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Cookies are the internet’s critters, responsible for tracking you, your habits, and some of the most annoying messages the web has ever faced. In this guide, we show you what cookies are, how many types you're dealing with, as well as how to delete and manage them effectively to protect your privacy.Read more
Learn everything you need to know about the security features and usability of password managers.Read more
Every phone will slow down and fill up with unnecessary files over time. That’s why you should give your Android phone a good and thorough cleanup. In this article, we’ll show you how.Read more
Never done a PC cleanup? Random files and unused programs are taking up your storage space if not. In this article, we’ll guide you through the easiest and most thorough computer cleanup ever. We’ll help you get rid of junk data, unneeded software, and hidden files. Keep reading to learn how to clean up your computer and keep it running lean.Read more
Technology has changed everything about the world — and nothing better represents our ceaseless advancement towards the future than Smart Home technology, which is becoming increasingly common and powerful with every passing day. But what is a smart home? What benefits does it provide? And how can you get one for yourself? Avast has your answers.Read more
Subpar download speeds, websites loading super slowly (or not at all), lagging online gameplay, and videos that won’t stop buffering: all signs of a slow internet connection! Let’s fix that slow internet by optimizing your network, your Wi-Fi, and your Ethernet.Read more
Remember how fast your PC ran when you first got it? Has it become all sluggish and slow as molasses? Don’t worry — we’ll help you boost your old Windows 7 or Windows 10 computer and get it running just like new.Read more
A ransomware attack can result in the loss of important personal and business-critical data. To keep your devices and files safe from this prevalent threat, you should understand what you’re up against. Read on for a definition of ransomware that will help you take the proper precautions to keep your files safe. Don’t give ransomware the chance to infect your devices.Read more
Broadcast and cable TV are so last century. More people than ever are learning how to watch TV online. You can view your favorite programs on your computer desktop, game console, or mobile device. Also, when you get TV online, you can use a VPN to stream programming from nearly any place in the world. Best of all: It’s simple to do.Read more
Increasingly recognized as malware, the Ask toolbar is a search tool that is regularly bundled and offered along with other products during installation. The Ask toolbar changes your browser homepage and replaces your default search engine without permission.Read more
There’s nothing more depressing than starting a brand new game on launch day, only to suffer through constant stuttering or poor quality. If your games run at lower FPS or your multimedia apps run slow, don’t fiddle with lower settings and make sacrifices just yet. Instead, try pushing it to its absolute limit. Enter GPU overclocking.Read more
Is your computer secretly being used for cryptomining? It’s staggering to realize that Bitcoin, the very first cryptocurrency, splashed onto the scene almost a decade ago. It’s only been over this past year that digital coinage has really gained its tremendous popularity.Read more
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