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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Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo has admitted that laptops shipped to stores and consumers in late 2014 had malware preinstalled.
Are your co-workers paying too much attention to your display? A privacy screen can help – here are your options.
Play a funny noise, a popular quote, or any custom audio with the click of a button. Choose from a library of audio files or create your own custom soundboard.
Need to get your hands on the installable APK file for an app from Google Play? We got you covered.
We’ve recently learned that malware has been introduced to a quadcopter toy, a revelation that has left security-conscious parents concerned.
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.