How to Check & Monitor Your GPU Temperature

A high GPU temp signals that your PC needs a few tweaks. Learn how to check and monitor your GPU temperature and protect the health of your computer.

How to Recover & Restore Deleted Files in Windows

Find out how to recover deleted files in Windows using these step-by-step guides. Lost files and folders can be retrieved and restored if you know where to look.

Mac Running Slow? | How to Speed Up Your Mac

Whether it's your MacBook or your iMac, a slow Mac can ruin your fun and devastate your productivity. Find out how to speed up your Mac here.

Ark: Survival Evolved - Launch Options & Graphics Settings

Discover how to optimize graphics settings and launch options to boost FPS in Ark: Survival Evolved.

How to Format a Hard Drive | Windows & Mac

FAT32, exFAT, NTFS: what do they mean and which should you choose? Find out how to format an internal or external hard drive on Windows or Mac here.

Ultimate GTA 5 Graphics Guide | Boost FPS & Best Mods

GTA 5 ranks as one of the most popular games of all time. Optimize your settings with our top tweaks, secrets and favorite mods to boost graphics and FPS.

How to Clone a Hard Drive on Windows & Mac

Cloning a hard drive is easier than you might think! Learn how to clone your hard drive and transfer data with ease.

How to Monitor Your CPU Temperature on Windows PC

A CPU that's too hot is bad for performance and the longevity of your PC. Learn how to check your CPU temperature and protect your computer here.

How to Overclock Your CPU | Overclocking Guide

Overclocking your CPU shouldn't be hard. Read our ultimate guide on how to overclock your CPU safely & quickly!

Why Your Phone Gets Hot | iPhone & Android Overheating

Worried your phone is getting too hot? Find out the possible causes of overheating and learn how to fix them — whether you're on iPhone or Android.

How to Clear Your Search and Browser History

Everything you need to clear your search and browsing history everywhere, including your computer, phone, Chrome, Firefox, and more.

How to Clear Cookies on Chrome and Other Browsers

Browser cookies can track you and your computer online. Learn how to delete them and stop snoops on Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and other popular browsers.

Clean Your Laptop or Desktop Inside and Out

Get rid of germs and gunk! You touch your computer all the time, so learn how to clean and disinfect your laptop or desktop, inside and out.

What is Bloatware & How to Remove it | Windows | Mac

Bloatware is unneeded software included on a device by the manufacturer. Learn how to remove bloatware from your PC with our quick guide.

An Introduction to 5G

What is 5G? In this 5G primer, learn where it came from, how it works, what it means for your devices, and how you can get the most out of it.

Why Your Wi-Fi Isn’t Working & How to Fix It | Desktop or Phone

In today's world, a broken Wi-Fi connection is more than just annoying. Find out what's wrong and how to fix it here, on Windows, Mac, Android or iPhone.

The Smart Way to Dispose of Your Phones, Laptops, and Desktops

It’s not safe to just throw out your old devices. AVG Signal will teach you the smart way to protect your data (and the environment) when disposing of old electronics.

How to Overclock Your GPU for the Ultimate Gaming Experience

Overclocking your graphics card is an easy way to boost PC performance without spending a dime on the latest Nvidia or AMD model. Find out how it's done here.

Top 10 Android Resource Hogs: Battery, Storage & Data

Snapchat, YouTube, and Google Maps are among the top 10 Android resource hogs, while Netflix has become far less demanding. Learn more in our report.

AVG Android App Performance Report Q4 2014

AVG Android App Performance Report for Q4 2014 reveals the latest storage-eating, battery-draining, and mobile data-hogging apps draining your devices.

AVG Android App Performance Report Q1 2015

Check out the AVG Android App Report Q1 2015. Learn about hot new apps, performance drainers, which apps people spend the most time on, and more.

How Powerful a Computer Do You Really Need?

In the market for a new PC? Here's what you need to know to buy the right PC for you depending on what you do with it. Find out how much RAM you really need, what graphics card you should buy, what kind of CPU works best for your applications, and more. Don't know what any of that means? We cover that too.

How To Boost Your Home Wi-Fi Signal

Don't put up with a weak Wi-Fi signal. Turn your router into a Wi-Fi powerhouse will reach even the furthest room in your home with these simple tips.

Should You Shut Down, Sleep or Hibernate Your PC or Mac Laptop?

Don’t know when to shut down, sleep or hibernate your PC or Mac laptop? Does putting your computer to sleep damage it? We cover all the pros and cons of the different ways you can give your laptop a well-deserved rest, and show you when to choose one option over the others.

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.

How to Improve Your Gaming PC Performance | FPS Boost Tips

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!

Top 10 Apps That Kill Your Android Phone's Battery

Our latest app report shows the worst battery-draining apps for Android phones of late 2016. Is your favorite app among them? Find out.

Take a Snapshot to Back Up Your System

It is a good idea to make regular system backups in case something goes wrong -- and something always goes wrong :-).

Hunt Down Drivers for Your PC

Get that extra boost in stability & performance by keeping your drivers up-to-date.

How to Revive an Old PC

Maybe you don't need a new PC. Some technical TLC can revive an old PC. We show you how.

How to Improve Laptop Battery Life in 3 Easy Steps

How to extend your PC baterry life? Read our step by step tutorial and learn more about improving your laptop battery life.

6 Great Ways to Reduce Mobile Data Usage

Most mobile data plans aren’t unlimited: If you’re constantly hitting your provider’s data limit, these insights & tips will help you greatly reduce your 3G/4G traffic usage on the go.

How to Speed Up Boot Time on Your Windows PC or Laptop

Is your Windows PC or laptop slow to boot? We’ll show you the most likely causes and required steps to speed up Windows startup time. Read more here!

Top 3 Ways to Clean Temporary Files From Your Computer

Temporary files take up space, slow down your PC and contribute to crashes. Here are 3 ways guaranteed to find and wipe them off your system.

Is Disk Fragmentation Still a Thing?

While the term "defrag" has almost vanished from common use, the issue still exists. And it still slows down many of the PCs sold today.

Why Does My PC Get Slower Over Time?

The more programs you install on a PC, the more digital weight it has to carry, and the slower it becomes. But you can speed things back up!

How to Test Your PC for Performance and Battery Life

Battery life and proper charging is a science in and of itself, with lots of misinformation out there: This myth buster helps you treat your smartphone’s battery the right way.

Why Is My Internet So Slow and How Do I Fix It?

Downloads at a crawl? Websites taking forever? Messages not getting through? Let’s put a stop to all that!

App Report Home

Battery life and proper charging is a science in and of itself, with lots of misinformation out there: This myth buster helps you treat your smartphone’s battery the right way.

5 Smartphone Battery Myths Put to The Test

Battery life and proper charging is a science in and of itself, with lots of misinformation out there: This myth buster helps you treat your smartphone’s battery the right way.

The Ultimate Dark Souls 3 Performance & Tweak Guide

Our Dark Souls 3’s guide tells you how to boost graphics make the game run a bit smoother, which is particularly helpful if you don’t rock the latest hardware.

Give Your Android Device More Space, Speed & Battery Life

Clean your Android Smartphone or Tablet with these simple one-tap tips and tricks! They’re all free, so get started today.

Performance Shootout: Windows 8.1 Versus Windows 10

Windows 10 is here and promises to be faster than ever. We put the latest operating system through its paces with AVG PC TuneUp...

7 Essential Tips When Transferring to a New PC

If you've bought a new computer and are looking to transfer files across from your old machine, Sandro Villinger's guide will make sure you leave nothing behind.

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