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Videoconferencing Gear Roundup

Computerworld's Brian Nadel shows off four videoconferencing kits that can help you communicate with employees, clients or customers more effectively.

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Windows 10 review: It's familiar, it's powerful, but the Edge browser falls short

Microsoft's Windows 10 melds the best of Windows 7 and Windows 8 into a unified experience, building its new OS upon a redefined Start menu, its Cortana digital assistant, and the powerful Task View function.

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Top 10 new features in ASP.Net 5

ASP.Net vNext makes it easier to build leaner, faster, cloud-optimized Web applications, and it lets you do so on Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X

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Field Test: Samsung Galaxy S6 active

CIO.com's Al Sacco shows you some durability features (water resistance, drop resistance) of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active, and how it differs from the company's two other S6 smartphones (the S6 and S6 Edge).

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Microsoft Word 2016 review: Finally! Much needed updates make for a better Word

Major update brings unified user interface across all platforms and excellent collaboration features. But it still isn't a feature-for-feature match with Word for Windows.

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Security suites: Choosing the best one for you

These days, security suites do more than protect you from malware -- they handle phishing, lost mobile devices and a multitude of other tasks. We find out which are appropriate for your needs.

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Review: McAfee LiveSafe offers top Windows, Android protection

McAfee LiveSafe provides users with protection for an unlimited number of devices -- and for a reasonable price. However, Apple users don't get much beyond the most basic features.

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REVIEW: Email encryption has gotten so much better, so you’d be crazy not to use it

Hushmail, Virtru, HP Voltage, Datamotion, AppRiver, ProtonMail, Tutanota offer options for protecting emails from prying eyes.

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Best tools for email encryption

The products we reviewed show good signs that encryption has finally come of age.

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Today's Lesson: Input devices; in the beginning was the keyboard ...

Punched cards, paper tape, keyboards, mice, trackpads ... but what next? And can it be righteous?

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Mobirise: A free, simple, drag and drop mobile responsive Web site builder

I just discovered a free tool called Mobirise for building mobile and responsive Web sites that is, I think, quite excellent and definitely worth checking out.

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Review: The best browsers for Android smartphones

InfoWorld compares Chrome, CM Browser, Dolphin, Firefox, InBrowser, and UC Browser on speed, features, and HTML5 support

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5 great Web sites to learn to code or upgrade your coding skills for free

Coding is no longer just for programmers and geeks -- it's a great skill for almost anyone at work. Here are five great places online to learn coding for free, or to upgrade your skills if you already code.

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Best handheld Wi-Fi test tools

Here, we review four hardware-based products that you can throw in a laptop bag and carry around with you.

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TEST: Best handheld Wi-Fi test tools

AirCheck, Yellowjacket-BANG, Wi-Spy and Pineapple Mark V offer Wi-Fi test tools for network professionals on the go.

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The Swann DriveEye Ultra dash cam: Great gadget but where's my meteor?

Dash cams are actually a very good idea no matter where you live, and Swann’s DriveEye Ultra, a 3 megapixel HD dash cam, is a product that techies will lust after.

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Zinstall: Making Windows migrations and upgrades painless (even for Windows 10!)

Zinstall has found a way to offer a Windows10 upgrade and migration service for those unlucky users priced at the same $199 that Windows 10 itself costs. Yep, Zinstall WinWin 10 includes a Windows 10 Pro license as well as performing...

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Endless: A computer the rest of the world can afford

Designed for developing economies, the Endless computer (which runs Linux) aims to deliver affordable and useful computing

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