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Microsoft Encarta Premium 2007

Microsoft Encarta Premium 2007 is fun for exploring the arts, history, science, and geography through articles, images, and videos, especially for elementary school learners.

September 11, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 11, 2006

Microsoft Encarta 2006

Encarta is an addictive multimedia treat, once you figure out how to use it and fend off the long arm of Microsoft's marketing team.

August 19, 2005

3 stars Editors' rating August 19, 2005

Microsoft Encarta Reference Library

The addition of Discovery Channel videos and interface tweaks make Encarta 2004 an essential tool for both parents and children.

July 29, 2003

4.5 stars Editors' rating July 29, 2003

Microsoft Encarta Reference Library Premium 2005 - complete package

Although a relatively minor update, Encarta 2005 makes it easier and more enjoyable for kids to get at all of the information in this excellent reference library.

August 18, 2004

4 stars Editors' rating August 18, 2004

MSRP: $49.99


Microsoft closing the book on Encarta

The software maker decides to shelve its online encyclopedia, no doubt due to the growth of alternatives such as Wikipedia.

By March 30, 2009


Encyclopedia Britannica 2005 Ultimate Reference Suite

Encyclopedia Britannica 2005 offers a lot of good information, but Microsoft's Encarta offers deeper data, more features, and a more colorful interface for the same price.

November 5, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 5, 2004

Microsoft Student 2006

Student 2006 is an excellent homework helper for late-elementary, middle, and high-school kids. If you already use Microsoft Office, it's a good buy. If you don't, it's too expensive.

August 10, 2005

3 stars Editors' rating August 10, 2005

Microsoft Works Suite 2005

Designed for families, not businesses, Microsoft Works Suite 2005 contains all of the tools to plan and budget a family vacation, then edit the digital images afterward.

April 10, 2005

3.5 stars Editors' rating April 10, 2005

MSRP: $99.95


Juror's imprudent iPhone search causes mistrial

Juror hears that defendant in manslaughter case acted prudently. Needing to be sure what "prudent" meant, he checks on is phone and a mistrial is declared.

By September 16, 2010


Wales giving up on Wikia Search

Having determined that it can't cut it in search, the user-generated reference company of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales kills its experimental engine.

By March 31, 2009