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42 Gmail Tips That Will Help You Conquer Email

It's time you became a Gmail power user. These tips will get you there.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Apps

Imagine a world where every Android phone has the Google Pixel’s camera

It’s not that wild of an idea<p>I’ve made no secret of my deep and passionate love affair with the camera inside Google’s Pixel. The phone itself is nothing special, but the pictures I take with it are a whole new level of awesome that I’ve never previously experienced with any mobile device. So …

Google Pixel

AWS, Microsoft and Google take different paths to the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO -- An outage at Amazon Web Services Tuesday rekindled the debate about whether it is wise to rely too heavily on one cloud service …

Amazon Web Services

One of the biggest problems with Android keeps getting worse

Ever wonder why your Android smartphone isn't getting the latest version of Android? Or why some apps are only available for iPhone? How about why your Android device was infected with malicious programs while others weren't?<p>That's because carriers, phone manufacturers, and app developers need to …

Android News

Google just solved the biggest problem with mobile photography

I tried automatic photo back-ups to Google Drive for awhile and found it incredibly useful and convenient. For example, I could take a photo with my smartphone, and instead of sending it to myself via email, I could open up Drive on my laptop and I'd instantly find the picture I just took. And …

Mobile Photography

Keep your iPad and iPhone Safe with Apple’s Two-Step Verification Feature

With all the hacking scandals going on many readers have been asking how to better secure their favorite Apple device from the prying eyes of …

A Security Expert Just Published 10 Million Passwords And Usernames

Here’s what you can do to keep yours from making any future lists<p>Yesterday, security consultant Mark Burnett released 10 million passwords and corresponding usernames in a data set he made using existing information. And he promises it's for the greater good.<p>Burnett says he had to write a blog post …

Authentication

15 best non-Freemium Android games

Freemium games hit Android like a dump truck. It allowed apps and games to go free with users paying money later if they chose to and it’s been a model that has been dominant. Freemium games make more money than their pay-once counterparts and people tend to download them more often. However, there …

Google Play

11 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your iPad

Why not tap into your iPad's full potential?<p>We've got you covered.<p>From tips to make your iPad experience more enjoyable to unique apps that let your iPad do new things, these tricks will keep your tablet feeling fresh and more capable than ever.

Apps

Hyundai announces Android Wear app that can start your car remotely

It seems like car technology is growing way faster than anything else out there. We have already seen Android Auto, super high-end children’s cars, and now a new development from South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai. The car company has just announced their new Android Wear app that allows users …

Wear OS

15 best Android games of 2017

Gaming on mobile has been improving at a far greater rate than any technology that came before it. Android games seems to hit new heights every year. With the release of Android Nougat and Vulkan API, it only stands to get better and better over time. It won’t be long before mobile sees some even …

Android News

64-bit Chrome web browser for OS X to officially launch in November

Google will launch the official, non-beta, 64-bit version of its Chrome web browser for OS X in November, a few months after an early build of the …

Software

The State of Antivirus for Android

(Image credit: Shutterstock)<p>Over 80% of smartphones today run Android. With such a large amount of phones using Google’s operating system, Android has become an ever more viable target for malware developers. The question is, are currently used antiviruses effective? The answer is more complex than …

Google Play

Google Docs, Sheets and Slides pick up new home pages with Material Design look

Google Docs and several other Google Android apps are receiving hints of Material Design in their latest updates, and now the web components of …

Google Docs

Samsung Galaxy Alpha to be officially unveiled on August 4th

It may seem odd that that there would be much excitement for a non-flagship Samsung device, but the Samsung Galaxy Alpha is generating quite a bit of …

Phones
Android News

T-Mobile Launches The Samsung Galaxy Avant, A Respectable Low-End KitKat Phone For $216 Up Front

Not everything in the Android world is super-high-end, and if your carrier is building a brand on being cheaper than the other guys, perhaps having a …

Updated Samsung Kids Store now offers over 900 apps for children

Samsung has just released an update to the Kids Store that is found in the Kids Mode on the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Tab S. The update brings the store to over 900 fun and educational apps specially selected for children.<p>Apps in the Samsung Kids Store have been categorized into three subjects: …

Apps

Google knows what hotel you are staying at, now suggests stuff in the area

Google is continuing their push to expand their contextually aware services to each and every one of us. Last week they announced an update to Maps that adds an Explore button that only shows at the right moment, based on factors including your location. This week, Google Search is adding the …

Android News

LG Says Roll-Up TVs Are Just Three Years Away

But 18 inches is just the beginning. LG says it's "confident that by 2017, we will successfully develop an Ultra HD flexible and transparent OLED panel of more than 60 inches," Phandroid says.<p>The ultrathin TV would likely be pretty pricey. LG sells a 55-inch OLED TV it bills as "pencil thin" for …

Living Rooms

Google updates its services to stop the bleeding

The Internet is all abuzz with news of the Heartbleed bug which was discovered in the popular OpenSSL encryption library. For those who haven’t heard, the OpenSSL library had a bug in it which means that a cyber-criminal or a government agency can decrypt all the traffic which was flowing over a …

Information Security

Heartbleed Bug: Here Are the Passwords You Should Change

When it comes to changing your passwords, the Heartbleed Bug is a better-safe-than-sorry bug.<p>This is not a case of hackers breaking into a bunch of …

Information Security

5 rules for using the Internet after ‘Heartbleed’

You know the lock icon that pops up next to URLs to tell you a website will keep your information safe? It turns out it has actually left your …

Information Systems

How do you fix two-thirds of the web in secret?

When word of the Heartbleed bug first came out, news spread like a fire alarm — but it didn’t spread evenly. The vulnerability was spread across as many as two out of every three servers, which made a standard disclosure impossible. Some companies like Facebook got the news early, either from …

Google's Field Trip app adds ratings to its recreational recommendations

Google knows that not everything in Field Trip will reach the high watermark of creepy areas around New York, but it hopes that the app's latest update will make cool spots easier to find wherever you are. The search giant's Niantic Labs has added a rating system on Android and iOS and is enabling …

Motorola drops device exclusivity from Droid Zap photo sharing app

Would Twitter, Instagram or Vine be any fun if you couldn't participate in the social experience? No, probably not. This is the problem that Motorola's Droid Zap had: it was a unique, localized photo-sharing service that left non-Droid owners out to dry. Users of any Android phone could call up the …

Updated: Pandora opens submission process to independent artists

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit:<p>More underground artists have the opportunity to take advantage of Pandora (s p): The company announced Thursday that …