CNET Top 5: Crapware Video
Rich DeMuro and Dan Ackerman show you how to identify and remove icons, links, and trial programs you might not need on your new PC.
As Election Day approaches, many voters across the country are still skeptical about the accuracy and efficiency of electronic voting. On this Daily Debrief, CNET chief political correspondent Declan McCullagh tells Kara Tsuboi why he prefers voting by paper and pencil, when e-voting technology will be up to snuff, and how Congress really messed this one up.
The Galaxy S4 comes with plenty of software preinstalled, but that doesn't mean you're going to use it all. Donald Bell shows you how to remove unwanted items from your sight.
The awesome CHHS percussion ensemble beating their brains out.
The Sony VAIO FZ180 is a 15-inch theater laptop that comes with a Blu-ray drive and tons of preloaded, unwanted bloatware.
In the history of CNET, these are the worst products we've seen.
AT&T let's you pay for their network holes, Chrysler puts auto manuals on DVD (and how are you supposed to use that in the car?), MySpace says it's video portal now, USB 3.0 is here, Europe gives Google a green light to sell ads to the black marketers, and when you're dead on the web, you're dead.
HP buys Palm, Apple dips its toe into the search market, and how to earn a Cub Scout badge in video gaming.
Uncle Henry stops by to celebrate Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day at the same damn time! Bridget also helps us out with the extra mushy rundown today. We'll tell our worst date stories, talk about a NY restaurant offering a fake "homemade" dinner kit that comes with a pre-dirtied apron and cookwear, and expose a really creepy heartbeat app.
The Avant Browser allows users to browse multiple Web sites simultaneously and to block all unwanted pop-up pages and Flash ads automatically. CNET Download.com's Peter Butler takes a look.