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This super-handy, Windows-environment boot disk is great for backup, recovery, and repair. You can even change passwords with it.
Connectify Dispatch makes the most of nearby WiFi, but be prepared to make the investment.
Daemon Tools Ultra does a fair job expanding the functionality of Disc Soft's flagship product, but the high price and sleazy installation antics don't do it any favors.
Productivity and automation are the two big buzzwords when it comes to efficient computer use. Wappwolf offers both by automatically converting and syncing files which are placed in a pre-defined folder.
FatBatt impresses with personality and a smart, slick interface…but other packages do more for less. The clever company that makes this software is one to watch.
3DMark returns to form with slick new tests, beautiful demo modes and promised cross-platform support, but loses a bit of depth along the way.
Everyone knows that to lock a Windows PC, you use the WIN + L key combination. However, what if you want to only lock a window?
Using some NTFS wizardry, WizTree maps out what's taking space on your drive in mere seconds.
Too many open windows, and suddenly your desktop's a disaster. We review five programs that can organize your windows in a snap.
A svelte and super capable imaging program with very reliable performance.
With powerful search/replace features, a configurable clip stack, and formatting presets, Clipboard Help+Spell manages to stand out in the crowded market of clipboard enhancement tools.
With its custom interface and text-editor sensibilities, Sublime Text 2 offers a polished editing experience that rewards familiarity with comfort and speed.
WinZip for Windows 8 finds itself in the uncomfortable position of being shoehorned the Modern interface, and the result isn't pretty.