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Bridge24 is a free add-on that lets you customize your project management tools to suit your needs.(image)

GetResponse Email Marketing
GetResponse is easy to use and offers a variety of advanced features that you can try for free, including Salesforce integration and flexible autoresponders.(image)

Articulate Storyline 2
If you're looking for the best eLearning authoring tool on the market, then look no further because Articulate Storyline 2 has it all.(image)

If you don't need organic video creation functionality and you don't mind spending a lot of money on a system, then eLearning authoring tool Elucidat should be on your company's shortlist.(image)

Shift eLearning
Shift eLearning isn't ready for prime time. It's a decent enough eLearning authoring tool, but it's several iterations behind the industry leaders.(image)

TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8
If you're only interested in video-based course content, then TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8 is an ideal eLearning authoring tool. But if you need interactive, text-based, HTML5 course content, then this isn't the right tool for you.(image)

H5P is a solid, free eLearning authoring tool that's ideal for one-off courses or companies that can't dedicate budget to training. However, it's missing a lot of the great options available on other tools.(image) Web Hosting
With very solid uptime and good customer service, has potential, but a thin feature set holds this Web host back.(image)

Lenovo Ideacentre Y700
The Lenovo Ideacentre Y700 isn't the most powerful or expandable gaming desktop out there, but it delivers fine performance (even with VR) while remaining affordable.(image)

Telegram Messenger (for iPhone)
Telegram takes messaging to the next level, with a completely open sticker store, tons of photo embellishments, and a private mode with end-to-end encryption.(image)

Epson FastFoto FF-640
The Epson FastFoto FF-640 is a novelty: a sheet-fed scanner designed for scanning stacks of old photo prints. It does this well, though there are less expensive options for scanning photos, whether individually or in bulk.(image)

Bitdefender Internet Security 2017
Bitdefender Internet Security 2017 packs every feature you expect in a security suite, along with a wealth of bonus features. An updated user interface revitalizes this excellent suite.(image)

Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Art
The Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Art captures crisp images, opens up to f/1.4, and undercuts competing lenses on price.(image)

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM
The Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM is an exceptionally sharp wide-angle prime lens that excels for low-light and shallow depth of field photography.(image)

Castles of Mad King Ludwig (for Android)
Construct fanciful castle floor plans to meet mad King Ludwig's enigmatic requests in this Android board-game adaptation. The core game is fun, but the app lacks polish.(image)

Google Allo (for iPhone)
Allo is the first peek at Google's concept for ambient search, where the Google Assistant adds search results to your conversations. It's a great idea, but the execution in this messaging app still needs work.(image)

The ultra-wide AOC C3583FQ is a huge, curved gaming monitor that uses speedy refresh rates and AMD's FreeSync technology for smooth gaming performance.(image)

Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED
The Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED is a light, compact macro lens with a standard-angle field of view that delivers very sharp results.(image)

Acer Switch Alpha 12
The Acer Switch Alpha 12 is a good value, offering top speed in its price range, a crisp display, and useful extras. There are some minor design caveats, but this Windows tablet can help you be productive without breaking the bank.(image)

Signal (for iPhone)
Signal is the best secure messaging app for iPhone, boasting a dead-simple setup and encrypted voice calls, and it's all powered by the open-source Signal protocol.(image)

Halo 5: Forge (for PC)
Halo 5: Forge gives you a fantastic multiplayer package at an excellent price (it's free!), though it has technical shortcomings that prove irksome.(image)

Origin Chronos VR
The Origin Chronos VR is a compact desktop that can fit on most desks or even next to your 4K TV, but it delivers performance good enough for serious 4K and VR gaming.(image)

Amped Wireless High Power AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender (REC22P)
The Amped Wireless REC22P is a dual-band Wi-Fi range extender that plugs into a wall outlet. It delivers solid throughput on the 5GHz band, but its 2.4GHz performance is less than stellar.(image)

R850 Mobile Hotspot
The R850 isn't the best Wi-Fi hotspot out there, but it makes some sense when combined with Boost Mobile's $50/10GB deal.(image)

Acer Predator 17 X (GX-791-758V)
The Acer Predator 17 X (GX-791-758V) gaming laptop delivers crisp visuals and good performance on a beautiful 4K display—but at a price that's hard to justify.(image)

Canon ImageClass MF249dw
The Canon ImageClass MF249dw is a mono laser all-in-one printer for a home office or micro office that provides an ample feature set, solid speed, good output quality, and a wealth of connection choices.(image)

Canon Color ImageClass LBP712Cdn
The Canon Color ImageClass LBP712Cdn is a laser printer that's fast and churns out excellent-looking output across the board, but a steep purchase price and a high cost per page for its class diminish its overall value.(image)

Pentax HD D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 ED DC AW
The Pentax HD D FA 150-450mm F4.5-5.6 ED DC AW is a solidly-built telezoom lens, but it's heavier and pricier than others in its class.(image)

Verizon Ellipsis Jetpack MHS815L
The Ellipsis Jetpack MHS815L is Verizon's least expensive Wi-Fi hotspot, but it's missing key features you'll want when you're on the road.(image)

Ring Stick Up Cam
The Ring Stick Up Cam is a wireless outdoor security camera that installs in minutes and interacts with other smart home devices, but has a narrow field of view and requires a cloud subscription to view recorded video.(image)

