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  1. Adobe Acrobat X1 Pro review

    Adobe Acrobat X1 Pro review

    7  

    Finally you can edit PDFs in the official Adobe PDF tool, as well as signing and filling in forms

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    Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 review

    Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 review

    8  

    Photoshop Elements 11 is a mature image editing program with 90% of the functionality of full Photoshop, at a fraction of the cost.

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    Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac review

    Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac review

    8  

    The latest version of Desktop for Mac from Parallels boasts speed improvements and other enhancements such as support for 32GB of RAM. Is the higher price tag worth it?

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    VMWare Fusion 5 review

    VMWare Fusion 5 review

    10 Editor's Choice award  

    The latest virtualisation tool from VMWare is Fusion 5. It comes less than a year since version 4, and as such, has only received a light brush of new headline features. Is it worth upgrading?

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    Outlook.com review

    Outlook.com review

    8  

    It's an unfortunate truth, but Hotmail isn't so hot any more. Can the rebranded Outlook.com challenge the likes of Gmail and retake top spot?

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    Bitdefender Total Security 2013 review

    Bitdefender Total Security 2013 review

    8  

    It's approaching that time of the year again when the latest round of updated internet security suites are announced, so here we have the Bitdefender Total Security 2013.

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    Parallels Desktop 7 review

    Parallels Desktop 7 review

    9  

    If you need to run Windows or Linux on your Mac, Parallels Desktop 7 is a great way to set about it.

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    OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion review

    OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion review

    8  

    Mountain Lion brings a few major additions, but there are many more small tweaks tucked in for good measure.

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    OnLive Desktop review

    OnLive Desktop review

    6  

    OnLive helped pioneer the idea of cloud-streaming video games and they have since put that idea to new use with the innovative OnLive Desktop.

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    Serif PhotoPlus X5 review

    Serif PhotoPlus X5 review

    6  

    With Photoshop CS and Elements costing so much, is there a gap for a high-powered, low-cost image editor such as Serif PhotoPlus X5?

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    Boot to Gecko review

    Hands on: Boot to Gecko review

     

    At CTIA 2012, Mozilla was present and TechRadar was able to get a hands on demonstration of a working device running the mobile OS Boot to Gecko. Or is it a mobile OS afterall?

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    Adobe Illustrator CS6 review

    Adobe Illustrator CS6 review

    10  

    Adobe Illustrator has long been the choice for illustration professionals, designers and anyone who wants to work with infinitely scalable vector graphics.

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    Adobe InDesign CS6 review

    Adobe InDesign CS6 review

    8  

    The new features InDesign CS6 boasts are intended to make life easier for busy layout production work and also for anyone making page designs for more than one final format.

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    Norton Internet Security 2012 review

    Norton Internet Security 2012 review

    9  

    Norton Internet Security 2012 acknowledges past mistakes, with what is easily Symantec's lightest Norton antivirus program ever.

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    AVG Internet Security 2012 review

    AVG Internet Security 2012 review

    7  

    Can firewall, anti-rootkit and identity protection features convince us to pay for this antivirus software instead of using AVG Free?

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    F-Secure Internet Security 2012 review

    F-Secure Internet Security 2012 review

    7  

    F-Secure Internet Security 2012 helps manage 3G internet connections and scans PCs. Competent and quick, can it beat the big players?

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    McAfee Internet Security 2012 review

    McAfee Internet Security 2012 review

    8  

    McAfee has acknowledged changes in internet use with Internet Security 2012, with child protection to block explicit content on iTunes.

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    Adobe Photoshop CS6 review

    Adobe Photoshop CS6 review

    8  

    The latest edition of Adobe's world-beating image-editor boasts some impressive new features - and a new user interface to boot.

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    Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 review

    Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 review

    9  

    Is the totally redesigned version of Adobe's Premiere Pro enough to convince you to upgradeā€¦ or migrate?

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