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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Your Windows Phone 8 is down to only a few MBs of storage space. Time to make a backup and purge files you no longer need. Storage space management is now easier than ever before.
Do you depend on Google services on your Windows Phone? The latest updates not only fix bugs, but also add long awaited support for standard tools and introduce novel features, especially on Nokia Lumia phones.
In August 2013 I reached the end of a project that had its origins over two and a half years earlier. I finally self-published my magazine online, but how did I manage it?
The days of reinstalling Windows when it acts up are long since gone. All you need to fix Windows 8 is a recovery disk, either on CD/DVD, a USB or an external hard disk drive.
You would think uploading a video to YouTube was easy. Not so on Windows Phone! Until now. Finally, apps have arrived and the days of fiddly and pointless email uploads have come to pass.
Tapping, swiping or zoom-pinching, there’s often a moment when the touchscreen display on your tablet refuses to respond. How do you overcome this, and achieve tablet-tapping Zen?
The Raspberry Pi is a remarkable little computer, but it can be time consuming to set it up and connect it to your monitor.
British TV series Doctor Who celebrates its 50th anniversary in November, marking a half century of time travelling adventure. Express your love for the show with these great mobile apps!
Windows 8 makes it hard to burn audio and watch video DVDs thanks to hidden apps and missing licences. This is part of the move away from optical media – fortunately, we can share some easy workarounds.
Whatever your current Raspberry Pi project, you might need to access the web. Unfortunately, speedy browsing isn’t a strength of this small computer – is there any way to speed things up?
Whether your old SD card is a meager 64 MB or a massive 64 GB, various projects exist for you to make use of these storage cards.
You don’t have to pay for expensive technical assistance to repair your PC – 90 per cent of repairs are simple, and can be completed in a matter of minutes.
The tide is turning against the traditional TV model of schedules and weekly serials. Not only can you watch most TV shows online, either live or on your own schedule, it has also become easy to watch television on your smartphone. A handful of web services, mobile apps and the increasing availability of fast and affordable data connections enable you to stream your favorite videos whenever and wherever. Here is how I watch TV on my smartphone and what I have learned along the way.
It’s a fantastic little device, a low-spec computer available for under $30 – but how long will the Raspberry Pi dominate the small PC hobbyist market? Are there any competitors ready to take its place?