A big part of Android's appeal is that you can customize it to your needs and preferences. How far can we take this?
Recent November, 2018 Stories
I really like Google's Smart Display platform, but a recent functional addition really puts it over the top.
The clock is ticking for Insiders who would like to get off the pre-release train and stick with the shipping version of Windows 10.
While the stock Pixel Launcher is only available on Google's handsets, the new Rootless Launcher is a very close imitation.
I'm tired of mis-hitting the Emoji key on my mobile devices, and I never want to use emojis. Here's how to get rid of this annoyance.
OneDrive folder protection is now available to everyone with Windows 7 or newer. Here's how to enable it and protect your most important files.
Google has long allowed its Gmail users to disable Conversation View in the web version of its app. But now you can do so on mobile as well.
PCs from major PC makers ship with special software utilities for troubleshooting, support, and driver downloads. But Microsoft doesn't do this.
Now that Microsoft's Movies & TV app is compatible with Movies Anywhere, the software giant is offering you an incentive to link up.
With the release of Chrome 68, Google is starting to roll-out a user experience refresh based on Material Design 2.
Google hasn't officially announced this yet, but it has added the ability to schedule custom routines for its Google Home speakers.
This week, Google quietly updated the stock Phone app in Android to push suspected spam calls directly to voicemail.
If you're looking to send a child off to school with Surface Go, make sure you make a single smart upgrade decision.
Apple announced new versions of iOS, watchOS, macOS, and tVOS during its WWDC 2018 keynote yesterday.
In the wake of Microsoft's most recent step back from online music, I'm struck by how many people feel burned by this coming change.
If you're a Windows Insider looking to take advantage of Redstone 4's "magic window," as I call it, your time is about to run out.
Microsoft's unprecedented bungling of the final release of Windows 10 version 1803 has an interesting side-effect.
Rafael releases the tool he uses to unearth hidden features present in pre-release builds of Windows 10.
As the development of each new version of Windows 10 draws to a close, we enter a special period of time I call the "magic window."
Security expert Steve Gibson has done it again. His InSpectre utility can check your PC to see whether it is safe.
My Raspberry Pi 3 kit arrived over the weekend as promised, so I began the process of turning it into a tiny Amiga computer.
For my next BYOPC (Build Your Own PC) project, I will be making a Raspberry Pi 3-based Amiga.
I revisited Windows IoT Core a few weekends ago and found it to be useful in a quick project that involved dumping my wireless headset's EEPROM. In other words, just another weekend at Rafael's place.
Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL users running Android 8.1 can now enable the Pixel Visual Core chip hidden in your phone.
Let's look at another approach to moving to a new Xbox One X video game console: Network game and app transfer.
Readers routinely ask me whether it's still possible to clean install Windows 10 with an unused Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 product key.
In iOS 11, Apple is formally supporting on-device screen recordings for the first time. Here's how it works.