This tri-band GSM phone has fairly ordinary everyday specifications, but it has one extraordinary capability: it supports secure encrypted phone calls. The Enigma E2 is expensive — but if security is paramount, it does the job.
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This slimline 15in. notebook has many Ultrabook characteristics, including slim dimensions, light weight, SSD storage and no optical drive. It's not cheap though.
High-performance solid-state drives like SanDisk's Extreme 120GB are dropping in price, making them much more cost-effective as an upgrade for your storage subsystem.
A free Windows version of the industrial-strength video editor Lightworks has just been released, with a Linux release promised very soon. It's a teaser to encourage users to purchase upgrades to the Pro version.
This free utility will automatically close apps that use too many resources, preserving your BlackBerry's battery life.
Websites powered by the popular open-source CMS can now create a more 'sticky' experience with Badgeville's user engagement tools.
If you're looking for a large-screen Android 4.0 smartphone on a moderate budget, the ZTE Grand X is worth serious consideration.
The Wedge Mobile Keyboard, Wedge Touch Mouse and Sculpt Touch Mouse have one thing in common — they're all designed for Windows 8.
Online text summarising tools promise to help you digest large amounts of content quickly and efficiently. We test a beta service, with unconvincing results.
Hard drives and optical drives are not commonly associated with 'true' ultrabooks. Even so, Dell's Inspiron 14z has its plus points, although there's a question mark against the keyboard.
LogMeIn has added a new antivirus management feature — free to existing Pro subscribers — to its LogMeIn Central remote management console.
Best known for its small-business accounting software, Intuit has released a much more scalable product, QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions 12, that's clearly designed to compete against the likes of Sage in the larger corporate market.
This affordable utility provides an easier way to compress and email large files, and integrates well with Microsoft Office applications.
The current LTS release of the Ubuntu operating system will shortly get its first maintenance release — one of four due over its five-year support lifetime.
Toshiba's 10.1-inch Android tablet gets a design refresh and updated specs, including a quad-core processor. It still has a few issues, but the price is attractive.
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