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  • 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

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac 5.0 review

    Hot on the heels of VMware's update of Fusion 3 comes Parallels Desktop for Mac 5.0. Like Fusion, Parallels now boasts support for Microsoft's WDDM graphics, allowing…

    £59 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

  • Preview: Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

    More details have emerged about Mac OS X 10.5, the next major update to the Mac operating system that Apple has dubbed "Leopard".

    £85 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.7 Lion review

    Mac OS X is already the most successful PC operating system in history. A bold claim, but read on to find out why... UPDATED 20th JULY 2011

    £21 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Apple Tiger OS X 10.4 review

    Contrary to what Mac cynics might say, the upgrades in Apple's latest operating system, Mac OS X Version 10.4, also known as Tiger, are not just cosmetic. New…

    £89 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac review

    The latest Parallels Desktop 6 for Mac adds new features and performance to this versatile package for running Windows and Linux on a Mac, without rebooting

    £65 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop 6 Switch to Mac Edition review

    Parallels Desktop 6 Switch to Mac Edition offers an amazingly intuitive solution to making that move to the Apple Mac.

    £80 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Apple iOS 4.2 for iPhone review

    The iOS 4.2 update is not a compelling update for iPhone users, but does add some useful features.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Spotlight

    Mac users upgrading to Leopard will find a different Spotlight waiting for them.

    £85 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Safari 3.0

    When Apple introduces a Mac new OS X, it often takes the opportunity to freshen up existing applications, adding capabilities or improving the way things get done.

    £85 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: first review

    Apple's latest operating system for the Apple Mac, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard represents evolution rather than revolution.

    £85 inc VAT

    Score - 9 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

  • Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion review

    Apple's Mountain Lion is the new OS X, version 10.8, and the eighth update in 11 years to the Mac operating system. We walk you through the new features to see if…

    £14 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop 8.0 review

    Parallels Desktop 8.0 is an impressive upgrade that integrates the Windows and Mac environments even more smoothly. Read our full review to find out more.

    £65 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • VMWare Fusion 5.0 review

    VMWare Fusion styles itself as the best way to run Windows on Mac. We got our colleagues at Macworld UK to put this claim to the test in our VMWare Fusion 5.0 review.

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Ubuntu Linux 7.04 "Feisty Fawn"

    Ubuntu Linux has been one of our favourite products for two years running. Why? It's completely free, it installs easily from one downloadable CD, and it focuses on…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat review

    Maverick Meerkat is the codename for Ubuntu Linux 10.10, the latest and quite comfortably the greatest of easy Linux options for desktop PCs and laptops.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Linux Live USB Creator review

    Linux Live USB Creator makes it easier to install Linux. Read our full review to find out more.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Windows 8 review

    Windows 8 represents the biggest change to Microsoft’s operating system since the launch of Windows 95. Here’s our Windows 8 review. It’s the only Windows 8 review…

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10



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