Mark HachmanSenior Editor, PCWorld

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New Outlook for Android, iOS wipes the app, not the phone

Microsoft's new version of Outlook for Android and iOS adds a PIN lock and isolates email, leaving the rest of your phone intact.

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Which wireless carrier is best for you? Verizon, probably, but check for yourself

RootMetrics' latest survey lets you look at nationwide and local performance of the four major wireless carriers. But the results may vary, naturally, depending on where you live.

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Bop.fm delivers almost ad-free, a la carte music streaming on the go

It may sound too good to be true, but startup Bop.fm says their music aggregation service for Apple iOS can pull in the best of what other paid services have to offer.

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Autodesk entices schools and students with free, renewable three-year licenses

A free offer to use products like AutoCAD, 3ds Max, and Maya should excite art and design schools, and that's just what Autodesk wants.

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Google YouTube Music Key one-ups streaming music services by adding videos

Google now gives you something other streaming music services can't provide: access to music videos and streaming music, even offline. Meet YouTube Music Key, a beta subscription service Google launched Wednesday.

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Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard hands-on: Solid, but not quite universal

How can you call a keyboard universal if it doesn't work with Windows Phone? Microsoft's Universal Mobile Keyboard can't quite answer that question.

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Microsoft says new Office for Mac due in 2015, unveils new Outlook app

At long last, Microsoft is readying the new version of Office for the Mac, which will ship...late next year. But you can get a sneak peek at it with a new version of Outlook.

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Logitech debuts Surface-like keyboard for the iPad

Logitech's Keys-to-Go keyboard looks a lot like the Microsoft Surface Touch Cover, but smaller.

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Apple's Mac mini finally updated, starting price dropped by $100

Apple refreshes its "most energy efficient desktop computer," the Mac mini.

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The Skype Qik messaging app follows trends from video chat to spontaneous deletion

Messaging apps are multiplying and mutating rapidly. With Skype Qik, Microsoft's joining the trend, featuring self-destructing video messages that can be shared and reacted to.

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Microsoft updates Skype for Windows, Mac with new chat interface

Microsoft's Skype app has received a facelift that makes it look more like Windows Phone--which may or not be a good thing. The new app is available as a preview for Windows, and version 7.0 for the Mac.

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Having problems connecting your Belkin router to the Internet? (They're fixed)

An unknown flaw has caused many older Belkin routers to refuse to connect to the Internet, which has caused Belkin to recommend connecting to a specific DNS server.

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Evernote everywhere? New collaboration tools hope to take over your workday with Work Chat, Context

Evernote, with its new Work Chat messaging app and Context research tool, hopes to turn plain old chat into an enhanced communication medium. Whether these new features will woo workers away from established competition is a very open question.

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Desktop PCs aren't bad, but Americans love TVs (and Apple!) the most

The latest American Customer Satisfaction Index report finds that U.S. consumers overwhelmingly love their TVs, Apple, and yes, their comfy old desktop PCs. But America's fascination with computing devices in general is waning a bit.

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Talko looks like a solution to the problem that iOS 8's Messages has already solved

Software titan Ray Ozzie's new app offers live calling, but there's little else to distinguish this messaging app from what the iPhone already does natively.