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If you're in the business of repairing PCs, smartphones, or tablets, then these tools will help you get the job done in a fast, efficient, and safe way.
Is the PC dying? Not really. It's more to do with that users now have choice about which tools they use.
The dreaded blue screen of death is familiar to any long time Windows PC user, but Microsoft has been developing tools to keep the dreaded BSOD at bay.
Just as the stone ax gave way to one made of bronze, the Windows-powered PC must now give way to better, more customized, more refined tools.
Six great gifts for those whose job it is to keep computers to electronic devices running, or for those who like to tinker with such things.
Building a PC should be easy. Design great hardware, add an operating system and any specialized tools that your hardware needs, and delight the user. So why do some PC makers insist on screwing things up?
VMware has given further details on its upcoming VMware View 5.1 mobile device management software.
Westpac has dumped PC Tools as the antivirus product to protect its customers, picking up one of BitDefender's products instead.
Microsoft's fourth quarter was much better than expected as it rode growth in its server and tools unit, the corporate PC upgrade cycle and its business division, which features Office.
A new suite of cloud-based tools will make managing a company's computers more convenient for IT administrators, according to Microsoft
Microsoft has announced that its cloud-based PC management software, known as Intune, will be available to purchase from 23 March.The service has been available in its second beta form since July — the first beta launched in April 2010 — and provides cloud-hosted PC management tools appropriate for small-to-mid sized businesses and enterprises, the company said in a blog post on Monday.
PC operating systems, or for that matter any desktop OS, don't make good platforms for touchscreen devices. The whole keyboard/mouse paradigm doesn't translate well to being used by fingers and powered by gestures. Cursors are fine motor tools that can work with pixel precision. Our fingers are big lumps of meat that cover pixels by the acre. Can these two things be ever me melded together?
Something unexpected has happened. My iPad and iPhone have replaced my notebook PC as my desktop PC away from my desktop PC. Has this happened because the iPhone and iPad are the perfect business tools? No, it's happened thanks to the fantastic ecosystem of apps and services that have sprung up around these devices.
Nuance's Dragon speech recognition tools are well known on PC, but in the mobile world the company's probably best known for its work on extended T9. That's going to change with the arrival in the UK App Store of iPhone and iPad versions of its voice-powered Search and Dictation apps.
PC Tools Internet Security 2010 has made some important improvements in terms of efficacy, but it's still got room to grow. See what's new in this slideshow.
Will Microsoft's Windows 7 succeed where Vista failed? The new operating system offers a new graphical user interface, more reliable power management tools, and better search, but it still might not offer enough to convince PC users to buy it. ZDNet Correspondent Sumi Das talks to Larry Dignan, editor in chief of ZDNet, and Ed Bott, ZDNet's Microsoft Report blogger, about Windows 7's pros and cons.
In the interests of science, I've been dividing my time lately between a Mac running Snow Leopard and a PC running Windows 7. My goal is to gain hands-on experience with Apple's hardware and software to go with the years of experience I already have with Windows. My first challenge: assembling a suite of Mac software to replace my familiar Windows tools. With one exception, I was able to find everything I needed. Here's what I chose, and why.
In early August, some PC makers were complaining they still didn't have access to tools they needed to get Windows 7 preloaded on new systems. A month later, system builders -- smaller, custom PC makers -- still don't have access to tools like the OEM Preinstallation Kit (OPK).
PC Tools on Wednesday released iAntiVirus, that offers both real-time and scanning protection, the company said. The software is offered as a free download and $29 for an individual license.
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