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  • Windows Vista: the new interface

    The moment Windows Vista starts, some of its biggest changes are in plain view: the new interface is distinctive and eye-catching. Colours are subtler and the overall…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Windows Vista: Security Center

    Following years of criticism about Windows security, Microsoft had promised that Vista would be the most secure OS it had produced. This goal seems to have been met –…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Windows Vista: search and networking

    Search is one of Windows Vista's greatest strengths. Finding files using a built-in Windows tool has never been so simple. You'll be constantly using search in…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Windows Vista: bundled applications

    Simply opening and closing windows and tweaking your system gets dull after a while. Windows Vista includes far more built-in applications than Windows XP while…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • GTR 2

    Simbin's GTR 2, the latest offering from a firm with a history of producing finely crafted simulations, is one of the most eagerly anticipated racing titles to grace…

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • DriveSentry 2.0

    DriveSentry describes itself as the world's first firewall dedicated to protecting the hard drive.

    £15 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 2007

    A decade ago, life was much simpler – the only threat to PC security came from viruses. Today, the situation is very different. A mere antivirus program is nowhere…

    £43 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Norton Confidential 2007

    Confidential is one of the first dedicated applications to protect your identity online.

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Sony Photo Go 1.0

    Sony has entered the digital-imaging software fray, putting its Photo Go 1.0 application up against titles such as Adobe Photoshop Album and Corel Photo Album.

    £20 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Avira Premium Security Suite

    Avira's Premium Security Suite really boils down to a pair of products: a powerful antivirus, AntiVir, plus a firewall.

    £27 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Windows Vista review

    Windows Vista finally launches on 30 January – and we've got a comprehensive review to help you decide whether to upgrade.

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2007

    PowerPoint 2007 benefits hugely from Office 2007's highly visual ribbon interface and new design tools.

    £160 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Microsoft Access 2007

    The most notable things about Access 2007 is that Microsoft has finally given it some long-overdue attention and beefed up its security tools while making the whole…

    £180 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Word 2007

    Microsoft Word is the most frequently used application in the Office suite, so the major interface changes will affect most users.

    £190 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Outlook 2007 review

    The improvements in Outlook 2007 amount to a touch-up rather than a retooling.

    £180 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Google Docs & Spreadsheets

    For those seeking an alternative to Office, OpenOffice is comprehensive. But Google offers a very different approach.

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • EffectsLab Pro

    EffectsLab Pro offers professional-standard special effects at a price home-movie hobbyists can afford.

    £90 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Excel 2007

    The ribbon is the most obvious innovation in Office 2007, but Excel has some major changes under the hood as well.

    £180 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • OpenOffice Writer

    The longest-standing free alternative to MS Office is OpenOffice 2.1, a product that has its roots in StarOffice.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • OpenOffice Calc

    Calc is OpenOffice's spreadsheet application and, as with Writer, compares very well to its Microsoft Office equivalent.

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10



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