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Ultimate guide to Linux desktop environments

A compilation of one Linux expert's adventures with 10 desktop environments.

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Bad with names? 2 Android apps try to help

Many of us have trouble relating faces to names -- which can be disastrous in a business situation. Two Android apps -- Humin and Social Recall -- try to help with that.

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First look: The new Moto E -- a better, still affordable phone

Motorola's new Moto E, the discount version of its Moto X smartphone, adds a front-facing camera, additional storage, a larger display and Android Lollipop.

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Desktop virtualization review: VMware Workstation vs. Oracle VirtualBox

VMware Workstation 11 has the edge in performance and polish, while VirtualBox 2.3.20 leads in platform support and price.

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New weapons offer hope against advanced cyber-attacks

Traffic monitoring tools from Damballa, Lanscope, LightCyber can detect hidden malware.

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Review: HP's Moonshot is flexible, manageable, amazing

HP's cartridge-based, hyperscale computing system brings significant server power and high efficiency to a variety of workloads.

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Two OSes in one: DuOS-M puts Android on your Windows device

Want to run Android apps on a Windows tablet or PC? Nothing easier with DuOS-M, a new application that lets you run a complete version of Android without any muss or fuss.

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4 free network monitoring tools to keep you in the know

Zabbix edges Icinga in test of open source network monitoring software packages.

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Tintri VMstore review: Fast as flash, cheap as disk

Tintri's hybrid array delivers superfast storage and supersimple storage management for virtual machines.

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Hands on: Joomla tries a CMS for non-developers

Open-source CMS Joomla.com is now available as a hosting platform for new users. It offers a wide variety of options -- perhaps more than most newbies can handle.

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Windows 10 deep-dive review: Finally, a unified operating system

The January 2015 technical preview of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 10 OS offers a more natural interface, a cool digital assistant and lots of potential.

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Review: Appery.io combines mobile app builder with back-end services

The Appery.io online mobile development platform crosses categories, but support for native apps and offline operation is lacking

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6 DNS services protect against malware and other unwanted content

A good DNS service can protect users from a variety of unwanted Web intruders, including phishing sites and botnets. We look at six of them.

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8 Wi-Fi mistakes to avoid

Wi-Fi is great when it works right -- and when it’s secure. Although setting up Wi-Fi can seem straightforward, there are many complexities.

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Dell Venue 8 7000 vs. Nexus 9: Which Android tablet is right for you?

Two noteworthy Android tablets -- both in the 8-in. range, both $400. So which should you get?

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Dell Venue 8 7000 review: A distinctive and premium Android tablet

With its striking design, premium materials and stellar display, Dell's Venue 8 7000 isn't your average Android tablet.

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Review: IBM Bluemix bulks up Cloud Foundry

IBM's full-featured PaaS wows with Watson and an amazing array of services, but many are not yet ready for prime time.

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SUSE Linux 12 challenges Red Hat

It’s been more than five years since SUSE delivered a full release of its Enterprise Linux software, and a lot has happened to the company during that time.

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