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  • Updated: Best free antivirus software 2016

    Introduction Staying loyal to the trusty built-in Windows Defender keeps you safe to a certain extent, but with independent testing showing it misses at least one threat in 10, you really should look elsewhere. And while your Android device has stronger core security, it’s still vulnerable to the new crop of malicious apps, and you’re […]

  • Updated: Best antivirus 2016: 10 antivirus packages reviewed and rated

    Introduction It’s a dangerous world, and every PC needs antivirus software to keep threats at bay: it’s an absolute essential. Don’t assume that Microsoft’s free tools are enough, either. Microsoft Security Essentials (or Windows Defender with Windows 8.1) is compact and easy to use, but independent testing labs such as AV-Comparatives report that Microsoft’s protection […]

  • Updated: Buying Guide: 10 best monitors and displays on the market 2016

    Introduction Ten years ago, monitors were nothing more than necessary accessories. Today, they can be luxury items that dramatically improve all aspects of computing and content consumption. There are so many types of monitors that suit so many different needs. Screen resolution, response time, panel weight: everything should be considered when choosing a personal device […]

  • Updated: Best free PC backup software

    Introduction Note: Our best free PC backup software round-up has been fully updated. This feature was first published in March 2013. From viruses and bugs, to hardware failure or simple human error, there are many potential dangers waiting to trash your files. And if the worst happens – you lose personal photos, your music library, […]

  • Updated: Learn to program your Raspberry Pi

    Introduction and starting from scratch Note: Our learn to program your Raspberry Pi tutorial has been fully updated. This feature was first published in May 2013. In this tutorial, we’re going back to the original idea behind the Raspberry Pi – namely, teaching people about technology. Over the course of this article, you’ll get a […]

  • Updated: 10 best Linux distros: which one is right for you?

    Introduction Note: Our 10 best Linux distros round-up has been fully updated. This feature was first published in May 2012. Choice and flexibility are the hallmarks of a Linux distribution, and by extension the Linux ecosystem. With the proprietary Windows and OS X, you’re stuck with the system as designed and can’t make changes no […]

  • Updated: How to stream files from Raspberry Pi to a smartphone

    Introduction and getting started Note: Our Raspberry Pi streaming tutorial has been fully updated. This feature was first published in May 2013. The best thing about the Raspberry Pi (RPi) is its versatility – originally launched as an educational device, it’s transcended these limitations to become the go-to computer for just about anything you can […]

  • Updated: Buying Guide: Best workstation: the top enterprise desktops

    Desktop Workstations What comes to mind when we say workstation? If you’re thinking some big, spaceship-like contraption, you’d traditionally be right. But these days, workstations are sleek and trendy machines that still provide intelligent performance for most applications. They’re useful tools for designers, engineers, financial analysts and researchers running more demanding applications, like rendering complex […]

  • Updated: Best free iPhone apps 2015

    Best free iPhone apps 2015 There are now hundreds of thousands of apps available for your iPhone 6S and, surprisingly, many of the best are free. What’s the best phone of 2015? The following list showcases our pick of the best free iPhone apps, and includes iPhone applications for social networking, travel, news, photography, productivity […]