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  • Microsoft Xbox 360 review

    It was way back in November 2001 that Microsoft put its money where its mouth was and launched the big black Xbox into the world. Spin on four years and the firm is…

    £170 inc VAT

    Score - 10 out of 10

  • Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 review

    With Microsoft Small Business Server 2008, Microsoft has added big business functionality to an affordable SME tool.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Zune 80GB Media Player

    Wireless synching, good sound quality, and a nice touch control finally make Microsoft's affordable player a good choice. Indeed, for some users the wireless synching…

    £185 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac beta

    Microsoft has just begun to issue Beta versions of the next iteration of its Office for Mac software to testers, and claims that it’s still on track to release the…

    £100 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 review

    Microsoft SQL Server 2008, aka "Katmai", gives SQL Server shops plenty of reasons to get excited. The best SQL Server release to date, it sports more nice new…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Anti-Spyware beta

    Microsoft's AntiSpyware is a rebadged version of Giant Software's existing app. Gates liked it so much, he bought the company in December. Its collection of security…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Office 12.0 Beta 1.0

    A completely new interface, a totally new file format – but will Office 12.0 have any new features? How about better charts and graphics, time management,…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Works Suite 2006

    The 2006 version of Microsoft's budget-friendly alternative to Office brings some hefty software into the mix. Reading the list of applications brought to mind a line…

    £70 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Visual Studio 2005 Express

    The latest release of Microsoft's Visual Studio has come with a surprise: a release of separate Express editions of its main development tools that are available for…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Age of Empires III

    Truth be told, PC Advisor had a bad time learning about history at school – we never saw the point of reading about agrarian policy when there were all those juicy…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000

    Split keys: you either love them or hate them. The ergonomic design, built to reduce RSI and enhance your comfort, can take some time to get used to, but after going…

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Wireless Laser Mouse 6000

    Sporting five buttons, four-way scrolling facilities, a sharp 'moonlight silver' design and a decided lack of wires, Microsoft's Laser Mouse 6000 is a classy piece of…

    £31 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Toy Soldiers: Cold War review

    It's going to be a hot time in the Cold War tonight. This fantastic sequel is everything one might want in a tower defense game, and then some.

    £10 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Arc Touch review

    Microsoft has added touch sensitivity and a curious construction to its Arc Touch mouse - and more besides.

    £69 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • ilomilo review

    ilomilo is a deceptively adorable puzzler that neatly rounds out Xbox Live Arcade's 'Games for the Holidays' release schedule.

    £6 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Arc Keyboard review

    The Microsoft Arc Keyboard is an elegant desktop PC keyboard with unique features and a high price to match.

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Lync 2010 review

    Microsoft Lync 2010 combines instant messaging, VoIP calling, live meetings, and videoconferencing, but it's more than the sum of these parts. It puts the PC at the…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Full House Poker review

    Full House Poker is an Xbox Live-oriented game of Texas Hold 'Em - perfect for seasoned card sharks and poker newbies alike.

    £6 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Word 2011 review

    The latest update to Microsoft's flagship word processing application, Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac levels the playing field for Macs in business.

    £89 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 review

    Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac 2011 remedies earlier shortcomings by combining compelling new features with a revamped interface that makes it easier than before to…

    £89 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

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