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Online meeting service offers basic tools, but also a clunky interface and a few bugs.

LotusLive Meetings

IBM's online conferencing service takes care of the basics, but it's missing several features its competitors offer.


While Livecage offers a range of online broadcasting and conferencing tools, the service lacks cohesion and polish. If you’re looking to sell videos, you might persevere though the slap-dash interface. But for media sharing and online conferencing, most users will want to look elsewhere.

Cisco WebEx

Need to have a meeting? Don't want to fly everyone to the same place? WebEx offers just about every online conferencing tool you could want.

Fuze Box Fuze Meeting

An online conferencing service that specializes in delivering high-resolution files quickly.

Citrix GoToMeeting

Online conferencing service fine for simple meetings, but lacks some more advanced features.

Fact or fiction? 8 HDTV claims demystified

There are a cavalcade of claims about HDTVs, some of which were true for first-generation sets but have little relevance to today’s buyers, some of remain valid, and some of which were never true. Here's a dose of reality to separate the fact from the fiction.

Hands on with USAA's iPhone check deposits

USAA has updated its free iPhone app, adding the ability to deposit checks with just an iPhone camera. PC World's Zack Stern takes the new feature out for a test spin.

Wolfram Alpha research secrets

You have to think differently to begin tapping into the abilities of the Wolfram Alpha computational knowledge engine. PC World's Zack Stern offers some tips on how to get started with this new kind of comparison engine.

Put an end to cell-phone spam

PC World tackles the topic of eliminating spam on your cell phone, whether it’s from text messages, e-mail, or sales calls.

More killer Windows programs

While Office 2007 is probably the top Windows app for Mac users, it’s not the only one you may want or need. Here are seven other reasons to install Windows on a Mac.