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  1. Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3

    Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3

    Corel PaintShop remains the best consumer alternative to Adobe Photoshop

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  2. Microsoft Windows 7

    Microsoft Windows 7

    It's time to nail the colours to the mast. Is Windows 7 any good? Read on to find out!

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  3. Adobe Premiere Elements 8 and Photoshop Elements 8

    Adobe Premiere Elements 8 and Photoshop Elements 8

    Version 8 of Adobe's Premiere and Photoshop Elements bundle is here, so is there even greater emphasis on the new user?

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  4. Adobe Premiere Pro CS4

    Adobe Premiere Pro CS4

    James takes a look at Adobe's workhorse video editor, Premiere Pro CS4.

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  5. Corel VideoStudio Pro X2

    Corel VideoStudio Pro X2

    Another great video editing package at a bargain price. Can Corel give Adobe a run for its money?

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  6. Adobe Premiere Elements 7

    Adobe Premiere Elements 7

    At last! Adobe Premiere Elements now supports AVCHD footage.

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  7. Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 Preferred Wireless

    Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 Preferred Wireless

    Nuance updates its NaturallySpeaking speech recognition software and Simon's on hand to test it.

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  8. TrustWare BufferZone Pro

    TrustWare BufferZone Pro

    The next step in protecting your PC.

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  9. Nuance PDF Converter Professional 5

    Nuance PDF Converter Professional 5

    Can Nuance's PDF Converter Pro 5 give Adobe's Acrobat a run for its money?

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  10. BeInSync Professional

    BeInSync Professional

    Be in sync with BeInSync.

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  11. Microsoft Office For Mac 2008

    Microsoft Office For Mac 2008

    Last year saw the refresh of Office for Windows PCs and now it's the turn of the Macs. Can Microsoft offer a decent rival to iWork or will it fall by the wayside?

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  12. ALK CoPilot Live 7 for Windows Mobile

    ALK CoPilot Live 7 for Windows Mobile

    Things move fast in the world of sat-nav. Does CoPilot 7 do enough to keep up?

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  13. iWork '08

    iWork '08

    Apparently spreadsheets don't have to be boring! Simon Williams gets jiggy with Apple's latest office suite.

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  14. Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2

    Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2

    Paint Shop Pro remains the leading home photo editing software. Take a look at the new version, launched this month.

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  15. Adobe CS3 Production Premium

    Adobe CS3 Production Premium

    We take a look at the latest version of the bundle of choice for video professionals.

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