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AV-Comparatives' anti-phishing results for 2017 put Avast, Bitdefender, Fortinet, and Kaspersky on top

AV-Comparatives recently released some test results for 2017 looking at the best protection for phishing, parental control, and the effectiveness of free vs. paid software.

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Crimson ReLive 17.7.2 is a massive, feature-filled update for AMD's Radeon Software

AMD's Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.7.2 update adds Enhanced Sync while boosting Radeon Chill, game streaming, WattMan, and more.

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Adobe Flash will die by 2020, Adobe and browser makers say

Adobe plans to phase out its venerable Flash Player by 2020, and browser makers will act even faster to get rid of it.

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Microsoft will save Microsoft Paint, making it a downloadable app

Microsoft reportedly says that Microsoft Paint will become a downloadable Store app, letting Windows 10 users continue to use the beloved drawing app if they so wish.

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Newegg is selling Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for $16

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is a pretty fun game, and today the PC version is available at a great price from Newegg.

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Steam Summer Sale 2017 encore: The best PC game deals you don't want to miss

We've rounded up the best Steam Summer Sale deals we could find. Its end is nigh.

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How to remove ransomware: Use this battle plan to fight back

Ransomware has exploded onto the PC, including the recent Petya and NotPetya outbreak. We'll show you what to do to avoid it, remove it, and—if necessary—even negotiate with its authors.

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Steam Summer Sale gems: 20 great games under $5

These 2017 Steam Summer Sale deals dole out great PC games for under $5 a pop.

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How to share your DRM-free ebooks with Calibre

Calibre 3.0 ebook management software has all kinds of little tricks including the ability to set up an ebook server on your home network.

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Why Microsoft's ARM-based Windows 10 laptops still have a lot to prove

Asus, HP, and Lenovo plan to bring Windows 10 to devices running on ARM Snapdragon processors. But the future devices have a lot to prove.

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9 supremely useful PC productivity programs

These free and low-cost Windows programs will improve your desktop experience and boost your productivity. What are you waiting for? Go get 'em.

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Microsoft shows the power of its Pen with a new Whiteboard app and other upgrades

Microsoft wants you to use Windows 10's inking talents every day. That's why it's offering a collection of pens that will roam with you, and coming later, the Whiteboard collaborative app.

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Wanawiki is the WannaCry fix that might save affected PCs—if you work fast

A new tool, calleed wanawiki, helps defeat the WannaCry ransomware on older Windows PCs by reconstructing the unlock key.

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SAP seeks to speed analytics with AI technology

SAP wants to speed up how analytics adapt to change. It's doing that by embedding SAP Predictive Analytics' machine learning capabilities in S/4Hana.

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Apple's iTunes is coming to the Windows Store

Apple's iTunes is joining Spotify in Microsoft's Windows Store.