There are three types of touch screen technologies available in today’s touch screen phones: resistive, capacitive, and infra-red. Learn about the different benefits and capabilities of each and make a more informed dec...
Should you leave your laptop plugged in and charging when you’re not on-the-go? What’s best for the battery? What’s best for your user experience? Read on as we investigate.
If you’re a Netflix subscriber, you’ve got a brand spanking new mobile interface to take for a spin. Last week Netflix released a brand new iOS interface, this week it’s a brand new Android interface.
Cell phone technology has come a long way since the early days and it is progress that we can all be thankful for. This commercial from 1989 features a positively gigantic model when compared to today’s small and sleek cell phones.
Television watchers are no longer keeping their eyes continuously glued to the screen–increasingly smartphone, tablet, and laptop users have merged their mobile device and television time. Are you one of the second screen multi-taskers?
Envious of modern cars that have built-in iPhone chargers and the like? Be jealous no more; this simple DIY tutorial guides you through converting the ashtray in your older ride into a smartphone dock.
Connectify Dispatch wants to change the way you interact with the networks around you by making it dead simple to mesh all available Wi-Fi, Cellular, and Ethernet connections into a massive and stable pipeline.
Our first edition of WIG for September is filled with news link coverage on topics such as Firefox 16 Beta introduces new command line feature for developers, Google to restore passwords lost using Chrome iOS app, new password stealing malware is targeting Linux & Mac OS X users, and more.
This past month we covered topics such as how to make Mozilla Firefox fast again, 11 ways to make your LastPass account even more secure, how to install extensions from outside the Chrome web store, and more. Join us as we look back at the best articles for August.
It’s that tips box time of week again; read on to see how you can print games for cheap entertainment, build a pipe-based monitor stand, and enjoy easy timer countdowns on your Android phone.
Android: While most people love Little Photo for the variety of post-processing special effects it sports, we love it for the dead simple tap the screen to snap shutter system it employs and the full-screen review that follows.
It’s easy to think of a Kindle as just an eBook reader, but it’s so much more than that. It’s an MP3 player, portable web browser (with free Wikipedia access over 3G), gaming device, and image viewer.
Unlike your desktop or the server at work, it’s pretty darn easy to misplace a mobile device. This week we’re interested in hearing your tips and tricks for keeping your mobile data backed up and synced so a missing smartphone doesn’t mean missing data.
There are few security problems a healthy dose of paranoia and know-how can’t take care of. Today we’re looking at how to secure your Android phone’s mobile data connection against intrusion using free software and a simple SSH tunnel.
Google Now, new in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, is Google’s attempt to be smarter. It includes cards that automatically provide you with information and voice search integrated with Google’s knowledge graph to provide direct answers to your questions.
Android is very customizable – many of its features are just defaults and can be swapped out for third-party alternatives without any rooting required. Some of these things are possible on a jailbroken iOS device, while some remain impossible.
Once a week we round up some great reader tips and share them with everyone. Read on to see how to make your Android phone look like iOS, use a Google Maps mashup like a time machine, and download Wii game saves.
A lot sure has changed in the last two decades, no?
Each version of Android since Gingerbread (Android 2.3) has included an Easter egg, which is always accessed in the same way. The Easter eggs in the latest versions are becoming more complex, with animations and interactivity.
Android 4.0 and newer include an easy-to-use, built-in screenshot feature. You can take a screenshot and send it off your smartphone or tablet in just a few seconds. This feature was introduced in Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0).
There’s no built-in way to take screenshots if your device is using a 2.x version of Android, such as Gingerbread or Froyo. However, you can take screenshots by connecting your Android phone to your computer and using Google’s Android SDK.
Our first edition of WIG for August is filled with news link goodness covering topics such as Dropbox confirms it was hacked, Valve says Left 4 Dead 2 runs faster on Linux than on Windows, tech support phone scams are surging, and more.