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  • Windows Phone 8.1

    Windows Phone 8.1

    Microsoft has unveiled Windows Phone 8.1, with voice-controlled digital assistant Cortana as the centrepiece.

  • Android Jelly Bean 4.3

    Android Jelly Bean 4.3

    Android Jelly Bean 4.3 brings a number of key performance improvements to the mobile operating system.

  • Microsoft Windows 8.1

    Microsoft Windows 8.1

    User Rating9.0

    In our hands-on preview, we look at how Windows 8.1 fixes problems, adds new features and keeps the touchscreen as the focus. 1

  • Microsoft Windows 8

    Microsoft Windows 8

    CNET Rating8.0
    User Rating4.9

    Microsoft makes an aggressive, forward-thinking and bold statement for the future of PCs with Windows 8, and the vast security and speed improvements more than justify the US$40 upgrade price. 14

  • Android Jelly Bean (4.1)

    Android Jelly Bean (4.1)

    CNET Rating8.0
    User Rating9.0

    You won't be left too far behind without it, but Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is a worthy update that brings improved voice search, notifications and sharing. 8

  • Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango)

    Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango)

    Microsoft has promised 500 enhancements in Windows Phone 7.5, with a focus on communications, apps and internet. We take a close look to see how much has changed, and how far Microsoft has taken these changes. 3

  • Apple Mac OS X Lion for Mac

    Apple Mac OS X Lion for Mac

    CNET Rating9.0

    Mac OS X Lion is definitely a worthy upgrade for all Intel Mac users. Featuring several interface enhancements and useful new features across all the core apps, Mac OS X Lion is an excellent update for the price. 2

  • Windows Phone 7

    Windows Phone 7

    User Rating5.9

    Windows Phone 7 is a fresh start, and if previous Microsoft-powered phones have left a bad taste in your mouth, then it's time to let go of the grudge and take another look. 19

  • Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6)

    Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6)

    CNET Rating8.2
    User Rating7.9

    Intel Mac users will like Snow Leopard's smartly designed interface enhancements, and its Exchange support is a must-have (especially with Outlook for Mac on the way). With a ton of technological improvements, Snow Leopard is worth the AU$39 upgrade fee. 16

  • Microsoft Windows 7 (Home Premium)

    Microsoft Windows 7 (Home Premium)

    CNET Rating9.0
    User Rating7.2

    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. 24

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