DivX Plus Software works well as a desktop media player, but does much more than that. It handles video conversion and file transfers with ease, and works as a DLNA server, too.
Unroll.me shows promise in bringing order to your email, but this beta is still a bit rough around the edges. It works on Gmail, Google Apps, and Yahoo mail.
Experian, best known for issuing credit reports, fights identify theft with this service. It requires investment of both time and money ($16 per month).
Whether you're trying to create a fun, casual compilation of your favorite photos, or a slick, sophisticated slideshow, we have the tools for you. Each one offers a free option, but you definitely get more when you pay.
This easy-to-use, Web-based slideshow tool lets you share your photos and helps you discover those shared by others. Unfortunately, its lack of functional support for any photo service but Picasa limits its usefulness.
Web-based app PhotoSnack lets you create and share slick slideshows, but brands them all with a watermark unless you pay.
Greenshot is so easy to use, it will have you wondering why you'd ever pay for a screen capture utility.
Smilebox is as fun and friendly as the name suggests. The free version of this slideshow creator is very limited, though; if you want to do much with it, you'll need to spring for the $40/year subscription.
Heyo Social offers an inexpensive and (mostly) easy way to add tabs to your Facebook fan pages. The tools are a little finicky, but the results look professional.
Sparkbooth turns your laptop and Webcam into your own personal photo booth, but it's expensive.
Converting videos doesn't have to be (too) confusing with GOM Video Converter. It supports most video formats, but stumbles on videos bought from the iTunes store.
CopyTrans Contacts lets you manage your iOS contacts on the big screen of your PC. It works well, but we wish it cost less than $10.