Category Archives: Android

TURN A PC INTO A TV

Here’s how and I can certainly recommend a Google Chromecast – particularly if you have an Android phone or tablet. Click Here

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Sharing photos with Photos and Google Drive

It used to be that you would have to email everybody a photo you wanted them to see. No longer do we need to bung up the system with photos and just as well since they can be quite big. … Continue reading

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Gmail doesn’t use folders!

I often hear people say, “I don’t like Gmail because I use folders”. Get folders out of your mind they are a bad solution. Folders Actually, Gmail doesn’t use folders. To help you organize your mail more effectively, Gmail uses labels … Continue reading

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Wireless Encryption Key

Choose a simple one.  Security is not a big issue here because even if its cracked its still going to be very difficult to get at your banking details.  All we are trying to do is make it difficult for somebody to … Continue reading

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Orange – tether your laptop

You may recall Orange cancelled this facility – even if you’ve paid for it! I now have a work-around.  Sweet revenge! “Tethering” is the use of your cell phone — or other Internet-enabled mobile device — as a modem for … Continue reading

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Do you live in a bad reception area?

You’ve got a Vodafone contract, you’ve moved into a new home an then realised that the coverage in your house isn’t as good as you would like it to be. That means either you spend most your time dangling out … Continue reading

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Orange won’t tether your Mobile

I’ve just spent most of the afternoon trying to help a customer tether all the company mobiles to their laptops.  It works with Vodafone and Android but not Orange.  We now find Orange don’t provide the service, although they quite … Continue reading

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Sky+ Remote Record App for Android

  Record your favourite programmes wherever you are with Sky+ New Sky+ application gives you instant access to the 7-day Sky TV channel guide. The new genre layout, which includes a HD section, makes finding your favourite channels and programmes … Continue reading

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A Modern Smart Phone in Bits

I wouldn’t recommend doing this and you’ll need some pretty special tools to do it.  But just in case you wanted to see inside here is a new Samsung Nexus – the new Google phone.

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