Sarah Jacobsson Purewal

Sarah is a freelance writer and editor based in Los Angeles. She has a love/hate relationship with social media and a bad habit of describing technology as "sexy."

Great Google apps you didn't know you needed

Kaspersky Internet Security 2013: Good protection, advanced settings (minus the jargon)

Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 ($60 for one year and three PCs, as of 12/19/12) is a solid antimalware suite that provides admirable protection and an excellent settings interface. This program looks a little different from the...

Avira Internet Security 2013: Competent but confusing

Avira Internet Security 2013 is an acceptable antivirus program--if you happen to be an expert in security jargon and working your way through a somewhat unfriendly user interface. This particular security suite passed our tests...

Bitdefender Internet Security 2013: Excellent protection, user-friendly interface

Bitdefender Internet Security 2013 ($70 for one year and three PCs, as of 12/19/12) may just be everything that you'd want in a security suite. This program, which earned the highest rating in both our real-world attack test and our...

G Data InternetSecurity 2013 Review: Excellent protection, but a terrible user interface

G Data InternetSecurity 2013 ($35 for one year, as of 12/19/12) is a comprehensive security suite with an excellent protection record: It blocked, detected, and disabled all of the malicious files we threw at it, and cleaned up 80...

McAfee Internet Security 2013 Review: Proficient antimalware, super-quick installation

McAfee Internet Security 2013 ($40 for one year of protection on up to 3 computers, as of 12/19/12) didn't manage top marks in our security suite tests, but it's still a fairly proficient antimalware program that will keep you...

F-Secure Internet Security 2013: First-rate protection and usability has a small performance price

F-Secure Internet Security 2013 (about $73 for one year and one computer, as of 12/19/12) came in first in several of our malware detection, blocking, and removal tests. It successfully blocked attacks, detected and disabled...

AVG Internet Security 2013 Review: Adequate antivirus program gets a makeover

AVG has given its Internet Security suite a makeover for the new year. AVG Internet Security 2013 ($55 for one year, as of 12/17/12) now has a pretty, Windows 8-style tiled interface, complete with large, colorful buttons that are...

Ford signs deal with app makers to pipe content and navigation tools to drivers

New apps to look forward to in your SYNC AppLink-connected car.

15 useful Android widgets

15 useful Android widgets

Looking to spruce up your Android home screen? Check out this collection of widgets for device control, data-use monitoring, news, weather, sports and more.

The Most Annoying Android Apps

Not all Android apps are created equal, and most are far from perfect.

Apple Developing Flashback Malware Removal Tool

Apple is in the process of developing a tool that will detect and remove the Flashback virus from infected Macs, the company revealed Tuesday.

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