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In this month’s magazine you’ll find:

Google Glass

Our in-depth review of Google Glass, revealing the best apps and examining whether privacy is dead. Should you buy Google Glass? Find out in this month's PC Pro.


Compact tablets: Smaller tablets make great portable web browsers, games machines and ebook readers, but which one should you buy? We've tested the best eight to help you make the right choice.


Attack of the killer appliances

Smart devices make our lives more convenient - but a connected world comes with hidden danger. We reveal the scariest hacks so far.

The dreams of machines

Programs can paint, compose melodies and write sonnets - but are they truly creative? We investigate the imaginative computer mind.

Ten events that changed tech

What if Steve Jobs hadn't met Steve Wozniak? We tot up ten tech turning points, and imagine where we'd be had they not taken place.


There are 31 new reviews in this month's magazine, including Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5.


Ubuntu vs Windows: which is faster?

Looking to make the most of older hardware? We pit the best of Microsoft against the popular free alternative.

Choosing the right virtualisation host

Virtualisation is a mainstream technology, but different hypervisor software suits different needs. We compare the different players.

Real World Computing

Business feature

We explore the deeper issues behind Bring Your Own Device.

Advanced Windows and Mac

Jon Honeyball discovers that tape is still the medium of choice for mass storage needs - and finds he's falling a little out of love with Dropbox.

Mobile and Wireless

Paul Ockenden revisits the pros and cons of BYOD and notices that Bluetooth LE is finally starting to take off.

Online Business

Kevin Partner explains how you can target your marketing efforts more precisely with the use of Facebook's advertising tool.

Security and Social Networking

Davey Winder demonstrates how best to minimise the impact of Facebook advertising and addresses password concerns.

Office Applications

Simon Jones looks at a few tools and tricks to help you get the most from Microsoft's personal information manager.

Web Apps & Design

A great idea is just the start. Mark Newton explains why testing, marketing and choice of platform are all of vital performance if your app is to succeed.


Steve Cassidy searches for the world's last physical network card, and is excited by VMware's vision of software-defined networking.


We reveal why teachers lack the confidence to teach children to code as part of the new computing curriculum. Plus, a closer look at the partnership between Apple and IBM, an MP defends emergency data laws, and why we must be wary of the robot revolution.


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