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  • Axon Idea Processor review

    Axon Idea Processor is productivity-boosting software hindered by an awkward interface. Here's our Axon Idea Processor review.

    £84 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • CoPilot Live 7.0 mobile satnav software

    Alk's CoPilot Live 7.0 software can be installed on any Windows Mobile device – pretty or not – and the chances are this device will already include many of the…

    £80 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • LEC Power Translator 9.0 Global

    We don't normally take too much notice of products' boastful packaging, but this time something caught our eye: a spelling mistake. Ouch.

    £79 inc VAT

    Score - 5 out of 10

  • Nintendo Wii Fit review

    Nintendo Wii Fit is the fitness regime designed for couch potatoes.

    £70 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • XMind Pro 2012 review

    XMind Pro offers powerful mind-mapping capabilities, if you can get over its interface oddities. Here's our XMind Pro 2012 review.

    £62 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Family Tree Maker for Mac review

    If having access to Ancestry is in your plans Family Tree Maker for Mac is definitely the offline/online program for you. When it’s caught up with the Windows version…

    £61 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Encyclopedia face-off: Encarta vs Britannica

    We tested Encyclopædia Britannica 2007 Ultimate Reference Suite and Encarta Reference Library 2007 to find the best DVD-based encyclopedia.

    £60 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Encyclopædia Britannica 2006 DVD

    If knowledge is power, get ready to be crowned King Brainbox - provided you've got the time to read the 180,000 articles contained in this little collection.

    £60 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Family Tree Maker 2008 Platinum Edition

    With TV shows such as 'Who do you think you are?' making it into prime time slots, the interest in tracing your roots has never been greater. Where once you would…

    £59 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Auralog Tell me More 1 2 3 language-learning software

    With its Vista-like sheen and soothing muzak, Auralog Tell me More feels a long way from learning in a draughty classroom. But learn you will.

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • TomTom app review

    The TomTom software is available for the iPhone at a cost of £49.99 for the UK and Ireland version, £79.99 for the Europe version.

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • SoundTech Vocal Trainer Kit review

    SoundTech's Vocal Trainer kit claims to be able to take a novice singer and teach them to hold a tune.

    £45 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Wayfinder Navigator review

    We gave the Wayfinder Navigator navigation software a try with two well-known devices: the Apple iPhone 3G and the Nokia N82.

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Linguatec Personal Translator 2008

    Linguatec Personal Translator 2008 is well-featured translation software capable of working smoothly with web-pages, documents and PDF files.

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Encyclopedia face-off: Britannica vs Encarta

    We tested Encyclopædia Britannica 2007 Ultimate Reference Suite and Encarta Reference Library 2007 to find the best DVD-based encyclopedia.

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Babylon 7 review

    Babylon 7.0 is quick and simple-to-use translation software, that won't break the bank.

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Who Do You Think You Are Family Tree Maker review

    The BBC TV series 'Who Do You Think You Are?' has certainly made researching your family's history fashionable. If you've fallen in love with the TV show and want to…

    £39 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Encyclopaedia Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite 2008

    In this age of the internet, where all the information and misinformation you could ever wish for is just a Google search away, it's easy to question the value of…

    £39 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Encyclopaedia Britannica Ultimate Edition review

    Is there a place for an electronic, DVD-based version of Encyclopaedia Britannica in the post-Wikipedia world? We tested Encyclopaedia Britannica 2009 Ultimate…

    £39 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • CoPilot Live review

    ALK's CoPilot Live is the software to choose if you've already got a fairly advanced mobile phone and want to add satnav capabilities to it.

    £39 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10



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