1. Apple OS X Yosemite

    OS X Yosemite

    Price free/subscription
    17 Oct 2014
    Our rating:
    9/10

    The most essential Mac update of recent times

  2. Adobe Photoshop Elements 12

    Price as reviewed £61.60
    10 Dec 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Adobe's Photoshop Elements 12 is still a powerful image editing tool but it's not a massive release overall

  3. Adobe Premiere Elements 12

    Adobe Premiere Elements 12

    Price as reviewed £65.72
    19 Nov 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Adobe's Premiere Elements 12's makes things much easier for newcomers

  4. CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Ultimate Suite

    Price as reviewed £199.99
    19 Sep 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Ultimate Suite makes multi-camera video editing a doddle

  5. Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Cloud 7.01

    Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Cloud 7.01

    Price as reviewed £17.58
    15 Sep 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    The video editing suite has great new features, but the subscription pricing model is the pick of the bunch.

  6. Pinnacle Studio 16 Ultimate

    Price as reviewed £99.95
    21 Jul 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    A superb consumer-level video editing suite for less than £100

  7. Corel VideoStudio X6 Ultimate review

    Corel VideoStudio X6 Ultimate

    Price as reviewed £61.00
    5 May 2013
    Our rating:
    9/10

    Pro video editing features at a non-pro price

  8. Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12

    Price as reviewed £149.99
    7 Nov 2012
    Our rating:
    9/10

    The best voice recognition software on the market. Period.

  9. Corel VideoStudio X7 Ultimate

    Price as reviewed £79.99
    1 Apr 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Corel VideoStudio X7 goes 64-bit for those who feel the need for editing speed

  10. Windows 8 Modern UI

    Microsoft Windows 8.1

    Price as reviewed £99.99
    23 Jul 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    A major step forward for the embattled OS

  11. Kaspersky PURE 3.0 Total Security

    Price as reviewed £50.00
    13 Aug 2013
    Our rating:
    8/10

    A great security suite that covers most bases.

  12. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

    Price free/subscription
    23 Jul 2014
    Our rating:
    8/10

    Does the latest flavour of Jelly Bean add anything to the Android experience?

  13. Bullguard Premium Protection

    Price as reviewed £70.00
    7 Jun 2013
    Our rating:
    8/10

    An all-singing, top-level security suite with social media and identity protection

  14. Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2013 - DirectPass

    Trend Titanium Maximum Security 2013

    Price as reviewed £35.00
    10 Feb 2013
    Our rating:
    8/10

    A neatly designed internet security suite.

  15. Android Wear

    Price free/subscription
    18 Jul 2014
    Our rating:
    7/10

    Google’s wearable OS shows exciting potential but still needs work