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The Dos and Don’ts of Re-Using Old Hardware

Are you one of those people who keeps hold of their old hardware? Bits and bobs like disk drives and cables, perhaps… or even something more valuable, like an old PDA or laptop. You’ve kept them boxed up in your office, or basement, loft, or garage. And now you’ve decided it&rsquo...

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How to Access Your Google Drive Account on Ubuntu

Google Drive provides 15GB of storage space for free, making it a good option for backing up and syncing files. Accessing your Google Drive account on Windows and macOS is easy, but using Google Drive on Ubuntu is different. It’s not hard to access your Google Drive files in Ubuntu Linux, you...

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The New Skype Works Better on Old Androids

Microsoft has released an optimized version of Skype for anyone running older Android phones. Specifically, handsets running on Android 4.0.3 to 5.1. However, this optimized version of Skype is completely separate from Skype Lite. Which isn’t confusing at all. The Rise of Lightweight Apps With...

Internet

You'll soon be able to drop your slow broadband provider penalty-free

At some point, most of us have had the frustrating moment of testing their broadband speed and seeing it’s nowhere near as high as our provider has said it can go. While it’s hard to accurately estimate home broadband speeds for every individual home, it can sometimes feel like the &ldqu...

Android

OMG, THE “CHECK FOR UPDATE” BUTTON WORKED.

IT WORKS. LOOK. YES. But you’ll need to be in the Google Play Services beta, more than likely, assuming you try on your Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, or Pixel 2 XL to pull this month’s security update and it fails. You can enroll in that here. How fun. What. A. Day. (Need history on what I&r...

Android

We Could Get Our First Taste of Android P Later This Month

According to @evleaks, Google is targeting to launch the first Developer Preview of Android P later this month. Considering we got the first Developer Preview of Oreo back in March of last year, and if Google sticks to this timing scheme, then mid-March makes complete sense. Not only are we thinking...

Android

March’s Android Security Update Goes Live for Nexus, Pixel Devices

Google just dropped the March 2018 security patch for Nexus and Pixel devices on us. At this time, we already have both factory image and OTA files, so choose whichever works best for you if you don’t feel like waiting for the update to show up on your device. So far, we are seeing n...

Android

Essential Might be Ready to Move Beyond the Notch With Pop-Up Camera Patent

A patent revealed over the weekend by Andy Rubin may show that his company, Essential, is already thinking beyond front display notches and onto an even cleaner, non-trendy design. Like we saw on Vivo’s APEX concept phone last week, Essential is thinking about embedding a front-facing camera i...

Android

HTC U12 Specs Reported to Include Everything You’d Want in 2018

Reported specifications for the HTC U12 have made their way to the web, with HTC looking to offer anything and everything you’d expect from a 2018 flagship smartphone. According to LlabTooFeR, who shared the specs via Twitter, the U12, codenamed Imagine, will feature a 5.99″ QHD+ display...

Android

5 best home security apps for Android!

Home security is getting cheaper, smarter, and easier every year. Thus, the market is dwindling for standalone home security apps. Most of the better ones combine with a smart security camera these days. Still, there are a few options to explore for those who still have old phones laying around. He...


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