PowerDVD 14 has no peer in playing Blu-ray and video, but it's still a tad shy of Cyberlink's espoused goal of making it the only media player you need. There are also some bugs.
Though much of what it does can be done manually and with free utilities, Winoptimizer 11 does it easier and better, brings it under one roof, and has some value-added tricks.
Basically a file copy program with some smarts, PCTransfer grabs the important stuff from your old installation and transfers it to your new one.
With two 2TB hard drives striped in RAID 0, this portable hard drive provides twice the capacity, and nearly twice the speed of single-drive products.
For considerably less that Acrobat, Phantom PDF provides all the PDF tools most users need. However, it's OCR is a step behind.
The secure USB 3.0 Aegis Padlock SSD undeniably convenient, fast, and handy, but costs more than twice as much as secure hard drive solutions.
At one-third the cost of Acrobat, you get all the standard PDF and creation features and a more intuitive interface. However, there are some 1.0 interface missteps.
SOS owns their own storage and uses your keys for encryption. It's also reasonably priced and supports you mobile devices. What's not to love?
OCZ's controller plus Toshiba's NAND equals a fast and affordable consumer SSD.
This app speaks translations in 54 languages, and Windows Phone's predictive texting and speech recognition makes it a snap to use.
Running Microsoft's Server Essentials 2012 Workgroup edition, Seagate's Business Storage Windows Server NAS box is a good fit for Windows-centric houses. But it's pricey for the features provided.
The release of a highly anticipated music application on Ubuntu Linux could be a watershed event for the free OS.
Synology updates its DiskStation Manager OS to solve a little problem with hardcoded passwords.
Cyberlink's creative suite is now available as a yearly subscription with 10GB of online storage to sweeten the deal. It's a more affordable, if not quite as advanced alternative to Adobe's Creative Cloud
Anything that makes Flash safer is good. In this case, a known exploit makes the update well worth your time.