10 July 2020, 12:01
A new name for a familiar company. We put it through its paces.
1 November 2012, 12:30
The benchmark numbers are in, is Windows 8 any faster than Windows 7?
31 October 2012, 12:00
The Start menu is gone, but is the desktop better or worse?
30 October 2012, 12:00
It's all change for the new face of Windows.
29 October 2012, 12:00
Microsoft's reimagined and reinvented operating system under the microscope.
22 October 2009, 16:36
In the seventh and final part of our Windows 7 review, we examine performance before reaching a conclusion.
22 October 2009, 14:15
In the penultimate part of our Windows 7 review, we take a look at what is, and what isn't, included.
21 October 2009, 15:30
HomeGroup, Device Stage and a revamped UAC take centre stage in part five of our Windows 7 review.
21 October 2009, 09:49
Is Windows 7 a multimedia powerhouse? We take a look in the fourth part of our Windows 7 review.
20 October 2009, 12:39
In part three of our Windows 7 review, we turn our attention to a new-look user experience.
19 October 2009, 17:00
In the second part of our Windows 7 review, we examine the installation process.
19 October 2009, 14:44
Kicking off a week of Windows 7, we start our multi-part review with a look at what Vista's replacement has to offer.
1 May 2007, 15:03
Stage6 - DivX's advanced rival to video-sharing sites such as YouTube - is now in its beta development phase. Bob Crabtree checks out quality and usability and assesses its prospects
28 December 2006, 15:36
So yes, about backups. Hands up if you've ever regretted not doing them enough? Thought so.
23 November 2006, 11:59
SteelSecurity does exactly what it says on the tin… a bit like a can of Ronseal wood stain.
23 June 2006, 01:24
There's no end of good stuff available free on the web but Bob Crabtree reckons the best of the lot could be FreeUndelete 2.0, a sub-1MB app that just saved ...
13 April 2006, 11:57
HEXUS.community stalwart Gordon Handley (Gordy) gets down and dirty with Apple Boot Camp Public Beta - the utility that let's Intel-based Macs dual-boot between Windows XP and Mac OS X
23 January 2006, 09:41
In a two-part, hands-on preview, Bob Crabtree gets down and dirty with a beta of the Adobe Production Studio Premium bundle. Part one kicks off with an overview of Adobe's ...
21 December 2005, 09:57
Check out our preview of the Intel Digital Home Capabilities Assessment Tool (IDHCAT) - a benchmarking program intended to allow system builders and professional reviewers to carry out whole-body testing ...
10 November 2005, 00:20
McAfee's Digital You exhibit at the Science Museum reminded me all too vividly (if drab can indeed inspire vivid) of the numerous inadequate and boring displays that took a wet ...
8 November 2005, 16:24
Last weekend, Pinnacle made available the latest patch for its budget video editing program Studio 10 – the second updater since V10 was launched at the tail end of September
1 November 2005, 23:04
Windows XP has no native support for viewing digital stills in RAW format but there is a free Microsoft Powertoy applet that lets anyone get at RAW files captured from ...
2 October 2005, 19:24
A wide spread of time-saving features is promised in Photoshop Elements 4.0 - the latest lite version of Adobe's image editing program Photoshop due October
28 September 2005, 12:18
V2 of Adobe's basic video editor Premiere Elements is claimed to boost creativity and save time but, in many instance, Adobe has been playing catch-up with the new features added ...
11 February 2005, 00:00
Pinnacle’s Liquid Edition 6 is a featured-packed hardware/software combination. The supplied breakout box is well-endowed with sockets – including component in/out - but provides no hardware acceleration. So, a PC ...
24 January 2005, 00:00
Now that processors are powerful enough to decode more than one stream of video at once, and 3D graphics cards can render games with film-like reality, proprietary accelerated video editing ...
19 August 2004, 00:00
In this part, I will cover some tweaks and more advanced tasks - using the ALSA sound driver, installing 3D accelerated graphics drivers, updating the system, playing media, and playing ...
29 June 2004, 00:00
For the rest of you (and I hope that's most of you), welcome to your new graphical Debian GNU/Linux system! Log in, and get cracking on exploring the options. GDM ...
22 June 2004, 00:00
Take a moment to play around with a live CD. No doubt many things will seem confusing at first, as there are a lot of tasks which are approached differently ...
9 July 2003, 00:00
Intel are about to launch a new application which will enable the enthusiast to make changes to their Intel desktop board from within Windows. This of course is not necessarily ...
20 September 2000, 00:00
In short, an excellent bit of software. I wouldn’t go back to using a proxy setup again after this. There are several versions of the program available, with some more ...
7 September 2000, 00:00
30 June 2000, 00:00
I would say if you have any gripes with win98, go for it – the win98 upgrade can be reversed, and a format only takes 10 minutes. Anyone who used ...