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Managing your apps through Google Play

Take control of your 'My apps' list before it takes control of you<p>Most of us like to use plenty of apps on our Androids. That means we're always …

Review: Why subscribe to Office when so much is free?

NEW YORK (AP) — Just as I was warming up to choosing a Microsoft Office 365 subscription over making a one-time software purchase, Microsoft started …

Apps

Best Android Launchers in 2018

The way we arrange, organize, and interact with our apps on Android is called the launcher. Launchers usually consist of a series of home screens, …

Operating Systems

US tapped N Korean networks years ago, providing proof of Sony hack – reports

NSA began tapping networks in 2010, says New York Times South Korea helped US to penetrate systems<p>FBI doubles down on North Korea accusation<p>The US National Security Agency began tapping into North Korean computer networks in 2010, an effort that ultimately helped provide evidence that Pyongyang was …

Cyber-attacks

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Android Phone Could Do

Whether you're rocking the latest Android device from Samsung, HTC, or LG, these tips will help you get the most out of your phone or tablet. RELATED: 10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do<p><b>1. Send That Unwanted Call Straight to Voicemail</b>We've all got a few people we'd rather not talk to. …

Google Announces New Calendar Feature…but It Will Require You to Let Them Read Your Emails

Your life is about to get a lot easier if you’re an Android user. That’s according to Google, which announced a new calendar app for Android smartphone software on Monday.<p>Google’s logo in Washington, DC, January 11, 2011 (Photo credit Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)<p>The company described the new app …

Google Maps is getting a colorful redesign for iOS and Android

Google's colorful new design style is making its way to Maps this week. With an update rolling out over the next few days, the look of Google Maps on both iOS and Android will be overhauled to fit in line with Material Design, a style that's been quickly making its way across Google's biggest apps. …

Google Calendar 5.0 now available for download

Earlier this week Google pulled the curtains off the biggest update to the Calendar app in a long while. Now the update is rolling out to users, and the APK file is available for download.<p>Calendar 5.0 brings lots of visual changes, with the app receiving a complete Material makeover. The iconic …

Android News

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Watch The First Official Trailer For 'Despicable Me' Spinoff 'Minions'

Minions Trailer<p>Posted in Entertainment<p>Universal Pictures really hit it out of the park with their 2010 hit film ‘Despicable Me.’ The computer …

Your brain on BEER vs. COFFEE

Beer

Windows XP Support Ending | What You Should Know - Consumer Reports News

<b>I’m an XP user—what should I do?</b><p><b>Upgrade your PC to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, or buy a new computer.</b> That first option could be problematic, since …

Good news everyone: if the robots steal all our jobs then true communism is possible

There's much heavy intellectual pondering going on among the usual Very Important People about what's going to happen if and when the robots come to …

Are Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000 Hours of Practice Really All You Need?

Practice makes perfect, but mastery might require something more than 10,000 hours of trying.<p>Keep practicing, and you might become an expert. Or maybe you won't. Who knows? Not the experts, suggests a raging debate.<p><b>Made famous by Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell, the 2008 book's</b> …