Microsoft to ditch Nokia brand in favour of ‘Microsoft Lumia’

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In the next few months, we’ll start seeing more of Mircosoft and less of Nokia…yep that’s right, Microsoft are going to ditch their ‘Nokia Lumia’ brand in favour of their own ‘Microsoft Lumia’ (imaginitive, huh?) In a blog post on the Nokia website, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Phones at Microsoft, Tuula Rytil√§ said, … Read more

What is ADB? (Also: How to record your Android’s screen)

So earlier this week I found myself reading an article on how to record an Android device’s screen without having to root. The process involved using the ADB tool. As quoted by Google, ¬†‘[the ADB tool is,] a versatile command line tool that lets you communicate with an emulator instance or connected Android-powered device.’ So … Read more

Making a print server using a Raspberry Pi

Do you have a printer which connects to only one computer at a time? Do you have a spare RaspberryPi? Then why not put the two together to create a network print server? This allows you to print things from any device on your local network, including iOS devices! What you need: A RaspberryPi running … Read more

How to password protect any USB stick

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Let’s say you’re at the office and you leave work but forget to unplug your USB from the computer. Disaster! That USB contains your bank details and passwords for everything you use. If someone found that memory stick they could instantly ruin your entire life! That’s where ‘Kakasoft USB Security’ comes in. ‘USB Security’ locks … Read more