Christian Cawley

Joined December 2011

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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8 Ways To Create Unforgettable Instagram Videos

2nd December, 2014

Creating an Instagram video is easy. Making it unforgettable, however, is a lot tougher. Fortunately there are various tips and tricks that you can use to help you create a video to make an impression.


How To Use Skype On Android For Beginners

30th November, 2014

Want to learn how to use Skype on your Android device for voice and video calls? Look no further.


Get Extra Storage On Android With A USB Flash Drive

28th November, 2014

Want to add more storage to your Android device using a USB flash drive? We can show you how to do that, step by step.


9 Video Game Themed Comics Books You Should Read

26th November, 2014

It’s time to switch off and go to bed. But you’re still itching to play your favourite game. You need to wind down, so why not read your favourite game instead?


How To Share Music On Skype Or Add Sound To Podcasts & Audio Clips Like a Pro

24th November, 2014

How do you share music when chatting? On Skype you’d click the + icon, browse for the file and send it. Imagine you could play music as if your friend sat right next to you.


Why TV Is Not The Place To Go For Cybersecurity Advice

20th November, 2014

When disaster strikes, online and digital security is big news. Big data breaches, major security threats to online users and other security related topics demand that you follow these cybersecurity sites for the latest news.


Add AirPrint Support To Your Raspberry Pi Print Server

19th November, 2014

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.


3 No-Frills Solutions To Open Power Point PPT Presentation Slides

17th November, 2014

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.


What Can You Do With The New Raspberry Pi A+?

14th November, 2014

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?


Learn To Navigate Windows Without A Mouse, Keyboard Or Screen

12th November, 2014

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.


Nine 90s Computer Games You Can Play For Free

11th November, 2014

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!


Is KeyCDN The Content Delivery Solution For Your Website?

10th November, 2014

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 […]


Tethering: How To Use Mobile Internet On Your PC

6th November, 2014

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.


Are Hacked Email Account Checking Tools Genuine Or A Scam?

5th November, 2014

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.


Keep Your Android’s Battery Healthy With These Tips

4th November, 2014

Software and apps can only go so far — what about how to charge and discharge your battery? Learn all the tricks here.