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Avira Antivirus Pro 2015 review

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Avira Antivirus Pro 2015 review

Avira Antivirus Pro 2015 is an entry-level premium antivirus program for Windows, that offers parental social network monitoring and firewall on top of the usual real-time virus protection.

Avira Antivirus Pro includes download scanning, browser protection, and secure online shopping for $38.99/year. For $57.99/year, you can upgrade to Avira Internet Security Suite, which tosses in system speedup utilities, like file encryption and cleanup. For $77.99/year, you also get a driver updater which identifies and removes corrupt or outdated drivers, and helps your machine run at its peak. A full feature breakdown is available here.

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2 years ago

B&H knocks the unlocked Lumia 830 down to just $379.99

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2 years ago

The Windows 10 9926 preview build gets updated with a boatload of bug fixes

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2 years ago

Touch-based Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps now available for Windows 10 preview users

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2 years ago

FCC Chairman states outright: they plan to classify internet access as a utility

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Verizon's cutting its data plans across the board up to $10/month

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These smooth, translucent skins for Lumia 1520 are 32% off today

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The Weather Channel gives its Windows Phone app a major visual makeover

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Cortana can now predict the results of English Premier League football matches

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2 years ago

Field Goal Tournament for Windows Phone, aiming for the middle of the uprights

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Field Goal Tournament is a challenging, casual sports game that is available for Windows Phone. The premise of the Windows Phone game is, as you might guess, is to kick field goals. It may not be a full game of American Football but a fun game nonetheless.

There are two gaming modes, a variety of football stadiums to kick in and plenty of crosswinds to contend with. Available for low-memory Windows Phones, the game may not be something to sit down with for hours on end but if you are in the mood for a little pigskin action, Field Goal Tournament is a nice title to have in your Windows Phone gaming library.

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2 years ago

Game of Thrones Episode 2: The Lost Lords is now available on Xbox One

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2 years ago

Disqus for Windows Phone gets updated with site moderation and more

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2 years ago

Windows 10 for phones may come with larger, vertical live tiles

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While we're still waiting (im)patiently for the first preview builds of Windows 10 for phones to drop, the image up top might give us a sneak peek at something new. It belongs to Microsoft employee, Vesku Paananen, who tweeted and then removed it ahead of an upcoming business summit. And on the phone it looks an awful lot like a double-stacked vertical live tile.

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2 years ago

Witcher Twos-days: Watch the first episode of our new weekly Witcher 2 streaming series

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Every weekend, Windows Central streams an Xbox One game or two on Twitch for 1-2 hours and gives out free games to the cool people who join us during the stream. It's like a live podcast, only you also get to watch a game while chatting with our awesome readers and viewers!

In addition to our new regular Wednesday streams, we're kicking off an exciting new stream tonight. Every Tuesday night at 8pm Central (9pm Eastern, 6pm Pacific) from now until The Witcher 3 launches in May, we'll be playing The Witcher 2. Not only can you tune in to get acquainted with the story and world of the Witcher games, I'll also be writing a full column about the events of the previous week's stream. Even if you miss a stream, you can still catch up and follow along on the next one!

Update: The stream has ended! We finished the first chapter of the game. Come back next week for a recap, or continue reading to view the full replay video.

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2 years ago

New Microsoft ad focuses on the impact of the cloud on cancer research

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