As a security app, Laplink PCDefense needs a thorough interface overhaul and a perhaps a rethink about its purpose before we can recommend it.
Laplink Everywhere 4.0 remote-desktop software offers multiplatform support and flexible file transfers but lacks true-color support and single-use passwords.
Toshiba adds faster Draft N Wi-Fi to this attractive if otherwise fairly conventional laptop. Just be sure you've got an 802.11n router to go along with it.
The 17-inch Toshiba Satellite P205-S6237 laptop looks good but is hobbled by its budget processor. You can get more for your money elsewhere.
When it comes to competing with Apple's iPod Touch media player, the Galaxy Player 4.2 is Samsung's best effort yet, but it's still playing catch-up.
As one of the more affordably priced handsets from the company, the Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition is a good value, offering road warriors a midlevel device with decent navigation skills and the freedom of an unlocked phone.
The Toshiba Satellite A135-S4467 is a middle-of-the-road system in every way, but it starts to look more impressive when you factor in the budget-friendly price, making it a solid choice for mainstream users.
The company's new flagship model, the $400 P7, has an over-the-ear design and offers richer, more detailed sound with deep bass.
The SRS iWOW is like a sonic Tabasco sauce for your music, but it doesn't complement every song.
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Virtual PC 6.0 is the best way to run Windows on OS X, but it's not worth the price for older Macs.