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Samsung Gear S2 hands-on

Round smartwatches are not too common but with the Gear S2, Samsung is aiming to reinvent the wheel and take us back to a time when round was the norm. Its latest smartwatch is the company’s first attempt at making a round wearable, but has it been successful or has it succumbed to the same …

Wear OS

Best Android Wear watches (February 2018)

Android Wear has evolved a lot since it was first announced back in 2014. In the early days, there were only a few options, mainly from Motorola and LG. These days, many handset makers have thrown their weight into Android Wear, and even traditional watchmakers have begun to embrace the …

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Cases

The Galaxy Note 4 and every Galaxy Note before it has always had a huge support when it came to accessories. With so many to choose from it can be a little bit confusing and difficult to decide so we’re here to round up some of the best cases and accessories that you can get for your shiny Galaxy …

Operating Systems

The sunniest Ferrari collection you've ever seen, shot for Forza mag

There's a stable of about 40 beautiful prancing horses hiding in a Tennessee garage. These thoroughbreds aren't out to win the next Triple Crown, though. Instead, this is one of the best collections of Ferraris in the world where you would probably least expect it.<p>Photographer and auto journalist …

20 Google Now tips every Android user should know

Google Now

Microsoft Cautions Against Using Registry Trick for Windows XP Updates

Some updates are better than nothing, right?<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this …

10 things you can do with your old Android phone

Smartphones could be the fastest growing technology we’ve ever seen. More than one in seven people worldwide currently own a smartphone. Some of us have already upgraded our smartphones several times over the years. The technology just keeps advancing and the top manufacturers are adept at …

Android Phones

Here's how to make Windows 8.1 more like Windows 7 (in case you're weird like that)

To begin, we are going to talk about how to make Windows 8.1 act as close to Windows 7 as we can without using any third party software. At the end …

Chrome Remote Desktop for Android arrives to Google Play

Last week was a fairly uneventful “Update Wednesday” for Google, but they’re certainly making up for it this week. First, Google introduced its official stock Camera app to the Play Store, at least for select KitKat-powered devices. And now comes Chrome Remote Desktop for Android!<p>After a period of …

Google

How to safely run Windows XP in the post-XPocalyptic world

A lot of people are having trouble saying goodbye to Windows XP even after Microsoft has cut off support for the ancient operating system. Earlier …

Android Device Manager scores remote locking feature

Google's Android Device Manager has only been locating phones for over a month, but that's not stopping Mountain View from adding new features. <i>Android Police</i> spotted that the online dashboard now allows users to remotely lock their smartphones with a new PIN code, overriding previous screen unlock …

Android Device Manager now lets you remotely lock a missing phone or tablet

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Good news for forgetful Android(s goog) owners: Android Device Manager now has a remote lock function. As long …

Android users can now lock their lost devices remotely

Google's Android Device Manager lets users remotely lock a lost or stolen device with a new password.<p>Worried about data from your lost Android phone or tablet getting into the wrong hands? You can now lock down your device remotely.<p>Released in August, Google's Android Device Manager is a handy …

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