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.

Why Your Phone Gets Hot and How to Fix It

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

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.

The Ultimate GTA V Performance Guide | Secret Tips to Boost FPS

GTA V ranks as one of the most popular games of all time. Here are some top tweaks and secrets to boost FPS without melting your PC.

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

Five Boot Up Myths Put to the Test

We debunk some common myths about speeding up the boot time on your PC.

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!

How to Update your Applications with Tuneup

Updating all your Windows programs manually is a pain. Here's how you can keep your apps up-to-date automatically with TuneUp.

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.

Half Your PC Apps Are out of Date — Fix Them Now

Research shows over half of the programs installed on PCs don't get updated, leaving vulnerabilities open for exploitation. Find out which apps are at stake.

The Top 10 Least Updated Windows Applications

Research shows over half of the programs installed on PCs don't get updated, potentially leaving vulnerabilities open for exploitation.

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.

App Report 2015 Q2 - Curb Your App-etite: These Top 10 Apps Stifle Your Phone’s Performance

In our global AVG Android App Report (Q2 2015), we’ve identified the top 10 apps that drain your battery, clog your storage and eat up your mobile data.

Tune Up Can Lower Power Bills

As efficient as PCs and laptops have become, they still eat up the power. This post shows how you can reduce your energy bill and carbon footprint.

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.

7 Secrets in the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition

Although some feel there are bad features about Windows 10 and prefer older features, the good news is you can change/fix them with these tips and tricks!

5 Reasons Why Windows 10 Really Needs a Tune Up

Windows 10 is here and claims to be better than ever. But is it really? We put the OS to the test and the results were surprising.

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.

10 Tips to Help Make Your Smartphone Battery Last Longer

Don’t let your phone quit on you when you need it most! These 10 easy tips will help extend your device's battery life.

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...

Five Useful Ways to Repurpose Your Old PC or Laptop

If you’ve got a new PC, don’t dump your old one – you can use it for something better. Here are some ideas for what to do with your old device.

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.

App Report 2014 Q2-Q3 - The Secret Life of Apps Revealed

The AVG app report that reveals the top apps that drain phones.

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