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Tech reliability survey 2014

The brands you can trust for tablets, desktops, laptops and more.

18 Nov 2014 | The CHOICE reliability survey asks thousands of members to rate their desktops, laptops, monitors, printers, tablets and external hard drives for reliability, repairs and service.

Password managers mean less sticky notes on your screen

Password managers review

Got too many log-ins? Try a password manager.

31 Mar 2014 | Password managers tested and compared on both desktop and mobile computers.


Switching to Linux

Get free computing for life with this Windows alternative

18 Sep 2013 | Everything you need to know about getting started with Linux, picking a distributer and installing it on your computer.

Windows 8

Updating to Windows 8

We run through a few things you’ll need to consider before upgrading to Windows 8.

10 May 2013 | Find out what options are available to you if you're thinking about upgrading to Windows 8.


Desktop computer buying guide

We reveal what you need to consider when buying a desktop computer.

7 May 2013 | Find the right desktop computer within your budget with our comprehensive guide.

Green recycle key on a keyboard

Recycle old computers

e-waste recycling is vital in preventing toxic materials in old electronic equipment from leaching into the environment. Here's how you can do your bit to help.

1 May 2013 | We look at the environmental impacts of improperly disposing of old electronic equipment, how you can make "greener" purchasing decisions and where you can take your devices to be recycled or refurbished.

Desktop search tools

Desktop search tools

Missing some files? These hard drive hunters could find what you're looking for.

22 Apr 2013 | Desktop search tools offer faster search speeds, content searches, and time-saving features not found in the default Windows tools. We put six to the test.


Technology reliability survey

Just how reliable are your tech devices?

13 Nov 2012 | The CHOICE technology reliability survey reports on what types of problems can go wrong with common computer devices.

CHOICE Computer Magazine

CHOICE Computer wins top honours again

CHOICE Computer wins Best Magazine at 9th Annual IT Journalism Awards.

21 Apr 2011 |


Cyberclean first look

This cleaning gel cleans the improbable.

7 Mar 2011 | This cleaning gel claims to remove the grime found in keyboards and other electronic devices.

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