Margaret Tanner

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In Zambia, owls are seen as a bad omen and killed in large numbers. Could educating Zambia's schoolkids about the importance of owls save the creatures from localised extinction? http://ow.ly/wtzQs

Air pollution: 10 countries with the world's dirtiest air

Almost 90 per cent of people living in the world's cities are being exposed to dangerous levels of air pollution, according to a damning report into …

How to encrypt your Android device | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Your Android device is a pocket-size container of important information that you don’t want to fall into the wrong hands. Think of your emails, SMS …

Duck-billed dinosaur had strange embellishment

<b>A TEAM OF SCIENTISTS</b> lead by an Australian palaeontologist have discovered something unexpected in a mummified specimen of the duck-billed dinosaur</i> …

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Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

Typhoon Haiyan: the aftermath – in pictures

A month since typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, survivors in the city of Tacloban still have nowhere they can call home

Don't hate the woman behind the 'world's worst selfie'

It's the most selfish "selfie" ever! While police officers tried to talk down a man who was preparing to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge, a woman in the park below took out her phone and posed for the type of photograph that recently gave Oxford Dictionaries its word of the year.<p>She made the cover of …

5 Best Free Tools To Lock Or Password-Protect Apps On Android | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

The security of a smartphone is something that should be taken very seriously. Android OS does allow users to add a passcode lock to the lock screen, …

Q4 Is A Resizable, Floating Android Keyboard With Tons Of Great Features | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

There’s no shortage of third-party alternative keyboards for Android, with Swype and SwiftKey being the first names that come to mind. In addition, …

Microsoft Remote Desktop Android app gets updated | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Redmond has just pushed an update to its Windows remote desktop app on mobile platforms. While there is nothing groundbreaking in this maintenance …

Bitcoins: Widely known and widely misunderstood

Back in the 1980s, when I lived in Nairobi, foreign residents had a simple way of obtaining Kenyan shillings.<p>They'd write a check in, say, U.S. dollars on their U.S. bank accounts to the Indian man who owned the ice cream store down the block. He'd pay over shillings at the current black market …

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Two Easy Ways to Block Unwanted Calls on Your Android Phone | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Unwanted telemarketing calls can be both frustrating and annoying, particularly when they interrupt your sleep, dinner, or time with your family or …

7 best file manager apps for Android | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

File managers are an essential part of any operating system. Whether you’re browsing files in Windows or Android, there is always a need for a way to …

All the Awesome Stuff You Can Do with a Custom Android Launcher | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Most people probably use the launcher that comes with their phone. Whether you're using a skinned manufacturer version, or the stock Android one, …

Google Giving Away its QuickOffice App for Free for Android, iOS | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Who doesn’t love free stuff? That’s the question Google is asking with the announcement that its QuickOffice app is now free for all iOS and Android …

Android Device Manager to get remote locking and password reset | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Google’s Android Device Manager already lets users track down their lost devices, or, in the worst case scenario, wipe all the data on it. It seems …

AirDroid: Remotely manage your Android from a Web browser | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Most people these days use Android phones and/or tablets often out of necessity rather than as a luxury or as fashion accessories. Android devices do …

Top Android launcher applications [September 2013] | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

We’ve already gone over some of our favorite launcher apps for Android tablets, but there are just as many great home screen replacement apps for …

Best Android apps for note-taking [September 2013] | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Our electronic gadgets have managed to make so many ordinary things obsolete, and in some ways that includes paper and pen note-taking. The mobile …

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7 Awesome and Modern Android File Managers | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

One of the most obvious advantages that Android holds over its competitors is the ability to have complete control over your files rather than …

Install Incompatible Apps with Market Helper | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Every now and again there is an app in the Google Play Store that’s either incompatible for your device or not available in your country. Well, …

How to Pick Your Default Apps and Reset Them | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

One of the great benefits of using an open operating system like Android is the ability to customize it the way you want. You can change the default …

[New App] Botifier Sends Android Notifications To Car Stereos And Any Other Bluetooth AVRCP 1.3 Display | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Every once in a while we come across an app with such a practical, obvious application that we're forced to wonder why we didn't think of it first. …

20 of the Best Apps Released in August 2013

As August draws to a close, we thought we’d take a retrospective look at some of the more notable apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>From Android through iOS and onto the Web, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>New on Android<p><b>Tunester</b><p>Tunester is a minimalist, gesture-based …

The One Reason Every Blogger Should Use Google+

Once again this week I was asked by a colleague why they should care about Google+. This is a person who regularly publishes content, already has a full plate and wanted to be convinced why she should take up another social network. A scenario that’s all too familiar with many people I come in …

Play 'Ripple Dot Zero', the game designed by your favorite Swedish illustrator

You get to be a boomerang-wielding, jetpack-riding battle penguin. What else do you need to know?<p>As if Simon Stålenhag hadn't given the world enough joy with his splendid retro-futurist illustrations, the Swedish artist has also authored a video game in a similarly atmospheric and engrossing style. …

Digg Reader Application For Android Now On Google Play | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

At long last, Digg has finally released its application for Android users today. The new app, which is pretty slick, comes with Digg Reader …

The 1-2-3 Guide To Spring Cleaning Your Android Smartphone | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Android smartphones fill up over time with apps, photos, media, and even leftover app data. Worse yet, if your smartphone is nearly full, the write …