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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Is your router letting intruders onto your home network? Don’t be caught out by home router security issues, brought onto you by your own ISP! We show you how to test your router.
Is your Skype account secure? Do you have the best privacy settings configured on your desktop or mobile Skype app? We look at how to secure your account when using the popular VOIP service.
Is Microsoft’s intelligent digital assistant as competent on the Windows 10 desktop as she is on Windows Phone? Cortana has a lot of expectation on her shoulders. Let’s see how she holds up.
Online, you’ll find some great stores for buying board games of all kinds, so if you’re looking to break away from the console or PC, this is the place to start.
Are there paid apps in the Play Store that you want, but just can’t afford? Don’t worry. It’s possible to snag those apps for free.
Lacking a webcam? Use your Android device as a webcam for your computer!
In the age of digital technology and always connected hardware, setting up a home security system should transcend the art of putting an alarm-shaped box on the wall.
If you lose your password to criminals, your entire existence can potentially be rewritten. Protect yourself.
They’re constantly on the prowl: cold calling scammers claiming to be from “Windows Tech Support”. We were targeted by one of these con artists and here’s what happened.
There’s one registry fixer that promises much while being rubbish, and ransomware, at the same time: PC Tools Registry Mechanic. Fortunately, it can be removed with relative ease.
Suddenly found that you’re the owner of a new Windows Phone? Switching to a new mobile OS can be something of a culture shock. Fear not, we’re here to introduce you.
Here’s how to get a new OS installed and running on your Pi – and how to clone your perfect setup for quick disaster recovery.
At just $18, the Chromecast is an unmistakably great way to make your TV “smart”, but it can feel a bit of a one-trick pony once the initial euphoria wears off.
Speaking to a room full of party activists in Nottingham, Prime Minister David Cameron declared that encryption for messaging would be banned should his party gain a majority at the next General Election.
Online greetings card store Moonpig exposed customer data to hackers for at least 15 months, despite warnings from an expert about a security flaw.