For the price of one console game a year, Apple Arcade gives you a lot of quality games and a steady stream of new titles.
Netflix remains the top TV and movie streaming service, thanks to its ease of use, lack of commercials and original content.
Nvidia's GeForce Now would be terrific if we could rely on consistent game support and more transparency by Nvidia.
It's a reasonable option if you want a wide selection of classes at a relatively low price.
Google's experimental game streaming service launches without many of its promised features and just a handful of games. It works, but there's not much incentive to buy in.
Thousands of popular movies and shows in a clean, easy-to-use interface, makes it well worth the $7 per month.
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.
Adobe Lightroom 6/CC remains a fine photo-editing and organizing tool, but the new version doesn't rise much past its predecessor.
Windows Phone 8.1 is the best update yet, thanks to its revamped design and modern features, but it lags behind iOS and Android.
Apple's new iOS 8 app aims to be a hub for fitness and health. Here's how.
Businesses that publish plenty and want a quick way to turn paper docs into PDF files or assemble catalogs from databases should turn to PageMaker.
Free voice calls and voicemail, built-in Web searches, and drag-and-drop photo sharing make Yahoo's new instant messenger a fun, powerful IM tool.
Amazon Unbox has taken its knocks, but it's a strong choice if you own a Windows PMC, or if you don't mind watching movies on your monitor.
Despite some limitations, Google Maps for Mobile is a simple and handy app that brings interactive maps, driving directions, and traffic info to your mobile device.
Google's IM client is bare-bones, though it lets Gmail users chat by text and voice for free.
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Google Apps lets you brand online services with your own URL, but it doesn't eat the costs of domain registration as Microsoft Office Live does.
If you often wish you had a way to share your photos and home movies while away, Orb might be the perfect solution.