CloudMagic's excellent search service is now available as a native app for Windows 8's still-often-called-Metro interface. It still delivers top-notch search results, but it's limited by Windows' own design.
PC Booster is not going to cure everything that ails your PC, but it can give you a good idea of its overall health.
SocialBro is a handy tool for analyzing your Twitter community, and its free version boasts a slick interface. But the app works reliably only in Google Chrome, and it continually pushes you to upgrade to a paid version.
PerfectRegistry is an inexpensive program that's designed to speed up your PC by optimizing your registry. It's not a perfect fix for all PCs, but it does offer some useful tools.
This free service cleans up your inbox by sweeping marketing messages into a daily digest-style email. It makes it easy to unsubscribe from unwanted mail, but it also pushes you toward even more marketing email.
Tweriod analyzes your tweets and your followers to find out when your tweets will reach the most people. It integrates with Buffer so that you can schedule your tweets to appear during those times.
Wondershare's MobileGo for iOS is a full-featured media management tool for your iOS device. It offers a host of useful features, including a robust contact manager, but it's pricey, at $40.
IFTTT is a free service that lets you connect your social media, photo and other Web services to each other. Luckily, it's far easier to use than it is to explain. Or spell.
AlbumPlayer is a digital jukebox with a slick design and some cool features for music playback. Unfortunately, though, this software is expensive.
Songbird Desktop is a free tool for managing your music collection, but also includes features for streaming content around the house and letting you connect with friends and artists.
CloudMagic's search service now has the ability to integrate personal search result's with Google's global Web searches. It's more useful than ever, but that comes at a price, as the company is now charging $5 per month for a Pro account.
MP3 Rocket is a free application that converts videos into MP3s. It's easy to use, free, and offers a slick way to convert videos for later listening.
If you're looking for an inexpensive program that will help you create a simple poster or flyer, Poster will meet your needs, provided you can overlook its unattractive interface. If your needs are more sophisticated, though, this bare-bones tool is likely not the one for you.
Poster Designer is an attractive and easy-to-use tool for designing and printing posters. It lacks some of the refinements found on high-end business tools, but does offer plenty of fun for home users.
CopyTrans lets you manage your iPhone or iPad , backing up its contents to your PC or syncing various iTunes libraries. At $20, it's not cheap, though.