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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Do you want to be able to print from your smartphone or tablet to your old-fashioned, non-wireless printer? With a Raspberry Pi, you can.
Need to open a PowerPoint presentation, but it doesn’t open? Either it’s a PPTX or you don’t have Microsoft Office. We’ll show you quick ways to access those slides.
Curiously, this new Raspberry Pi doesn’t feature any additional hardware. In fact, it has fewer ports. Just what are the Raspberry Pi Foundation up to?
You just spent hours labouring over an important document when your keyboard dies on you. Would you know how to save your work, exit programs, and shut down your computer? We’ll show you.
Yep, we’re talking free games, a collection of nine retro PC classics from the 1990s that you can play in your browser or download and run in DOSBox or Windows today!
If you’re finding that your website is slowing down through regular visitors and your budget doesn’t stretch to a faster server, the answer might be a content delivery network. Such a service will host your media files, reducing your site’s bandwidth and server load, hopefully resulting in improved overall speed and uptime. There are many […]
Want to share your phone’s data connection with your computer? Here’s exactly how to do it, how fast you can expect it to be, and how it will affect your battery life.
Some of the email checking tools following the alleged breach of Google servers weren’t as legitimate as the websites linking to them might have hoped.
Software and apps can only go so far — what about how to charge and discharge your battery? Learn all the tricks here.
Amazing prizes at remarkably low prices are available on penny auction sites, but is winning an auction on these sites really possible, or is it just one step away from gambling?
While it is unlikely that those looking would intend you harm, it is useful to know who is looking for you, and what tools they’re using to do so.
Ever been stuck in a situation where you needed to keep your children entertained for long spans of time? These apps can help with that.
Having problems connecting to your wireless printer or looking for a way to make a cabled printer accessible wirelessly? Use these tips and tricks to achieve wireless printing Zen.
Halloween is just around the corner; be prepared with these Android apps, games, themes, and ringtones!
One of the bestselling writers of all time, Terry Pratchett has created a literary juggernaut in the immense Discworld series. Here are the best places to get your fix of Anhk-Morporkian magic between books.