“Move to iOS” is Apple’s first Android app

Apple’s first app for Android has arrived, but it’s not what you think it is. Instead of Apple Music, the Cupertino company has infiltrated the confines of Google Play in an effort to convince Android users to migrate to iOS. Camera roll, messages, contacts, and more.

With the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus releasing next Friday, and iOS 9 already available Continue reading


How to delete the Windows.old folder from Windows 10

Did you upgrade your PC to Windows 10? If so, ever wonder what happened to the previous version of the OS? It probably disappeared into the mists of Windows past, right?

Wrong. Your old OS didn’t get erased; rather, it’s lingering in a system folder called, aptly enough, Windows.old. And depending on the size of that version, it could be hogging a lot of precious space.

First things first: If you think you might want to downgrade from Windows 10 back Continue reading

Exclusive hands-on with the BlackBerry Venice

It’s no secret that BlackBerry is developing its own Android-powered smartphone. Thanks to numerous renders, images and leaked specifications, we already have a pretty good idea as to what the phone might look like. In case you needed more proof, we’ve just obtained some new hands-on photos of the unannounced BlackBerry Venice, showing off the device’s chassis, sliding keyboard and some software features.

Taking a look at the images attached below, we’re getting a good look at the Venice’s display and slide-out keyboard. Although we can’t be entirely certain of the display size, previous Continue reading

Skype just made GIFs better by adding credits

Skype’s latest feature, called Mojis, is a new option that allows you to send quick clips of popular movies and TV shows to friends… with a twist.

Screen Shot 2015-09-15 at 3.54.09 PMThe new Mojis will immediately make you think of GIFs — they basically serve the same purpose — but they’re really very short videos created exclusively for the service from popular content.

A new option that appears in the emoticon menu within Skype that allows you to send Moji to friends. Right now it’s broken up into categories for individual TV shows and movies — during a demo I saw Top Gear, Kermit the Frog and The Office clips available.

The cool part is each Moji can link directly back to Continue reading

Some Chinese Android phones have spyware preinstalled: report

German cyber security firm G Data recently identified 24 Android phones from Chinese manufacturers like Huawei, Lenovo and Xiaomi that have spyware pre-installed.

Between the first and second quarters of 2015, the firm said in its mobile malware report, there was a 27% increase in the absolute number of malware samples it detected. Continue reading