The truth about bloatware and what you can do about it

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Research shows that unwanted programs installed on new PCs can slow your computer by over 40%. So, why are they there and how can you get rid of them?

How to make your own Android ROM – Part 4: Custom Scripts

How to make your own Android ROM - Part 4: Custom Scripts

Darren Yates continues his series on how to customise your own Android ROMs using the Android Kitchen app to add your own custom scripts.

How to make your own Android ROM – part 2

How to make your own Android ROM - part 2

Darren Yates continues his series on how to customise your own Android ROMs using the Android Kitchen app …

How to make your own Android ROM

How to make your own Android ROM

In this first part of a new series, Darren Yates begins looking at how you can bake your own custom ROM, starting with an introduction to virtualisation and the Android Kitchen …

HP Pavilion TouchSmart Sleekbook (14-b169tx) review

HP Pavilion TouchSmart Sleekbook (14-b169tx) review

Price: $999  |  By: HP Housed in a sleek glossy black frame the TouchSmart is solid and stylish if a little plasticky. It’s just 21mm thick and weighs 1.8kg making it easy to toss into a bag. Under the bonnet is a 1.8GHz Core i5-3337U processor that’s backed up by 4GB of RAM and an…

ASUS VivoBook S400CA review

ASUS VivoBook S400CA review

Street Price: $695  |  By: Asus Easily mistaken for a boring run-of-the-mill laptop the ASUS VivoBook is an affordable option with a range of extra features. For a start it has a touchscreen is only 2cm thick has a large array of ports and a sleek wedge-shaped chassis. Our test model used a 1.8GHz Core…