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Computer Active Magazine

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Computeractive magazine is the UK’s best selling computer magazine, featuring practical advice, how-to guides and top-tips to help you get the most from your computer.


The fortnightly magazine is written in jargon-free plain English to ensure it’s as clear and simple for all abilities, ultimately helping to demystify the world of computers and technology. Get regular updates on broadband and anti-virus software, as well as the all-important how-to protect your own data. Computeractive also features product reviews to help you buy the best for your budget, as well as Q&As on popular reader queries to provide solutions to what may be confusing computer issues.


Computeractive is your friendly guide to PCs, gadgets and the internet - helping to make computing easy. Want to get the most out of your computer? Try a digital subscription today. 

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We take a look at the best 40 free apps ever for your phone and tablet that you can’t do without. Plus we show you how to get ready for Windows 10 and how to back up before upgrading.

Computeractive magazine is a fortnightly publication whose mission is to guide anyone, regardless of age or technical experience, around a computer and help them get the most out of their PC with jargon-free advice.


First published in February 1998 by VNU Business Publications, Computeractive has since been sold and is now owned by Dennis Publishing. Based on the UK’s Audit Bureau of Circulation it has been confirmed that Computeractive is the UK’s best-selling computer magazine.


Many how-to articles can make you feel more confused than when you started. Computeractive aims to simplify the sometimes confusing and tricky world of technology and give you easy-to-follow instructions in plain English to help be your solution.


Find tips and advice for all of your devices whether it’s on your desktop computer, iPad or Android. Computeractive can also help no matter what version of Windows you’re currently using and give advice on when and how to update. 

Check out what you’ll receive when you try a digital subscription to Computeractive magazine:

  • A step-by-step guide on how to complete tasks on your computer
  • Q&As from other’s trying to get more out of their PC
  • Independent product reviews to help you make the right choices
  • PC project ideas to help you take your technical knowledge up a notch
  • Jargon-free plain English computer advice
  • News and expert analysis
  • Top picks: The best free downloads and software 

 


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Computer Active

Good articles, usually in plain English. Reviewed 12 February 2020

Bestseller

Great for all UK fans Reviewed 18 July 2019

Very interesting reading

Full of all those interested in computer technology Reviewed 15 July 2019

Best General computing consumer mag

This is without doubt the best general computing mag on the market, packed full of reviews and info for computer users, and easy to read for the non tech savvy. Reviewed 01 October 2018

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