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Windows 10 tip: Repair your Windows 10 installation

Performing a clean install or a reset means you have to reinstall apps and desktop programs and start over with settings and preferences. If you …

Google Nexus launcher apk download released for Android

Google’s own Nexus phone and tablet line now has a launcher app of its own. This app will allow any Android smartphone (most any Android smartphone) …

Google's Leaked Launcher is a Taste of Android's Future

The biggest change the new Nexus launcher brings is how you access your device’s app drawer. Instead of needing a dedicated icon, you can just swipe …

25 Google Chrome tips and tricks that’ll help you get the most out of your web browser

10 best VR apps for Google Cardboard

VR is starting to become a big deal. The proliferation of headsets like the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, and others have solidified the platform’s popularity. However, none of them can even come close to the affordability of Google Cardboard. Anyone who has managed to pick one up over the …

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Turn Your Windows 10 Computer Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot

Windows: If you have a Windows computer with a wired internet connection, you may want to share that with other devices. You can do this with a …

Nox App Player wants to be the best Android emulator for your PC

Duodian Network today launched the Nox App Player, a free Android emulator aimed at rivaling the likes of a big name in the industry, Bluestacks. …

Windows 10 Tip: Create Shortcuts for Universal Apps

While Windows 10 makes it easy to pin shortcuts to universal apps to Start and the taskbar, there’s no obvious way to create shortcuts for these apps …

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Play Xbox One Games On Windows 10 PC Or Mac, Here's How [Guide]

Here’s a guide on how you can use a Windows 10 PC or Mac to play Xbox One games. This is not a hack or something, this is an officially supported …

6 free tools that stop Windows 10 from spying on everything you do

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 platform has received quite a reception from bloggers and tech journalists. More importantly, it has been received with …

How to Turn Any Song into a Ringtone on your Android Phone

We all know that the stock ringtones for most phones range from merely annoying to other-worldly, nightmarish soundscapes of noise and agony (I’m looking at you, “Moto”). Even after almost a decade of smartphones, creating your own custom ringtone hasn’t gotten much more intuitive. Fortunately, …

Android News

6 Google Apps Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Be Using

Efficiency is your best friend if you are trying to squeeze as much productivity as you can out of a 24 hour day. When you are building a lean …

Google Apps

How to Protect Your Privacy in Windows 10

The Creators Update offers a few enhancements to your privacy settings.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Windows 10

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

20 ways to make your Chrome browser so much better

The Web can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be.<p>If you're a Google (GOOGL GOOGLE) Chrome user, there are thousands of browser plug-ins called "extensions" that can make it easier to stay on top everything you do online.<p>Here are some of the best free Chrome extensions you can download.<p>Keep in …

Software

Java Tutorial for Beginners - Here is how to learn Java

If you have ever wanted to write your own Android app, for fun or for profit, you are probably going to need to do some programming. There are lots of different ways to write Android programs but the official language of Android is Java, so this Java tutorial for beginners may be for you. If you …

Java

Google intros a way to run Android apps on desktop platforms

A handful of Android apps made their way to Chrome OS last year, thanks to Google's native client called App Runtime for Chrome (ARC). Now, Google is giving all Android developers access to ARC and not just well-known ones like the creators of Evernote and Vine (two of the apps ported in 2014). To …

How to access the secret hidden menus on your iPhone or Android phone

So you think you’re a smartphone expert. You know your iPhone or Android phone inside and out and you constantly help your friends and family with …

Android News

Here are the Android 5.1 OTA update links, and how to use them

Now that Android 5.1 (still Lollipop) has been officially announced with a few new features and presumably a bunch of bugfixes, it's time for the …

11 Powerful Chrome Extensions to Try Out

Power up your browser for increased productivity and easier surfing with these useful extensions we’ve rounded up just for you.<p>ZenMate<p>I’m neither an expert nor a fan of using proxy servers to access geo-restricted content like Hulu and Pandora, because I’ve found them to be unstable and hard to set …

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How to Schedule Email Messages in Gmail with a Google Sheet

Have you ever wanted to write an email message in Gmail now but send it later? Maybe you are sending birthday wishes and would like to delay the …

[Lollipop Feature Spotlight] VPN Clients Can Now Limit Access To Select Apps, Leaving Others To Connect To The Internet Directly

People regularly rely on Virtual Private Networks (VPN) to hide their activities from nosy governments, circumvent geographically restricted and …

Here are some killer Google search tricks you’ll wonder how you ever lived without

Google is the most widely used search engine in the world — but are you using it to its full potential? <i>Business Insider</i> has put together a quick …

Hands-free automation: Tasker and AutoVoice Part 1

Tasker does a lot. And it does even more with plugins, of which the unofficial king is AutoVoice. AutoVoice brings new worlds of functionality to …

[Lollipop Feature Spotlight] Long-Press Notifications For A Quick Link To Adjust That App's Notification Settings

There's nothing more annoying than an otherwise benign app that pesters you with notifications. Android has thankfully given end users the ability to …

How to lock any app on your phone or tablet for guests and kids in Android Lollipop

Google has introduced a new feature called <b>Screen Pinning</b> in Android 5.0 Lollipop. I would say it’s most useful for those of you with kids in the …

How to upgrade the RAM in your HP Chromebox

You just need a screwdriver, a new stick of RAM and 20 minutes to upgrade your HP Chromebox<p>Chromeboxes are a great inexpensive way to get another …

13 Google Chrome extensions you should know about

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Google Chrome is a great browser made even better by options for customization. What makes Chrome a really personal browser …

50 essential Chrome tips

Polish up on your Chrome skills and get the most out of Google's web browser with our 50 top tips.<p>Behind its no-frills, stripped-down exterior, the Google Chrome browser hides a wealth of useful features and functions.<p>Read on to discover some tips and tricks you can make use of to unlock the power …

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