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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Got a new KitKat phone with not-so-great battery life? Check out these tips for squeezing every last bit out of juice out of it.
The first generation Kindle Fire is now three years old, and while it remains a great tablet, it lags behind newer models. So why not refresh it by flashing a standard Android ROM?
Need to run a website but can’t afford the hosting costs? One way around this is with the low-powered Raspberry Pi, which is more than capable of running basic web server software.
In what is one of the biggest breaches of user data yet, eBay has revealed that in March 2014 its servers were compromised. Other than confirming that staff accounts were co-opted and advising eBay account holders to change their passwords, it is revealing nothing else. So, what should you do? Is changing your password enough, […]
Does your battery drain faster since you upgraded to Windows Phone 8.1? A few simple settings can increase battery life and get through the day and beyond on a single charge.
That ATM in the wall of your local bank might look like an easy way to get some cash, but you need to make sure that the scammers didn’t get there first.
Microsoft kills the toast! Now you can finally manage your notifications on Windows Phone.
You can now add a background image to Start Screen Tiles, one of many great new features in Windows 8.1.
One day, Windows Phone will be popular. With the release of Windows Phone 8.1, that day has drawn much closer. Time to upgrade!
Cortana is a voice controlled virtual assistant. To make her work for you, you need to know how to delegate. Let us show you.
Are you missing Cortana, the Google Now and Siri speech control rival, on your Windows Phone 8.1? Get it now!
If you want to speak to Cortana and get access to other cool new features, you will have to wait until June at least. Unless you’d update early. Like now.
Nokia Lumia phones are known for their great cameras. The Nokia Camera app helps to redress the balance, offering total control over things like white balance, ISO and exposure time from within the viewfinder.
The Windows Phone 8.1 upgrade is packed with new features that will challenge Android and iOS. Will you upgrade?
Don’t bother filling up your limited storage space with MP3s! You can stream music from the Internet with these apps.