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  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 review

    Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 is a significant improvement over SharePoint 07, providing IT execs with multiple ways to streamline their infrastructure and cut costs.

    Free

  • VMware Fusion 2.0 Beta 2 review

    VMware has opened the doors to the second beta release of VMware Fusion 2.0, VMware's Mac desktop virtualisation package.

    Free

  • 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

  • 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

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac 6.0 review

    Parallels 6 provides even better performance for running Windows on a Mac.

    £64 inc VAT

  • Apple iOS 4 review

    Does Apple iPhone OS 4 mark the point at which Apple retakes the lead in the mobile phone operating software market, or is it simply getting even with Google Android,…

    Free

  • Apple iOS 4.1 GM review

    We've been using the GM mobile operating system release for 24 hours and can say: iOS 4.1 on iPhone is the most solid, responsive iOS release to date.

    Free

  • Microsoft Windows Phone 7 'Mango' review

    Mango is the next update to Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 smartphone platform. Updated, 22 June 2011

    Free

  • Windows Phone 7.5 Mango: hands on

    We get our hands on Microsoft's latest smartphone operating system, officially titled Windows Phone 7.5

    Free

  • Windows Phone 8 review

    After four days of getting to know Windows Phone 8, our initial mood can be described as positive. While Windows Phone 7.5 already was a fine operating system,…

    Free

  • Firefox OS on ZTE Open hands-on review

    MWC 2013 has brought with it a new operating system for smartphones, Mozilla's Firefox OS. Here's our Firefox OS on ZTE Open hands-on review.

    Free

  • Apple OS X Mavericks review

    Apple's brand new operating system for Mac is OS X Mavericks, available for free for almost all Apple desktops and laptops. Before you upgrade your Mac, read our OS X…

    Free

  • Android Lollipop vs Android 4.4 KitKat comparison review

    Google has announced Android Lollipop so we've compared it side-by-side with Android 4.4 KitKat so you can see the difference.

    Free

  • Windows 10 hands on review

    As the Windows 10 release grows nearer, here's what we think of its first take on Windows 10, the Technical Preview, in our Windows 10 hands-on review.

    Free

  • Windows 8 vs Windows 10 comparison

    The latest Windows 10 release is available for testing, offering a host of new features to Windows users. And Windows 10 will be free, too. We compare Windows 8 and…

    Free

  • Lubuntu 10.04

    Lubuntu is a lightweight Ubuntu variant using the excellent LXDE desktop and ideal for low powered computers and netbooks

  • Moblin 2.0 review

    Launched two years ago by Intel and now hosted by The Linux Foundation, Moblin is a Linux platform aimed at netbooks and mobile internet devices.

    Free

    Score - 5 out of 10

  • Linspire Five-0 Beta

    You might not have heard of Linspire Linux before; that's because this is the first version that has gone under this name. After a legal wrangle with Microsoft,…

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 5 out of 10

  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Server review

    Here's our review of Apple's latest Mac OS X Server operating system.

    £319 inc VAT

    Score - 6 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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