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Inky review: Inching toward a better email experience

Almost a year later, the email aggregator is closer to fulfilling its enormous potential.

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Paperpile review: An excellent reference manager you'll want to pay for

Paperpile is a new and easy way to manage your research library, create quick citations, and collaborate on papers and reference lists.

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F-Secure Key review: An excessively simple password manager for absolute beginners

Slick and straightforward, F-Secure KEY is a password manager that doesn't bother you with extra features. It stores your passwords, and that's it.

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Canva review: Free tool brings much-needed simplicity to design process

Canva is a free design tool aimed at beginners and professionals alike. It won't replace Photoshop, but for simple tasks, it may render it unnecessary.

Symphony review: A so-so social media manager that does wonders with pictures

Symphony makes your social updates stand out with beautiful images, but it's not the best social network manager out there.

Tackk review: Out of beta, still an excellent way to create simple websites

Tackk is a marvelous webpage creation platform, and now, also a community.

Review: Musique is the simple and beautiful music player you've always dreamed of

Musique is a functional and easy to use music player that will appeal to both beginner and more advanced users. With its basic features and beautiful interface, it will quickly become your go-to place when you want to relax to some music.

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Review: Tweeki 2 brings the best of Twitter to Pokki

The new iteration of Pokki's Twitter client combines a mobile-like, minimalist interface with some interesting new features, bringing an exciting new contender to the world of Twitter clients.

Review: MultiPLX RSS reader offers powerful features and a few too many bugs

MultiPLX is a clean and powerful RSS reader that offers many unique features and is updated regularly with new ones. Its beta status makes is a bit of an adventure, but a worthwhile one.

Must-have software for college students

Fire up the new school year with these powerful and essential tools.

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Review: Version 3.0 of Nimble's CRM helps you find connections and keep them

Nimble 3.0 brings a nice package of new features, helping you stay on top of your networks, and find the right people to contact at the right times.

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Review: See human anatomy in 3D with Zygote Body

Zygote Body shows 3D simulations of the human body's many systems in glorious detail.

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Review: Notable.ac lets teachers and students share slides and notes

Notable.ac makes it easier to share notes and make comments. It's a much better solution than having dozen (or hundreds) of people trying to copy the teacher's slides by hand.

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Review: DeepDyve works like a low-cost subscription to expensive journals

DeepDyve can bring a true change to professional research with its affordable rentals and free full-text previews.

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Review: Audio Notetaker lets you sit back and listen while it takes notes

If you've ever felt like you're missing too much of a presentation while trying to take notes, Audio Notetaker can shoulder the burden for you. It breaks recorded audio into speech bars so you can make annotations right on the speech itself.