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APC's 40th anniversary issue is on sale now!

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It's our 40th anniversary issue and we're celebrating with a big look back at how APC magazine and technology itself has changed over the years. This fascinating article includes the product and technology hits and misses over the years, and features guest contributions from many former writers and editors.

See pages from the first issue from way back in 1980 – we've come a long way in both the world of technology, and APC has evolved right along with it. It's a wonderful retrospective look back and where we came from, and what changed over the years.

Elsewhere in this historic issue we guide you through the first critical 30 minutes after powering on a new PC for the first time, plus provide a helpful guide to the best free apps available now.

Plus, is the AMD Ryzen 4000 mobile CPU inside the beautiful new Asus Zephyrus G14 enough to take the laptop crown from Intel? Prepare for a shakeup in the laptop market...

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