How to Use Android and iOS Together in (Mostly) Harmony

You don't have to fully commit yourself to either Android or iOS, and there are many of us that make use of both major mobile operating systems simultaneously. That said, Android and iOS don't always work very happily together. No worries, though; we're here to tell you the best ways to make sure your Nexus 4 and your iPad play nice.
The bad news is there aren't always perfect solutions available, both Google and Apple are keen to lock users into their respective ecosystems as much as they possibly can. The good news is there are plenty of tools and tricks you can use to make a cross platform life as straightforward as possible. Read More >>

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10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Google Maps Master

Remember, the new Google Maps still hasn't rolled out broadly; if you'd like an advanced look, just head here. You'll be glad you did. Read More >>

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How to Conquer Your Inbox Once and For All

If you find a feeling of helpless despair descending upon you every time you open up your email inbox, help is at hand—you can get on top of your messages without hiring a personal secretary, and we're here to show you how. Read More >>

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10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Google+ Master

Unless you happen to work for the search giant that created it, Google+ is probably not your social network of choice. Nevertheless, there's a ton of functionality hidden behind its walls, covering everything from photos to local searches as the influence of Google+ stretches across the company's multitude of other products. Here's how to get the most out of it.
We've pulled together 10 of our favourite tips and tricks from the social network that should help you get more out of Google+, or tempt you back to give it another go. We're going to assume you know the basics of Google+—circles, sharing, Hangouts and so on—and focus on some of the features you might not have come across or that have only recently gone live. Read More >>

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10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Spotify Master

The digital music revolution continues at a frenetic pace — we'd only just turned in our CDs for MP3s when streaming services came along to upturn the apple cart again. There are now a whole host of streaming apps to choose from, but the original pioneer Spotify remains the biggest and the most well-known. Read More >>

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How to Lock Down Your Facebook Privacy Before Graph Search Strikes

Graph Search is Facebook's bold new way of browsing the social network, letting you call up photos of your family in Coventry, restaurants your friends like in London, or any public updates from Gizmodo employees who also like hot air ballooning. It's currently only available to a limited number of users, but it's coming to your timeline soon. And in the wrong hands, it can be the ultimate stalker search engine. Read More >>

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10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Dropbox Master

Dropbox is a robust independent file syncing tool (which Apple once tried to buy) that recently hit the 100m user milestone. It's arguably the most popular cloud service around, and for good reason. Read More >>


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