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  • RadiusIM review

    RadiusIM is a web-based instant-messaging application with a difference - it has an element of social (and physical) networking. RadiusIM is a great idea but, as we…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Imhaha instant messaging

    Despite Imhaha's frivolous name, this web-based instant-messaging service offers a decent array of features. Unfortunately it suffers from slow performance that…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • ILoveIM.com web-based IM service

    ILoveIM.com is less sophisticated than many of the other web-based IM apps we've tested.

    Free

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Joost

    Joost is a web-based TV service from the makers of Skype and Kazaa - and it's free.

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • First look: Adobe Soundbooth CS3 audio editor

    Among the many tools that make up Adobe CS3 is a new audio-editing addition - Adobe Soundbooth CS3. Unlike most audio editors, which are designed largely for audio…

    £150 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Windows Live Mail beta review

    Microsoft has released the first beta version of Windows Live Mail, a free download that will replace Outlook Express in Windows XP and Windows Mail in Windows Vista.…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Apple iTunes Plus review

    Apple and EMI recently announced that EMI would offer its entire catalogue without DRM (digital rights management) protection at the iTunes store, sometime in May.…

    £1 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Pinnacle Studio Ultimate 11.0

    Pinnacle Studio Ultimate 11.0 is less a completely new home video editing software product, and more of an update that brings it in line with its competition.

    £90 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • CyberLink PowerDVD Ultra HD playback software

    New DVD playback software probably doesn't seem the most crucial of purchases, especially since most PCs come with a suitable application. Indeed, the chances are you…

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Ability Office Basics 4.0

    For those who need to work regularly with Microsoft Office files, Ability Office 4.0 Basics is an inexpensive option.

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Stuffit Deluxe 11.0

    While utilities that compress files are now bundled with just about every application imaginable, the two classic applications still remain WinZip (now owned by…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Corel WinZip Pro 11.1

    The classic file-compression utility for Windows PC users remains WinZip- now owned by Corel. As straightforward compression features are now built-in to Windows, the…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • DocsVault Small Business Edition

    Easy Data Access' DocsVault Small Business Edition can help consultants, lawyers, and other businesses cut down on messy paper files.

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • OrgPlus 7.0 Professional

    OrgPlus 7.0 Professional has one clearly focused aim: to produce organisational charts. By concentrating on this task at the expense of all others, OrgPlus 7.0…

    £195 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar

    The current 800-pound gorilla of the MMORPG (massively multiplayer online roleplaying game) space is World of Warcraft. But Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of…

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Norton Save & Restore 2.0

    Norton Save & Restore 2.0 is one of the best of the modestly priced drive imaging and backup programs available on the market, with a Vista-compatible version just…

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Paragon Drive Backup 8.5

    Paragon Drive Backup 8.5 is the best inexpensive drive-imaging and backup program we've seen.

    £26 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Lavasoft Ad-Aware 2007

    An old favourite utility for zapping spyware and adware, Lavasoft's Ad-Aware has just been updated. Ad-Aware now has better detection of adware and malware, a…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Safari 3.0 beta on Windows

    The finished version of Apple's Safari 3.0 web browser will be the bundled browser in Leopard when Mac OS X 10.5 ships in October. It will also run on Windows XP.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Parallels Desktop 3.0 - run Vista on a Mac

    On the heels of Apple's launch of the Intel Mac, a company called Parallels captured the spotlight with an eponymous product that does for Apple Mac OS X what VMware…

    £44 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10



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