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How To Get Notifications From Any Phone On Any Laptop

There are plenty of reasons why you might want to see mobile alerts pop up on your computer. Thankfully, there are a several free tools to help you do just that.


Android Finally Redesigns Its Emoji To Be Less Creepy

Android’s emoji are known for being just awfully designed. It’s not just a matter of style — in some cases they’re so different from other platforms that they can lead to some serious misunderstandings. The latest developer build of Android N reveals that Google is finally making its emoji look more human. Which is good, because what the hell were those weird things supposed to be?


The Best Wallpaper Apps For Your Phone

You spend a long time staring at your smartphone screen, so don’t settle for a backdrop image that’s staid and dull. These Android and iOS apps bring a wealth of superb ready-to-go images right to your handset in an instant, so the only problem you’ll have is choosing your favourites.


The Best Smartphone For Every Need

The funny thing about buying a smartphone in 2016 is that it’s hard to go wrong. Not too long ago, even great phones could have terrible battery life, be bogged down by gobs of unwanted software, have an awful camera, or be missing a crucial feature or two. Now, we find almost every major handset will last till bedtime, take decent photos, display them on an excellent screen, blaze through apps with a speedy processor, and browse the web with fast 4G/LTE connectivity.


Here's Every Aussie Telco That Will Sell The HTC 10

Keen on the new HTC 10? Here’s a list of every major Aussie telco that will sell you one.


The HTC 10: A Great Camera, All Metal, No Bloatware

The time has come for HTC to finally announce its latest, best smartphone — its newest salvo in the ongoing war against Samsung, LG and its other top-tier Android competitors. HTC’s new phone is called the 10, and it’s by far the most refined and carefully thought out handset that the Taiwanese company has ever created. The 10 builds on the strengths of the M8 and M9, marks a return to form for HTC’s UltraPixel camera, and cuts out the software bloat that held previous phones back. We’re impressed.


4 Tricks To Make Your Android Phone Faster

No one wants a slow phone, but many of us have to settle for one as the hardware grows older, storage space runs out, and the number of bugs add up. The good news is that you don’t have to accept a slow Android smartphone. Here are four quick tips for increasing your old phone’s performance.


How To Customise Android's Quick Settings Dropdown Menu

With the launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google added a convenient Quick Settings panel to the top of the screen, letting you toggle settings such as WiFi, Bluetooth, auto-rotation and more. With the help of a third-party utility, you can add any shortcut you’d like to this slide-down drawer.


TSA's $US1.4 Million App Takes About 10 Minutes To Build

The TSA Randomizer iPad app has two jobs: 1) point left or right, and 2) do it randomly. It’s an app a novice coder would write. And it cost the TSA $US1.4 million.


Android Users Could Soon Respond To Notifications On A Windows 10 PC

Microsoft has revealed plans to bring Android phone notifications to the desktop. The new feature, which was demoed last week at Build 2016, will rely on the Cortana app, and allow users to view, dismiss and in some cases even respond to Android notifications, such as missed calls and messages, directly from a Windows 10 computer.


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