All posts tagged "Software"

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    Quicken Deluxe 2010 Review

    With Quicken 2010, Intuit strives to make its flagship money management application easier to navigate and simpler to set up, thanks to spruced-up visuals and a refreshed start-up wizard. Although already a solid balance-keeper and financial assistant in previous versions, Quicken 2010 adds a few new features to visualize your monthly budget...

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    Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Review

    Like many in the security industry are doing, Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 leverages anonymous data from its customer base to create a behavioral engine to further strengthen security safeguards. The new version also introduces several useful ancillary tools, including a sandboxing feature for running programs with a significantly reduced risk, and an...

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    Eset Smart Security 4 Review

    Eset Smart Security 4, a security program starting at $59.99 for one user license ($69.99 for three, $94.99 for four) does three things superbly: it offers a foolproof interface, plenty of manual controls, and a lightweight design. The problem is, for that kind of money you can choose from a spate of...

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    Trend Micro Internet Security Pro Review

    In an increasingly crowded market full of all-in-one security suites, Trend Micro’s Internet Security Pro manages to give users almost everything they could want: low performance impact, detailed parental controls, and even mobile device protection. The only thing missing is a clean user interface, at least compared to sleeker programs like Symantec...

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    ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2010 Review

    When it comes to security suites, the keyword is balance. These programs have to juggle anti-virus and anti-spyware scanning with PC tuneup tools, online backup, and parental controls, and swath it in an easy-to-use interface that still offers more advanced control for people who want it. Oh, and it can’t interfere with...

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    McAfee Total Protection 2009 Review

    As the second-best selling security software in the country (behind Symantec), McAfee is a well-established brand when it comes to keeping your PC secure from viruses, malware, and, let’s face it, reckless Web surfing habits. But compared to the competition, McAfee’s security suite, Total Protection 2009, is a bit rough around the...

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    Slysoft – AnyDVD and DVDclone Mobile Review

    I travel a ton. I sometime take very long trips. During these trips I like to watch movies, TV shows from DVD and of course home movies. I really hate to take my origonal DVD media with me as I might lose them or damage them. I also like to watch my...

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    Sapien Technologies- Powershell Training Review

    The new rage in administrative capabilities from Microsoft is PowerShell. Now Microsoft has done something very good here. PowerShell is VERY powerful yet very easy to use. Now how does one get up to speed quickly with PowerShell? I have used many Computer Based Training (CBT’s) programs in my career. Sapien PowerShell...

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    Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard Review

    Adobe Acrobat 9 Standard is one of the latest updates in the long line of Adobe Acrobat software. This program is a necessity when dealing with PDF creation, but it’s had a long line of quirky, buggy, bulky, behavior. While some new things have been brought to the table, there are still...

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    Sapien Technologies – Primal Script 2009

    As I previously indicated in another article Microsoft Powershell is a very powerful well thought of new scripting language that borders on being a powerful programming language. This new programming utility is VERY powerful yet easy to use. The issue with scripting laguages is the lack of full featured applications to help you...

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    GFI Mail Essentials and Mail Security Review

    Email Protection Mega Style – GFI Mail Essentials and Mail Security  Mail protection is a full time job.  We set out to protect our Exchange server from viruses, spam, phishing etc. We wanted an easy solution that is fully integrated and seamless to our users. Enter GFI and their Mail Security and...

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    LogMeIn Central Review

    Midway through testing LogMeIn Central, it occurred to me how many more customers I could have supported (and more money I could have made) in a small IT consulting business I ran years ago, if I had a tool like this. LogMeIn Central is a Web-based management solution for remotely accessing and...