Applications

ESET NOD32 3.0 Antivirus System
REVIEW

ESET NOD32 3.0 Antivirus System ( Windows)

Eset NOD32 3.0 finally gets its interface right and, along with high-rated performance among independent testing labs, deserves consideration on your desktop.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 28, 2008
1 star User rating out of 3 votes

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Mozilla Thunderbird 2
REVIEW

Mozilla Thunderbird 2

Mozilla Thunderbird 2 is a fine, free, extensible e-mail client and a solid alternative to pricey Microsoft Outlook 2007 or the free Windows Live Mail.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 26, 2008

Download for Windows.
Download for Mac.

Adobe Photoshop Express
REVIEW

Adobe Photoshop Express ( Web)

Though there's a lot to like about Adobe's first stab at online photo editing and sharing, however, you probably want to wait until the company fixes a few problems with the beta before uploading scads of photographs to Adobe Photoshop Express.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 26, 2008
4 stars User rating out of 1 vote

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Norton 360 2.0
REVIEW

Norton 360 2.0

A near-perfect all-in-one solution for brand new PCs, Norton 360 v2 may be hard to install and run on legacy machines. However, don't count on Symantec's time-consuming and expensive technical support for help.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 2, 2008
H&R Block TaxCut Online 2007
REVIEW

H&R Block TaxCut Online 2007

H&R Block TaxCut Online is a relatively affordable and well-designed Web-based tax-preparation software, although we found TurboTax more thorough.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 22, 2008

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H&R Block TaxCut Home & Business + Federal + State 2007
REVIEW

H&R Block TaxCut Home & Business + Federal + State 2007

H&R Block TaxCut is relatively affordable and well-designed tax-prep software, although we found TurboTax's interview to be more direct and thorough.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 14, 2008
Intuit TurboTax 2007 Premier
REVIEW

Intuit TurboTax 2007 Premier

It's not perfect, but if you're brave enough to manage your own taxes, then TurboTax 2007 is Intuit's best tax application yet.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 12, 2008
DataPilot Universal PRO
REVIEW

DataPilot Universal PRO ( iPod/iPhone)

DataPilot is an effective method for managing content on your cell phone.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 29, 2008

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Microsoft Office for Mac 2008
REVIEW

Microsoft Office for Mac 2008

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

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 7, 2008
1 star User rating out of 1 vote
Ad-Aware 2007
REVIEW

Ad-Aware 2007

Spyware has evolved rapidly over the last few years, but Ad-Aware 2007 seems slow and has fallen behind the times.

2 stars Editors' rating on December 13, 2007

The most recent version of Ad-aware is available on CNET Download.com.