How to fake an Android device

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Darren Yates shows you how to get around a Google Play app’s supported devices list by faking a different Android device.

Best Windows Phone Apps – October 2013

Best Windows Phone Apps - October 2013

Hipstamatic OgglNo official Instagram yet? No worries.Price: Free | By: Hipstamatic | From: Windows Phone StoreMicrosoft and Nokia have been practically champing at the bit to bring the world-conquering Instagram to Windows Phone… but as yet to no avail. There are a number of unofficial third-party apps that can provide you with an Instagram-esque experience…

Best Android Apps – October 2013

Best Android Apps - October 2013

Amazon AppstoreThink outside the box for free apps (and more).Price: Free | By: Amazon | From: www.amazon.comThe strength of Android at least from a user standpoint lies in its relatively open nature. There are multiple examples of this but a significant one – which many users perhaps aren’t aware of – is that the operating…

Best apps for iPhone and iPad, June 2013

Best apps for iPhone and iPad, June 2013

Foldify Custom paper cut-outs. Price: $2.99 plus $0.99 for additional content packs | By: Pixle | From: App Store It’s an iPad app that lets you create paper cut-outs and colour them how you want. You then print them out cut them out fold along the dotted lines a bit of glue here and there…

Best apps for iOS, February 2013

Best apps for iOS, February 2013

Terra Noctis The most adorable nightmare undertakes a quest to become terrifying.Price: 99c  |  By: Bulkypix  |  Store: App Store Allen isn’t really the scariest little creature in nightmare school. In fact he’s kinda adorable. This isn’t really a trait that goes well in his world so Allen sets out on a journey to make…

Future of the PC Poll [now fixed!]

Future of the PC Poll [now fixed!]

[Apologies to users who tried to take the poll earlier a coding error meant the poll required registration. That is no longer the case]What’s with the PC dying? We love tablets and smartphones as much as anyone but we can’t see how the PC (or versions of it) will become extinct. The PC is and…

Astro A40 Wired gaming headset review

Astro A40 Wired gaming headset review

Out of the box it’s surprising just how comfortable the A40 headset is especially given that its stripped-down utilitarian stylings. There’s plenty of padding exactly where you want it to be and the swivel points on the headset’s arms and cans have enough manoeuvrability to accommodate domes of all shapes and sizes. The build quality…

Gaming keyboards: the key advantage

Gaming keyboards: the key advantage

Today’s keyboards are modern marvels of science compared to the crusty old PS/2 monstrosities of yesteryear. A few purists may argue that current keyboards never managed to better the feel of the clacking beige bricks from the 90s but they’re wrong. Terribly terribly wrong.Still it’s hard to ignore that mechanical keyboards are making a comeback…

Quantum of Solids

Quantum of Solids

It was the stuff of science fiction a decade ago; of increasingly pointed research five years ago; and of cautious and growing optimism now. Yet while it’s still a long way from your local computer shop’s shelves quantum computing is making huge strides as researchers notch up small wins in their battle to wrest useful…