Don't-Miss Software Stories
This freebie makes it easy to edit, annotate, and share documents, but it lacks advanced functions.
FileShadow consolidates your local and online data into one search-able and share-able 100GB repository. For free. The PC client is a pig, but the service is otherwise a gem.
BullGuard VPN supports great speeds in 16 countries around the world, but at $79.08 a year it's a hard sell.
SpyOff is unique in allowing you to install the VPN on an unlimited number of devices, but other than that, it's a middling service with a higher-than-average price.
Cyberlink's PowerDVD series just keeps getting better, with PowerDVD 19 adding 8K video playback to its bag of tricks. Don't have an 8K display? The new 4K True Theater color, lighting, and HDR are worth a look.
Interactive-form creation and side-by-side document comparison round out this capable PDF editor.
KeepSolid recently released a VPN Unlimited Windows 10 app. It's simple, but overall pretty good, and an improvement over its old desktop app.
The best free and paid backup software for your Windows system, disks, and data.
Focused precisely on task, this reliable drive imaging/backup program is as steady as they come and provides system recovery capabilities for both Windows PCs and Macs (Intel/HFS-only).
Webroot WiFi Security doesn't run its own network, but it does have an added security layer for extra protection online.
The best free backup software or online service balances good features with enough storage space to protect your valuable data. We've tested the major players so you can find the best one for you. Read on for our reviews.
Cobian Backup is an old hand at file backup. The interface isn't fancy, but there's nothing better for the task—or cheaper.
Private Internet Access is a great, low-priced VPN that now looks as good as it operates with a new app.
CyberGhost continues to be one of our favorite VPNs that caters to overseas streamers, offers a good amount of countries, and basic security features for a good price.
True-Fi will correct your headphone's frequency anomalies with the click of a button.