Every Android user wants their data to be private. Encrypting your data is a smart and common practice. So here’s a brief walkthrough of where things stand on getting your apps and data encrypted....More
All the news that's fit to drink your morning coffee to. Today's round-up includes: Microsoft suing the U.S. government, because these disagreements about user privacy and government monitoring won't settle themselves....More
We'll be featuring an abridged Q&A from Fred Langa's LANGALIST, a feature available exclusively to paid subscribers of the Windows Secrets newsletter. Today's Q&A: Will renaming my backup file hide it from ransomware?...More
All the news that's fit to drink your morning coffee to. Today's round-up includes: Facebook helping you live your best life, how to create cross-platform games, and more on extensions in Microsoft Edge....More
Microsoft just released 13 different security bulletins. Do you need to panic over any of them? We've gone ahead and done the reading -- and possible panicking -- for you.
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-044: Security Update for Windows OLE (3146706)...More
Like many, I was hoping to see a new Lumia flagship before the end of 2014, and while I was pleasantly surprised in some ways by both the Lumia 735 and 830, neither offers the level of performance or best-in-market camera quality I had come to expected from Microsoft/Nokia's high-end devices. So I pulled the trigger on an unlocked Windows Phone flagship that will hopefully take me through at least the first half of this year. Or until Microsoft gets off its low-end fixation and satisfies the needs of its biggest fans....More
It's been a while since the last What I Use, but there haven't been many major changes since late last year: Surface Pro 3 has become my go-to travel companion, I've added a third cellphone line for testing Windows Phone, Android and iPhone side-by-side, and have rotated through some new tablets and other devices. We've also switched from FIOS to Comcast and added to our set-top box collection....More