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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SkyDrive turns Microsoft Office Mobile into a powerful application. Start a project on your phone, pick it up in the browser, and finish it off on the desktop. Seamless integration and great Windows Phone options.
Typing on a touchscreen is much easier if you know all the tricks! If you frequently type on your Windows 8 tablet, consider upgrading to Windows 8.1! It comes with many improved features as this article demonstrates.
Perhaps it’s time you relied on your Android device for entertainment, navigation and general in-car information?
Various specialist software tools are available to help you to map your family tree and there are websites available that can help you out with everything from census results to finding graves.
Windows 8 made connecting to a WiFi network simpler. Consequently, some things don’t work the way they used to in Windows 7. If you have run into issues, there likely is an easy fix.
Windows Phone users don’t need Evernote; they have OneNote! It can handle images, voice notes, transcribe audio to text, sync to your desktop, and others can add to your notes. Care to learn more?
There are some superb games available for Windows 8, but most of these aren’t free. So what do you do if you want some no budget gaming – and is it possible to top up your Gamerscore without paying for a Xbox Live title?
How do you get digital DAB radio in your car, maintain signal strength and, ultimately, enjoy trouble-free digital audio broadcasts while you travel from A to B?
Did you enable Find My Phone, yet? One day, this native Windows Phone feature may re-unite you with your device. Better check whether it’s turned on before it’s too late!
Why would you pick up your phone if you could just tell it what to do? Windows Phone 8 has several very good speech recognition options. Give laziness and productivity a boost with our tips & tricks.
Are you thinking about getting a Windows Phone 8? Although touted a next generation platform by Microsoft, Windows Phone 8 is missing several features considered standard by its competitors. Can you do without them?
It might not look like much, but your Windows Phone lock screen can provide all manner of interesting and important information to you – and it can do this natively, without third party apps.
In an age when computer operating systems no longer ship with the right software to playback video DVDs and Blu-rays, what you need is an app that will do it for you.
You’ve seen the word “LinkedIn”. What is this social network for professionals actually for? Could it be that you’re missing out?