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Better Wi-Fi Android App Has Rules to Optimize Battery Consumption

Better Wi-Fi Android App Has Rules to Optimize Battery Consumption

  Chamonix, an independent Android developer usually hanging around XDA has thought of an application that would redesign the Wi-Fi connecting process by adding specific rules, all with the purpose of minimizing battery consumption rates and easing the access. Of course, applications that offer intelligent Wi-Fi access can be found on Google Play, but this one really sounds promising. Better […]

     
 
 

Face Unlock Can Still be Hacked in Android 4.1 – Here’s How

Face Unlock Can Still be Hacked in Android 4.1 – Here’s How

Face Unlock, the feature first introduced by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich started as a wonderful, innovative idea which should have protected the smartphone from unauthorized access, based on a rather simple idea: face recognition. Unfortunately, the level implemented was rather low, with tricks being easily performed to bypass the system and Google has realized that it needs to update the algorithm […]

     
 
 

Fetch As Google: A Tool That Helps Against Hackers [DYK]

Fetch As Google: A Tool That Helps Against Hackers [DYK]

What you see when you enter a website is just the tip of the iceberg, just like the visible part of the internet, with more than a handful of usually used tools inserting hidden codes that can only be revealed using specific means. Between the usual line-up of coding-specific tools, such as Dreamweaver, WordPress and various other services, search engines […]

     
 
 

[How to] Upgrade to Outlook.com Email from Hotmail or Live.com

[How to] Upgrade to Outlook.com Email from Hotmail or Live.com

Hotmail, the world’s first webmail service is no more. Technically, it isn’t dead yet, but Microsoft is rebranding Hotmail.com as Outlook.com and will soon phase it out of the interwebs. As you’d expect, the new Outlook.com carries the Windows 8 metro looks and comes with tighter social integration. Microsoft is clearly aiming to consolidate its Office 2013 branding by clubbing […]

     
 
 

Passwd.io Secures and Encrypts Passwords in Your Browser

Passwd.io Secures and Encrypts Passwords in Your Browser

These days, we have accounts on dozens of websites and for each of them we have to set specific passwords. Using the same password for more websites isn’t a good idea, especially if it’s linked to accounts like PayPal or other financial services. If the hacker finds out your password, he might be able to use it to crack down […]

     
 
 

[How to] Install OS X Mountain Lion on Multiple Computers

[How to] Install OS X Mountain Lion on Multiple Computers

Apple has just released the Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and I’m sure many of you who own multiple Mac computers will be worrying about purchasing multiple licenses of Mountain Lion in order to install it on all your computers. Well, don’t fret. The personal use license which came into effect from Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, permits users […]

     
 
 

How to Increase Data Storage on the Samsung Galaxy S3

How to Increase Data Storage on the Samsung Galaxy S3

We all know that storage room always becomes the tiniest place on earth and that even the latest generation phones which come with 64GB of included memory eventually end up full. Thanks to the thoughts of a XDA member, this problem may be slightly diverted for those owning the international variant of the Samsung Galaxy S III, as today we […]

     
 
 

Find What You Search For on the Web: 4 Basic Tips for Students

Find What You Search For on the Web: 4 Basic Tips for Students

As a student, I often found myself in the position of needing information on different subjects in order to finish my assignments. At first, it seemed really hard to find accurate and up to date information, especially in the technology department, which, as you all know, is a field that sees new advances every few months. And from here came […]

     
 
 

Switches and Routers Explained [Guide]

Switches and Routers Explained [Guide]

Nowadays we have many devices around the house that can connect to the Internet. From the computer, laptop, to the printer, smartphone or the TV, our homes are getting smarter by each passing day. Networking has come a long way in the last two decades. From tiny networks scattered around the world to a massive World Wide Web, connecting millions […]

     
 
 

How to Block Mobile Phone Spam

How to Block Mobile Phone Spam

Don’t you hate it when you wake up in the morning and see a number of messages from advertisers or other companies that you haven’t even heard of, trying to sell you useless stuff? I know I have. These are far worse, for me at least, than those door to door sales persons knocking on your door at 7AM on a […]