

A new Microsoft page that tests browser security has not surprisingly dubbed IE9 as the most secure browser, with rivals Firefox and Google Chrome not scoring as well.

By October 12, 2011