This month's issue
In the May issue of PC Advisor we present our tablets mega-test. We've reviewed more than 20 tablets, with 7- and 10in models, plus those primed for children's use.
The results of our annual Broadband Survey are in. We recognise the UK's best ISPs and fastest, cheapest broadband packages.
Also in this issue, we demonstrate five simple ways to speed up a slow PC, present our beginner's guide to Google Android, and show you how to make Windows 8 work like Windows 7.
There's 194 reviews, expert tutorials, news and analysis, reader Q&A, buying advice and so much more. Don't miss out, grab your copy today!
On this month's Cover Disc
UpdateStar Premium Edition 10; Full program with six-month worth of updates; UpdateStar Premium Edition will protect your PC from any vulnerabilitiescaused by outdated software. You’ll receive security levels and alerts, minor and major upgrades, downloads, and you can even export your individual software profile for backup reasons
Theres also a full version of east-tec Eraser 2014, full program with six-month worth of updates. east-tec Eraser 2014 is an internet and PC privacy protection program that
guarantees permanent removal of all traces of online and PC activity.
Ashampoo HDD Control 2; full program worth £20, Ashampoo HDD Control 2 can notify you early so that your valuable data won’t become the victim of a hardware crash. Now Ashampoo HDD Control 2 offers even more functions to check the status of your hard drive(s).
Plus additional, trials and shareware programs
Thinking of buying a tablet, but bewildered by the choice? Our mega-test will help you decide which one is right for you.
Speed up a slow PC
If your PC seems sluggish you can revive its performance using five simple techniques. We show you how.
Broadband Survey 2014
Which is the best broadband provider in the UK? We asked more than 10,000 UK consumers and a panel of experts to find out.
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Welcome to the third edition of Android Advisor, in which we take a look at the three flagship smartphones vying for your attention this year: HTC's brand-new One M8, the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony's Xperia Z2. We present our verdict on which is the best ever smartphone.
Mobile World Congress kicked off in Barcelona at the end of February. The technology tradeshow serves as a launchpad for some of the latest and greatest smartphones, tablets and wearable tech running the Android operating system. We round up the various product announcements.
Of course, a lot has happened in the mobile world since then. We look at three new and incredibly exciting products launching very soon.
First off, Google's finally jumped aboard the wearable-tech bandwagon, announcing its Google Wear smartwatch OS, seen on the Motorola Moto 360 and LG G Watch. Then there's the Nexus 8 – has Google really dumped its 7in tablet? And finally, LG's upcoming G3 smartphone, which is expected to pack a screen so tight with pixels it will leave the S5, One M8 and Xperia Z2 shaking in their boots.
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The Complete Guide to the iPad mini
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The Complete Guide to the iPad Air
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