Dooble has some nice ideas and is fast, but needs further development to be a day-to-day browser. With more polish, it could be excellent, especially with its default security settings.
Age of Fear 2 is a turn-based strategy game that with a distinctly retro feel. It has a lot of good ideas and challenging battles, but also has a lot of rough edges.
City of Steam's closed beta was yet more enjoyable than the alpha, but we're still waiting to find out when the open beta will start. You can sign up now, though, so you'll be ready.
PowerShell Plus is a straightforward, highly functional IDE for PowerShell, now released as uncrippled freeware.
Vanguard is an immense MMORPG that has languished for years due to a poor launch. Shifting to free-to-play has brought in a population surge, and it is well worth checking out.
FTP may sound old-fashioned, but it's still useful. Steed brings FTP interfaces into the current decade with an easy-to-use, clean design, and cloud storage integration.
Axon Idea Processor is a complex product with many potential uses and some frustrating flaws. Though versatile and potentially powerful, its steep learning curve and many bugs require more patience than someone buying a time-saving product is likely to have.
PhraseExpress is a text expansion/macro program that can be a great timesaver if used properly. Application-specific features are a major enhancement.
Directory Opus adds a “Light” version that is very feature-rich. At less than half the cost of the Pro version, it's worth a look for anyone who wants a better File Explorer.
World of Tanks offers a fun gaming experience that can range from the casual to the obsessive. Its frequent updates and moddability keep it fresh.
XTravo is an alternative browser that needs more unique features to make it worth switching from the tried-and-true.
Jalatext lets you open and navigate extremely large files. Although it works relatively well, at $30 it's pricey.
GS-Calc continues to refine its niche as an inexpensive spreadsheet that's not an Excel clone. This version adds pivot table support and improves usability.
In both Standard and Professional versions, Ultra Recall is a powerful, feature-rich outlining tool.
Local Website Archive Lite makes it easy to save pages.