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power-saving applications


Power-saving laptop may boost battery life to 24 hours

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, ZDNet's James Hilliard looks at a laptop prototype that features Bluetooth connectivity and closed-lid access to the unit's applications, while extending battery life.

November 1, 2007


Microsoft Windows 7

Windows 7 is more than what Vista should have been, it's where Microsoft needed to go. How much damage Vista did and whether Windows 7 is enough for people to finally abandon Windows XP are questions that nobody has the answers to right now.

July 31, 2009

4.5 stars Editors' rating July 31, 2009

Corel Home Office

Despite some compatibility setbacks, Corel Home Office suite is useful for creating documents. Its conscientious size, small-screen optimizations, and attractive price make it a good buy for a Netbook office suite, or for saving space by shedding advanced features.

June 16, 2009

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 16, 2009

Google patent application reveals broadband dreams

The Net giant tries to patent a technique for using a flat, flexible housing to lower the cost of bringing a super-fast Internet to homes. Just how big will Google Fiber be?

By March 2, 2012


Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac

Office for Mac 2008 may be the best pick for business users, but most people can get by with less costly alternatives.

January 7, 2008

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 7, 2008

Filemaker 8.0

With improved data-export tools, beginner-friendly templates, and support for massive files, FileMaker Pro 8 is a great choice for novice or professional users who need to develop powerful databases.

March 9, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating March 9, 2006

Roxio Toast with Jam 6.0

If you're working on a multimedia project that the iLife suite can't tackle, there's a good chance that Toast with Jam can.

October 22, 2004

3.5 stars Editors' rating October 22, 2004

Intuit QuickBooks Premier Edition 2004

QuickBooks Premier 2004 retains its best-in-class status by combining an easy-to-learn interface with a host of solid forecasting and tax-management tools.

February 11, 2004

4 stars Editors' rating February 11, 2004

MSRP: $499.95


Adobe InDesign CS

Even as QuarkXPress implodes, InDesign CS gains features and capabilities that make it the layout application of choice.

January 14, 2004

4 stars Editors' rating January 14, 2004

MSRP: $699.00


Ulead DVD MovieFactory 2.0

DVD MovieFactory 2.0 offers a few perks, such as Disc-Direct recording, but it's best for simple archiving, not video editing.

February 3, 2003

3 stars Editors' rating February 3, 2003