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Gmail vs. Outlook.com: Which offers the best email in the cloud?

How does Microsoft’s new webmail service stand up against longtime favorite Gmail? The answer may surprise you.

Sony Movie Studio Platinum 12: Video-editing software is still solid, but adds little oomph

Among consumer-level video-editing applications, Sony's Movie Studio Platinum is one of the more capable, with more features than most competitors. With so much already in place, however, version 12 has few new features to add over the previous edition.

ReadCube: An excellent all-in-one tool for organizing, finding, reading and annotating PDF articles

ReadCube is an all-in-one tool for organizing, finding, reading and annotating PDF articles. Aside from occasional trouble with certain articles, it works very well, especially considering it's still in beta.

C64 Forever: Relive the golden days of the Commodore 64 without the hardware headaches

The Commodore 64 was the Model T of home computers. This emulator takes you back to that day without making you buy extra hardware.

Nero 12 Platinum: Affordable, highly capable multimedia creation and disc burning

There's no arguing the power under Nero 8's hood, but the venerable multimedia creation and disc-burning suite could be easier to learn and use. For the price, you get a lot.

FTL is a strategy game for lovers of hard sci-fi

FTL is a semi-randomized strategy game funded by Kickstarter that lets you live out your space captain fantasies, die horribly, and try again.

5 free open source alternatives to Microsoft Office

Small businesses don't always need Microsoft Office software for word processing, spreadsheets, email, database and publishing tools.

Fast, fun, and free: Racing games for your PC

Enjoy some seriously adrenaline-drenched automotive action, safely and for free. Download these five excellent racing game (or play online) and speed to your heart's content.

MobileGo Pro offers easy Android management

Wondershare's MobileGo Pro for Android utility offers an easy way to manage the contents of your Android device. The $40 price tag is a bit steep, but may be worth it if you want a seamless Android experience.

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Ultra Recall offers flexible outlining and data management

In both Standard and Professional versions, Ultra Recall is a powerful, feature-rich outlining tool.

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.

DVDFab Media Player worth a try for Blu-ray fans

It's hardly a universal player, and it suffers some obvious version 1.0 oddities, but DVDFab Media Player plays Blu-ray movies perfectly.

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Control Your Music With the Palm of Your Hand Using Flutter

Lazy music-lovers rejoice! With Flutter, you can control your tunes like a Jedi.