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  • MIcrosoft Windows 7 SP1

    Bring your Windows 7 installation right up-to-date with service pack 1

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • UNetbootin 6.08

    Create a bootable Linux USB flash drive with (usually) the minimum of hassle

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Sabayon Linux 5.1 [Gnome]

    Distro aimed at providing performance and cutting edge software for the desktop.

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • PE Builder 3.1.10a

    Easily build a bootable CD that can help you rescue files when a Windows XP PC won't start

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Element HTPC 1.2

    Element is a free operating system for Home Theatre and Media Centre Personal Computers, featuring an innovative across the room 'ten-foot interface' that is designed…

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • 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

  • 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

  • Windows 10 hands on review

    Windows 10 is the next version of Microsoft's operating system for PC, laptop, tablet, smartphone and all points in between. Here is our first Windows 10 review,…

    Free



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