Downloads

SOFTWARE

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KMPlayer 3.2

This is a very cool little audio/video player with an extraordinary array of built-in audio and video decoders.

SOFTWARE

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Start8 0.85

Free tool to reinstate the Start button and the ensuing Start menu, to the Windows 8 desktop.

SOFTWARE

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Mozilla Firefox 11.0

This new release improves silent updating, and allows for Sync to synchronize addons across your computers.

INTERNET

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Thunderbird 11.0

Manage your e-mail with this great free client from Mozilla.

SOFTWARE

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uTorrent 3.1.3

Access Torrent files with this small and super-fast client, and comes with nifty extras like scheduling and speed limiting.

SOFTWARE

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LibreOffice 3.5

LibreOffice is a feature rich open source office suite that provides a brand-new spin on OpenOffice.org.

INTERNET

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Google Chrome 17

Pages will render faster and security has been beefed up in the latest version of Chrome.

SOFTWARE

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WordWeb 6.7

Use this powerful tool to quickly find definitions, synonyms, and even pronunciations.

SOFTWARE

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Foxit Reader 5.1.4

This free utility lets you view PDF files--and it takes up less space than Adobe Reader.

SOFTWARE

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Buzz Folders Free 14.61

This handy utility streamlines the process of opening and saving any kinds of files or documents.

Expert Opinion

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Apple doesn't need its own gadgets to dominate the smart home

If you believe the weekend rumors, Apple will announce a connected-home platform next week at WWDC. But before you get too excited about an iThermostat and an iFridge and an iCamera watching you sleep, consider this: If Apple does get into the home-automation market, that doesn't necessarily mean it'll make smart-home gadgets of its own.

Editors Pick

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Justin.tv goes off the air

With all signs pointing to a Google purchase of Twitch, the company behind Justin.tv has shut down the live video service.

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Verizon fires back at FCC over data throttling

The FCC called out Verizon for its plans to throttle customers with unlimited data plans who use the most data, so the carrier responded.

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Business faces backlash after threatening $500 fines for negative Yelp reviews

Businesses who don't know how to manage their social media presence should remember that the Internet can be vicious.

Latest Product Reviews

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Key Ingredient kitchen tablet review: Yummy recipes can't rescue this crummy tablet

Meatballs. Giant bacon-wrapped meatballs. The Key Ingredient Recipe tablet suggested this fantastic idea to me when I searched for a meatball recipe. It's a good thing the meatballs were tasty, because that's about the only thing this tablet gets right.