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New Year's tech resolutions

New Year's tech resolutions

Whether you’ve got this year off to a great start by sticking to your resolutions, or whether you’re back to your old habits (and wishing you hadn’t told anyone about your resolutions at all), we all know that fixing the areas of our lives which need improvement makes us happier.

Typical resolutions cover the basics (fitter body, better skills, bigger bank balance) but what about the other, less obvious areas of our lives? We all use computers and phones, right? Well, a little tweaking to the tech we use daily could make our lives feel a bit simpler, safer and more efficient...

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5 tips to create a strong, secure password

5 tips to create a strong, secure password

Dropbox, Twitter, Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, Dailymotion, MySpace and Amazon have all been affected. Lynda.com (a subsidiary of LinkedIn), UK business Three Mobile and Germany's Deutsche Telekom have all experienced it in the last few weeks. Data breaches are in full force. It’s never been more important to take steps to prevent your personal data being compromised...

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CCleaner in numbers!

CCleaner in numbers!

When it comes to CCleaner, we’re talking big numbers. Big downloads (over 2 billion and counting), big spread (downloaded in every country worldwide) and best of all, big cleans...

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We’ve reached 2 billion CCleaner downloads!

We’ve reached 2 billion CCleaner downloads!

Today is a happy day at Piriform HQ as we’ve reached 2 billion CCleaner downloads – a huge milestone for a company born only twelve years ago.

To put that into perspective, 2 billion downloads equates to more than one download to every three people on earth. CCleaner now has a huge worldwide following and has been installed on devices in every single country...

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Black Friday: tips to help you shop safely

Black Friday: tips to help you shop safely

Black Friday – the annual retail shopping spectacular – is nearly upon us. This year’s big event, which is held on 25th November, could be the biggest day of spending the world has ever seen.

As an online retailer we can’t help be interested in the frenzy which descends across the world as people try to get their best-ever bargain...

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