Applications

PowerDVD 16 Ultra
EDITORS' TAKE

PowerDVD 16 Ultra

The latest version of CyberLink's PowerDVD software now includes a dedicated TV mode and Chromecast streaming, in addition to future 4K Blu-ray support.

Sony PlayStation Vue
REVIEW

Sony PlayStation Vue

Sony's PlayStation Vue lets you ditch cable TV and still enjoy tons of live channels and DVR features, and you don't even need a PlayStation.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 17, 2016
3.1 stars User rating out of 5 votes

Plans available vary by location.

Adobe Premiere Elements 14
EDITORS' TAKE

Adobe Premiere Elements 14 ( Macintosh)

In addition to 4K, there are some interface tweaks and new guided edits.

Microsoft Office Home and Business 2016
EDITORS' TAKE

Microsoft Office Home and Business 2016 ( Windows)

Office 2016 arrives today with big updates to how you work with others. But how does it stack up against its number one adversary Google Docs?

Adobe Lightroom 6
REVIEW

Adobe Lightroom 6

Adobe Lightroom 6/CC remains a fine photo-editing and organizing tool, but the new version doesn't rise much past its predecessor.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 21, 2015
2.5 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Adobe Acrobat DC
REVIEW

Adobe Acrobat DC ( Macintosh)

Adobe Document Cloud, its apps and applications look like a very good start, but you may want to wait a bit before jumping in with anything other than Fill & Sign.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 6, 2015

Pricing not available

Adobe Acrobat DC
REVIEW

Adobe Acrobat DC ( Windows)

Adobe Document Cloud, its apps and applications look like a very good start, but you may want to wait a bit before jumping in with anything other than Fill & Sign.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 6, 2015

Pricing not available

Lyve App
REVIEW

Lyve App ( PC)

Lyve is a fast and hands-off way to organize your photos if you don't want to do it yourself.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 25, 2015
Sling TV
REVIEW

Sling TV

Sling TV's bargain price and freedom from contracts make it well worth a test-drive for prospective cord-cutters or "cord-nevers" who can live with its stripped-down selection of live TV channels.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 26, 2015
1 star User rating out of 156 votes

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Adobe Premiere Elements 13
EDITORS' TAKE

Adobe Premiere Elements 13 ( Windows)

While the updates to its Shake Stabilizer is welcome, the rest of the program's updates don't feel terribly compelling.

MSRP: $99.99

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