Applications

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
3.3 stars User rating out of 10 votes
Microsoft Edge
EDITORS' TAKE

Microsoft Edge ( Windows)

This product has not yet been reviewed.

The Project Spartan browser finally has a name.

Pricing not available

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

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

Parallels Desktop 10
REVIEW

Parallels Desktop 10

Integration with Mac OS X Yosemite and a fair price make Parallels Desktop 10 the best Mac system virtualization option, despite a confusing installation process.

4 stars Editors' rating on August 27, 2014
Microsoft Project Spartan
EDITORS' TAKE

Microsoft Project Spartan ( PC)

This product has not yet been reviewed.

Project Spartan is now available for testing on Windows 10.

Pricing not available

Logic Pro X
REVIEW

Logic Pro X ( Macintosh)

Logic Pro X 10.1 from Apple is a self-contained music studio that offers tremendous flexibility and power -- once you get past the learning curve.

4 stars Editors' rating on January 28, 2015
Jasc Paint Shop Pro 8.0
REVIEW

Jasc Paint Shop Pro 8.0

With its advanced tools and streamlined interface, budget-priced Paint Shop Pro 8.0 can nearly go head-to-head with Photoshop 7.0.

4 stars Editors' rating on July 13, 2003

Pricing not available

LibreOffice 4.3
REVIEW

LibreOffice 4.3 ( PC)

LibreOffice is a great office suite, but it can't compete with modern apps that offer strong compatibility with Microsoft Office, and also work on mobile devices and the Web.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 18, 2014
3.2 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Quicken Premier 2008
REVIEW

Quicken Premier 2008

Quicken 2008 is a solid finance package and a great choice for novices, but there isn't a compelling reason to upgrade from the 2007 version.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 5, 2007