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  • Microsoft Photo Story 3 review

    The free Microsoft Photo Story lets you create multimedia "stories" from your photographs that you can play back and narrate.

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Halo Wars review

    After spawning three best-selling first-person shooters, Bungie's futuristic universe is branching out into uncharted territory with the RTS title, Halo Wars.

    £36 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Internet Explorer 8.0 review

    Some of the features of Internet Explorer 8.0 Release Candidate 1, Microsoft's next-generation web browser now available to the public, are similar to functionality…

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Microsoft Windows Azure CTP review

    Microsoft's Community Technology Preview reveals in the Windows Azure Services Platform a thoughtfully designed cloud-computing architecture where seasoned .Net…

    Free

  • Windows Vista SP2 beta review

    In the initial beta of Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2), the changes made aren't immediately obvious. And even the under-the-hood changes are incremental rather…

    Free

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 review

    Microsoft SQL Server 2008, aka "Katmai", gives SQL Server shops plenty of reasons to get excited. The best SQL Server release to date, it sports more nice new…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 review

    With Microsoft Small Business Server 2008, Microsoft has added big business functionality to an affordable SME tool.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Internet Explorer 8.0 beta: first review

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

    Free

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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



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