This month's issue
In the November issue of PC Advisor we test the latest 802.11ac wireless routers and tell you the truth behind claimed router speeds. We'll show you how to get the fastest wireless coverage - all over your home.
Also in this issue we reveal the best back-to-school tech, with practical laptop, tablet, smartphone and printer buying advice for students.
Plus we group test the best budget gaming PCs. Prices for these powerful rigs start at just £439.
There's also all the latest news, opinion, analysis, advice and tutorials, reviews and unique Top 5 charts. Grab a copy of PC Advisor today!
On this month's Cover Disc
G Data Total Protection 2015; Full program; three-month licence
This all-round, worry-free package offers an Antivirus module, firewall and encryption for maximum data protection.
Indeed, security doesn’t get any better. G Data Total Protection not only reliably protects you against viruses, Trojans, spyware and hacking, but thanks to the numerous extras such as encryption of your personal data or reliable.
• Take advantage of the high detection rates
• Surf the internet without worrying. You’re protected when
banking, shopping and sending email
• Protect yourself against online fraud and data theft
• Protect your personal data, even on social networks
• Save time through simple installation and use
• Speed up the boot process
• Protect your children from inappropriate websites
• Delete sensitive files without leaving a trace, with just one click
• Back up all your data with automatic Cloud backup
Steganos Privacy Suite 15; Full program worth £40
Steganos Privacy Suite offers complete protection for sensitive data on your computer, removable media devices and smartphones. Anti-virus software isn’t enough these days. Because of unsafe operating systems, internet criminals and spies, or simple carelessness, your data may be at
ABBYY PDF Transformer +; Full program worth £10
ABBYY PDF Transformer+ delivers intuitive tools for viewing, editing, commenting and efficient collaboration on PDF documents. Whether you wish to edit or add comments to a PDF document, add password protection, discuss with others or simply read a PDF file in a friendly environment, then PDF Transformer+ is the software for you.
Ashampoo Photo Converter 2; Full program; three-month licence, limited to 100 pages
Ashampoo Photo Converter 2 is your Swiss army knife to process your photos. No more manual sifting through heaps of photos, the program processes entire collections in one go, whether it be one or 1000 files. It requires little system resources, which makes it ideal for both current (multi?core support) and older machines.
Plus additional, trials and shareware programs
If you're an avid gamer you'll know that a gaming laptop is superior to a console, and you'll be able to play your favourite games no matter where you are. We look at five of the best.
These days you don't need to go to the expense of a smart TV to access services such as BBC iPlayer and Netflix.
21 top Windows tips
We explain how to use and configure Windows to get the most enjoyment and productivity
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