DirecTV Now delivers an impressive mix of channels for the money, but people who prioritize a cloud DVR should look elsewhere.
Android 9.0 is already on some Android phones. Here's what you can expect when it comes to yours.
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.
With an interface that lets you browse headlines quickly, customize your channels and read the news offline, SmartNews is an excellent free alternative to other popular news apps.
Duo is Google's answer to Apple's FaceTime, and the company swears that the video-calling app is totally different than Hangouts.
If its Wi-Fi sync feature were better designed and more reliable, Winamp would be a worthwhile download. As it stands, it's just a good music player that is not particularly impressive.
Oreo doubles down on the nuts and bolts -- and speed.
If you're a regular browser of YouTube videos, Jasmine is an excellent option with great navigation and added features to make your video viewing even better.
Windows 10 delivers a refined, vastly improved vision for the future of computing with an operating system that's equally at home on tablets and traditional PCs -- and it's a free upgrade for most users.
Siri will try to read your mind, and you can pay your friends back in a text. Plus, AR is gonna be huge.
It's so intuitive and simple that you could use the Drivemode app for Android while blindfolded, but don't try that while driving.
If you want current weather forecasts with radar, severe weather warnings, and weather predictions for the near future, this is a great app to have handy.
NOAA Hi-Def Radar is an excellent way to track storms, giving you a ton of useful information, but it's missing one important feature.
The Square Cash app makes sending and receiving money free and easy, but make sure your e-mail account is truly secure before using it.
The Navigon app for Android brings the quality maps and routes that we expect from a Garmin-branded navigation product, but the interface spoils the experience.
Hyperlapse is great for creating time lapse clips, but it performs more like a feature that belongs in the main Instagram app rather than a standalone app.
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.
Sunbelt CounterSpy 2.0 distinguished itself in a crowded field by providing a clean, institutive interface and great test results.