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Flash Professional CC 2014 review: Minor tweaks a boon to developers

With Creative Cloud, updates to Adobe's suite of apps will be more frequent, but not as dramatic. Flash Pro CC 2014 is an excellent example: A bunch of little changes add up a fine, if underwhelming, upgrade.

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Dreamweaver CC 2014 review: Web design and development tool gets even more visual

Adobe adds even more visual aids--so many that it might be possible to produce Web content without even looking at the application’s code view.

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Firefox 29 review: Stalwart browser gets a magnificent makeover

The latest version of Firefox offers a host of visual changes and work-low improvements. From worst to first in a single release. Sweet.

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Five free Chrome tools for faster, easier searches

Look no further! These tools let you automate, customize, and cull searches to improve your results.

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Opera 18 review: This browser's seen radical changes… perhaps too radical

The newest version of Opera has a brand new engine and a stripped-down feature set. Sorry, Opera, but bookmarks aren't significant extras.

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.

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Sanebox review: Recover your email sanity

Sanebox is a cloud-based tool designed to keep clutter out of your inbox. It's not perfect, but overall, it works very well.

LICEcap review: Make animated screenshots, prove GIFs aren't just for memes

Delightfully tiny utility LICEcap lets you create GIFs showing on-screen action, to quickly communicate software features and issues.

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Ventrilo review: The essential comms tool for the PC gamer

Ventrilo keeps both sophisticated power gamers and easily overwhelmed newbies chatting in-game.