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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Wireless data sharing from a Windows 8 computer to another device comes with its challenges. With Bluetooth and WiFi Direct we tested two popular and widely available solutions. This is what we found…
Your photo stream is popular. So much that you’ve decided to start a second Instagram account. But how will you manage them? On a smartphone you have the option of installing multiple client apps, but what can you do to manage multiple Instagram accounts on your desktop computer? The Instagram Website: Not For Desktops Instagram […]
Restoring Internet Explorer to a browser that people actually wanted to use was always going to be a hard road, but it’s just possible that with Internet Explorer 11 this stage has been reached.
Several prominent ransomware scams are in circulation at the moment; let’s go over three of the most devastating, so you can recognise them.
As far as “popular” torrenting is concerned, the comparative safety that existed at The Pirate Bay is gone, and safe torrent downloads with it.
Need to get a file from your Android phone or tablet to your Windows PC? It’s actually pretty easy. Here’s how to do it.
When a malware infection as devastating as the newly discovered SoakSoak.ru comes along, it is vital that WordPress blog owners act. Fast.
Windows 8 Modern apps have come a long way. Meanwhile, you can choose from a considerable selection, free and paid. We have picked out the ones worth your while.
Typical presentations are dull affairs with text and corporate backgrounds providing little of interest. Media files can lighten up the experience. We show you how to embed even videos.
Raspberry Pi mini computers tend to attract different types of user, all of whom are interested in making the friendly little computer as useful as possible. It doesn’t have to be about media centres and making an old printer wireless; there is so much more that the Raspberry Pi can do, such as running motors, and […]
Cortana is coming. Microsoft’s digital personal assistant has been rolled out across Europe, a step that suggests that her presence is being prepared not only for Windows Phone but also for Windows 10.
Your children have become proto-adults, beginning to grow up. Like their friends, they spend a lot of time using smartphones, tablets and computers in a way you could only dream of.
Removing and replacing the USB power cable puts undue wear and tear on your Raspberry Pi, particularly the power port itself. What the system really needs is a reset switch, but sadly none was included.
Were you ever faced with a .rar file and wondered how to open it? Fortunately, managing ZIP files and other compressed archives is simple with the right tools. Here is what you need to know.
We’ve compiled a list of what we consider to be the best Virtual Private Network (VPN) service providers, grouped by premium, free, and torrent-friendly.