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Deal: Get your refurbished Pixel for $200, XL for $230

Yes, the original Pixel phones from Google will soon become two-year-old handsets but that doesn’t mean they are obsolete in 2018. No, in fact, the Pixel and Pixel XL have hardware that is still capable and vanilla Android ensuring buttery smooth operation. Very few phones offer slow aging as Google’s phones. But that’s not all. The benefit of having a Pixel phone… Read More »

Got an old PC? Your time running Windows 7 may be up

Microsoft has dropped support for Windows 7 on a range of PCs dating back to turn of the millennium. PCs whose processors lack support for multimedia instructions called SSE2 will no longer receive security updates for Windows 7, Microsoft has confirmed. The issue first arose in March this year, when Microsoft issued a security update, (KB4088875), which generated a… Read More »

How to Identify and Remove Unnecessary Apps on Your iPhone and iPad

With so many paid-for and free apps available on the App Store these days, it’s easy to reach a point where you have so many of them on your iPhone or iPad that a sizable proportion are simply forgotten about, and soon storage space starts to become an issue. Fortunately, there’s an easy way that you can keep… Read More »

How to install custom fonts on your iPhone or iPad

You can add any typeface to the apps on your iPhone or iPad. Photo: Charlie Sorrel/Cult of Mac Most of use just use the fonts that come supplied with the iOS apps we use every day. If you use Pages, you get a ton of built-in typeface options. But what if you use a notes app by a… Read More »

Become a Guest on Your Own Computer

Q. I have heard that making a guest account on the computer and using it yourself can help stop viruses. Why is this, and how would I go about making an extra account? A. Administrator accounts on a Windows, Mac or Linux computer have the ability to adjust settings, install new programs, change passwords and perform other functions that affect… Read More »

How to Check if Battery Health Is Slowing Your iPhone Down

One of the key solutions to emerge after the iPhone slowdown saga was Apple’s promise of letting you check your iOS device’s battery health. That feature is here with iOS 11.3. If your device supports iOS 11, you should update to this latest version to get a more accurate handle on the health of your iOS device’s battery. If the battery health is not good, you… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 Launch, Flipkart Sale on Mobiles, 2 iPhone X 2018, and More: Your 360 Daily

Xiaomi Redmi Y1 went on sale in India for the first time, along with its sibling Redmi Y1 Lite. The two smartphones were available to purchase via Amazon India and Mi.com as part of the first sale. XiaomiIndia head Manu Kumar Jain says 150,000 units of the two smartphones were sold within three minuteson the two e-commerce websites. The next sale… Read More »

Android Is Quietly Sharing Your Physical Activity with Other Apps

For the most part, Android keeps getting better, but it’s certainly not immune to privacy concerns that plague every operating system and smartphone. And as it turns out, Google snuck a questionable feature into the operating system with a recent update. A new permission called “activity recognition” may be tracking your physical activity and sharing it with third-party apps, and there’s… Read More »

Belkin 3.5mm Audio + Charge RockStar Lets You Simultaneously Charge, Listen to Your iPhone

Last year, just after the launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus without the headphone jack, Belkin launched the Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar adapter to bring back the lost functionality of the 3.5mm audio jack. Last year’s Charge RockStar comes with two Lightning ports which essentially will allow you to use the Lightning EarPods and the Lightning cable for charging, at… Read More »

Don’t pin your hopes on military generals saving the world from Trump Joe McLean

Chaos continues to reign at the White House, with Steve Bannon its latest casualty. Despite the best efforts of the new chief of staff, John Kelly – a retired United States Marine Corps general – to impose order, the real source of the chaos is the president himself. That’s bad enough for domestic politics, but given the deteriorating situations in Afghanistan… Read More »