Netflix remains the top TV and movie streaming service, thanks to its ease of use, lack of commercials and original content.
Adobe has improved the speed of Flash and its integration with other CS3 apps, although flashy new features are few. Plus, Flash now works natively on Intel-based Macs.
Thousands of popular movies and shows in a clean, easy-to-use interface, makes it well worth the $7 per month.
Audition is a powerful end-to-end environment most suited for audio pros, but it's also handy for quick mixing or restoration of specific clips.
Microsoft Office Excel 2003
Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 provides adequate protection, but the program itself could use some work in telling the user what's going on.
If you're looking for gee-whiz features, you won't find them here. But there are still some nice enhancements.
While the updates to its Shake Stabilizer is welcome, the rest of the program's updates don't feel terribly compelling.
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.
Microsoft's has built a new, Modern browser for Windows 10.
Microsoft Office Project 2003
Home security giant ADT embraces the smart home with a new month-to-month professional monitoring service.
If your smart home detects a leak, HomeAdvisor will have a reputable plumber in your area call you.
Nvidia's GeForce Now would be terrific if we could rely on consistent game support and more transparency by Nvidia.
Adobe PhotoShop CS Ver. 8.0
McAfee Internet Security Suite 2006 packs a powerful protection arsenal--but it's far too slow. Loyal McAfee users should upgrade for the automatic spyware and phishing blockers, but the rest of us should seek security elsewhere, such as ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite 6.
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.
While there are a handful of new capabilities in the update to Adobe's entry-level image editor, the most noticeable is a more readable interface intended for middle-aged eyes.