Soluto's commercial service is much cheaper than the competition, but its remote control feature is not quite there yet.
Web-based RSS reader NewsBlur is one man's labor of love, but has features and polish that many established players could envy.
With its wide selection of paintbrushes and textured papers, sophisticated natural media simulation, and accessible interface, ArtRage is a compelling option for both budding and established digital painters.
Dragon Notes bills itself as a sticky-note app with voice recognition, but really, it's little more than a demo for Nuance's voice recognition prowess.
With snappy previews that treat Modern apps as first-class citizens and clever window tiles, there's a lot to like in Emcee. Sadly, a couple of critical shortcomings keep it from becoming a truly useful everyday tool.
Whether you enjoy controlling the fates of countless Sims or driving a truck across Europe, you can be sure there's an excellent simulator out there in which to hone your skills.
A hefty feature list makes not a high-quality product. The devil is in the details, as Ashampoo Photo Commander 11 shows.
Enthuse.me lacks themes and visual customization options, but lets you put up an elegant page showcasing your work in a cinch.
Space combat sim Strike Suit Zero lets you transform your fighter ship into a giant space robot. If you've been watching Pacific Rim trailers obsessively, this is the game for you.
From keyboard shortcuts to inbox managers, these handy Chrome extensions make a good email program even better.
Highly acclaimed, heavily moddable FreeSpace 2 is a sim game that deserved a better reality. At least it's still available and inexpensive.
Despite gorgeous graphics and a long history, it's easy to understand how Microsoft Flight reached its final destination.
This surprising game makes driving a truck a whole lot of fun. Great-looking and customizable, Euro Truck Simulator 2 is one title you won't want to say "negatory" to.
With instant preview, custom CSS, and hotkeys for many Markdown features, MarkdownPad makes composing text for the Web easy, simple, and fun.
This handy Chrome extension allows you to read, reply or delete emails without ever having to open the Gmail web page.