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Trend Micro Maximum Security review: A great security suite, but the privacy protection features need work

Trend Micro Maximum Security is a solid antivirus suite with a few privacy features that need an upgrade.

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Bullguard Premium Protection review: A solid security suite that likes to bark

Bullguard Premium Protection can do a good job at protecting your PC, but mid-range PCs may see a performance drop under heavy loads.

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Best web browsers 2018: Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera go head-to-head

We take a look at the performance and features of the big four internet browsers to see which one will serve you best.

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LifeFlix 2.5 review: Your old Mini-DV camcorder’s new best friend

LifeFlix makes it easy to import Mini-DV tapes from your camcorder to QuickTime movies for digital archiving, or quickly create MP4 movies to share online.

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Office 365: A guide to the updates

Get the latest info on feature, bug fix and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1805 (Build 9330.2118), released June 12, 2018.

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Microsoft previews Office 2019 for Mac

The beta of Office 2019 for Mac is meant for volume license customers who intend to run the 'perpetual' version of the suite, not Office 365 subscribers.

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Chrome OS: Tips, tools, and other Chromebook intelligence

Your one-stop source for Chrome OS advice, insight, and analysis — from someone who's covered Chromebooks closely since the start.

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Fitbit’s Ace tracker for kids could be the ultimate weapon in the fight against smartphone addiction

Fitbit's first fitness tracker for kids, the Ace, is now available for $99.

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1Password 7 for Mac review: Password manager with small improvements that add up

It’s not an overhaul for what is already a robust and competently designed approach, but the touchups and additions move the product along.

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Ready for more secure authentication? Try these password alternatives and enhancements

Password-only authentication is dead. Combine passwords with multifactor authentication, social login, biometrics, or risk-based authentication to better protect users and your reputation.

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VPNhub Premium review: Pornhub's new VPN service needs to work out the kinks

VPNhub has fair speeds and a good desktop app for Windows, but the privacy policy isn't great and there are better options if you're looking for anonymity.

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Ulysses 13 review for Mac and iOS: The best Mac minimalist text editor gets even better

Ulysses has long been a dream app for writers, but new support for deadlines and coders make it even better.

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MSI's App Player is the Cheater Mode you need to make mobile gamers feel bad

Gordon finds a dark purpose for MSI's App Player at Computex 2018: Play mobile games virtually on your PC, and crush the suckers playing on their stupid phones.

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Screen Time in iOS 12 shows how badly the iPad needs user accounts

Earth to Apple: A lot of families share a single iPad. But the cool new Screen Time feature only works as intended if everyone has his or her own device.

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from May 2018

Massive role-playing adventures and quirky, offbeat picks lead May's Mac offerings.

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Are regulations keeping you from using good passwords?

Most companies are using password "best practices" that are out of date and ineffective. Regulations are getting in the way of changing them.

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Tweetbot 3 for macOS review: Twitter app pushes forward in usefulness and design

A new release of third-party Twitter client Tweetbot for macOS offers compelling features, but there’s a countdown clock for some elements that Twitter might limit.

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Nightingale Premium Edition review: This sleep system blankets you in soothing sound

White noise and nature sounds are specifically tuned to the acoustics of your bedroom to mask disruptive noises.

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