The Internet is filled with websites that are inappropriate for anyone, much less children. Kids get into trouble online all the time, even when they aren’t looking for it. Misspelling a website address, screwing up a search term, or clicking a risqué ad can lead to some awkward bedtime conversations. Online bullying,... Read More
Mozilla has published details of the first smartphones to be powered by its Firefox operating system.
Two handsets are to be made by a small Spanish firm called Geeksphone and will be targeted at developers ahead of the system’s formal launch.... Read More
I am sure most of you are actively planning how to get through 2013 with even more success. This will often involve how to avoid repeating bad habits and unsuccessful engagements. To help you get a good start and be as successful as possible with fulfilling your New Yeah resolutions, I have made a categorized collection of useful iPhone apps. I have handpicked the apps, and they have great... Read More
The world of open source software offers free alternatives to just about any expensive commercial package you might care to name, but there’s no denying that some of them are better than others.
Firefox, LibreOffice, and GIMP are a few of the better-known examples with a reputation for quality and stability, but there are plenty of other worthy contenders out there as well.... Read More
A Web page can be a busy place. Numerous elements vie for your attention. Animated banners, comment threads, buttons, and options you never use all conspire to detract from whatever you’re trying to read or view. It doesn’t have to be that way: Below are four free Google Chrome extensions that give the Web some breathing room. By stripping away... Read More
Apps for accepting customer credit cards on mobiledevices such as smartphones and tablets are becoming big business. Take for instance San Francisco-based mobile payments startup Square, which recently inked a deal with Starbucks to process all... Read More
When it comes to IT security, FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) is more than just the tool of overhyping vendors hoping to sell their next big thing. It is the reality that seasoned IT security pros live in, thanks in large part to the — at times gaping — shortcomings of traditional approaches to securing IT systems and data.... Read More
Amid thousands of Google options Play, select a list of applications that are essential to the operating system giant’s Mountain View.
With the rapid popularization of the Android smartphone market, Google Play has grown exponentially, stuffed with more than 400,000 applications.... Read More
Fake Instagram websites distribute Android Trojan horses that send SMS messages to premium-rate numbers
In an attempt to take advantage of the popularity of free photo-sharing app Instagram among smartphone users, malware writers have created fake Instagram websites to distribute Android Trojan horses, according... Read More
Here’s how to sync your photos, videos, and music to your Android phone with DoubleTwist for Windows.
iPhone users have iTunes, but Android users must figure out their own syncing arrangement. Of the numerous Android syncing programs out there, I recommend trying DoubleTwist first. DoubleTwist reliably... Read More