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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Leaving your Windows Phone in the inquiring hands of little ones? Don’t do anything until you have set up and activated Windows Phone’s child mode; Kid’s Corner.
That pile of old hard disk drives in your drawer – isn’t it time you tidied them up a little? One way you can do this is by making a card enclosure!
Are you running out of space for your comic books? Worry not – you can buy and read comic books anywhere with ComiXology’s Comics app for Windows 8, also available on iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire.
Add pull-quotes, spoiler warnings, column layouts and much more to WordPress. Shortcodes Ultimate makes it easy.
Need to catchup with the Doctor’s latest exploits in time and space, or desperate to re-watch Sherlock to spot the clues? Do it with iPlayer.
Recently switched to Windows Phone, but found it heavy going entering text into messages, emails, Facebook or even typing a URL? These five tips are here to help.
Go back in time with and evoke memories. Forget the charts. Ignore what commercial radio is urging you to listen to, and switch off MTV. Your personal playlist is waiting to be created.
There is a curious lack of Sid Meier titles available for Android. So just how does a Civilization junkie get his fix courtesy of the little green robot?
Howdy, pardner. We need your help. Something is stirring in the hills of Arizona, and we need you to go there and stop it. Six-Guns might look like just another cowboy game, but believe us, it’s something altogether stranger…
One of the greatest video game franchises, Halo has been shy of Windows PC since Halo 2 was released in 2004. Halo: Spartan Assault for Windows 8 changes all of that – but is it worth the price?
Cooking with recipes found online can be a hassle when it comes to printing or writing recipes down. How does British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s Recipes app for iOS and Windows 8 help?
Panoramic images of stunning landscapes almost always look marvellous, but they can be extremely difficult to create. Using a smartphone, there are various techniques and tricks which you can employ to get the best results.
Over the years I’ve become more and more resistant to their tactics and approaches, thanks mainly, I think, to the realisation that they haven’t been entirely honest with me.
Windows 8 tablets are becoming more widely used, but the operating system – at least in its Modern mode – is light on the ground with particular apps. One way around this is to install Android.
Crowdfunding has taken off in a big way in the past few years. But you don’t need to use a service like Kickstarter if you’re already running your own popular website.