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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

  • Company of Heroes

    Company of Heroes is a real-time WWII strategy game – so far, so routine. What's different about this wholly engrossing title is its attention to detail.

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Internet security face-off: Norton vs McAfee

    We put Norton Internet Security 2007 and McAfee Internet Security Suite 9.0 to the test.

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Webroot Spy Sweeper 5.0

    This is an elegant and intuitive antispyware package – and fortunately it's also an effective one.

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Navicore Personal

    Satellite navigation is a simple concept. A receiver triangulates itself with three or four of the 24 GPS satellites in orbit around the world. A map database…

    £199 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Anti-Spyware beta

    Microsoft's AntiSpyware is a rebadged version of Giant Software's existing app. Gates liked it so much, he bought the company in December. Its collection of security…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • FBM ZeroSpyware 2005

    Some online security companies have voiced concern about their future in the face of Microsoft's new AntiSpyware app, reviewed on page 72. FBM, however, has simply…

    £16 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking

    Voice-recognition software has come a long way since the days when it would understand only about one word in 50. Powerful processors and more sophisticated software…

    £200 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • McAfee SiteAdvisor

    The internet and always-on broadband have created an information revolution. But they've also opened up our PCs to a deluge of undesirable visitors.

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • BitDefender Antivirus 10.0

    When we reviewed BitDefender Antivirus 10.0, it did an excellent job of detecting malware. It's also easy to use and inexpensive.

    £26 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Eset NOD32

    When it comes to proactive protection, Eset's NOD32 is the hands-down winner in the antivirus software cohort. Read our review to find out how it fared elsewhere.

    £27 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0

    Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 shines for its top-notch malware detection and disinfection performance.

    £24 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Norton Antivirus 2007

    Symantec's Norton Antivirus 2007 is a solid antivirus tool, our review shows an overall virus-detection rate of 96 percent.

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Adobe Photoshop CS3

    Adobe's high-end image editor gets new tools - of course - but the interface enhancements are even better.

    £569 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Serif PagePlus X2

    Serif's PagePlus has grown up over the past few years, moving away from its cheap and cheerful roots to provide a semi-professional alternative to products such as…

    £100 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Lucion FileCenter

    The Windows Explorer interface can be hard to grasp. FileCenter is a sound alternative, making the whole idea of storing and locating files far more intuitive.

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 9 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

  • Firefox 2.0

    We put Mozilla Firefox 2.0 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 to the test.

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Image editor face-off: Adobe vs Ulead

    Read on for our verdict on Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0 and Ulead PhotoImpact 12.0.

    £70 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Image editor face-off: Ulead vs Adobe

    Read on for our verdict on Ulead PhotoImpact 12.0 and Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0.

    £70 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10



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