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The Kensington Personal Firewall offers a convenient way for highly mobile business users to protect the data stored on their portables.
Version 2005 offers very little change over last year's Norton Personal Firewall--new users can still do better with the free version of ZoneAlarm.
Norton Personal Firewall 2004 does the job, but free ZoneAlarm and the beefier Norton Internet Security 2004 are smarter buys.
Norton Personal Firewall is a hands-off firewall that takes care of business. But don't buy it on its own; purchase it as part of Norton Internet Security.
The PocketFinder is the simplest to use of the personal GPS locators that we've tested, requiring no interaction from the user on a day-to-day basis, but you'll pay a bit more in the long run for that.
The Universal Edition of MyVu's Personal Media Viewer is an interesting PVP accessory that will let you enjoy content on a "larger screen" and in relative privacy, but the design and video quality could use some tweaking.
McAfee Personal Firewall Plus 2005 is a useful firewall for absolute beginners, but it will frustrate advanced users. ZoneAlarm Pro is still the best all-around firewall.
One of the first Nvidia-based self-contained 3D-graphics/TV-tuner cards, eVGA's Nvidia Personal Cinema 5700 is adequate for anyone who wants to watch and record TV and play games on the same PC.
McAfee's Personal Firewall Plus is good for beginners, but ZoneAlarm is a better deal unless you're already using other McAfee software.
Its sleek design and quick access to digital photos are appealing, but the Kodak PPM200 has trouble delivering full value.