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  • Xingtones Ringtones Now

    Promising the "Crazy Frog's obituary", Xingtone pledges to rid the world of unoriginal, expensive ringtones. Primarily, it would seem, by offering slightly less…

    £15 inc VAT

    Score - 1 out of 10

  • IMSI FloorPlan 3D

    FloorPlan 3D, a more sophisticated tool than many of its 3D-planning rivals, covers both interior and exterior design. While the packaging seems to imply that…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Serif PagePlus 11.0

    For most of its life, budget page-layout program Serif PagePlus offered competition to the equally cheap and cheerful Microsoft Publisher. But version 11.0 of this…

    £100 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Steganos Security Suite 2006

    Most of the security packages you have encountered will probably have included antivirus and firewall programs. In fact, it may be that you think this is all you…

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • ReadIris Pro 10.0

    The latest version of ReadIris Pro is a major improvement on its predecessor. It raises the number of languages supported to an amazing 117, saves recognised text in…

    £105 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Call of Duty 2

    For gamers, playing another first-person shooter title based around World War 2 was above and beyond the call of duty. World War 2-themed gaming has been an…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Pinnacle Studio 10.0

    Video-editing used to be the exclusive preserve of chaps called Colin, who sported wispy beards and velvet jackets whilst operating analogue editing machines. One of…

    £70 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Age of Empires III

    Truth be told, PC Advisor had a bad time learning about history at school – we never saw the point of reading about agrarian policy when there were all those juicy…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • BitDefender 9.0 Professional Plus

    The sign of a good security package is that you barely notice it – it runs in the background unobtrusively, prompting you to make decisions as seldom as possible.…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Panda Platinum 2006 Internet Security

    Panda's Internet Security suite's first action is to check for existing antivirus or other security programs on your PC. Needless to say, it insisted that it was…

    £55 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Translution Light

    Translution Light is one of those apps that feels as though it just has to be introduced into a future version of Outlook, offering an instant translation service for…

    £60 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Linksys CIT200

    VoIP is a neat way of making free or low-cost calls via your PC. It has finally come into its own, having been floating around for a handful of years waiting for both…

    £100 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Iriscan with Readiris Pro 9.0

    Iris has been producing market-leading optical character recognition software for some time. Here it combines its solid Readiris Pro 9.0 software with a mobile…

    £99 inc VAT

    Score - 6 out of 10

  • Paint Shop Pro X

    We reviewed the beta of Paint Shop Pro X in the December issue of PC Advisor and while impressed by the commitment to development undertaken by Corel, we were…

    £85 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Microsoft Office 12.0 Beta 1.0

    A completely new interface, a totally new file format – but will Office 12.0 have any new features? How about better charts and graphics, time management,…

    Free

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Microsoft Works Suite 2006

    The 2006 version of Microsoft's budget-friendly alternative to Office brings some hefty software into the mix. Reading the list of applications brought to mind a line…

    £70 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Google Talk Beta

    Gloriously clutter-free, Google Talk's beta gives you text and voice messaging, smooth integration with Gmail, rudimentary customisation options… and that's about it.…

    Free

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Real World Golf

    As a digital rendition of the game that spoils nice long walks for everyone else, Real World Golf does a merely proficient job – it's not as fully featured as the…

    £40 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10

  • Art Explosion Scrapbook Factory Deluxe 3.0

    Not only has Nova Development given us the childlike desire to make pretty pictures and stick them on the kitchen wall; it's also provided a way to keep the mess to a…

    £30 inc VAT

    Score - 9 out of 10

  • Norton Internet Security 2006

    It may be hard to imagine, but there once was a time, back in the mists of techno-antiquity, when you didn't need any special protection to use the internet. But…

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 8 out of 10



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