Monthly Archives: August 2013

How to clean and secure your browser like a pro

The Internet runs on ads, but when you see them in your browser, your first instinct should be to run the other way—fast. The lion’s share of the Internet is wallpapered with tacky ads that invite you to “Lose 15 … Continue reading

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Deep inside Windows 8.1’s hidden new features

After months of teasing and torture, the Windows 8.1 Developer Preview is finally here, ready to deliver us from many of Windows 8’s glaring flaws. You’ve no doubt already heard about Windows 8.1’s biggest new features: The Start button is … Continue reading

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‘Start’ button devs say Windows 8.1 doesn’t put them out of business

When Microsoft added support for the revamped Start page into Windows 8.1, that eliminated the need for dedicated third-party Start menus, right? Wrong, say developers like Stardock, Classic Shell, and others.Perhaps not surprisingly, the third-party devs say there’s still a … Continue reading

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