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Popular Software Articles for 2015

Best Windows Phone Apps: Perfect Recorder

Windows Phone users in need of a simple audio recording solution should look no further than Perfect Recorder, our app of the week for Microsoft's mobile OS.

How To Use Live Photos on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

Apple's Live Photos are neat, but there is a learning curve to getting the most out of them. Sharing them with non-iPhone users can also present issues, though it's still[...]

Best Android Apps — SimplyScan: PDF Camera Scanner

SimplyScan is far from unique, but it makes document scanning as straightforward as you can expect from a smartphone app. It's worth a look for Android users hoping to expand[...]

Best iPhone Apps: Workflow

Workflow strengthens the possibilities of IFTTT-style automated commands for your iPhone but never feels difficult to grasp. It's our latest app of the week.

iOS App of the Week: SuperBeam

SuperBeam speeds up the often laborious process of transferring files between your phone and PC. The popular Android app recently made its way to iOS, and is our latest app[...]

iPhone App of the Week: (The Updated) Dropbox

A recent update to Dropbox's iOS app has brought a handful of new, productivity-oriented features that make the service a little bit more than just a simple locker for your[...]

Best New Apps: Google Classroom

Our latest app of the week is Google Classroom, which sees Google further its attempt to make keeping up with classwork a little more convenient for both teachers and students.

Google Voice Review: Get a Free Business Line

Google Voice is a free way to snag an extra number. It has a few other additional perks that could entice small business owners as well.

Bounce Is the Latest Whiteboard App, One of the Best

If you’ve ever taken part in a collaborative brainstorming session, you know one thing: follow-through is everything. As we’ve come to learn, there’s an app for that. It’s called Bounce[...]

Best iPhone Apps: Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft has re-branded its recently acquired Accompli app as Outlook for mobile, but emailing with it is just as functional as it's ever been.

Don’t Break the Chain with Streaks – Daily Habit Tracker Android App

Streaks – Daily Habit Tracker is a new Android app that employs Seinfeld’s simple “don’t break the chain” trick as its core function to achieve improved productivity.

Mobile OS Showdown: Android, iOS, and Windows Phone Compared

We run through the three dominant mobile operating systems — Google’s Android 5.0 Lollipop, Apple’s iOS 8.2, and Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 — in an effort to learn about their[...]

Windows Phone Home: Breaking Down Microsoft’s App Problem

With Windows 10 on the horizon, we break down the app dilemma the next version of Microsoft's smartphone OS will want to conquer.

Amazon Cloud Drive for iOS is Flawed, But a Step in the Right Direction

Amazon finally has a standalone cloud app for iOS. But its bare-bones nature does little to separate it from the pack, which includes Dropbox, Google Drive, and One Drive.

Best iPhone Apps: CircleBack

CircleBack is an iOS app that makes keeping your contacts list up-to-date a hands-free experience.

Skype for Business Review: Freemium and Then Some

Today’s version of Skype isn’t just a platform for chatting with relatives on the other side of the world. It’s also got some mighty business features.

50 Million Downloads Later, Google Keep is the Best Note Taking App

The fact that Google Keep has topped 50 million downloads in the two years since its launch gives credence to the fact that it runs circles around other apps that[...]

Line2 Review: Literally, A Second Line

There’s no shortage of apps and cloud based services that offer you the unique opportunity to add a second phone number to your smartphone. Operating under the marketing slogan “2[...]

Android App of the Week: Audvisor

Audvisor provides a catalog of short speeches packed with insightful intel on a variety of business-related topics. It's like a TED Talks for the enterprise, in other words, and it's[...]

Apple Music Review: A Mess of Features or Just a Mess?

We shouldn’t be surprised that the digital music pioneer that introduced the iPod and iTunes to the world found itself in a panic as more people began streaming music and[...]