Shoebox review

Ancestry.com's free Shoebox app uses edge detection and other image processing technologies to turn your Android device's camera into a portable photo and document scanner. You can save Shoebox images directly to your Ancestry.com family tree, tag photos, add captions, and share images via email as well as Twitter, Facebook, and other social media.


Pocket scanner: With Shoebox, you can capture scan-quality images of a huge range of photos, documents, and ephemera, especially documents too rare or fragile to scan or even handle.

Edgy: When you capture an old photo, Shoebox's perspective correction technology … Read more

Real Racing 3 review

Real Racing 3 is a fast-paced game that puts you in the driver's seat of some impressive vehicles and lets you race other players. As you develop your skills in the racing world, you'll unlock better and better cars and compete on more and more challenging courses.


Customizable controls: In this game, you can have as much or as little control over your vehicle as you'd like. To begin with, you'll have automatic acceleration and brake assist turned on as you get used to the other controls. But if you want a more authentic racing … Read more

Focus Booster review

Focus Booster is designed to cut down on clutter and help you focus on what you're doing on your desktop, integrating smoothly with the background, and featuring a number of customizable features. Combined with custom buzzers and timers, Focus Booster will allow you to implement the Pomodoro technique while working to boost focus and productivity.


Numerous settings for the app: With Focus Booster you can set the timeframe for each session, where the timer displays, when or if it makes a sound, and whether it autostarts under certain circumstances. While it's not as extensive or in-depth as … Read more

My Lockbox review

My Lockbox is designed to protect the contents of individual folders on your computer, allowing you to set password protection, limit access and edit permission, and more, alongside a number of other features that enhance what the default Windows settings provide for folder editing. While there are some issues with the interface and management end, the software works generally as promised.


Easy setup and folder control: It takes minimal time to set up a new account and start protecting your first folders. While the software only allows free account holders to protect one folder at a time, there are … Read more

Password Repository for Mac review

Password Repository for Mac gives you a place to store your log-in information for all kinds of sites while keeping it protected by a master password. With this tool, you'll never have to worry about forgetting your passwords again, and you can quickly access any of your log-ins anytime.


Master password: To make sure no one can access all of the sensitive information you have stored in this app, you can create a Master Password to protect it. While this is a common feature of most password management apps, this one lets you take security even further by … Read more

Focus Booster for Mac review

Focus Booster for Mac is a small utility timer that helps you stay on task as you work through sessions and breaks of whatever length you like. While this program doesn't come with a lot of fancy bells and whistles, it can be a real asset when you're trying to increase productivity.


Clear interface: All features of this app are clearly accessible through its streamlined interface, which lets you specify your preferences for multiple aspects of the timer's function. You can set any session time you want, and include breaks of any length you like, as … Read more

Cloud System Booster review

Cloud System Booster keeps your system running smoothly by removing junk files, optimizing system settings, and repairing all types of errors. With this comprehensive program, you can keep all unwanted files and broken items off your hard drive, so you can be sure you're always getting the most from your machine.


Speedy: This program works quickly no matter which type of scan you pick. Repairs are accomplished quickly too, and you can always see the status of all operations clearly as the program is working. And if you're really in a hurry, you can choose the Quick … Read more

What's Playing review

What's Playing is a guessing game that gives you an animated clue, and blank spaces to fill in below it when you know the word. Use the letters below the spaces to make your guess, and move on to more and more challenging clues as you work your way through the hundreds of levels in the game.

This app has a fun and intuitive interface, with options on the main screen for starting the game, turning the sound on and off, and seeing if any of your Facebook friends are playing. When you start a game, you'll go … Read more

Kingsoft Office review

Kingsoft Office is a free program that lets you view, edit, and share documents and PowerPoint presentations in Microsoft Office formats. You can also create new documents, and you won't have to worry about your formatting staying consistent no matter where you open or edit your work.


Wireless projecting and sharing: Not only can you create, edit, and e-mail a PowerPoint presentation from your iOS device with this app, but you can present it, too. Kingsoft supports wireless sharing to other local devices as well as wireless projection via DLNA or AirPlay.

Full editing features: This program offers … Read more

My Data for Mac review

My Data for Mac gives you a handy table to help you keep track of all kinds of information that can be broken down into small chunks. It's an innovative way to stay organized and on top of your daily tasks, appointments, work projects, and more.

The interface for My Data is clear and straightforward, and the Help document explains all features clearly. In the main window, you'll see a chart with five columns. The first column is for your topic, and then the remaining four are for subtopics. You can enter a new topic and subtopics into … Read more