Without some decent software, your shiny new computer is nothing more than a large, expensive and fairly unattractive paperweight. With literally thousands of programs available for PC, Mac and Linux, sifting through your options can be time consuming.
Do you go with a major player like Microsoft, or is it worth trying out applications from smaller, third-party producers? Is free software just as good as paid? Our reviews, test reports, buying guides and articles can help you find the best software and apps for all your computing needs.