Forgot your Android password or PIN? Here’s what to do

Forgot your Android password or PIN? Here’s what to do

The smart move for every Android smartphone owner is to set up lock screen security on your device so that others can’t access it. You can choose a pattern, password, or PIN. Many devices also now sport fingerprint scanners...

How to Easily Select Your Default Apps in Android 6.0

How to Easily Select Your Default Apps in Android 6.0

One of Android’s most powerful features is the ability to select your default apps for browsing the web, sending emails, and other tasks — even the launcher that appears when you press the Home button. On Android 6.0, there’s now an easy interface for man...

APPLE PATENT SURFACES FOR IPHONE ‘PANIC BUTTON’ USING TOUCH ID TECH

APPLE PATENT SURFACES FOR IPHONE ‘PANIC BUTTON’ USING TOUCH ID TECH

An Apple patent dating back to 2013 that uses the iPhone’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor in an interesting way has surfaced this week. The proposal would turn the device’s home button into a “panic button” for scenarios when the user is in danger. Called...

The Granite Dells of Prescott, Arizona

The Granite Dells of Prescott, Arizona

Located outside the city of Prescott in the US state of Arizona, is a unique geological formation called Granite Dells, consisting of massive granite boulders that have eroded into rounded bumpy and unusual shapes giving the rocks a rippled appearance....

HUAWEI’S MATE 10 COULD PACK A POWERFUL PROCESSOR AND EDGE-TO-EDGE SCREEN

HUAWEI’S MATE 10 COULD PACK A POWERFUL PROCESSOR AND EDGE-TO-EDGE SCREEN

Huawei’s Mate 9, which boasts a generous screen, a huge battery, and a high-quality camera, was one of 2016’s most impressive devices. Now, it seems the sequel — tentatively dubbed the Huawei Mate 10 — is right around the corner....

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM IFA 2017, AND HOW TO WATCH MAJOR LIVE-STREAMED ANNOUNCEMENTS

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM IFA 2017, AND HOW TO WATCH MAJOR LIVE-STREAMED ANNOUNCEMENTS

IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) is a consumer tech show in Germany that’s widely considered the CES of Europe. This year, we’ll almost certainly be treated to great products including new smartphones, smart home and Internet of Things devices,...

POPULAR PHOTO APP ENLIGHT IS NOW FREE, ADDS DESKTOP-CLASS EDITING FEATURES

POPULAR PHOTO APP ENLIGHT IS NOW FREE, ADDS DESKTOP-CLASS EDITING FEATURES

Desktop photo editors use layers to make a number of different effects possible, but now a free iOS photo app is bringing the capability to mobile devices. On July 7, Lightricks announced Enlight Photofox, a free, second-generation version of the popular...

Yukitsuri: The Japanese Snow Suspenders

Yukitsuri: The Japanese Snow Suspenders

During the winter months, many Japanese gardens sprout strange conical structures that rise above the trees like a crown. They are called Yukitsuri or “snow suspenders”, and their purpose is to protect the branches of the trees and shrubs from the crushin...