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How To Give Guests To Access Your Wi-Fi Without Exposing Your Network

Most of us have a steady stream of visitors to our houses — friends, family, landlords, pizza delivery guys, Airbnb travellers — and many of them are going to want access to your wi-fi at some point. The normal process would be to hand over the passcode printed on the back of your router, but there’s actually a much better option: a guest access point.


Samsung Made A Galaxy S7 Edge For Batman

Sure, it’s actually called the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition, but we’d much prefer to call it the Batphone. Samsung has designed a special edition Galaxy S7 edge to promote Injustice: Gods Among Us on Android, and it looks bloody awesome.


Facebook Will Now Track You And Force Feed You Ads Even If You Don't Use It

There is no escaping Facebook’s advertising reach. The social network has announced that it will now be foisting ads on to every single person who uses third-party sites that are signed up to its advertising scheme, regardless of whether the user has a Facebook account or not.


Free Games Friday: Lume, Jack Lumber, Glory Of Generals 2

The weekend’s almost here, so you have time to relax and check out a free game (or three) on your smartphone. Here are the highlights from the last week.


A Simple Software Update Lets Any Smartphone Detect Squeezes And Forceful Touches

Apple made a big deal about the advanced technology it developed to facilitate the 3D Touch feature on the iPhone 6s. But engineers at the University of Michigan have not only recreated the feature such that it can work on any smartphone, they have also improved it by enabling phones to detect when they’re being squeezed, too.


App Deals: Get A Sleek New Media Player For Your iOS Device

Today’s best deals include MailDroid Pro for Android, AirPlayer for iOS and Files&Folders Pro for Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Google Maps Driving Mode Is Your Essential In-Car AI

You’re probably used to getting turn-by-turn directions to your next destination with Google Maps, but there’s also a pretty-well-hidden Driving Mode just for… well, driving. It alerts you to traffic problems, directs you to nearby gas pumps and stores, and is useful for those times when you already know your route or don’t even have a destination in mind.


Can Google Fix Android's Biggest Problem?

Google is pissed — or at least that’s what it sounds like when you read Bloomberg’s look into the company’s relationship with smartphone manufacturers. According to the report, Google is aggressively addressing Android’s biggest problem: fragmentation, or the fact that few of Android’s 1.4 billion users are using the latest version of the operating system. While Apple’s iOS enjoys healthy adoption rates whenever a new update for the software rolls out, it takes manufacturers a very long time to adopt Android’s newest features — if they ever add them at all.


6 Of The Best Aussie Food Delivery And Ordering Apps

Picking up your phone and actually making a phone call to order tonight’s dinner is old school. Way old school. Apps are the future — they give you a convenient menu for all your favourite restaurants or cafes, and let you either order ahead if you’re picking up a coffee or a snack, or include cheap and fast delivery. We seem to order a lot of fast food, so we’ve put together a very quick guide to some our our favourites.


Samsung Might Skip The Galaxy Note 6 And Go Straight To 7

A Korea IT News report suggests that Samsung will skip the ‘6’ in its Galaxy Note series of large-screen, stylus-toting Android smartphones and go straight to the Galaxy Note 7, in a move to harmonise the phone’s name with its more popular and mainstream Galaxy S7. There’s no superstition or subterfuge behind this alleged move, but it’s just a relic of the fact that the original Note launched a year behind the Galaxy.


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