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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Christian's Latest Posts
The world’s 3rd biggest website will not let you upload audio without an accompanying video. Maximise the profile of your podcast by featuring it on YouTube with these three workarounds.
U2 is one of the world’s biggest rock groups, and their latest album just ended up on your iPhone or iPad for free. Is it a great deal, or a bad precedent?
Blogging doesn’t have be a desktop-only business. Learn how to keep your blog productive even when you’re on the go.
Basically, if you’ve never played Civilization against one or more real people, then you haven’t enjoyed the game to its full capacity.
Is the technology more suitable for interactive movies now? Could it be that those awful games of the 1980s and 1990s were pioneering a form of gameplay that the technology of the time was unsuitable for?
You’re going on holiday, leaving your computer and a vast treasure of irreplaceable data behind for a few days. What should you do in case of burglary or worse?
Are you considering a new smartphone? If you are, Amazon’s Fire phone might be high on your list. But there are five privacy reasons why this might not be a good idea…
Get great meal ideas for all types of diets. With a portable touchscreen device, you can even prepare your meals with your computer in the kitchen!
Miss Railroad Tycoon or Transport Tycoon? Try these Android alternatives, or learn how to emulate it on Android.
Don’t pay someone else to do it, we’ve come up with five methods of digitising your old photographic slides on the cheap.
Are you still using Windows Phone 7? Seriously, it’s time to move on. You should upgrade immediately and here’s why.
Check out these Windows Phone games when you want to play with other people!
Wouldn’t it be easier to play a first person shooter if you were actually holding the gun? Or are such enhancements largely redundant in an age when mobile gaming can stand on its own.
Want a safe way to use your Android smartphone while driving? These car mode apps make it easy.
Windows Phone has finally come of age with the 8.1 update, which includes improved video uploading. It’s now much easier to share your Windows Phone videos with friends via social networks.