Don't-Miss Web & communication software Stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you're a heavy user of Skype, or the owner of a small business, Pamela Professional a software app to get.
Which browser is best? We pit the top contenders against one another in a battle for Web browser supremacy.
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.
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.
4K Stogram is a bare-bones utility that does just one thing: Download Instagram photos.
4Dots Software's handy utility is a no-nonsense tool that won't make a dent in your wallet.
Instead of a smiling baby peering up at your from your Facebook newsfeed, you can see a cute kitty, or a big tub of bacon, or whatever you prefer.
Dictionary.com Extension for Google Chrome makes searching a breeze without having to go to a website.
In part 2 of our series on easy home automation projects for the weekend warrior, we look at the Iris system from Lowes.
Magic Actions for YouTube customizes your video-watching in Google Chrome.