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  • Microsoft Office Live Workspace file-storage service

    The free Microsoft Office Live file-storage and -sharing service adds extremely useful online features to Microsoft Office.

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Microsoft Works 9.0 productivity suite

    Microsoft Works 9.0, best described as the ‘lite’ version of the industry standard Microsoft Office suite of software, has had a recent refresh for 2008. It offers…

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Microsoft Office Accounting Professional 2008

    Better integration with the web and easier setup add to value of Microsoft Office Accounting Professional 2008, despite a price hike from last year's version.

    £149 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Microsoft Windows Live OneCare 2.0 suite

    Microsoft's Windows Live OneCare 2.0 suite is a solid, easy-to-use security product for PC users who don't want to mess too much with software settings.

    £37 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Windows Vista SP1 review

    The final version of Vista SP1 focuses on under-the-hood improvements to reliability, security, and performance, with very few changes made to the interface or…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Office Live Small Business (MOLSB) review

    Microsoft's Office Live Web service was designed for small businesses that needed an easy solution for creating websites and business emails. Microsoft Office Live…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Entourage 2008 review

    How does Entourage 2008 stand up to Apple’s triumvirate? Pretty well, especially for users working in a corporate environment who use an Exchange server for their…

    £350 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Microsoft Excel 2008 review

    Despite the long wait for a new version, when you launch Excel 2008, you’ll see what appears to be a slightly re-skinned version of Excel 2004 - or even of Excel v.X.

    £350 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Microsoft Word 2008

    Word gets several major enhancements in Office 2008, the first version of Microsoft’s productivity suite to run natively on both PowerPC- and Intel-based Macs.

    £350 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac review

    Instead of drastically rethinking its Office suite, Microsoft has focused - mostly successfully - on making what's already there more accessible and easier to use. If…

    £100 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Windows Server 2008 review

    Microsoft's long-awaited Windows Server 2008 delivers advancements in speed, security and management, but its virtualisation and network-access control features come…

    £500 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Windows XP SP3 review

    Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3), just out from Microsoft as Release Candidate 2 (RC2), may not necessarily be worth the download now, but when it's finally released,…

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Internet Explorer 8.0 beta: first review

    Microsoft has released Internet Explorer 8.0 beta 1, and encourages anyone to try it out.

    Free

  • Outlook 2007 with Microsoft Business Contact Manager review

    Microsoft's Business Contact Manager (BCM) add-on enhances Outlook's value for business users by contributing CRM and financial functions to Outlook's bag of tricks.

    £120 inc VAT

    Score - 7 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

  • Microsoft Live Mesh beta review

    Microsoft has sacrificed usability to provide a pretty interface in Microsoft Live Mesh - a powerful but unnecessarily clumsy file-sync service.

    Free

  • Microsoft Photosynth review: in pictures

    Microsoft Photosynth is a technology that automatically stitches together digital photos. The company recently made Photosynth easier to use and open to all.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Visual Studio 2008 SP1 review

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 (VS08) Service Pack 1 (SP1) took eight months to arrive. Considering the capabilities that have been added, eight months might not seem…

    £199 inc VAT

  • Internet Explorer 8.0 Beta 2 review

    Those who expect Internet Explorer 8.0 to be a warmed-over version of IE7, or a me-too response to Firefox 3.0, will be surprised by the just-released Beta 2 of IE8.

    Free

  • Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise review

    Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise is a fun game for Xbox that retains the charm of the first Viva Pinata.

    £39 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10



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