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Wide Sky review

Wide Sky is a fun and engrossing game that gives you the opportunity to train your hedgehog and accomplish missions together. Using ropes and assorted special powers, your hedgehog can ascend to the highest levels in the Wide Sky as long as you can master the techniques for controlling him.

To begin playing this game, you'll have to pick how you'd like to control your hedgehog, either by touching the screen or by tilting the device you're playing on. The game tells you that the touch option is best for beginners, but we found it easier to … Read more

Towpix review

Towpix is a social photo app that lets you enter your pictures into a weekly themed contest and vote on the photos you like best. You can like as many entries as you want, and the one with the most likes at the end of the week wins a prize. So invite your friends and check back every week to see what the new theme for the contest will be.

To begin using Towpix, you can either sign up for a free account, or log in with Facebook. Once you're in, you'll see the main feed screen with … Read more

Think 3D Free review

Think 3D Free lets you create projects using a variety of 3D shapes that you can add to, rotate and manipulate in space, and save images of. Choose from 11 different types of projects, and build structures with vibrant colors that are fun to experiment with and observe.

This app opens with two sample projects already created for you to play with and add to if you choose. Tap a project to get started, or choose to create your own new one by tapping the "+" icon in the upper left-hand corner of the interface. This will bring up … Read more

Hola Better Internet review

Hola Better Internet is the Android app for Hola, the free multiplatform VPN service that lets users watch geoblocked videos in their countries. It comprises two utilities: the Unblocker, which changes the IP that identifies your geographic location, and the Accelerator, which smoothes out media streaming and playback and can even reduce data consumption.

Hola is unusually easy to use for a VPN service, and Hola Better Internet continues the theme. The main screen has only three toggles for Hola, the Unblocker, and the Accelerator. But tap "Help" and then "FAQ," and you'll find an … Read more

NXPowerLite Desktop for Mac review

NXPowerLite Desktop allows you to easily lower the size of your larger JPEG and PDF files, as well as Microsoft PowerPoint presentations. Optimized files keep the same format while their size is significantly reduced, making them easier to manage and send via e-mail.

Pros

Easy to use: Click the Add Files button to quickly group multiple files that you want to shrink, or drag and drop them into the main app window. NXPowerLite Desktop also sends optimized files via e-mail with just the click of a button, which is located in the main menu.

Advanced save, file naming, and backup … Read more

Perfect Launcher review

Perfect Launcher gives you the ability to open many of your favorite Web pages and other programs with just a few clicks. From the app's dashboard, you can launch a browser and specify the page it opens all at once, making it easier than ever to find what you're looking for.

Pros

Intuitive interface: This app sports an attractive and streamlined interface that lets you access tons of popular sites quickly. Tabs take you from one category of pages and programs to another, and you can also search quickly for sites not listed through the Search box above … Read more

Spartan Portable Lite Multi Clipboard review

Spartan Portable Lite Multi Clipboard can store anything you want to copy, including images, text, and links, and let you access them anytime. Just copy to the clipboard as usual, and everything you select will be accessible when you need it from this app's intuitive interface.

Pros

Two categories: When you copy items to Spartan Portable, they'll appear in a list on the left-hand side of the interface. This list is temporary, and eventually older clips will drop off the bottom as new clips are added. If there are items you don't want to lose, however, you … Read more

Staxofax Lite Portable review

Staxofax Lite Portable adds functionality for your standard Windows Clipboard by making it larger and able to hold many clips at once. Store items you use again and again, or do a large volume of copying and pasting without having to go back and forth between two documents or pages.

Pros

Automatic recording: To save a clip to StaxoFax, all you have to do is copy it just like you would anything you want to paste later. The app automatically stores anything you copy using the standard Windows Copy feature and keeps these clips in a list in the left-hand … Read more

TextPad review

TextPad is a program that lets you create, open, and edit text files, so you can make any necessary changes and organize them thoroughly.

Pros

Streamlined navigation: This app boasts a clean and intuitive interface that lets you navigate through the different sections using the tabs across the top of the window. Whether you're creating a new text file or making some quick edits to an existing one, the tools you need are right where you want them.

Quick customization: There are some nice features in this app that let you make certain changes or additions quickly. For instance, … Read more

TypeText review

TypeText gives you the ability to enter in lines of text that you type often and then have the program auto-type them with just a few taps. This is a great help if you find yourself typing out certain items over and over again.

Pros

Good functionality: With this program, you can enter in a list of terms, phrases, e-mail addresses, or anything else that you type out frequently, and then call that list up by pressing "CTRL+B" whenever you want to type any of them. Select the item you want from the list that pops up, … Read more