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How To Fix Your Privacy On Android

We’ve already shown you how to take control of your privacy settings on Apple’s iOS and now it’s time to turn our attention to Google’s mobile operating system. Follow the tips below to limit what apps can access, the amount of personal data leaked back to the cloud, how much attention Google is paying to what you do on your smartphone, and more.


OnePlus 3 Review: The Best Cheap Phone You Can Buy

In 2014, OnePlus arrived out of nowhere with a powerful idea: What if a phone could look good, be powerful, and not cost a crapload? The OnePlus One was a mic drop and the OnePlus 2 a successful sophomore follow-up, but the new 3 silences the haters — the OnePlus 3 is a “Flagship Killer” and at $US399 ($550), with no more dumb invite system, it’s not just the best OnePlus phone ever, but one of the best cheap phones too.


7 Android Launchers That Completely Transform The Look Of Your Phone

One of the main differences between Android and iOS is the way you can transform the look of Google’s operating system, down to the very last pixel. Alternative launcher apps re-skin Android, changing not just wallpaper, colours, and icons, but the layout of the interface itself.


Withings' Connected Scale Now Tracks The Health Of Your Heart Too

A record of your progress is a fantastic motivator when you’re trying to lose weight, which is probably why Withings’ connected scale has been popular enough to warrant a fourth iteration already. But the latest version, now called the Body Cardio, adds an additional metric for measuring the health of your heart as well.


Android 6.0 Hungry For RAM? It's Not Just Your Imagination

It’s a cycle we’re familiar with. You update your phone to the latest version of iOS and Android and suddenly your once-agile device is somehow running slower. It can be hard to tell if it’s just your mind playing tricks or something is actually amiss, but for Android 6.0 users doubting their sanity, it’s definitely real.


iMessage For Android Would Change Everything

As is tradition, some last-minute rumours are sneaking their way into the news before Apple’s big reveal on Tuesday morning in San Francisco. We already have a good idea what of what we think is coming, but this latest bit that says iMessage is coming to Android is very intriguing.


Free Games Friday: Sky Force Reloaded, Blades Of Brim, To The Castle

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.


How To Listen To And Delete Everything You've Ever Said To Google

Here’s a fun fact: Every time you do a voice search, Google records it. And if you’re an Android user, every time you say “OK Google,” the company records that, too. Don’t freak out, though, because Google lets you hear (and delete) these recordings. Here’s how.


Free Games Friday: Farming Simulator, Mahluk, Grim Legends

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.


HTC's Desire 825: Big Screen And Sound, Not So Big Price

Hot on the heels of the HTC 10, Taiwan’s favourite rival to Apple, Samsung, Sony and LG has a new mid-range handset for Australia. The Desire 825 is a big 5.5-inch-screened Android phone with HTC’s signature BoomSound audio, but it’s almost half of the price of 2016’s current flagships.


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