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Mozilla Officially Shutters Firefox OS

Last December marked the beginning of the end for Mozilla’s smartphone platform, Firefox OS. Now it’s official — Mozilla will cease development of the operating system after the next update and will be closing the doors on its satellite operations over the next few months.


Upgrade Your Phone's Passcode To At Least Six Digits For Better Security

You probably already know that the more digits in your passcode, the better, but if you’re still using a four digit passcode, especially on your iOS device, you should probably change it. Here’s why, and how to do it in iOS and Android.


This DIY Garage Door Opener And Camera Controls Your Door From Your Smartphone

This method lets you open the door from anywhere — whether you’re home or not, and watch a live feed from your garage on your phone. It’s perfect for letting the kids in when they get home, or just checking to see if everything is ok.


The Dos And Don'ts Of Texting Someone You Want To Date

Someone you’re interested in dating gave you their number and asked you to text them. Hard part is over, right? Wrong: your entire romantic future here could be determined by your first few text messages. Here’s the best way to approach texting someone you want to date, according to the experts.


Dealhacker: The Best Online Bargains From Harvey Norman's Half-Yearly Clearance Sale

It’s that time of year again when retailers throw big clearance sales to sell off leftover stock. Here are some of the best bargains from Harvey Norman’s half-year clearance sale — with links to buy online.


Smartphone Showdown: Google Nexus 5X Vs OnePlus X

Not everyone wants a phone so big it’s tough to slide into a pants pocket or use with one hand. Luckily, more manufacturers are hearing our cries, and two big contenders have stepped to the fore: Google’s Nexus 5X, and the OnePlus X. Both are slim, thin, and powerful — but not pricey. Here’s how they compare.


Four Outdated Ideas We Still Believe About Smartphones Because Of Advertisers

Sometimes, advertisers are misleading. It’s sort of their job. What starts as a little misdirection to get you to buy something can eventually snowball into a myth so pervasive we all just assume it’s true. Here are some things you believe about smartphones for no other reason than because a marketing exec thought it was a good idea.


Dealhacker: Get Six Months Of Free Wi-Fi With Telstra

Telstra customers can currently score free Wi-Fi through the Telstra Air network. The deal is available to Telstra’s mobile and home broadband customers and will continue until June 30, 2016. That’s more than six months of free Wi-Fi.


Revealed: The Power-Hogging Apps On Santa's Naughty List [Infographic]

AVG has released the latest data from its Android App Performance And Trends report. This infographic names and shames the worst apps for storage, battery life and data usage from July through to September. The graph also looks at the most popular app categories during this period, with dating apps like Ashley Maddison making significant usage gains.


App Directory: The Best Live Streaming App For iPhone

Sharing great moments (or just snippets of your life) with friends or loved ones has never been easier, and a new class of live streaming app makes it possible for them to join you in real time. Of those apps, we think Periscope is the best today, and has the most potential for the near future.


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