Computeractive – Issue 566 November 2019
Your friendly guide to PCs, Gadgets & the Web Computeractive is the UK’s best-selling computer magazine and your friendly guide to PCs, gadgets and the web! It includes regular news updates, project ideas, help and advice on popular reader queries, articles on anti-virus software, features on consumer rights, and a whole lot more to help you get the very best out of your computer. Get PC advice in plain English today – get Computeractive .
UK cyber chiefs block a million fraud attacks
Question of the Fortnight
Will the BBC licence fee be scrapped?
Protect Your Tech
Android adware that hides itself
Nothing ‘free’ about BT tech experts
Consumeractive What are my rights if
Sky’s Wi-Fi guarantee fails?
Grow Your Family Tree
Search railway employment records
Best Free Software
Named & Shamed
Junk Offender: Google’s nannying apps
How Use Excel’s live data to
check your stocks.
Download and keep BBC iPlayer shows.
Split long audio recordings into tracks.
Readers’ Tips Set up dynamic DNS
to access cameras remotely
Phone and Tablet Tips
Open ZIP files on your tablet
Make Windows Better
Stop notifications interrupting your music
Make Office Better
Stop LibreOffice’s ‘recover’ prompts
In the aub
Find the best time for a club event
Den Latitude 3300
Robust laptop makes a solid case
Apple iPad 102in
Big-screen outing for Apple’s tablet
Chillblast Fusion Akula RTX
Powerful PC adds another dimension
Acer Nitro 7 AN715-51
Bulky laptop worth its weight
Dell UltraSharp U2719DC
PC monitor not quite pixel-perfect
XiaomiMi 9T Pro
Top-end phone for mid-range budgets
JBL Xtreme 2
Bluetooth speaker pumps up the volume
Apple Watch Series 5
Smartwatch makes visible improvement
Win a D-Link DIR-1960 router
What’s All the Fuss About?
Master your hard drive & SSD
Brilliant tips to maintain, enhance and make
better use of your drives – old and new
20 most important commands to
type on your PC
Type these little-known commands into
your PC to make things happen quicker
Windows 7 survival guide – part 4
Make your new Windows 10 installation
shipshape and ready to use
What’s causing File Explorer to falter?
Where’s my More option in File Explorer?
Easy When You Know How
Daniel Booth downloads everything
Google knows about him