Our articles will guide you on which computer software can make your life easier. We explain internet security and outline the steps you can take — including anti-virus software — to protect your PC computer. Run your business efficiently with the right accounting and office software, and operating system. Discover educational, home and lifestyle, graphics and multimedia software, plus more.

    • Buying Guide: Business, Accounting and Office Computer Software

      Buying Guide: Business, Accounting and Office Computer Software

      Business, accounting and office software is vital for any company. The right computer software can simplify GST and BAS reporting, create reports and manage online marketing campaigns. This buying guide helps explain some of your choices.

    • Buying Guide: Educational Software

      Buying Guide: Educational Software

      Do you or your family want to learn another language, brush up on your algebra or computer skills, like touch-typing? Educational software for Mac or PC can help. And the best part is that you don't have to leave the house or home office.

    • Buying Guide: External Hard Drives

      Buying Guide: External Hard Drives

      Whether you want to make a back-up copy of your photos and music, or just after additional, portable storage space for your computer, our guide to choosing external hard drives gives you the information you need to make the right choice.

    • Buying Guide: How To Set Up A Home Office

      Buying Guide: How To Set Up A Home Office

      Setting up a home office can improve your small business' productivity. We help you: choose the right laptop or desktop computer; set up a wireless network with router and modem; pick essential software like anti-virus security; and more.

    • Buying Guide: Internet Security Explained

      Buying Guide: Internet Security Explained

      What are computer viruses? Where do they come from? What damage can they cause? We explain what malware, Trojans, and worms are, plus which Internet security and anti-virus software you'll need to protect computers against cyber attacks.

    • Buying Guide: Microsoft Office

      Buying Guide: Microsoft Office

      Discover the latest innovations and features from the latest version of Microsoft Office. Using your applications has never been easier thanks to the new Office user-friendly interface. Experience supreme compatibility with all of your devices, from phones to tablets to desktops.
    • Buying Guide: Web Cameras (Webcam)

      Buying Guide: Web Cameras (Webcam)

      A web camera lets you record video and photos to your desktop, laptop or netbook. We outline the most common uses for webcams, explain what your computer needs to operate a webcam, and give you tips on what to look for when buying one.

    • Buying Guide: Windows 8.1

      Buying Guide: Windows 8.1

      Peruse the Windows 8.1 buying guide and discover a whole raft of exciting innovations and familiar features executed with even more panache than before. The wonderfully user-friendly interface of Windows 8.1 makes the transition from Windows 8 and other operating systems a breeze.