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Review: Roozz rents software in the cloud

Roozz is a cloud-based service that allows you to rent select software titles as you need them. It's slick and easy to use, but the selection of titles is somewhat limited.

Review: Dillinger.io is a simple Markdown editor that runs in your browser

With live preview, multiple themes, and no ads, open-source Dillinger.io lets you focus on your text and easily format it using the simple Markdown language, producing HTML documents with very little effort.

Review: SortMyBox tidies up messy Dropbox folders

SortMyBox requires a great deal of trust in those with whom you share your folders, and it's useful only if you place all incoming files in its SortMyBox folder. If your team is good at following rules, though, it this service could make your DropBox folders easier to navigate.

Review: Steed modernizes FTP with modern protocols, cloud integration, and a fresh design

FTP may sound old-fashioned, but it's still useful. Steed brings FTP interfaces into the current decade with an easy-to-use, clean design, and cloud storage integration.

Review: Unroll.me condenses emailed subscriptions into digests

Unroll.me shows promise in bringing order to your email, but this beta is still a bit rough around the edges. It works on Gmail, Google Apps, and Yahoo mail.

Review: Advansys RecollX for Skype keeps a searchable archive of Skype convos, IMs, and files

If you are using Skype for business, it is important to be able to refer back to your previous instant messaging conversations and SMS messages. Advansys RecollX makes light work of this by providing an easy-to-use searchable archive which plugs directly into your Skype app.

Review: Xmarks works in various browsers and OSs to sync your bookmarks

Xmarks crosses the browser border to manage bookmark chaos. It works across Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari to make sure you never leave that important URL on a computer you can't reach.

Review: Nimbuzz Messenger makes staying in touch a breeze

Nimbuzz Messenger for PC offers an easy way to make voice and video calls, and to chat with friends. If only it included support for AOL's AIM, too.

Add useful tools to your Skype desktop app with Pamela Professional

If you're a heavy user of Skype, or the owner of a small business, Pamela Professional a software app to get.

Web browser showdown: Which Windows app is really the best?

Which browser is best? We pit the top contenders against one another in a battle for Web browser supremacy.

Rein in your inbox and schedule email reminders with Right Inbox

Right Inbox blends into Gmail, letting you easily follow up on emails or schedule them for later sending. It doesn't do anything that's never been done before, but it does more (and more inexpensively) than anything else.

Simplify the Web with these free Chrome extensions

The Web doesn't have to be one-size-fits-all. Eliminate distractions from your favorite sites, or the entire Web, and you can comfortably focus on the content that suits you.

Download Instagram photos in bulk with 4K stogram

4K Stogram is a bare-bones utility that does just one thing: Download Instagram photos.