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  • 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.

  • Feature: Five of the best iTunes downloads

    Whether you use iTunes to manage the apps and music on your iPhone or iPod, or you simply use it to play digital content stored on your PC, Apple's music management software is use by plenty of computer owners. Here's five free downloads, plus a piece of software you can trial, that help makes iTunes better.

  • Feature: The five best privacy downloads

    Everyone is concerned about privacy and security online, and online tracking is a problem that has worried internet net users for many years. However, here's five free downloads to help you discover what info (if any is being tracked) while the others can help you erase the data and prevent yourself from being snooped on in the future.

  • Feature: Google Android Market: what you need to know

    Google’s online store makes it easy to find and buy the apps you need.

  • Feature: The five best apps for working on the go

    These days working on the go is a regular occurrence for many of us.

  • Feature: The five best downloads for hobbies

    With another bank holiday weekend fast approaching, more than likely you're gonna have some free time on your hands. Many of us with devote that extra time to our hobbies, whether its exercising, writing a novel or tracking our family history. There's plenty of free downloads available on the web that can help you enjoy your hobbies. Here's five of the best.

  • Feature: Top 10 reader photos, your vote counts

    We're just days away from announcing the winners of PC Advisor's Winter 2011 Photo Competition, sponsored by Corel, and we need your help.

  • Feature: The five best downloads for programming

    Whether you're a beginner or a pro at programming and software development, there's some great free tools available to help make your job easier. Here's five of the best.

  • Feature: The five best design-related downloads

    Whether you want a free and easy-to-use desktop publishing tool, or you want to put your own stamp on a website or even your PC's desktop, there's some great free tools available through the PC Advisor Downloads section. Here's five of the best.

  • Feature: A newcomers guide to Ubuntu Linux

    As someone who has only a basic knowledge of computers, I'm most comfortable when working in a familiar Windows environment or, at a stretch, Mac OS X. PC Advisor decided to throw me in at the deep end, tasking me with getting to grips with Ubuntu Light. It wanted to know whether Ubuntu really was as user-friendly for Linux novices as enthusiasts would have you believe.

  • Feature: The five best free audio tools

    PCs and smartphones are not only designed for work. They're also great for listening to music and watching video on as well. Here's five free downloads that will help improve audio on smartphones and PCs, whether its organising your iTunes library or simply giving your voice a new sound on Skype.



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