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    The computer industry is fond of little more than making up baffling technology buzzwords. So you can tell your paradigm shift from your cloud, and succinctly define Web 3.0, we explain eight of the best/worst.

  • How-Tos: How to email and browse the web offline

    Email is up there with mobile phone coverage and broadband web access – it’s now so pervasive that most of us take it for granted. We experience a mixture of bemusement, stupification and perhaps even a touch of relief when we’re cut off from our inboxes. But things needn't be this way.

  • How-Tos: How to beat 22 latest web threats

    Forewarned is forearmed. PC Advisor investigates the latest and most deadly tech dangers, and explains how to fight back.

  • How-Tos: How to use Spotify

    Spotify is a web-based music service that lets you listen to anything in its catalogue for free, provided that you don’t mind your aural pleasure being occasionally interrupted by adverts. We get you started using the service.

  • How-Tos: How to stop 'Mikeyy', the Twitter worm

    The 'Mikeyy' worm is set to wreak havoc across the Twitter network: here's how to keep safe.

  • How-Tos: How to improve your Twitter search

    While there's no doubt that Twitter has become hugely popular, and not just a bit of online fun either, it's easy to miss little gems of information on because we all can't spend hours in front of the service.

  • How-Tos: How to email and surf without a web connection

    Most of us can't live without email or web these days. But what happens if you're going somewhere that doesn't have an internet connection? Fear not, we've got some handy hints that will ensure that you can still read emails and surf, you just have to plan ahead.

  • How-Tos: How to protect your privacy on LinkedIn

    When it comes to the business social network LinkedIn, adjusting your privacy settings is as important as it is on other networks such as Facebook. We've rounded up some important points to consider when altering your privacy settings on LinkedIn.

  • How-Tos: How to raise your business profile online

    LinkedIn connects colleagues and ex-colleagues with potential employers and employees. It offers a trusted pool of contractors, freelancers and experts you can call on.

  • How-Tos: How to win hearts and minds online

    The web is a great place to air your opinions. Whether you comment on other people's opinions or use Google's Blogger to set up your own blog, it affords us the opportunity to interact with like-minded people and those with differing opinions. And don't forget: the PC Advisor Forum is the largest technology web forum in Europe.

  • How-Tos: How to boost your website's search engine ranking

    Search Engine Optimisation is the key to a website ranking high in search engine results. But as it's not an exact science, how do you go about ensuring your website is optimised to get the most visitors? We spoke to three experts to get a number of top tips to ensure your website ranks highly.

  • How-Tos: How to set up a secure home network

    A wireless connection isn’t just handy when you’re out and about. There are more options for going wireless at home, whether it’s so you can enjoy catch-up TV you’ve downloaded on your actual telly (rather than the PC screen) or so you can work in a peaceful corner of the house.

  • How-Tos: How to create a Flickr photostream

    Tagging is the way the web works these days and, used properly, it can help you climb to the top of an image search results list and get noticed. Here, we show you how to make the most out of your Flickr photostream with tags.

  • How-Tos: How to get the internet your way

    Websites should be usable by all, yet only a select few achieve this. If only it were possible to tailor the look and function of all your favourite websites to your own needs...

  • How-Tos: How to geo-tag images with Panoramio

    Digital cameras and mobile phones are increasingly able to geo-reference information and pinpoint our location. It's now possible to ‘geo-tag' photos before uploading them to the web, allowing Google Maps, Google Earth and similar mapping applications to display the exact location that an image was taken.

  • How-Tos: Make your web connection faster

    Get Internet Explorer or Firefox firing faster. If your web browser seems to be acting up and surfing the internet seems to take forever, this tutorial is for you.

  • How-Tos: How to boost Firefox 3.0 security

    Firefox 3.0 has gone down in history, with a Guinness World Record Certificate for ‘the largest number of software downloads in 24 hours’. One of the chief reasons for such interest in the browser is its security credentials.

  • How-Tos: How to locate the source of an email

    There are many aspects to web security. You can hardly move for apps that automate online protection and safeguard your identity, for instance. But one area that gets less attention is IP-address tracing.

  • How-Tos: How to set up an Office Live account

    Many of us dream of breaking free of the nine-to-five grind and setting up our own businesses, but few of us actually get round to doing so.

  • How-Tos: How to improve your web-browsing experience

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