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    We explain in plain English technology terminology. Tech terms explained in our Tech Jargon Buster.

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    For a few years now I've been watching tablets develop into ever more potent machines, with an eye towards making the jump from a laptop to a slate for my mobile workstation. Sure, people have been working on iPads for years, but until recently it's always seemed like a bit of a hack to me.

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    When Apple introduced the proprietary Lightning connection on iPhone, iPad and iPod, it made laying your hands on a compatible cable a total pain. Here we show you how to charge or connect to a computer your iPhone, iPad or iPod using a MicroUSB cable.

  • How-Tos: How to permanently delete unwanted apps

    It can sometimes be hard to get rid of apps once and for all, leaving you with a cluttered device full of icons you don't need. If you've got persistent apps that just keep coming back, here's how to permanently delete unnecessary apps.

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  • How-Tos: How to update your iPhone, iPad or iPod to iOS 8

    iOS 8 is almost here. Here's everything you need to know about updating your iPhone 4S, 5, iPad 2, iPad with Retina screen and fifth-generation iPod touch to the latest software.

  • How-Tos: 6 Tips for Replacing Your Windows Laptop With a Surface Pro 3

    It's no secret that Microsoft's Windows 8 launch marks the start of a hybrid device strategy. Though the initial batches of Windows 8 hybrid devices were far from successful, the push by Microsoft to meld touch with traditional computing is starting to look better with the release of the latest generation of such devices, led its own Surface Pro 3.

  • How-Tos: How to prepare your smartphone or tablet for Android L

    Advice about how to prepare for the release of Android L, including installation tips and advice about whether you should upgrade or not. Plus: will your phone or tablet even be compatible with Android L?

  • How-Tos: How to take a screenshot on Android phones and tablets

    Here's where we show you how to take a screenshot on any Android phone, including the Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5, HTC One, Xperia Z/Z1/Z2 and many more. Keep reading to find out how to take a screenshot on an Android smartphone.

  • How-Tos: How to delete browsing history on iPad

    There are two ways to delete browsing history on iPad running iOS 7 - one via the Safari web browser itself, and the other using the Settings app. They are both very simple. Here we explain how to delete the web browsing history on an iPad.

  • How-Tos: How to update an Android smartphone or tablet

    To get the best performance and features from your Android smartphone or tablet you should make sure you're always running the very latest software available for it, not just in terms of apps but also the Android operating system. Here's how to update Android on your smartphone or tablet.

  • How-Tos: How to stop Facebook automatically playing videos

    One of the most commonly shared type of posts, video is huge on Facebook. Video also autoplays on Facebook's mobile apps, which is irritating. Here's how to stop Facebook automatically playing video.

  • How-Tos: How to connect Android to TV

    Connecting your Android phone or tablet to your TV is great for sharing photos or watching videos on a bigger screen with better sound. It's not straightforward though, with jargon such as MHL and Slimport, Miracast and more making it hard to know which cable or wireless adaptor to buy. Here we explain everything you need to know to connect Android to TV.

  • Video: How to set up and use Android Wear smartwatches

    We show you how to setup and use Android Wear, Google's OS specifically for wearables like smartwatches.

  • How-Tos: How to get Facebook Slingshot in the UK

    Facebook has unveiled its Slingshot image-messaging app, but it's not available to users outside the US. Here's a workaround, enabling you to use Facebook Slingshot in the UK.

  • How-Tos: How to maximize storage space on your Windows tablet

    One of the unfortunate hallmarks of affordable Windows-based tablets is limited storage space. It is not uncommon for low-priced tablets to come with only 32GB or 64GB drives.

  • How-Tos: WWDC 2014 keynote: iOS 8 and OS X 10 launch as it happened

    Apple today announced iOS 8 and OS X 10 Yosemite at its WWDC14 Keynote in San Francisco. Relive the WWDC14 keynote with our expert bloggers, with iOS8 and OS X 10 new features, details.

  • How-Tos: How to update Snapchat

    There's some confusion over the latest version and new features of Snapchat so here's how to update the app on iOS and Android.


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