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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To get the best performance out of your Android device, you need these tweaks!
Your Facebook timeline sucks. There’s no cover photo, you’ve forgotten to set the profile picture and no one spends time there. It is a collection of faceless, dull updates. This has to end.
You’ve mastered the Raspberry Pi – now what? Here’s 5 of the best Pi alternatives to have a go with next.
The FREAK vulnerability is one that affects your browser, and it isn’t limited to any one browser, nor any single operating system. Find out whether you’re affected and protect yourself.
If the NSA can track you – and we know it can – so can cybercriminals. Here’s how government-made tools will be used against you later.
You ran a search in Google, but somehow, for some reason, you didn’t get the result you wanted after clicking a link. You’re got a redirect virus; here’s how to get rid of it.
It’s actually pretty easy to get Android apps running on your desktop or laptop! Here, we step you through the best methods.
Geofencing uses GPS to define geographical boundaries, and can prove very useful in managing your personal security.
Your reading activity can be monitored, recorded and even shared with government security agencies.
At the time, that extra storage space must have been very tempting. But now you need a recovery partition. We’ll show you how to restore it.
Introduced ostensibly to help Facebook remove fake news stories, thereby stopping such a post going viral, it turns out that the new flagging feature is open to abuse.
With a quad core CPU and boasts of being able to run Windows 10 – is the Raspberry Pi 2 really all that? Here’s 5 things the Raspberry Pi 2 still can’t do.
We attempt to help you to work out why your attempts to unlock your Microsoft account have failed.
Switching careers is never easy, so we’ve compiled a handy list of resources to help you find, and win, that information security role you’ve been chasing.
Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo has admitted that laptops shipped to stores and consumers in late 2014 had malware preinstalled.