Review Frantastique is a quirky, funny way of learning French. But its style won't appeal to everyone, and it is expensive.
Review If you’re a fan of podcasts and weekly updates of your favorite shows, FrenchPod101 could be the language course for you.
Review Memrise is easy, fun and best of all it’s free... but is it any good for learning languages, beyond a few key words and phrases?
Review Rocket Languages is a more audio-based language software, but it offers good value and great lessons for beginners.
Review The Pimsleur method relies heavily on audio content, which is something to keep in mind if you prefer to learn with visual aids.
Review Duolingo is by far and away the biggest free language teaching tool in the world, how does it work, and is it effective?
Review Rosetta Stone is the leading name in language learning for good reason. Our review covers the Spanish and French versions of Rosetta Stone.
Review Corel VideoStudio Ultimate is a great, reliable video editor that will happily guide new users through their first steps into editing.
Review Adobe Premiere Elements is the perfect video editor for beginners, but it also scales up well for more experienced users.
REVIEW Sibelius First 8 music notation software is easy to use and has a good selection of composition templates.
Review A basic program, perfect for kids, Comic Creator Studio is well worth a look if you don't want to get too advanced.
Review Comic Draw is a powerful, well-priced app for iPads. Perfect for comic drawing... if you have the right kit.
Review Manga Maker ComiPo! is a simple comic maker aimed at a younger audience, and purely focused on manga.
Review Clip Studio Paint EX is the ultimate comic software, but it comes at a high price, so you need to be serious about your drawing to make the most of it.
Review Clip Studio Paint Pro is a superb comic program that is ideal for beginners or digital artists on a budget.
Review The Traxxas Rustler XL-5 is a great remote controlled car that can reach speeds of up to 35mph.
Review Downpour Audiobooks offers a flexible service for those who don't read as regularly, but still want a great deal.