Andrew BrandtPCWorld

Time to Give Java the Boot?

Analysis: The programming language has become one of the weakest links in a PC’s and Mac's defenses against external threats, and is slowly -- and rightly -- being abandoned.

Free and Easy Backup With SyncToy

Create and maintain regular, up-to-date backups of critical files with Microsoft's great, free tool.

What's Up in Downloads? Latest Five Reviews: Mind Maps, Diff Tool, Free Game

Our reviewers mapped their minds, geeked out with a differential program, and got lost in an immersive space game.

Make Short Work of File Comparisons With ExamDiff Pro

Compare the contents of a wide range of file types, merge changes, and generate diff reports with ExamDiff Pro.

SoundTaxi Professional

Easily convert any music files to MP3, AAC (M4A), WMA or WAV formats. 50x conversion speed. SoundTaxi Professional is very easy to install and has a simple user interface. With just a few mouse clicks you can enjoy all your music on iPod, any other MP3 player, CD player, mobile phone or PC - without any restrictions.

Stoik Video Enhancer: Good Idea, Poor Implementation

Turn mobile phone video into something approaching camcorder-quality (or fill your hard drive trying).

Mezzmo

Mezzmo is a fully featured DLNA media server that lets you stream all your music, photos and movies on your computer from your TV, home theater, games consoles and digital media appliances.Works with the latest TVs, PS3, Xbox 360 and all popular digital media appliances. Start streaming in minutes!