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Windows Vista Home Basic is essentially warmed-over Windows XP, Windows XP SP3. If you're currently happy with Windows XP SP2, we see no compelling reason to upgrade. On the other hand, if you need a new computer right now, Windows Vista is stable enough for everyday use.
Ensure that a menu command is targeted by a custom keyboard shortcut even if two or more commands have the same name within a given application.
Home security options are evolving rapidly, but SimpliSafe is one of our current favorites. If you want a comprehensive, easy-to-use system that features live monitoring, you'll have a hard time finding a better option at a better price.
Want to add shortcuts and previews for many Google services to your Chrome toolbar without it becoming too crowded? Check out this Chrome extension that keeps everything in a neat menu.
Keyboard shortcuts are faster, more efficient, and easier on your hands. Start breezing through Google+ notifications by memorizing this list.
The menu bar in OS X has some customization options, plus an easy fix when the menu bar hangs and prevents the clock or other menus from being accessible.
Iris charges $10 per month for full system functionality, making it difficult to recommend over fee-free competitors like SmartThings, iSmartAlarm, or Insteon.
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You can optimize how you use iTunes 11 by using various keyboard shortcuts available in the program.
Click here for everything you need to know about Microsoft's new Windows 8.1 -- featuring the return of the Start menu.
If you're just looking for a simple "set and forget" countertop cooker, there's no reason to spend this much. Still, with unique functions like searing and steam baking, creative home chefs will love having the Ninja in their culinary arsenal.