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  • 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

  • Webaroo

    Here at PC Advisor, we tend to shy away from hyperbole – but Webaroo has got us quite excited. It could completely change the way you use the internet.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Webaroo Wikipedia

    A few months ago, we told you about an exciting program that aimed to bring you the power of the web without the need to be online.

    Free

    Score - 8 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

  • Redshift 6.0 Premium Edition

    Based around a comprehensive database of celestial information, Redshift 6.0 allows stargazers to explore a virtual rendition of the night sky.

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Ask City mapping website

    There are enough drawing tools on Ask City to keep you busy for hours gussying up your maps. You can add text notes or draw segmented lines, squares, circles, and…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Google Sky

    Google Earth now includes Google Sky - a feature that allows you to get up-close and personal with over 100 million galaxies and 200 million stars.

    Free

    Score - 9 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

  • 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

  • Greenstreet Family Tree Heritage genealogy software review

    Family Tree Heritage is no match for Family Historian, but it does cover the essentials.

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Celestia review

    Celestia takes data gathered by the European Space Agency and then maps it in 3D.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Windows Search 4.0 review

    Windows Search 4.0 is finally here, and it's ready to enter the workplace as a well-mannered IT citizen.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • FIRST LOOK! Apple iTunes App Store

    Even before Apple’s iPhone 2.0 software has become available, Apple has introduced the App Store as a feature of the recently released iTunes 7.7.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • iEnvision for iPhone review

    Your online guide to gorgeous photos.

    £6 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • All in One: Driving Test review

    According to Avanquest, All in One: Driving Test offers all the information learner drivers need alongside mock theory, hazard perception and even practical tests to…

    £9 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Google SearchWiki review

    Google SearchWiki allows you to edit and customise search results pages.

    Free

  • 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

  • Wolfram Alpha review

    Wolfram Alpha is a search engine which serves up formatted answers to questions rather than provide just a list of links.

    Free

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Taggtool review

    If you're getting hooked on tags for things like your browser bookmarks or your email, the £20 Taggtool takes it one step further. This utility, which offers a 30-day…

    £20 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

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