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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If you’re not using an anti-virus suite, but have discovered that living dangerously has led to your PC behaving oddly, there’s a fair chance that your system has been infected by some form of malware. With no security suite on your PC already there is a strong chance that installation will be blocked by the […]
Who in their right mind would make a movie with a smartphone? Talented filmmakers maybe? The following movies have been recorded on Windows Phone devices.
With a bunch of custom ROM options out there, it can be hard to settle on just one — but you should really consider OmniROM.
We’ve collected eight of the best endless runners available on Windows Phone together to show you what’s out there.
How would you like a competent co-pilot, who arranges your travels, feeds you with tips and location-based reminders and is sexy, too? Take Cortana everywhere and win at life!
Curious about setting up an Android device as an in-car entertainment system? Here’s is everything you need to know.
If you feel as though you’ve played the latest, high-profile titles to death, there are alternatives for the armchair pro tired of FIFA, PES, Football Manager, and the rest.
She appeared one day and changed my life. She knows exactly what I need and has a wicked sense of humour. It’s little wonder that I’ve fallen for the charms of Cortana.
You probably know that you should take care when using an ATM, but how can you know for sure that the device has been compromised – and what should you do upon realising this? What Is ATM Crime? ATMs in the wall of banks, railway stations, hotels, supermarkets and other locations contain a lot of […]
Windows 8 touchscreen users with a love of social networking may wonder what the best options for accessing Facebook are. We’ve taken a look at the official Facebook app, MINE, Vibe and SocialNV.
Despite WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC all being supported, it’s pretty difficult to access other hardware on your home or local network. Fortunately, Nokia has come up with a solution: Nokia Device Hub.
One of many changes in the Windows Phone 8.1 Upgrade is the overhaul of the app store. This improvement makes managing your apps far easier, as you will see in a moment.
Need to check for viruses on your PC but don’t want to install a full security suite? Perhaps you think the software has been compromised, or you’re scanning in Safe Mode? There are several virus scanners available that can be downloaded and installed (better than using an online virus scanner), their purpose being only to […]
Is your Windows Phone 8 device creaking under the weight of apps, music, videos and photo? Microsoft made it simple to free up space or reset your phone. Let us show you how.
Your tablet can be hacked, too! Because the desktop is a drag, these touch-enabled apps allow you to control security settings and tools from the modern interface.