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How to block ads on an Android phone

Here are a few ways to stop advertising cluttering up your screen

How to tie your social media accounts together

Managing updates to all your social media sites can be a pain. Here's how to send messages to multiple services at once.

How to root your Kindle Fire

No Android device is really yours unless you have root access. Here's how to install the Android SDK

How to return a lost iPhone

Return a stranger's pride and joy

How to make your Google contacts sync to your iOS Device

A weird iTunes quirk may limit which contacts get synced. Here's how to work around it

How to make your wireless router faster

Here are some tips and tricks to get a little extra oomph out of the least sexy piece of tech you own

How to stop Facebook from sharing your location when you update your status

Can't understand why Facebook now tells all your friends where you were when you posted? We can help

How to recover a lost phone, tablet or laptop

These terrific tools and tips can rescue your wayward mobile devices and keep your personal data out of criminals' hands

How to keep your Wi-Fi network safe

Easy steps to stop neighbours snooping on your wireless network

How to keep your Android phone free from malware

Keep your personal data and devices safe from attack

How to boost your smartphone battery life

Simple tips to keep your mobile useful all day

How to keep your apps organised when restoring an iOS device

iPhone or iPad folders gone after a restore?

How to make an Android phone fit-for-purpose in the business world

Android devices are becoming increasingly popular with both consumers and enterprises

21st century tech jobs and how to land one

Ever considered being an augmented reality specialist? How about a director of cloud transformation?

How to turn off Carrier IQ on your iPhone

Apple says it stopped supporting the monitoring software on 'most' iOS 5 devices

How to keep your wireless network out of Google's location database

Take your Wi-Fi network name out of the database

How to convert web pages to PDF on an iPad

Need to print off booking confirmations in a hurry? Now you can

How to send and receive free text messages with your PC

Pinger TextFree Web takes the phone out of the equation

How to prevent Siri access while your iPhone 4S is locked

Make sure you are not the person who has a trick played on them by their hilarious friends

How to recover a lost Android phone with Where's My Droid?

This free app can make a silent handset sing out, or even transmit its location

Android devices exposed: 7 ways to thwart hackers

How to stay safe as malware targets Google-owned platform

How to recover a stolen laptop

Find and lock down stolen property

How to create, share and play video with an Android phone

Get more from your phone's camcorder features and great video apps

How to sort photos on your iPhone

Neither iTunes nor your phone let you sort images

How to customise an Android smartphone with ADW Launcher

Home-screen replacement app lets users customise their home screen and app launchers


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