Don't-Miss Software Stories

Stop Android Malware With AVG Anti-Virus Free

Protect your phone from malware, back up your data, or track and remote-wipe your handset if you lose it.


Customize Your Android Smartphone With ADW Launcher

This home-screen replacement lets you customize your home screen and app launchers.


Make a Bang With Splode on Android

Splode is addictive fun, but it can get repetitive after a while.


Microsoft Streets and Trips 2011 Edition: Easy Multiple-Destination Trip Planning

Destination prioritization tool works well, but the software does little new beyond refresh its maps.

Vista Smoker Pro

Speed Up Windows Vista with Vista Smoker Pro

Pump Up Your Jams With PowerAMP for Android

For audiophiles who want to use obscure formats, it’s a must-have.


Google Reader for Android Helps You Keep Up With RSS Feeds

If you already use Google Reader, grabbing this app is a no-brainer. In fact, in some ways it’s better than its Web-based sibling.


Hang On to Your Marbles: Bonsai Blast for Android Is Hours of Fun

Move over, Zuma. Bonsai Blast is an addictive puzzle/action game.


Amazon MP3 for Android Is A Great iTunes Alternative

While streaming has its hiccups, as a music player and store Amazon MP3 really shines.


Best Free Stuff 2011 (Alphabetical List)

Here's a list of all of the apps described in our Best Free Stuff package, in alphabetical order.


6 Sensational Storage Essentials

These six free downloads will help you meet your storage needs and make backup painless.

Best Free Stuff for Your PC (and Mobile Devices)

Here are 68 amazing Web tools, desktop downloads, and mobile apps to help you speed up your PC, share files and photos, fend off malware, entertain your brain, and more.


Android Apps: 9 Best, Free Social Networking Choices

Share, save and savor all things social with these nine free Google Android apps, hand-picked by's mobile maestro, Al Sacco.


AJC Active Backup

Automatically backs up files you change on your PC immediately and keeps multiple revisions for unlimited undo.

Identity Finder Home Edition

Helps you prevent identity theft by automatically finding private information on your PC and prompting you to securely delete or encrypt the uncovered data. Uses proprietary search algorithms so you don't have to provide any personal information.