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I have written previously about how you can check if your Android smartphone is still in support and receiving security patches.  These come from your handset manufacturer and while some manufacturers are better at supporting handsets than others, with Google and Samsung proving the longest…

If you chat a lot online with friends and family you’re probably using an app such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Telegram or WeChat.  There can be privacy issues to contend with when using these services however that you might not have considered.  Telegram makes strong…

While many people subscribe to one of Microsoft’s “365” programmes, where you can get Office and OneDrive storage for an annual fee, others prefer to use a standalone version of Office.  What’s more, if your needs are fairly basic, just writing letters and simple spreadsheets,…

The world of smartphones running Google’s Android is a very fractured overall eco-system.  Some manufacturers support handsets with updates for many years, while others can seemingly drop all support after just one.  Fortunately though, if you use an iPhone from Apple the situation is much…

If you use an Android smartphone, you can connect it to your Windows 11 PC and use and control it directly from your PC’s desktop with your keyboard and mouse.  You can achieve this with the Phone Link app which is pre-installed with Windows 11. When you…

If you use an Android smartphone or mobile device as part of your personal or professional life, losing it or just not being able to find it can be frustrating.  Fortunately if it is lost or stolen, then it’s simple to find it, and if…