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.
Move over Angry Birds. Sayonara, Spotify. Here are the apps you should have on your Android device right now.
Keeper can help you keep your passwords safe from prying eyes, and allows you to share them securely. But it's not as user-friendly as some of its rivals, and it can be expensive.
ITunes Library Toolkit offers a host of features for cleaning up and maintaining your iTunes library. It can add files automatically and delete dead links, but doesn't always offer you perfect control.
Glipho aims to become a "social publishing engine" for bloggers. It's neatly organized and easy to use, but right now, at least, Glipho's social reach is limited by the size of its own social network.
ITunes Folder Watch is an inexpensive utility that helps you monitor what does— and doesn't—get added to your iTunes library. It only does one thing, but it does that one thing very well.
SearchYourCloud brings quick and relevant searches to cloud-based storage, and offers a security boost, too. At $25, it's pricey and it's not always easy to use, but will prove a worthy tool for business folks.
Springpad makes it easy to save, share, and organize your digital information. This free service lets you "spring" information from the Web, photos, notes, and more, and organize it into notebooks that you can share if you'd like.
Fantashow offers an easy way to combine your own video clips and still photos into one polished video. You can save your video for viewing on a PC or TV, or share it online.
SafeWallet is a free program for storing passwords, logins, and other personal details. It's easy to use, reliable, and free of charge.
SynciOS is a free tool for managing your iOS device from your PC. It lets you transfer content to and from your mobile device with ease, though it stumbles a bit as a contact manager.
Virtual Piggy is a free service that allows children to shop online safely and securely. It's relatively easy to use, and allows for plenty of parent-child communication, but it's a bit buggy.
Stop peering at that teeny screen and fumbling with Lilliputian keyboards. These five PC desktop texting apps and services let your fingers fly, your eyes relax, and your thoughts flow.
Although mysms's compatibililty with both Android and iPhone is appealing, its PC component is awkward.