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  • How to change the voice on your Android phone

    By Nick Barber | 14 May, 2014 02:20

    Changing the voice used for navigation on an Android phone from robotic to something more natural is easy, but buried in the menus.

  • 3 Free Alternatives to Windows for Desktop PCs

    By John Brandon | 24 March, 2014 12:56

    It's an increasingly mobile world -- and the mobile future of Windows is dubious. To better accommodate end users, CIOs would be wise to consider these three alternatives to Windows on the desktop -- Chrome, Android and Ubuntu.

  • Control your TV with your smartphone, tablet

    By Nick Barber | 22 January, 2013 18:49

    Using your smartphone or tablet to control your Tivo box is easy and offers a lot of flexibility in recording shows and channel surfing.

  • Smartphone security: Keep your handset safe

    By Brent Rose | 12 January, 2011 02:07

    Once upon a time, a phone was just a phone: It simply made and received calls. The only security you worried about was if someone had picked up in the other room to listen in.

  • BlackBerry 6: Wipe Your Smartphone, Restore Factory Settings

    By Al Sacco | 15 December, 2010 07:11

    Many reasons exist for why you might want or need to "security wipe" a BlackBerry, or completely erase all personal data stored on your handheld: You got a new smartphone and plan to retire the older device; you're trading in your existing BlackBerry for a new one from your wireless carrier; you and a friend are swapping devices; you loaded too many applications or media and just want to start over from scratch; etc.

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