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How to tune up your PC in less than 5 minutes using CCleaner

How to tune up your PC in less than 5 minutes using CCleaner

Everyone wants a clean, fast PC but let’s face it, most people don’t have the spare time or knowledge to make it happen. When life is busy, maintaining your PC can fall to the bottom of the queue. However, if you tune up on a regular basis, you'll probably be much happier with your computer's performance. Luckily, CCleaner makes PC maintenance really fast and easy...

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What is a VPN and why do I need one?

What is a VPN and why do I need one?

Many people don’t know what a VPN is and don’t use one, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be. Think for a minute about how much data you share over the internet or store on your computer or mobile. Many people openly share their photos, videos or use online banking with little thought about where their information could end up, but today’s digital life is a cat and mouse game. Hackers are working all the time to gain and exploit personal data, so protecting your privacy should be high on your agenda. VPNs are there to make sure that when you're online, your private data stays private....

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Stay safe online: 5 ways to protect your privacy

Stay safe online: 5 ways to protect your privacy

Think about the multitude of information you store on, or enter into, your devices. Photos, videos, emails, social media passwords, online banking details - there’s probably a lot. And then think how it would feel if this information got into the wrong hands. Not good.

As the world's data is growing exponentially, cybercriminals have thought up increasingly complex ways to get hold of your information, from simple password hacks and phishing scams to malware attacks. Sometimes, simply oversharing can cause your personal information to be used illegitimately. If you want to keep your private information private, there are now a lot of things you need to consider. Here are five places to start...

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5 ways to make your #SpringCCleaner

5 ways to make your #SpringCCleaner

Here in the UK spring has begun, which is the traditional time of the year to give your home its annual deep clean. But have you ever thought about cleaning your devices?

Like your home, you use probably use devices like your computer or phone every day and without regular cleaning, they fill up with junk. Unlike your home, we can do the cleaning bit for you!

But what can a spring MOT using CCleaner do for your devices?

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New CCleaner for Android features will make your device’s resources last longer!

New CCleaner for Android features will make your device’s resources last longer!

It’s finally here! After many months of hard work, we’re delighted to announce the release of CCleaner for Android v4.5.1 - and it’s a mighty fine release (even if we do say so ourselves).

This latest version delivers three (yes, three!) brand new features for you to enjoy, plus a multitude of smaller improvements.

If your device is draining data or you’re constantly running out of memory, this release is for you...

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