Security

Smart DNS Proxy Server vs VPN

What's the difference between a Smart DNS and a VPN? Find out when to use a Smart DNS and when to use a VPN to unblock websites, browse anonymously, or just stay safe online. Know what to look for when choosing a Smart DNS or VPN service.

What is malvertising? Attack of the ads

Ads can do more than deliver a nice deal or an annoying popup. They can deliver payloads of malware too. Find out how.

Best Free Antivirus Software 2018 for Windows 7, 8 and 10

The top 10 best free antivirus programs for Windows 7, 8, and 10, and Linux OS. Choose the right antivirus software from our top 10 list for 2018 and protect yourself from malware and other threats.

Why isn’t My Android Phone Getting Updates?

There’s a serious problem with Android system updates. Why do they take so long to arrive and what can be done to improve this?

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Performance

How To Get Rid Of Unnecessary Apps on Your PC

Bloatware, junkware, or apps you've just plain forgotten about: we show you in simple steps how to free your PC from all that gunk to rescue disk space, speed up boot-times and just generally get a smoother ride.

Boost Your Gaming PC - GPU Overclock & FPS Boost Tweaks

A fast PC or laptop is essential for gaming. AVG's handy tips will help you with overclocking your graphics card, improving frames per second and more.

Ultimate Guide to Speeding Up & Cleaning Up Your PC

Everything you need to know to speed up your PC & make it run like new. From cleaning your registry to cleaning your screen, defragging to re-formatting

Chrome battery life vs Edge, Firefox and Opera

Which browser is draining your battery life the most? Chrome, Edge or Firefox? We put them head to head. Here are the surprising results!

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