A common question facing people unpacking a new PC (or booting up a reinstall of Windows): What should I install first? These 14 apps provide a good start.
Whether you're a veteran Firefox user or just discovering its benefits, here are 40 extensions that will make the popular web browser even more useful for you.
Yes, Windows 8 is finally here. Love it or hate it, here are fifteen ways to maximize the new operating system.
Wondering what an MKV is? Fret not, as we'll explain the media "container" format while listing 10 tools designed to work with it.
Despite the fact that Windows 8 is nearing its October public release, its predecessor remains popular. Still, for those who aren't content with Windows 7's look, here are 15 ways to customize it.
Most creative work nowadays is done on a PC, whether it runs on Windows, Mac OS X, or a Linux machine. Here are 15 free tools that will unleash your inner artiste.
Finding the lowest price for what you want online may be easier than you think. Here are 15 apps for penny pinchers.
Believe it or not, VLC isn't "just" a media player. Here are 15 ways you can make the program even more useful—or just a bit more fun.
Without a doubt, YouTube is the most popular video site in the world. Here are 10 ways to make the online service even more useful for you.
Here's how you can install and uninstall Windows 8, our step-by-step guide for those who want to use Windows 8 without potentially committing to an inconvenient reformat and reinstallation of its predecessor.
Many people still see Facebook as a shallow method of sharing too much of your life. But as these 10 Timeline Apps show, sometimes information is worth sharing with others. It's not all about oversharing or lame attempts at humor, you know!
Windows Phone 7 may not have achieved the momentum Microsoft was expecting, but the Zune Store still features numerous gems that make the case for the platform. Like these 35 free apps.
Much has been said about the internet as a facilitator of scalable social interaction. But social networking really took off when it became available on smartphones and tablets. Here are 15 apps that exemplify this trend.
The information you store on your computer not only represents hours of hard work, but business and personal secrets as well. Here are thirteen free utilities that—with proper use—will keep your data secure.
Many websites collect information on what you do online, even without your knowledge or permission. Here are 16 programs that help you protect your privacy on the internet. Best of all, they're free!
We've experienced the horror of a missing file. Luckily, we found 11 good options to help you make sure that important term paper, report, or document will remain safe and sound.
BlackBerry users, have you used up all of your disposable income on your new smartphone? Fear not: here are 30 recommended apps that will prove useful. Better yet, they're all free!
A slow PC wastes your time more than you think. Add up all those lost seconds, and you could be looking at hours or even days of lost productivity and gaming time. Here are 12 programs that keep your Windows PC running fast.
Ready to waste time with your Windows Phone 7 device? Here are twenty games that have proven their worth over the relatively short lifespan of Microsoft's latest mobile platform.
Got an iPad 2? You're in good hands. Here are twenty apps that will make you happy about your investment in the popular tablet PC.
BlackBerrys are more than one-dimensional business tools. Here are 20 top downloadable games for users who want to blow off some steam.
Got a new Windows Phone 7 gadget? How can you use it to maximize your academic experience? Here are twenty suggestions to get you started.
Apple posted a list of the most popular downloads for its mobile gadgets since 2008. Here are the top free and paid apps for the iPad.