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with six-month worth of updates; UpdateStar Premium Edition will protect your PC from any vulnerabilitiescaused by outdated software.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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We also round up the best apps built for the Android operating system, including a look at the state of Android antivirus and the best apps for shopping and photography.
If you're new to Android from iOS we'll explain how to transfer your iTunes library to Android. Other tutorials include setting up a tablet as your office PC, how to use BBM on Android, how to call premium-rate numbers free from your mobile, and how you can continue enjoying your Android apps on a PC.
Android now accounts for 32 percent of the entire PC market. Although PC shipments passed one billion units for the first time last year, 2013 was certainly the year of the budget tablet. Check out our reviews of the ultra-cheap £119 Tesco Hudl, as well as Google's Nexus 7 and the 7in Kindle Fire HDX. Plus we've got smartphone reviews covering everything from the LG G2 and Nexus 5 to new value entries in the form of the Motorola Moto G and ZTE Blade V.
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The Complete Guide to the iPad mini
- Fully updated to include the new iPad mini with retina display
- 164 pages of step-by-step tutorials, accessories and top app reviews
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The Complete Guide to the iPad Air
- A 164 page comprehensive guide to Apple’s latest and fastest iPad
- Step-by-step guide to iOS7
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The Complete Guide to the iPhone 5s & 5c
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- Step by step guide to iOS7
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