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  1. X-OOM Movie Clone 4 Gold review

    X-OOM Movie Clone 4 Gold review

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    Video conversion/backup applications are ten a penny these days, with programs available to suit most budgets. For £30, X-OOM Movie Clone 4 Gold creates perfect copies of your DVDs - if they're not encrypted, that is

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    Spring Cleaning 9.0 review

    Spring Cleaning 9.0 review

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    Spring Cleaning is a chocolate box of different system administration tools for tidying up your Mac OS. Each year its panels get a new graphical interface and a few more tools are added

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    Glance Networks Glance review

    Glance Networks Glance review

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    Sometimes, trying to explain to someone what you're doing on a computer is impossible. Sometimes it's because the person you're talking to can't understand the difference between left and right

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    PC-Cillin Internet Security 2007 review

    PC-Cillin Internet Security 2007 review

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    It seems there are as many internet security suites as there are potential threats and each one offers similar defences. So it is with PC-Cillin Internet Security 2007 - you'll find anti-virus, spam filters, anti-spyware and a robust firewall

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    Cyberlink DVD Suite 5 review

    Cyberlink DVD Suite 5 review

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    There was a time when the typical DVD software could only play movies, leaving the likes of Roxio and Nero to handle disc creation as a separate package. However, in this age of multimedia, things are changing

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    GoToMyPC 6 review

    GoToMyPC 6 review

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    As a result of the steady increase in broadband internet speeds, remote control of a Windows PC is becoming an ever more viable way to bring all your files and applications together into one constantly accessible whole

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    BitDefender Internet Security 10 review

    BitDefender Internet Security 10 review

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    Vista Aero is great, but it doesn't save BitDefender Internet Security 10. The program is still ugly, with a cluttered interface. And that's not the only problem you might encounter

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    SUSE 10.2 review

    SUSE 10.2 review

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    When you first try Linux, SUSE provides some welcome reassurance: the £40 boxed set includes 200 pages of printed documentation, six CDs and a double-sided DVD, containing both 32-bit and 64-bit installers

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    O&O DiskImage Professional Edition review

    O&O DiskImage Professional Edition review

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    How much are you willing to pay for peace of mind? When it comes to its useful/valuable/ irreplaceable collection of data (delete as applicable), we reckon that the cost of a decent meal out for two is a fair price to pay for back-up software

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    Micromat TechTool Protogo 1.0 review

    Micromat TechTool Protogo 1.0 review

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    Back in the days of OS 9, if your Mac had start-up disk problems, creating a resue disk was easy. OS X changed all that, making it altogether trickier. Thankfully, Micromat has charged to the rescue with TechTool Protogo

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    NOD32 2.7 review

    NOD32 2.7 review

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    NOD32 may not be the first name that comes to mind when picking an AV program, but it's definitely worthy of serious consideration. Since 1998 NOD32 has won the coveted VB100 award more than any other program: a total of 41 times

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    Sheep Systems Bookdog 4.0.4 review

    Sheep Systems Bookdog 4.0.4 review

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    Browser bookmarks provide shortcuts to a potentially limitless number of favourite websites, but unless you're meticulously tidy, your collection may become messy and unwieldy as it grows, and an increasing number of links may fail to work

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    CodeWeavers CrossOver Mac 6.0 review

    CodeWeavers CrossOver Mac 6.0 review

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    Since the arrival of the Mac Intels, people have been asking whether it can run Windows. The answer's been a resounding 'Yes'. Apple's own Boot Camp enables you to install Windows XP natively on your Mac

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    AVG Internet Security Suite 7.5 review

    AVG Internet Security Suite 7.5 review

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    AVG has been offering its security suite as a free download for some time, but this is the first time it has offered a paid-for alternative. As you would expect, it comes with a host of tools to protect your laptop and is split into four specific areas

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    SecuriData PC and Laptop review

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    On the face of it, SecuriData is poor value compared with the other offerings but, if you're trusting your business to online backup, it has advantages. For safety and security, there's a more stringent back-up program.

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    Carbonite review

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    Following massive success in America, Carbonite is now plying its online backup wares in the UK market as well, although subscriptions are still charged in US dollars, working out to just a tiny £2.50 per month cost.

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    BT Digital Vault review

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    BT is such a big name in all things telephonic that its new Digital Vault online back-up system comes as no surprise. What's more surprising is the level of versatility on offer

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    Connect360 review

     

    If you've got any sense,you'll already have your Xbox 360 connected to Microsoft's Live service, so it's already on a network. This can be hard-wired or wireless, but we tested it on a typical Apple Airport system

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    Diskeeper 2007 Pro Premier review

    Diskeeper 2007 Pro Premier review

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    Preaching to the converted it may be, but drive fragmentation is a pain. As you run your PC, loading and saving files, the filing system saves them in any convenient spaces it can find on your hard drive.

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    ZoneAlarm Pro review

    ZoneAlarm Pro review

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    There's something cosmic about the idea of saving the best for last, but we freely admit that our tests were conducted in alphabetical order making this no more than a mere coincidence...

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    Windows Firewall (Vista) review

    Windows Firewall (Vista) review

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    When Microsoft first released Windows XP it had a firewall (ICF), but it wasn't enabled by default. This changed with the release of SP2, where Windows Firewall and its one-way (inbound) filtering arrived on the scene

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    Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall review

    Sunbelt Kerio Personal Firewall review

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    We're always sad to see a former champion start to slip. It was just two years ago that Kerio Personal Firewall was the top of its game, but today its slowly becoming a shadow of its former self

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    Webroot Spy Sweeper 5 with AntiVirus review

    Webroot Spy Sweeper 5 with AntiVirus review

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    Until quite recently, protecting against viruses and spyware meant installing at least two different programs, almost certainly from different vendors. While the two-product approach isn't uncommon today, a combined approach is increasingly the norm

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    Look 'n' Stop 2.05 review

    Look 'n' Stop 2.05 review

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    Sometimes good things come in small packages. That's definitely the case with this itsy-bitsy personal firewall that goes by the name Look 'n' Stop. While it's not perfect by any means, it's a tough little firewall...

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    Lavasoft Personal Firewall 1.0 review

    Lavasoft Personal Firewall 1.0 review

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    Lavasoft's first foray into the personal firewall market isn't entirely new. Lavasoft Personal Firewall 1.0 is the product of a licensing agreement with Agnitum, makers of the Outpost family of firewalls

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