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  1. iSlayer iStat Menus review

    iSlayer iStat Menus review

    10  

    Our favourite Mac OS X monitoring tool just got even better – and it's still free

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    Wordpress review

    Wordpress review

    6  

    Is it worth giving up control to hosted blogging sites in the name of simplicity?

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    Final Draft 8 review

    Final Draft 8 review

    8  

    Write scripts with the software the pros use, if you can work out how to use it…

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    Skyfire review

    Skyfire review

    8  

    The release version of Skyfire comes out this week for Windows Mobile and Symbian (a BlackBerry version is in private alpha) and delivers on the promise of the beta version: full Web browsing with Flash, Silverlight and JavaScript that works on a mobile.

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    Sky Player review

    Sky Player review

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    The service formerly known as Sky Anytime on PC has evolved

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    WordPress 2.7 review

    WordPress 2.7 review

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    The days when you needed expensive software or serious coding skills to build decent websites are long gone. Whether you're a blog beginner or need a content management system for a giant corporate website, WordPress can cope with almost anything - and with version 2.7, it's better than ever.

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    Apple MobileMe review

    Apple MobileMe review

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    When MobileMe was launched, it sounded so good. It turned out to be a fiasco: a mess of unresponsive web apps, syncing issues, access to email being denied, confusion about when a MobileMe update was coming out and just what it would do anyway.

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    App4Mac RapidoSerial review

    App4Mac RapidoSerial review

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    RapidoSerial's sole purpose is to create a database of all the applications you own so that you can easily store their serial numbers and retrieve them in seconds

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    AOL Desktop for Mac Beta 1.5 review

    AOL Desktop for Mac Beta 1.5 review

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    After using AOL Desktop for Mac for a fortnight, advertising revenue appears the main driver here. The browser, for example, has permanent links to a walled garden of AOL- branded internet content, nearly all of it US-centric celebritology, and doesn't allow you to add you own bookmarks. Adverts continue in other areas of the suite

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    Yosemite FileKeeper Pro 2.8 review

    Yosemite FileKeeper Pro 2.8 review

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    Yosemite recently carried out a survey and discovered that 76 per cent of laptop users never back up their hard drive, let alone just before going on a trip. If you lose your laptop, you lose all your data, so it pays to back up often.

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    IOLO System Mechanic 7 review

    IOLO System Mechanic 7 review

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    Cleaning out your Registry, startup items and other Windows tweaks are all free to execute, but there still exists a trade in so-called system tuners. Largely, these products fail to live up to expectations. Many either do very little or are too destructive in the way they purge system files.

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    BullGuard Backup 8.0 review

    BullGuard Backup 8.0 review

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    Off-site backup guards your data against fire, flood and most acts of the gods. With broadband connections becoming more reliable and more efficient, online backup has become a viable option for many home users. BullGuard Backup 8.0 provides a year’s subscription to an online drive of up to 10GB, with an option to use local back-up sources for any other data.

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    AVG Internet Security 8.0 review

    AVG Internet Security 8.0 review

    9  

    AVG 8.0 includes all of the core elements you'd expect, including anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall and anti-spam. Taking things up a notch, the suite now includes root-kit scanning, as well as instant messaging and Web surfing protection features. Is it enough to keep your PC protected?

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    Avanquest Driver Genius Pro review

    Avanquest Driver Genius Pro review

    6  

    Drivers are the pieces of code that allow devices you plug in to your laptop to communicate with the OS. So it’s important to have the latest versions, as this will speed up your laptop as well as resolve any potential compatibility problems.

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    Webroot Parental Controls review

    Webroot Parental Controls review

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    A re you worried about what your children get up to online? Then a parental control package could help you out... just not this one. Webroot Parental Controls is wrong in several ways, but we’ll start out with the most fundamental problem: it just doesn’t do its job.

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    CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2008 review

    CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2008 review

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    Take one look at the box and you might think that Christmas has come early. Not only does CA Internet Security Suite Plus contain just about every type of security software you think you might need, it works on three PCs and promises to pay you up to £2,500 for any damage that’s caused through virus infection after it’s been installed.

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    Apple Safari 3.1 review

    Apple Safari 3.1 review

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    We’ve always found Safari frustrating, in that it’s full of potential, but always manages to fall short of being great. And so it goes with Safari 3.1, although this release at least continues the browser’s agonisingly slow crawl towards its superior contemporaries.

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