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Endlessly tweaking his workflow for comfort and efficiency, Erez is a freelance writer on a mission to discover the simplest, coolest, and most effective software and websites to make tomorrow happen today.

Review: Blurity photo de-blurring utility tries to bring CSI one step closer to real life

This handy utility offers a simple interface for fixing photos damaged by motion blur. It doesn't always work, but it's worth a try if you have an important photo marred by blur.

Review: Dropmyemail backs up your email effortlessly

Dropmyemail is a simple cloud-based backup service for your emails and attachments. It's especially useful if you log on at different computers.

Review: WinZip 17 stays fresh with cloud storage and social sharing features

WinZip 17 lets you archive, encrypt, convert, and share your files across multiple services. New integration with cloud storage services and social networks keep this venerable compression utility relevant.

Review: Ninite turns setting up a new computer into a quick, painless process

With Ninite, you can install numerous free applications at once. It's free, elegantly presented, and easy to use.

Review: Xmind Pro mind mapping utility has good intentions, but poor execution

XMind offers powerful diagramming capabilities, if you can get over its interface oddities. If you're used to the UI of the free demo version, though, you might enjoy the features the paid version adds.

Review: ShellNewHandler lets you clean up the file creation context menu

ShellNewHandler can remove extraneous entries from your Vista or Windows 7 file creation context menu. It's a free utility that can save you time and confusion.

SpringPublisher adds maps, templates, and QR codes to your printed materials

SpringPublisher lets you create letterheads and business cards with simple templates, including maps and QR codes.

ShortcutFoo: Master keyboard shortcuts in no time

ShortcutFoo is a lean and simple Web app that lets you easily learn shortcut keys for Gmail and many other applications.

Fast, fun, and free: Racing games for your PC

Enjoy some seriously adrenaline-drenched automotive action, safely and for free. Download these five excellent racing game (or play online) and speed to your heart's content.

Holly is a seriously simple to-do list, no accounts required

Holly is a simple and beautiful Web app for creating, managing, and sharing to-do lists. It's not for large-scale project management, but for day-to-day tasks, it works just fine.

Rein in your inbox and schedule email reminders with Right Inbox

Right Inbox blends into Gmail, letting you easily follow up on emails or schedule them for later sending. It doesn't do anything that's never been done before, but it does more (and more inexpensively) than anything else.

Take realistic Driving Speed 2 racing game for a spin

Watch your car take its lumps (and bumps and dents) in Driving Speed 2, an entertaining but often challenging racing game.

Simplify the Web with these free Chrome extensions

The Web doesn't have to be one-size-fits-all. Eliminate distractions from your favorite sites, or the entire Web, and you can comfortably focus on the content that suits you.

Download Instagram photos in bulk with 4K stogram

4K Stogram is a bare-bones utility that does just one thing: Download Instagram photos.

Buckle up for free racing game Dolphinity Racer

A heavy emphasis on realistic physics and graphics makes racing simulator Dolphinity Racer a challenging drive.