Don't-Miss Software Stories
The third major incarnation of Iobit's free defragger offers a new, more modern interface, better workflow, and it faster. It's a winner, if you need anything more than Window's own utility.
Consumers are the firm focus of the Windows Store, but business owners can find plenty of finger-friendly apps designed for portable productivity.
In the world of apps, there is indeed such a thing as a free lunch, making this roundup of 12 superb—and free!—Windows 8 apps a virtual smorgasbord.
LibreOffice is a competitive alternative to Microsoft Office that is extensible, highly compatible, highly configurable, and free.
While unchanged outwardly, PowerDVD 13 significantly enhances 1080 video, delivers better performance, and remains the premiere DVD/BD/3D playback solution.
Desktop apps can be lumbering beasts, but bloated browsers can make Web apps just as problematic. The Pokki platform runs sprightly Web and mobile apps on your desktop, no browser required.
SugarSync recently rolled out a new-look interface with fancy new features. Is it enough to push the power-user's preferred cloud storage service over the top?
The Cinnamon 1.8 desktop, for instance, will feature fresh applets and desktop widgets.
Both products deliver useful tools for tracking and planning your finances. One is free, but some would argue the other is less costly.
The dream tool for bloggers and tech support staff everywhere, Hyperdesktop gives you the ability to upload images and take screenshots with just a few clicks. It's smooth, it's fast, and it works like a dream.
Auslogics Duplicate File Finder provides a simple and easy way to get rid of duplicate files. It's not the most full-featured program of its type, but works just fine...and it's free.
Easy Duplicate Finder is a feature-rich duplicate file detector that can keep your file chaos under control. Though powerful, it's expensive and sometimes buggy.