Christian Cawley is MakeUseOf's security editor, Android tinkerer, Windows Phone mentalist, and Doctor Who fan. Follow him as @thegadgetmonkey on Twitter.
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Want region blocked content streamed through your Chromecast? By rooting the Chromecast, you unlock the ability to change your DNS (among other things). Here’s how!
Your data is you. Whether it is a collection of photographs you took, images you developed, reports you wrote, stories you thought up or music you collected or composed, it tells a story. Protect it.
What would you say if we told you that your version of Windows is affected by a vulnerability that dates back to 1997? Unfortunately, this is true. Microsoft simply never patched it. Your turn!
The streamlined design no longer impresses you, and as for the lack of app choice… has your iPad been left behind?
Windows 10 is coming to your desktop, tablet, and now to your phone. If you have a suitable Windows Phone 8.1 and a Microsoft account, the upgrade is easy to get. We show you what to expect.
Are you struggling to get a strong and stable wireless Internet connection? It could be the hardware or Windows itself causing the problem. Here are some troubleshooting tips.
Recent stories teach us that, in almost every case, there is software pre-installed on your device designed to intercept online transactions, listen in, or compromise your security in some other way.
Did your phone come with a bunch of crappy apps pre-installed? Let us show you how to get rid of them the easy way.
Popular communications app Slack was breached; passwords are considered safe, but users are encouraged to take steps.
James Bonds gadgets are legendary. In this article, we run down some of the most futuristic gadgets from the films, and see how they stand up in the era of the iWatch.
Routers rarely arrive in a secure state, but even if you have taken the time to configure your wireless (or wired) router correctly, it can still prove to be the weak link.
Sharing the display of your smartphone can be tricky. While there are some Android devices that support HDMI, the best option for smartphone owners on all platforms is usually to employ some screen-mirroring software (particularly straightforward for iOS users) and view the current app on a HDTV or monitor. There is another way though, and that is to […]
There are many ways to buy books online. But just how do you go about selling them? And is it possible to get a rare or unusual book to sell for the right price?
NordVPN is generously sponsoring 15 NordVPN accounts valid for one year, and for one special reader: a brand new iPhone 6 with free lifetime NordVPN access. Prizes are valued at close to $4,000!
It’s never fun when your phone breaks and you lose all your photos — but that never has to happen again! Learn how to backup your photos quickly and easily.