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  • DOSBox 0.74

    Reliably run DOS games and other ancient software with this sophisticated emulator

    Score - 8 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

  • Quirky 1.1

     Quirky is an experimental lightweight live Linux distribution from the same family as Puppy Linux.

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Ubuntu Christian Edition 6.0 (32 bit)

    Version of Ubuntu especially designed for Christian users and their needs

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Peppermint OS One

    Linux-based operating system that is cloud and web application centric, sleek, user friendly and fast

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Lubuntu 10.04

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

  • Universal USB Installer 1.9.5.4

    Easily transfer your favourite Linux live CD distro to a USB stick, on a Windows PC

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Android L vs Android 4.4 KitKat comparison review

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

    Free

  • 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 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

  • 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 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

  • CrossOver Linux 9 review

    One of the most common reasons given for remaining wedded to Microsoft Windows is the absence of a key Windows program on alternative operating systems. But that…

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 8 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

  • Windows 8.1 review

    The free update to Windows 8.1 addresses many of the problems users had with Windows 8, but it still feels like an operating system at war with itself. Here's our…

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 6 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

  • VMware Fusion 4 review

    VMware Fusion 4 is a powerful virtualisation solution to run hundreds of different operating systems on an Apple Mac – now including OS X itself – REVISED 15 FEB 2012

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 8 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

  • Parallels Desktop for Mac 3.0

    Parallels Desktop for Mac 3.0 virtualisation software lets you run Windows XP and Vista on an Intel-based Mac.

    £44 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • 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



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