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How to Make the BlackBerry Playbook Actually Useable

By killing off the rumoured BB10 update for the Playbook, BlackBerry basically stabbed its 7-inch tablet in the heart and lungs. As a result, though, new Playbooks can be had for around £80. Given the hardware isn't terrible, that's a bit of a bargain. And it's even better when you mod it to do actually-useful things. Read More >>

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How to Run Android On Your Windows Machine

At its launch event last week, Samsung made a typically over-the-top song and dance about how their latest flagship Windows device, the Ativ Q, can seamlessly run both Android and Windows 8. But since it's a software trick that allows the Ativ Q to pull that off, it's actually possible to run Android on any Windows device, just as long as you've got the know-how. Read More >>

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How to Get iOS 7 Without a Developer Account or UDID, Right Now

The beta of iOS 7 has been out in the world for a whole week and a bit now; the catch is that you're meant to have a paid-for developer account to install it. This being the internet, though, some intrepid people have found a way round that little bugbear. Read More >>

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How to Root The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (and Rid It of TouchWiz Hell)

Despite being a little long in the (blue) tooth, Samsung's Galaxy Tab 2 is still a pretty nifty Android tablet -- that is, if you ignore the quantity of bloat that Sammy's stuck on top. Thankfully, by rooting and flashing a custom ROM, we can get around that, and unleash the Tab 2's true potential. Read More >>

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The Best Android ROMs Out There Right Now

So, you've been brainwashed by the stock-Android-hating zombies, and gone ahead and rooted your handset. But to truly reap the rewards, you'll need to stick a custom Android ROM on that sucker. With dozens of crappy ROMs promising better battery life, companionship and quite literally magic flying unicorns, it's difficult to choose, so we've taken five of the best Android ROMs for a spin for you. Read More >>

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How to Set Up Your Microsoft Surface Pro Just Right

At long last. Microsoft's giant tablet-shaped gamble has come to our sunny shores. With Windows 8 being new to many people, and the Surface needing a helluva lot of tweaking to fulfil its (buttloads of) potential, we thought we'd put together a guide to spare you the pain of working it out for yourself. Read More >>

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The Dummy's Guide to Android Rooting: Everything You Need to Know

Although we do our best to write comprehensive guides to rooting various Android phones, there are more handsets out there than we ever thought humanly possible. So, to give you a good starting point, we've put together a more general guide and jargon-buster, so that when some dick insults you on a forum, at least you'll know what he's saying. Read More >>

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How to Root the Samsung Galaxy S4

So, you've been all pioneering-Lone Ranger and dived headfirst into buying a Galaxy S4 -- good on ya. But before you get too settled, you should think about rooting and pimping that beast, to get the very best out of it. To help you along the way, we've got a dead-simple guide to hold your hand and show you exactly how to root -- it's probably easier than you think. Read More >>

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Run Full Windows Programs on Windows RT, and Other Bits and Bobs

So you've got a Windows RT tablet of some description cos hey, they're cheap, and pretty handy for a lot of things. But there's a few things missing from Windows RT -- namely the ability to run even basic x86 programs, or Flash on non-whitelisted websites. We're here to change that, showing you how to run full Windows programs on Windows RT, among other things. Read More >>

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The Simple Guide to Root the Kindle Fire HD and Flash a Custom ROM

The hardware on the Kindle Fire HD is pretty sweet. Nice screen, sexy speakers, and a durable-if-forgettable build. The gigantic BUT, however, comes in the form of Amazon's custom skin that they slather all over the Kindle Fire series. Thankfully, you don't have to settle for Amazon's software -- by rooting and flashing a custom ROM, there is Another Way. Read More >>

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How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Note II, Ditching the Bloatware and Extending the Battery Life

You've been blessed with bigger-than-normal hands, so you've gone and nabbed yourself a Samsung Galaxy Note II. But rather than sticking with the stock software, it's time to unleash the real potential of your handset, by rooting, ditching the stock software, and getting a couple of hours extra battery life all in one. Read More >>

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The Simple Guide to Making a VPN

VPNs are amazing creatures: they can get past those pesky anti-porn firewalls at work or uni; give you access to Eastenders while you're travelling; or even unlock access to the hallowed ground of American Netflix if you're into that. Problem is, setting one up isn't the most user-friendly process around. Read More >>

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How to Properly Set Up Your iPad

So you or your overly-generous uncle has picked up an iPad, and you want to set it up like a seasoned pro. Understandable. Here's how to get your 9.7 inches of iOS goodness up and running to its max potential. Read More >>

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How to Root the Samsung Galaxy S III (and Rid It Of TouchWiz Hell)

All the focus might be on the 14th of March and the Galaxy S IV right now, but if the enduring success of the Galaxy S II is anything to go by, Sammy's current flagship is here for the long haul. Given that, we thought we'd take a little trip down rooting lane, to find the very best way to squeeze the best performance out of the Galaxy S III. Read More >>

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How to Root Your Shiny New Sony Xperia Z, and Rid It of All That Bloatware Crap

Sony's shiny new Xperia Z may have only been on sale in the UK for a day, but the poor thing's already been hacked to hell and back. Lucky for you, that means you can root it, get rid of Sony's bloatware, and give the Xperia Z's awesome hardware the operating system it really deserves. Read More >>

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How To Root (and Pimp) Your Google Nexus 4

So you've finally managed to weasel a Nexus 4 out of Google's grubby paws; now what? Rather than living with stock Android (wonderful though it is), let's harness the full power of the device sitting on your desk. Here's the complete, step-by-step guide to the best Nexus 4 tweaks, hacks and tune-ups around. Read More >>

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