Duo is Google's answer to Apple's FaceTime, and the company swears that the video-calling app is totally different than Hangouts.
Netflix remains the top TV and movie streaming service, thanks to its ease of use, lack of commercials and original content.
Apple Music has a lot of potential, but its iCloud Music Library bugs and confusing interface keep it from edging out Spotify for now.
Though you only get a few extra useful features, WhatsApp Messenger is an excellent choice for sending free texts across platforms, even internationally.
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.
If you're a dedicated Windows 8 hater, the update to Windows 8.1 isn't going to change your mind. For everyone else, this collection of tweaks, fixes, and new features is useful, but everything here should have shipped in the original version last year.
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.
With an intuitive interface, reliable tools and artistic touches, Google Calendar is easily one of the best apps in its category.
Siri will try to read your mind, and you can pay your friends back in a text. Plus, AR is gonna be huge.
With a good selection of free TV shows and movies to stream, this app is a worthwhile download, even if the videos are in standard definition.
If you're a more serious mobile photographer looking for an app to fine-tune your photos with, Snapseed is your best choice.
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.
This free OS update for Macs launches a new era, tying Apple's computer OS more closely into iOS and WatchOS.
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MediaFire may not be perfect, but it is easy to use, and its 50GB of free storage is almost unbeatable.
Even with its issues, Modern Combat 5: Blackout is still the best first-person shooter on smartphones and tablets.
Though it lacks stabilization features, Horizon's simple interface and problem-solving purpose make it is easy to recommend.