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Microsoft Zune HD

After years of trying, has Microsoft finally beat Apple at its own game that started with the iPod? Well, not quite. But the fantastic Zune HD, priced at $219.99 (16GB) and $289.99 (32GB), certainly gives the iPod touch some worthy Read More


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ServiceDesk Plus (SDP) 9.1

ServiceDesk Plus 9.1 (SDP) from ManageEngine ($395 for a 2-technician license and 250 nodes in the Professional edition) is among the most mature of all the help desk products I reviewed here. That’s evident in its breadth of features, its Read More


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Apple iTunes

Everything else you come to expect is still here in iTunes—the enormous store of music, movies and TV, apps, books, iTunes U courses, podcast playing and subscriptions, Internet radio and iTunes Match to get all your songs in the cloud. It’s Read More


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Zendesk

  Zendesk allows tickets to be raised via the usual array of sources: email, Web, telephone, chat, and social networking sites. The myriad of ways tickets can get raised into Zendesk is one of its strengths—one that is seldom replicated Read More


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Hatfall (for iPad)

There’s a great phrase in British English called “taking the piss.” It means to mock, satirize, parody, and generally have fun with something by undermining its conventions. Ben “Yahtzee” Croshaw has built a career out of this with his Zero Read More


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Ooma Telo

  Next I had to fill out a form with my name and email address, contact phone number, password, and security question. Then you enter an address for 911 emergency calls; even if you chose an area code for a Read More


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Samanage

For most of the products reviewed in this help desk roundup website, the question is adequate features in exchange for the convenience and cost-efficiency of a cloud service solution. Not so for the Samanage IT Service Desk and Asset management Read More


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Splatoon (for Nintendo Wii U)

Each weapon has its own sub-weapon (grenades, seeker bombs and locator beacons) that uses the same paint as the main gun, and a special weapon you can activate once a meter charges from painting objects. You can’t switch sub-weapons or Read More


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Pimsleur Unlimited

Learning a new language isn’t easy, and it takes real commitment. To be successful, you have to find educational material that keeps you coming back, day after day, year after year. The Pimsleur line of language-learning tools, made by Simon Read More


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Kashoo

If you’re in the market for an online accounting service website, Kashoo does a good job of providing the tools you need to manage your company’s income and expenses and stay compliant with double-entry bookkeeping rules. It covers the basics, Read More