Crazy Trick Extends Your Android Battery Life

Naturally, phones begin to slow down the more they are used. In some cases, this effect is the fault of too much memory (RAM, that is) being used by an increasing amount of running applications. Or, it can be due to new operating systems exhausting the phone's computing resources so they cannot be used on other, more useful tasks like loading videos or changing from one screen to another.  Everyone with an android wants to give it a boost, that's a given. After all, who wouldn't want a slightly quicker device to minimize the time it takes to upload an update to Facebook? One example of a manual way you can start supercharging your android is clearing any cached data your a...

This 1 Weird Trick Extends Your iPhone Battery Life

iPhone battery life has been the subject of many experiments, articles and arguments, but the mystery behind just how long your phone will last is still a case causing issues worldwide. As expected, the majority of those experiencing poor or unreliable usage times have older (1 or 2 generation late) devices, but even brand new phones can be disappointing when it comes to the power department. The latest iPhone 6S+ claims to last up to 12 hours of constant use whilst performing extremely battery-strenuous tasks such as downloading HD video. There are a number ways you can improve your battery life significantly, the first being disabling "Background App Refresh", the option that a...

Don't Go On Public Wi-FI Before Reading This!

Public WiFi is a fantastic thing, the freedom you feel of using your laptop in a coffee shop is a new age delight, But just how safe is connecting to these free open networks? What are the dangers which are waiting to compremise your personal details? And How can you stay safe and protected? According to a Nielsen/Harris poll in March 2014, over 66% of U.S adults say they have used public WiFi with over a quarter of those admitting to checking a bank account whilst on an open, unprotected internet connection. It can seem completely harmless as the dangers aren't visible whatsoever, but they are certainly real... A public WiFi connection is rarely protected properly, meaning hackers...

What you need to know about Yahoo's massive data breach

  Yahoo has confirmed a massive data breach that stole information from at least 500 million user accounts, leaving many to wonder who's behind the attack and what this means for their security. Yahoo is alerting affected users and taking some steps to protect them, but there are also things you can do to try to keep your information secure. We've gathered up everything you need to know about the Yahoo hack, plus advice on what you can do to protect yourself. Who's the hacker? The breach stems from a late 2014 hack by what Yahoo calls a state-sponsored actor. As our Darren Allan reported earlier, the attack was allegedly carried out by a hacker known as 'peace' (full name...

You can finally upgrade to macOS Sierra later today

  Apple is pushing out the latest version of its desktop operating system, macOS Sierra, later on today. Following the release of iOS 10 last week, macOS Sierra will be made available for download and installation at some point in the course of the day. Usually, it's around teatime for us over here in the UK, or maybe slightly later in the evening (due to the time difference with the US – it should come out in the States around 10:00 PDT, 13:00 ET, which is 18:00 BST). As ever, Sierra is a free upgrade, so you've got nothing to lose grabbing this update – although it does have slightly more demanding hardware requirements than OS X. The new OS is compatible with the followi...

This experimental Windows 10 feature will rid your computer of preinstalled apps

  Annoying pre-installed software (aka bloatware) isn't just annoying; it can be a security disaster waiting to happen. Bloatware has been a problem for the Windows operating system for a long time, but Microsoft finally has an answer. The latest Windows 10 beta now offers a new refresh tool in the settings that allows users to install a clean version of Windows. Window 10 already has a number of "Refresh and Reset" options in its settings, but the new tool is unique in that it doesn't restore non-Microsoft apps after a system reset. The tool works by fetching a copy of Windows from the internet, a huge 3GB download, and performing a clean install. Users will still have the opt...

U.S Residents Urged To Do This Today....

The cyber-attack outbreak that has infected over 200,000 computers worldwide since Friday 12th May 2017 should be treated by U.S residents as a “wake-up call”, Microsoft says. If you live in the U.S and want to protect yourself from the recent ransomware cyber-attack then this will be the most important article you read this year! Last week, news spread globally that a vicious ransomware virus hit the British National Health Service and home consumers across more than 150 countries. The group of hackers, commonly known as the ‘Shadow Brokers’ exposed a Windows system vulnerability granting them full access to users data which they would delete unless a r...

U.S Residents Urged To Do This Today....

The cyber-attack outbreak that has infected over 200,000 computers worldwide since Friday 12th May 2017 should be treated by U.S residents as a “wake-up call”, Microsoft says. If you live in the U.S and want to protect yourself from the recent ransomware cyber-attack then this will be the most important article you read this year! Last week, news spread globally that a vicious ransomware virus hit the British National Health Service and home consumers across more than 150 countries. The group of hackers, commonly known as the ‘Shadow Brokers’ exposed a Windows system vulnerability granting them full access to users data which they would delete unless a r...

U.S Residents Urged To Do This Today....

The cyber-attack outbreak that has infected over 200,000 computers worldwide since Friday 12th May 2017 should be treated by U.S residents as a “wake-up call”, Microsoft says. If you live in the U.S and want to protect yourself from the recent ransomware cyber-attack then this will be the most important article you read this year! Last week, news spread globally that a vicious ransomware virus hit the British National Health Service and home consumers across more than 150 countries. The group of hackers, commonly known as the ‘Shadow Brokers’ exposed a Windows system vulnerability granting them full access to users data which they would delete unless a r...