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5 apps for iTunes backup and recovery

If your system crashes and your entire iTunes library vanishes, you may think that your music, videos, and photos are gone for good. But before you excavate your CDs and photos from storage to re-rip and re-scan, check out these top five apps for restoring your files with just one click.

Sharepod ( Windows, Mac)

Sharepod transfers your tunes, videos, podcasts, and photos from your iPod, iPhone, or iPad to your Windows or Mac computer with just one click -- for just $20. You get 50 transfers for free before purchase. Sharepod also comes with a helpful database backup should anything … Read more

GetGo Download Manager review

GetGo Download Manager is an excellent tool for Internet users that want a less complicated download process. Its integration with various browsers as well as its great design makes GetGo a useful application.

Pros

Good interface: GetGo's layout is organized, attractive, and easy to understand. The sidebar gives you quick access to downloads based on category and history, so finding content is not complex.

Helpful features: The Internet Explorer and Firefox toolbars included with GetGo Download Manager are not obtrusive and offer tools that assist in finding content. Downloads can be stopped and resumed at any time, which is … Read more

GO Power Master review

GO Power Master reduces the drain on your Android device's battery with several customizable power schemes. It powers down unnecessary functions automatically, such as turning off network connections while you're asleep. You can also toggle functions on and off at will.

Pros

Save modes: General save mode enables auto brightness and mobile data, while Super save mode disables network connections and reduces brightness. Extreme mode adds smart saving functionality.

My mode: If the preset modes don't meet your needs, you can customize power saving options in My mode.

Smart: Smart control options include auto-sync, Bluetooth, CPU, and … Read more

Go Locker review

Go Locker lets you customize your lock screen to your heart's content with stylish themes, app shortcut icons and notifications, news, calendars, camera, email, and more. This app considerably improves the default lock screen on your device, making it not only more beautiful, but also more functional.

Pros

Powerful yet graceful: Go Locker manages to integrate app icons and notifications, to-do lists, emails, agenda, media players, and weather widgets into stylish themes that despite their sophistication remain smooth and fluid and don't tax your system or effect the battery.

Fantastic themes: Whether you want a minimalist theme that … Read more

GO SMS Pro review

GO SMS Pro enables you to connect with friends through SMS texts via standard service or Internet connection. With tools not found in default messaging applications and a basic, streamlined design, GO SMS is a viable alternative and upgrade to your standard messaging application.

Pros

Plenty of tools: GO SMS Pro does more than basic messaging. You can lock the application for safety reasons and establish a privacy box to hide away secret messages. We found the SMS Blocker performed perfectly in our tests when blocking by keyword or phone number.

Good layout: The bright design and well-designed layout make … Read more

Wondershare TunesGo review

Wondershare TunesGo lets you manage the media on your Apple devices, and move it from one to the other without going through iTunes. With this handy app, you can quickly export all kinds of files to your computer or just back up your data, so you don't have to worry if your device is lost or damaged.

Pros

Nice interface: This program offers a sleek and streamlined interface through which you can easily access all app features. Large buttons identify different actions, and clear instructions let you know what to connect and when. There are also status bars that … Read more

GoToMeeting review

The GoToMeeting mobile app makes online voice and video meetings easy by allowing you to quickly join them and supporting all operating systems and devices. Although this version finally adds video support, it still lacks some of the key features of the computer and iPad applications.

Pros

Excellent performance and uptime: Our experience with GoToMeeting confirmed the many positive reviews about performance and uptime that Google Play reviewers have given it. The audio quality is good, especially if you use a mic and headphones, the video is fluid, and presentations and other attendees' screens display smoothly, without glitches or other … Read more

GO Weather Widget review

With its many features and themes, GO Weather Widget stands out as one of the most sophisticated apps of its kind, providing accurate and detailed weather forecasts through a beautiful interface and appealing widgets. However, to enjoy all its features and get rid of nagging ads, you have to pay.

Pros

Feature-packed: GO Weather Widget includes interactive maps, hourly forecasts, wind forecast, and dynamic backgrounds that change depending on the weather, which is something that few weather apps can boast. Another feature that sets it apart is the chart-based trends for 24 hours or six days.

Amazing customization options: This … Read more

IRS2Go review

IRS2Go is a free Android app that keeps you in constant contact with the IRS, and lets you access your tax documents on your phone. You can also check on the status of your refund, if you're getting one, and find free tax preparation services.

Pros

Going mobile: Every year, more US taxpayers use their cell phones to prepare and file their federal returns. IRS2Go supports that functionality.

Refund status: Expecting money back? IRS2Go can update the status of your tax refund.

Prep & landing: We could search for free tax prep services within our ZIP Code or specify … Read more

GO Launcher EX review

GO Launcher EX enhances your Android experience, replacing the default launcher with a fantastic new environment that supports thousands of different themes and widgets, sophisticated screen transitions, easier app management, and many other UI customizations. The only downside to using this app is that to enjoy all its features and get rid of the persistent ads, you have to upgrade to the paid version.

Pros

Creative customization options: With more than 10,000 themes, 27 screen transition effects, and 19 original GO widgets, GO Launcher EX can totally change the way your home screen looks. What's more, you can … Read more