Don't-Miss Software Stories

airtable stock

Airtable review: A drop-dead easy relational database management system

An online platform for creating, using, and sharing small relational databases.

penreader ios icon

PenReader review: Disappointing handwriting recognition keyboard for iOS

Unless your first language is something other than English or you want to revisit the days when Newton reigned as king of the marginal handwriting recognition castle, PenReader isn’t particularly accurate, intuitive, or easy to use.

disk drill pro 2 mac icon

Disk Drill Pro 2 review: Last line of defense for Mac data recovery

Disk Drill Pro 2 allows a single user to perform data recovery for all media types and file systems, rebuild HFS+ catalogs, or search lost partitions on up to three Macs.

channels tvos icon

Channels review: Pair it with a HDHomeRun for TV broadcasts on your Apple TV

The Channels app lets you view over-the-air broadcasts and some cable programming on an Apple TV with the right third-party hardware.

app icon round

1Password 6 for Mac review: Enterprise features and lots of small improvements

Agile Bits’s latest release catapults its venerable digital vault into the enterprise space, and brings many small improvements to one of the best apps in this space.

hazeover mac icon

HazeOver 1.6 review: Dim those background windows so you can focus on the task at hand

If you don't like using Spaces or you have only one display, HazeOver is a great way to draw your attention to the window you're using.

infographic mac icon

Infographics 2.4 review: Robust graphics collection for Keynote

Thousands of high-quality images, graphs, and table elements to make you presentation stand out.

grids instagram mac icon

Grids for Instagram review: View (but don’t share) social photo feeds on Mac

Delivers your favorite social media images to the desktop with four layout styles, full-screen support, and the ability to bookmark favorites.

elmedia player pro 6 mac icon

Elmedia Player Pro review: Better, stronger, faster than QuickTime Player

Mac media player software that enables the ability to save videos, download from YouTube, or grab still frames.

adobe voice ios icon

Adobe Voice 2.0 review: Presentation app for iPhone delivers sophisticated animated videos

Consumer multimedia tool began life on the iPad, but now offers even more opportunities to shine.

numbers 2.6 ios icon

Numbers 2.6.1 for iOS review: Spreadsheet app is now a better competitor to Excel

On its own merits, Numbers is well done and should meet the needs of nearly any iOS spreadsheet user.

forecast bar ios icon

Forecast Bar review: iOS version of Mac weather app is a breath of fresh air

Forecast Bar on the Mac always had the soul of an iOS app, so it’s no surprise that it shines on the iPhone.

numbers 3.6 mac icon

Numbers 3.6.1 for Mac review: The best version of Apple’s spreadsheet app so far

The latest version sees the return of missing features, along with improved large-data-set performance and useful new charting tools.

chapters mac icon

Chapters review: Mac app adds segment marks to MP3 podcasts and audio files

It's a very specific app, but if you need it, it's the only way to get this option.

dashlane4 mac icon

Dashlane 4 review: Easy and convenient password management for your Mac

Keeping your private data safe is easy with this well-written tool that works well for novices and seasoned pros alike.