Don't-Miss Software Stories

Orcs Must Die! 2 Review

Orcs Must Die! 2 is a proper content-filled sequel to the original orc-massacring tower defense shooter.

Ashampoo Photo Optimizer Doesn't Stand Out From the Crowd

Ashampoo Photo Optimizer is easy to use, but so are many free image editors.

Ancestry.com's Family Tree Maker Uses a Large Genealogical Database

Family Tree Maker 2012 uses Ancestry.com's database to help you make a complete family tree.

WinPatrol 2012 Takes Aim at New Malware

The 2012 version offers new ways to protect you from malware that's particularly tricky, but unfortunately, one of its key new features is only available in the $30 Plus version.

Fend Off the 'Blue Screen of Death' with BlueScreenView Portable

When your PC's acting up,this handy utility is a good first step on the road to recovery.

Boot-Optimizer RapidStart Does Little You Can't Do Yourself

Utility RapidStart does what it says it will do, and does it with a slick interface, but advanced users needn't bother with it.

Free Retro Games to Suit Every Gamer

Longing for the classic games of yesteryear? Enjoy your favorites all over again with these homages and revamps.

Chrome Add-on Morphine Saves You Time by Banking It

Morphine's concept is solid and interesting, and could work well as a system-wide utility that tracks all browsers and is more difficult to circumvent.

VDownloader Helps You Download Videos Off The Internet

This utility for downloading and converting videos from YouTube and other sites doesn't always handle the task as well as other available offerings.

Take Control of Your Fonts With Printer's Apprentice

This font manager helps you view fonts, sort them into groups by similarity, and delete unwanted sets.

Back Up and Manage Your Android Device Locally With Moborobo

Moborobo is a Windows application for managing Android smartphones.

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Browser Add-On WasteNoTime Helps You Stay Focused While You Work

Available for Google Chrome and Apple Safari, this extension lets you set time limits for browsing distracting websites, but its shortcoming is it can be easily circumvented.

Portrait Professional's Latest Version Offers Improvements

A few new controls, including a separate set of sliders for sculpting children’s faces, make their debut in Portrait Professional, Version 10.

Browse in your own little safe cocoon

Cocoon and Cocoon+ let you browse the Web privately and securely.

SkyDox lets you share and collaborate, easily

SkyDox Business Edition offers a host of easy-to-use tools for file sharing and collaboration.