Familiar tools coupled with new features and a simplified and redesigned interface make Office 2013 well worth the paid upgrade.
Overall, Microsoft Office Standard 2007 is a worthy upgrade if you need to make sleeker-looking documents and presentations to share with others, and Outlook is better than ever, but you can stick to your current software if you don't feel that it lacks anything.
Office for Mac 2008 may be the best pick for business users, but most people can get by with less costly alternatives.
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.
Using a fully customizable menu, you can now build your own beer for the PicoBrew Pico.
No utility package is perfect, but Iolo System Mechanic 5.0 Professional is the current leader. If you're looking for one utility suite to fine-tune your hard drive and protect its contents, this is the one to get.
Corel WordPerfect Office X3 is a very good productivity suite with enough enhancements to warrant an upgrade. Microsoft Office users, though, should wait for Microsoft Office 12.
In addition to 4K, there are some interface tweaks and new guided edits.
It inherits haze reduction and shake reduction from its big sister.
Once it's up and running, McAfee Internet Security 2009 is competitive with Norton on speed, detection, and removal of malicious software.
PGP 8.0 is an industrial-strength encryption program with all the features necessary to protect your files and online communications.
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.
Lyve is a fast and hands-off way to organize your photos if you don't want to do it yourself.
If you're looking for gee-whiz features, you won't find them here. But there are still some nice enhancements.
Despite its weak online technical support, you should get RecordNow if you use a CD burner on a PC--it's that good.
F-Secure Internet Security 2007 beta features tighter integration between its antivirus and antispyware engines.
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?
Fast and exciting strategic gameplay makes Kingdom Rush Origins a must-have pick for tower-defense fans.