Reviews & hands-on

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Cyberlink MediaShow Espresso - PC review

    By 2 July 2009

    Perhaps the most frustrating thing about the meteoric rise of digital video is the massive range of format types, resolutions and codecs available, which in most cases are tied specifically to platforms and portable devices. MediaShow Espresso is the...

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    CyberLink PowerDVD 9 Deluxe - PC review

    By 1 April 2009

    If you’re proud of your extensive collection of DVDs and growing army of Blu-ray titles and are partial to enjoying the odd film or three through a PC, something a little more dedicated than Windows Media Player could well be on the cards. PowerDVD...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    CyberLink PowerDVD 8 Ultra - PC review

    By 9 October 2008

    If you watch movies on your PC then it’s likely you’ve already come across CyberLink as its software is bundled with more PCs and notebooks than just about anyone. CyberLink PowerDVD 8 Ultra takes that basic movie watching experience and moves it...

  • Online 3 out of 5

    KWorld DVD Maker 2 video capture stick review

    By 27 August 2008

    If you're anything like us, then you'll have a couple of boxes somewhere in the house full of VHS recordings still waiting to be copied over to DVD. Video capture and edit boxes are nothing new but this device from KWorld is the smallest we've seen to...

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    CyberLink PowerDirector 7 Ultra - PC review

    By 27 June 2008

    Chances are, if you’ve bought a camcorder or a TV tuner for your PC in the last few years then you’ll be aware of CyberLink, as it bundles its software with a vast number of devices. Its software tends to be adequate for the entry-level user but it’s...

  • Cameras 4 out of 5

    CyberLink MediaShow 4 - PC review

    By 5 June 2008

    If you use the Mac OS you’ll be accustomed to using iLife, which is a one-stop solution for editing images and video. Sadly, if you use Windows there is no such solution that comes in one neat package. The best you can hope for is to use separate tools....

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    CyberLink DVD Suite 6 Ultra - PC review

    By 10 March 2008

    If you’ve bought a new computer at any point in the last 2 years, it’s likely that CyberLink as a name will be familiar to you. After all, it’s PowerDVD movie theatre is the number one choice for most manufacturers to bundle with their PCs. The...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Cyberlink Media Deluxe Pro - PC review

    By 29 May 2007

    If you’ve just gone to the expense of upgrading your PC to include Windows Vista you may not be looking to spend more on extending the multimedia functions of Media Centre – that is if your version came with it in the first place. However, Cyberlink...

  • Cameras 3 out of 5

    Cyberlink DVD Suite 5 - PC review

    By 23 January 2007

    There was a time when the typical DVD software could only play movies, leaving the likes of Roxio and Nero to handle disc creation as a separate package. However, in this age of multimedia things are changing, as Cyberlink DVD Suite 5 offers a comprehensive...