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  • 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.

  • Feature: The five best free system tools

    Whether you want help monitoring your PC's activities, the ability to check your hard drive for problems or even a fun way to distinguish between folder, there's plenty of free system tools out there to help you. Here's our pick of five of the best.

  • Feature: 4 iPhone App Easter Eggs

    Everyone loves finding hidden goodies in software--almost as much as developers enjoy putting them there. These "Easter eggs" are mostly for fun, but some might contain useful extra features or options. After digging around on the internet, I've found some of the more interesting Easter eggs in apps that you can currently download on your iPhone or iPod Touch.

  • Feature: Three Great Mobile Mind Mapping Apps

    All this week, I've been talking about how amazingly useful mind-mapping is for a variety of creative and business tasks. In my last post, I looked at a few of the best mind-mapping tools for Windows. Today we'll check out some of the coolest mind mappers for smartphones and tablets.

  • Feature: 10 essential apps for Android smartphone users

    The Android Market offers much more than just games and wallpaper apps, but a lot of it is junk. Let us make things easy for you. Here are ten free utilities or services that no Android user should be without.

  • Feature: The top 10 mobile apps

    Which apps are worth your time and money? PC Advisor readers recommend the best software for tablet or smartphone.



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