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  • BlackBerry 6 OS review

    Although BlackBerry 6 OS isn't a complete overhaul to the RIM Mobile operating system, it adds some much-needed improvements and overall refinement.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • MIcrosoft Windows 7 SP1

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

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • CrunchBang Linux review

    CrunchBang Linux is a free lightweight Linux operating system that eschews some of the bells and whistles of more user-friendly distros such as Ubuntu and Peppermint Ice.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Ubuntu Netbook Edition review

    Ubuntu Netbook Edition is precisely what it sounds like: a version of the Ubuntu Linux operating system modified for use with netbook laptops.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Peppermint Ice Linux review

    These days, if a desktop-focussed Linux distribution wants to stand out from the pack of Ubuntu-wannabes it either needs to be especially slick or offer something a…

    Free

    Score - 7 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

  • 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

  • Google Android 2.3 review

    Google Android 2.3 'Gingerbread' isn't a huge overhaul of the Google Android OS but the whole interface feels more refined and more responsive. In addition, Google…

    Free

    Score - 8 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

  • openSUSE 11.3 review

    While Novell sells its commercial SUSE Linux to business users, the free open-source software version of openSUSE is still freely available, with openSUSE 11.3…

    Free

    Score - 8 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

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac 6.0 review

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

    £64 inc VAT

  • Microsoft Windows Phone 7 review

    Windows Phone 7 is a mobile phone operating system that Microsoft hopes will lead the fight back against Google Android and the Apple iOs. But is Microsoft's mobile…

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Kubuntu 10.10 (64 bit)

    Kubuntu is Ubuntu but built with a KDE desktop and compatible programs.

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Kubuntu 10.10 (32 bit)

    Kubuntu is Ubuntu but built with a KDE desktop and compatible programs.

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Linux Mint 9 review

    Introduce some minty freshness to your PC with the free Linux Mint 9 operating system, a variant of Ubuntu 10.04.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • 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

  • Jolicloud 1.0 review

    Promoted as a cloud-based Linux for netbook users, Jolicloud has promise – but still needs work.

    Free

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5 review

    Research in Motion (RIM) BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5, express or deluxe? The extensive BlackBerry Enterprise Server will be indispensable to some, but free…

    £3,299 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Microsoft Windows 7 review

    With its Windows 7 OS, Microsoft gets the basics right. It just works, and after Windows Vista that may be enough to make it a winner. Read PC Advisor's in-depth…

    £229 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10



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