The 6 best tablet keyboards for any tablet

Jenneth Orantia taps and types away on Bluetooth keyboards to determine which is the best accessory for your tablet.

Best Android apps June 2014

Every month, APC collates the best Android apps arriving on the Google Play Store. This month, we’re enjoying the wonders of IFTTT productivity, remote desktop control and a beautiful carousel of photos.

Chromebook review: Acer C7 vs Samsung Series 3

We’re living in an age with an almost confounding variety of options when it comes to choosing your tech. With a panoply of smartphones tablets all-in-one PCs desktops ultrabooks desktop replacements tablet hybrids and tablet convertibles to pick from actually figuring out which combination best suit your own needs can be a tricky task. If…

Protecting your online identity

A few months ago a small add-on for Firefox and Chrome was released. Called Privacyfix the add-on is designed to check and update your privacy settings for various online services including Facebook and Google. I had always been vaguely aware that Facebook is the internet’s Mac Daddy of privacy violation but even so the results…

Beware of smartphone malware

You know that smartphone in your back pocket? If it happens to run Android (and there’s a 38.8% chance it does according to IDC’s latest Aussie statistics) then cyber criminals have you firmly in their crosshairs. IDC’s latest Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker puts Android as commanding 59% of the smartphone market share with a…

Metro UI – the elephant in the Windows 8 room

Let me get this out of the way. I am a whore for the new. When Microsoft released its first previews of Windows 8 I rushed in and installed them. The Metro interface was different but innovative and I could immediately see the benefits of a similar interface across all my devices (given that my…

The Ultimate iPhone User Guide: how to set up email on your iPhone

What’s that you’ve gotten yourself a shiny new iPhone? Our comprehensive guide to getting the most out of your iPhone will have you up and running in no time.Setting up emailSetting up your email account on an iPhone couldn’t be easier – provided the service you use is one of the ones that is natively…

Running out of space on Dropbox? Try your own personal cloud

First the cloud was sold to corporates as a form of backup to important business data. Then it took off for general storage and app delivery while for consumers apps such as Gmail and now Apple’s iCloud have made it mainstream. But there’s yet another kind of cloud: the personal cloud where the storage and/or…

Android tag-team: Ice Cream Sandwich & Samsung Galaxy Nexus unleashed

Hoping to steal some of the mobile limelight back from Apple’s recent commercial triumphs (with the iPhone 4S) and legal windfalls Google and Samsung today joined forces in Hong Kong as expected to unveil the latest version of the Android operating system Ice Cream Sandwich running on the newest flagship Android phone Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus.Ice…