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26 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $1.19 per issue Computer active is the UK's best-selling fortnightly computer magazine and your friendly guide to PCs, gadgets and the web! Plus there are regular news updates, project ideas, help and advice on popular reader queries, articles on anti-virus software, broadband and how to protect your own data, features on consumer rights, and a whole lot more to help you get the very best out of your computer. Computer active is a resourceful and helpful aid to using your PC and can help save you money too!

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WINDOWS 10 EVERY NEW PROGRAM YOU NEED
Good old-fashioned PC programs don’t seem to be high on Microsoft’s list of priorities in Windows 10. The Start menu may be back, but it’s hardly the Start menu we knew and loved in Windows XP and 7. Instead of the All Programs list, there’s a long litany of apps you never asked for and rarely use. Don’t be fooled. Apps have not replaced traditional programs, and we don’t think they ever can. Sure, apps have their upsides, they’re easy to install and tend to use little memory. However, they lack the power and control that programs give you, especially when it comes to system and security tasks. If you want to create a digital-photo collage, for example, go
ahead and use an app. But if you want to put your PC through its paces with
rigorous benchmark tests, you’re going to need a proper traditional program.
Computer active is the UK's best-selling fortnightly computer magazine and your friendly guide to PCs, gadgets and the web! Plus there are regular news updates, project ideas, help and advice on popular reader queries, articles on anti-virus software, broadband and how to protect your own data, features on consumer rights, and a whole lot more to help you get the very best out of your computer. Computer active is a resourceful and helpful aid to using your PC and can help save you money too!
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Computer Active

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

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Very interesting reading

Full of all those interested in computer technology Reviewed Monday, July 15, 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 Monday, October 1, 2018

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