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  • Feature: This week's top stories on PC Advisor - technology news, reviews and tips, 23/06/2011

    PC Advisor editors pick the week's best technology news, reviews, tips and tricks

  • Feature: Cleanup Utilities: Can They Speed Up Your PC?

    Most PC users know that to speed up an old system, you need to spring for new hardware: RAM, a graphics card, or a CPU. If you're not ready to make an investment and crack open the case, however, system-cleanup utilities are enticing. They promise to pry off all the digital barnacles that have collected on your PC and on Windows, remaking it into the spry system you remember from the day you first set it up.

  • Feature: Five of the best spam fighting tools

    A recent report from McAfee revealed that spam in the first quarter of 2011 dropped to half of what they were a year ago. However that's still 1.5 trillion spam messages being sent per day, which is three times the number of legitimate email messages that are sent.

  • Feature: Five of the best online privacy tools

    Whether it's discovering what personal information websites are tracking about you or manually deleting any tracks in your browser, there are plenty of free tools to help you protect your privacy when surfing the web. Here are five of the best.

  • Feature: Top stories on PC Advisor: technology news, reviews and tips, 20/06/2011

    PC Advisor editors pick the day's best technology news, reviews, tips and trick

  • Feature: Five music-related tools for your PC

    There are plenty of free music-related downloads for your PC.

  • Feature: The five best free parental control programs

    Recent research by security firm AVG revealed UK kids aged six to nine years old spend an average of 4.2 hours per week using social networks. The research also nearly half (47 percent) of this age group talk to their friends online but 20 percent have admitted to being bullied online.

  • Feature: The Games Of E3 2011

    Bioshock, Battlefield, Batman and Lara Croft back on form - PC Advisor presents the best, worst and most surprising games of this year's show in one easily digestible package.

  • Feature: Five of the best free security suites

    Security software needn't cost the earth. Here's five internet security tools that are free and work very well.

  • Feature: The five best data removal tools

    Most PCs have at least some information that their owners would rather not share with the world: user names, passwords, financial records, work documents, whatever they might be.

  • Feature: 8 hot features in Windows 8

    Microsoft recently allowed select OEM partners to download updated preview builds of Windows 8. Since then, there have been several leaked images of supposedly new features that you might see in the next version of Windows when it launches (perhaps in early 2012). And Microsoft showed off some features in a preview last week. Here we have compiled the most interesting ones.

  • Feature: The five best free security downloads

    Protecting your PC from threats on the web has never been more important. However, you don't need to spend lots of cash to make sure your PC is secure. Here are five security downloads that are free and have been given five stars, proving they're well worth downloading.

  • Feature: Five downloads to simplify computing tasks

    There's never enough hours in the day, so rather than sitting at your PC why not spend them doing exactly what you want to do. These five free downloads while help you simplify a number of computing tasks so you can free up your time.

  • Feature: The five best memory related downloads

    Whether you want to keep an eye on how the RAM in your PC is being used ane enhance the way in which your memory is being used, there are plenty of free downloads on the web. Here's five of our favourites.

  • Feature: PC Advisor today - top technology news, reviews and tips, 25/05/2011

    PC Advisor editors pick the day's best technology news, reviews, tips and tricks

  • Feature: Five downloads to help you express your creative side

    No doubt you spend plenty of time working on your PC, but what about having fun? Of course you can play games on a computer but what can you do to express your creative side? Here's five free downloads that make it easy to get creative in a digital fashion, from painting on your PC to helping plan new interior décor for your home.

  • Feature: Five downloads to help you get more from YouTube

    There's no denying YouTube is great, whether you just fancy whiling away a few hours watching clips of people falling over, or you fancy promoting your business with some interesting short films. However, with these five downloads you can get more from the Google owned-sharing site.

  • Feature: Five Linux Distributions Get a Fresh Boost

    Between the launch of a new Linux kernel update and the news that open source has achieved mainstream business use at last, it's been an exciting week in the world of open source software.

  • Feature: E3 2011: Facts, Rumours and Speculation

    In a few weeks time, the great and the good of the games industry will assemble for the biggest event in the calendar: the E3 Expo. Read on for a definitive guide to what you can expect to see.

  • Feature: Google Android: a short history

    Google Android has been a huge hit with consumers since its release. Here, we take a brief look at the operating system's history, and the different versions on offer.



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