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  • Parallels Desktop Switch To Mac review

    Ease your move from Windows to Mac with the handy Parallels Desktop Switch To Mac kit.

    £75 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard review

    Although positioned as an under-the-hood upgrade to Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard offers a lot of changes on the surfaces as well. UPDATED: 27 August 2009.

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • VirtualBox 2.2 review

    VirtualBox is a general-purpose full virtualiser for x86 computer hardware. Targeted at server, desktop and embedded use, its makers claim it is the only open source…

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Xandros Presto Linux review

    Xandros Presto Linux is a lightweight version of Xandros Linux, boasting very quick boot times.

    £14 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Apple iPhone OS 3.0 review

    Offering copy-and-paste, Bluetooth tethering and A2DP - as well as performance improvements and MMS capability - the 250MB Apple iPhone OS 3.0 Software Update is the…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Ubuntu Server review

    Ubuntu Server is a fast, free, no-frills Linux distribution that fills a niche between utilitarian Debian and the GUI-driven and, some would argue, over-featured…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • CodySafe review

    Why use a USB flash drive as a mere data shuttle? The free CodySafe is one of the cleverest ways you can find to turn a USB flash drive into what the developer calls…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Windows Vista Computer Management review

    If you're not familiar with Microsoft Windows Vista's own disk management tools, don't beat yourself up over it. They're not exactly lying around the desktop in plain…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope review

    The new edition of the friendly Linux desktop OS - Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope - is more maintenance release than upgrade.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 review

    If you're looking for a practical business desktop replacement for Windows, your best choice is Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11: a true Windows replacement.

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop 4.0 review

    Parallels Desktop 4.0 is virtualisation software that allows you to run Windows operating systems on an Intel Mac.

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Windows Vista SP2 beta review

    In the initial beta of Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2), the changes made aren't immediately obvious. And even the under-the-hood changes are incremental rather…

    Free

  • 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 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

  • Xandros Desktop 4 Professional review

    Xandros 4 Professional tries to set itself apart from the majority of popular Linux distributions in two ways. First, by making the installation and administration…

    £53 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Google Android review

    Google Android is the operating system most likely to break the hold of both Windows 7 on the laptops market and Apple iOS 4 in the mobile space. Here's our review of…

    Free

  • VMware Fusion 2.0 review

    Since Apple switched its PC processor architecture to Intel less than three years ago, running Windows or other x86 operating systems on a Mac has become a whole lot…

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.5.5 review

    Apple Mac OS X 10.5.5 brought a slew of updates - 136MB worth in the Software Update version on our Mac - most of which were described in Apple's nicely detailed…

    £85 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Apple iPhone 2.1 software review

    Apple promised us that the iPhone 2.1 update would save us all from the iPhone 2.0's sins, but as it turns out, the software brings with it more than just bug fixes.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Darwine 1.0 review

    Darwine 1.0 lets you legally run Windows applications on the Mac OS X - without having to shell out for a Windows operating system.

    Free

    Score - 6 out of 10



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