You Should Probably Buy a Set-top Box or Streaming Dongle, No Matter What TV You Have

Smart TV features are for the most part terrible, so if you’re looking to pipe Netflix or whatever service into your television, you’re best off buying a smart box or dongle. We would never suggest that you shouldn’t invest in a big beautiful new screen—you cannot watch Game of Thrones on an Apple TV alone—but don’t…

Windows Phone Is Dead—How to Make Android the Next Best Thing

Windows Phone is dead, but Microsoft isn’t getting out of mobile—in fact it’s redoubling its efforts. With plenty of apps for iOS and Android out now and improving fast, you can recreate much of the feel of a Windows Phone on your existing handset, as long as you can live without those rotating tiles. Here’s how to go…

Do These 7 Dead-Simple Safety Checks to Make Sure Your Accounts and Devices Are Safe

It’s a hostile world out there and your personal data is constantly being targeted from a whole host of angles. While you can’t control the shoddy security practices of major corporations, you can minimize the risk of your private information getting into the wrong hands. Just as you do regular maintenance on your…

Everything You Need to Know About Augmented Reality Now That It’s Invading Your Phone

Forget virtual reality, for now at least, because augmented reality, or AR as it is commonly known, is powering the next batch of magic tricks heading to your phone. Apple and Google are pushing the tech hard, but what’s actually new about the next wave of AR? What’s changed since Pontiac stuff it in the ugly Aztek or…