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Reviewed Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE) 10 Early Access Build 45

Works fast and well for me EXCEPT copy and paste in Java apps seems to be broken for me with 6u24, but was working with 6u23. I've tried it now on 3 different PCs, XP SP3 32 bit, Win 7 SP1 32 bit, Win 7 SP1 64 bit. In each case as soon as I revert... Read full review

Reviewed Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for Windows 21.007.20091

Seems much better. Loads much faster. Looks like they've finally rewritten it from scratch. Famous last words, but the new "Protected Mode" feature should make it less vulnerable insecurities wise by doing process isolation, a little bit like... Read full review

Reviewed VirtualBox for Windows 6.1.26-145957

3.0.0 looks good so far me on XP SP3 32 bit. None of the glaring problems of the 2.2 betas. More news later Read full review

Reviewed VirtualBox for Windows 6.1.26-145957

Have just updated from 2.1.4 to 2.2.2 (had to rollback from 2.2.0 to 2.1.4). Running Win XP Pro 32 bit SP3. Glad to say all of the problems I had with 2.2.0 are gone (DHCP networking for the host only network took ages to start, couldn't create... Read full review

Reviewed Maxthon Cloud for Windows

The new feature in 2.5.1 that prevents tabs from hanging the browser (ala IE8 and Google's Chrome) is impressive - it's here and works now, ahead of IE8, even though this is based on IE6/7.

Kudos to the developer.

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