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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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.
To get the best performance out of your Android device, you need these tweaks!
Your Facebook timeline sucks. There’s no cover photo, you’ve forgotten to set the profile picture and no one spends time there. It is a collection of faceless, dull updates. This has to end.
You’ve mastered the Raspberry Pi – now what? Here’s 5 of the best Pi alternatives to have a go with next.
The FREAK vulnerability is one that affects your browser, and it isn’t limited to any one browser, nor any single operating system. Find out whether you’re affected and protect yourself.
If the NSA can track you – and we know it can – so can cybercriminals. Here’s how government-made tools will be used against you later.
You ran a search in Google, but somehow, for some reason, you didn’t get the result you wanted after clicking a link. You’re got a redirect virus; here’s how to get rid of it.
It’s actually pretty easy to get Android apps running on your desktop or laptop! Here, we step you through the best methods.
Geofencing uses GPS to define geographical boundaries, and can prove very useful in managing your personal security.
Your reading activity can be monitored, recorded and even shared with government security agencies.
At the time, that extra storage space must have been very tempting. But now you need a recovery partition. We’ll show you how to restore it.
Introduced ostensibly to help Facebook remove fake news stories, thereby stopping such a post going viral, it turns out that the new flagging feature is open to abuse.