Trend Micro Internet Security (2017)
Though it lacks an integrated firewall, Trend Micro Internet Security (2017) incudes antivirus, antispam, and parental control, along with loads of bonus features that actively help to ensure your PC's security.(image)

Fitbit Flex 2
With the Flex 2, Fitbit upgrades its original entry-level fitness tracker with a fully waterproof design, color LEDs, automatic activity tracking, and a variety of ways to wear it.(image) (for iPhone) is a useful and well designed to-do app, though the free version is a bit limited. Its standout feature is the Moment, which encourages you to review your daily task list before committing to it.(image)

Logitech G231 Prodigy Gaming Headset
Logitech's G231 Prodigy wired gaming headset offers very good audio and build quality for a reasonable price.(image)

ReCore (for PC)
ReCore is a solid action-adventure platformer with fun, interesting ideas established at the forefront. However, those ideas wither over time because of the game's repetition and subpar story.(image)

Asana helps teams manage tasks and workflows, and it's the preeminent tool for the job. Thoughtful design and highly capable features make it a compelling productivity app.(image)

Sony Xperia X Compact
The Sony Xperia X Compact is a sleek unlocked Android phone you can easily use with one hand, but its price is out of proportion with its size.(image)

Origin Genesis (2016)
The Origin Genesis is an expensive gaming desktop that delivers rock-steady frame rates, even at 4K resolution with all the eye candy turned up.(image)

Pentax HD D FA 15-30mm F2.8 ED SDM WR
The Pentax HD D FA 15-30mm F2.8 ED SDM WR is a huge lens, but one that covers an ultra-wide field of view with excellent sharpness, even at f/2.8.(image)

Pentax HD D FA 28-105mm F3.5-5.6 ED DC WR
The Pentax HD D FA 28-105mm F3.5-5.6ED DC WR is a solid full-frame starter zoom, but it makes the compromises you expect from a kit lens.(image)

Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (for PC)
In terms of pure gameplay, Pro Evolution 2017 is the best soccer simulation on the market. Unfortunately, truly appreciating it requires plenty of concessions.(image)

iRobot Braava Jet 240
The iRobot Braava Jet 240 is a small, quiet robot that mops and sweeps floors in small spaces, making it a good choice for apartment dwellers.(image)

Amazon Fire HD 8
Amazon's latest Fire HD 8 tablet is an excellent value for media consumption, as long as you can live without access to Google Play.(image)

Apple iTunes
Apple's media player and store offers a wealth of entertainment options that make it unmatched in its class. The latest update brings a redesigned streaming music service and music social network.(image)

Managing tasks and sharing shopping lists is easy with Wunderlist. Free accounts pack a lot of value, but the Pro version is expensive. Luckily, many users won't need all that Pro has to offer.(image)

Remember the Milk
Remember the Milk is a capable to-do-list app with some sharing options included at no cost, making it good for household use. The Pro version unlocks extra features but is on the expensive side.(image)

Canon imageClass MF419dw
The Canon imageClass MF419dw is a mono laser all-in-one printer with good output quality and paper capacity, but relatively high running costs.(image)

Canon imageClass MF515dw
The Canon imageClass MF515dw provides good output quality, solid speed, and voluminous paper capacity for a monochrome laser all-in-one, but at a relatively high cost per page.(image)

HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 Printer
The HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 Printer's price is reasonable for a single-function inkjet designed for use in low-volume print and copy environments, and it prints well enough for typical business use.(image)

Asus RT-AC5300 Wireless AC5300 Tri-Band Gigabit Router
If you frequently game online or stream 4K video, the Asus RT-AC5300 is a tri-band router that delivers speedy 2.4GHz and 5GHz throughput and offers an abundance of management settings, as well as Multi-User Multiple Input, Multiple Output (MU-MIMO) data streaming.(image)

Acer Predator Z271
The Acer Predator Z271 is a good-looking 27-inch gaming monitor that uses a curved screen, Nvidia's G-Sync technology, and a fast refresh rate to deliver smooth gaming performance.(image)

Zoho Expense
Expense tracking software solution Zoho Expense has a full complement of features out of the box, as well as customization options that stay out of your way until you want them.(image)

Receipt Bank
Expense tracking software packages all say they make the process easy but Receipt Bank actually delivers on that promise. It simplifies the complex expense tracking process by minimizing data entry.(image)

Expense tracking software ExpensePoint is old-school, built more for the accounting department than for the user's convenience. Employees will still hate to do expense reports, but administrators will appreciate the app's feature depth.(image)

Expensify is software that streamlines data entry and automates the trivial pieces of expense tracking. It does a splendid job and is very affordable.(image)

ExpenseBot is simple yet powerful expense tracking software that keeps things simple for users without restraining administrators. But it's hampered by a few feature limitations.(image)

Reigns (for iPhone)
If you like swiping left or right to find a mate, then you'll love ruling a nation in the medieval adventure game Reigns on the iPhone.(image)

Pentax D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro WR
The Pentax D FA 100mm F2.8 Macro WR is a very sharp compact macro lens, but it suffers from significant chromatic aberration.(image)

Pentax HD DA 70mm F2.4 Limited
The Pentax HD DA 70mm F2.4 Limited is a sharp, compact lens that's great for portraiture.(image)

Forza Horizon 3 (for PC)
A masterstroke of open-world game design, Forza Horizon 3 is the best arcade-style racing game on PC. However, the need for a persistent Internet connection, and some frame rate issues, keep this speedy journey across the Australian countryside from perfection.(image)