Poki is an excellent Windows Phone client for the Pocket bookmarking service, and a few missing features don't spoil the slick, simple experience.
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.
With the latest version of iOS and an NFC-equipped iPhone, you'll finally be able to pay for transactions with Apple Pay.
Lollipop is a tasty update with a candy-colored, cohesive design and updated core features.
Though there's not much to distinguish Path Talk from competing chat clients, the Places feature is reason enough to download the app.
Inbox is fantastic for corralling your messy email inbox, if you're willing to let Google do the hard work for you.
Limited features and a complicated interface mean that you should skip Qik for other video messaging apps.
While the underlying architecture shows promise, the implementation feels a bit raw.
Advanced photo editing features and tons of artistic tools for creating and editing images make Pixelmator a must-have for photo enthusiasts and well worth the price.
Angry Birds Transformers is a welcome departure from the slingshot approach found in previous Rovio games, and it's still very entertaining -- as long as you don't mind freemium timers.
The free Presence app is a great way to experiment with home security -- just don't let its prominently-featured online store trick you into spending hundreds on accessories.
Though it lacks stabilization features, Horizon's simple interface and problem-solving purpose make it is easy to recommend.
TwoDots is one of the best games you can play this year, just watch out for those in-app purchases.
This clutter-busting Android app helps keep your email organized.
With stunning graphics, balanced gameplay and multiple ways to play within each game, Vainglory is a must download for battle arena fans.
Joining its music service, Milk Video is a Samsung-only app for watching entertaining videos.
In a sea of music streaming options, is YouTube's new subscription music video service right for you? CNET's Donald Bell has the answer.
Familiar tools coupled with new features and a simplified and redesigned interface make Office 2013 well worth the paid upgrade.