Easier sharing. Simpler sending. Secure encryption. Make Dropbox even better with any of these handy utilities.
iPod Copy Master is a $20 application that promises to help you transfer music and playlists from your iOS device to your PC. Unfortunately, it's harder to use than it should be, and its free trial version is too limited to be useful.
If you use Dropbox to store your tunes, DropTunes allows you to play them from the cloud sharing service. It's light on features, but it's more than Dropbox can do on its own.
The online service DropItToMe offers a way for people to send you files through Dropbox without them having to install the software
TimeRabbit is a nifty PC utility that makes it easy to see how much time you spend on Facebook. It's easy to use and it works well, as long as you aren't using the latest version of Internet Explorer.
SendToDropbox offers a simple way for people to send files to your Dropbox service over email.
Cloze takes aim at email overload by organizing your correspondence by your relationships. This app for browsers and iOS offers some interesting insights into the people you interact with, but it's far from perfect.
Gmail Notifier Pro offers desktop alerts when you have new emails, social network updates, calendar items, and more. It also works as an email client, but lacks refinements in that department.
The Fakers App is an easy way to find out which of your Twitter followers might be fake. It also allows you to see which fake accounts are following your friends and rivals...but it can get expensive.
FB Checker is a free application that helps you identify fake Facebook profiles. Its tools are a bit limited, though, as it only scans photos.
Mailstrom analyzes your inbox to show you what you need to clean up, and offers some useful tools to help you do so. It's Web-based and works on any IMAP account.
Instagram Explorer for Windows 8 is a dedicated app for the Modern UI. It doesn't allow you to take or edit photos, but you can browse them to your heart's content.
Smideo HD 2013 makes it (mostly) easy to create slick slideshows. You can add video and photos to the project, but Smideo doesn't always offer a lot of hand holding to users.
SocialSafe is a handy utility that backs up all of the information you post to various social networks. It's easy to use and surprisingly fun for a backup tool.
Windows Phones may never be as cool as an iPhone or as open as an Android, but that doesn't mean they don't offer cool features, too.