Feature-packed: LiveSafe is a hefty 170MB, but that's no surprise, given its many features. These include antivirus, spyware, and home-network protection, as well as a built-in firewall. Cross-device protection is available for both Android and iOS.
Beyond malware: McAfee has also packed in storage and management tools, including a password manager, a device-management console, and protective measures against phishing attacks.
Multiplatform: Once installed properly, SafeKey works across browsers, provided you have the extension installed.
Fragmentation: McAfee offers separate services and experiences without many breadcrumbs to inform users of other services' existence. Device management could have been integrated … Read more
You might have been taken ill recently trying to get the government's health care Web site to work.
Healthcare.gov appears to have been created by a drunken cabal of Borat, his favorite three Kazakhs, and your uncle Bob who knows everything there is to know about cars.
It was inevitable that those with a healthy sense of self-worth at "Saturday Night Live" might offer their own view of the situation.
As it turned out, they decided to offer technical help.
Kate McKinnon, portraying Secretary of Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, offered some useful tips on how to … Read more
Apple will live stream today's launch event, during which the company is expected to unveil the new iPads and a host of other updates.
The stream will air on Apple TVs, according to MacRumors, which said that some of its readers noted the return of the "Apple Events" channel. Apple will also stream the event via its Web site, though you can only view it via Safari 4 or later on a Mac running OS X 10.6 or later or an iOS device running iOS 4.2 or later.
The event will kick off at 10 … Read more
Microsoft's making a limited-time program that gives paid Xbox Live subscribers free games an ongoing fixture of its online service.
The company announced the news in a blog post on Friday, adding that its users have spent more than 120 million hours playing the games it's given out as freebies.
The "Games with Gold" program was launched at E3 earlier this year, and was set to run through the end of December. Its introduction was seen as a response to Sony's paid PlayStation Plus program, which also gives users free downloads of certain titles that … Read more
Halo 3 is free, at least if you're an Xbox Live Gold member.
From October 16 until October 31, Xbox Live Gold subscribers can download the game for free as part of Microsoft's "Games for Gold" program. The new program is an attempt to lure in more Xbox Live Gold subscriptions by offering two free games per month. New titles pop up on the 1st and 16th of each month.
Oh, look, this shutdown's not a big deal, is it?
We can do without a few national parks for a while. It'll let the grass grow and the animals run wild without interruptions from humans.
And then there's NASA. Honestly, is it really necessary? Space? We've been there. We've done that.
NBC's "Saturday Night Live" isn't quite so convinced. So it wondered what would have happened had the troubling events of "Gravity" occurred during, say, the government shutdown.… Read more
MTV is betting Twitter hasn't exhausted a fervor for Miley Cyrus yet.
After the singer's provocative performance at the Video Music Awards had Twitter in a tizzy, MTV is leveraging the star's social presence to drive more people to its MTV app.
After broadcasting a 60-minute documentary about Cyrus Wednesday night, MTV said it would release two clips from an extended 90-minute version of the film "Miley: The Movement" ahead of its slated airtime Sunday -- provided enough fans tweet the hashtag #UnlockMiley.
The catch is that the clips will only be available through the … Read more
Fisheye Camera Live gives your photos the classic fisheye effect, but suffers from performance issues on some Android devices. With Android 4.0, we found that the app randomly crashes and freezes, especially if you're trying to run another app alongside it. If you can get past these glitches, though, you'll get the pictures you want.
Fisheye Camera Live makes your smartphone's camera look like it has a fisheye lens attached to it. That means the middle of the camera will be incredibly zoomed in while the rest won't. The application offers three different lens simulations … Read more
Xbox One owners will be challenged to shed pounds and build muscles with a new online workout program dubbed Xbox Fitness.
Available exclusively for the Xbox One, Xbox Fitness will work in tandem with the Kinect to check out your vitals and monitor your progress. It can examine your heart rate, measure your muscles, and evaluate your performance. The goal is to get you in shape through a series of interactive workout videos.
The videos feature such fitness gurus as Jillian Michaels, Tracy Anderson, Tony Horton of Beachbody P90X fame, and Insanity's Shaun T.
"What makes Xbox Fitness … Read more