Security tips to use your phone as your wallet

Telstra security operations specialist Darren Pauli has spent nearly a year with his smartphone replacing a wallet – securely making payments for everyday items and services. There are some guidelines you should keep in mind if you’re considering doing the same. Apple and Google have invested billions of dollars into information security, with the goal of making […]

Quick tips for the Samsung Galaxy S5

Earlier this week my friend and occasional Gadgeteer reviewer Bill Ray upgraded his Samsung Galaxy S3 to a shiny new Samsung Galaxy S5. I was surprised by a few of the features that Bill discovered after only using the phone for a couple of days. They are features that I don’t recall noticing when I had a loaner […]

How to sell your old Android device

How to sell your old Android smartphone or tablet and get the most money possible towards a new one With so many sweet new Android phones coming out, you may be trying to figure out how you can budget for one of them. The most sensible way to make some extra coin in this case […]

How to add loyalty cards to Google Wallet

Google Wallet can do some pretty cool things, like store your loyalty cards — and we’re here to go through the process with you Imagine you’re at the store — one of those stores that gives you some kind of financial incentive to carry around a loyalty card. But, in your frantic rush out the […]

How to install the Amazon Appstore on your Android

Is the Google Play Store not giving you what you want? Perhaps you may want to try the Amazon Appstore. Although seasoned Android users may already know about this process, here is a walkthrough for those new to the platform. For those who don’t already know, you can download apps from sources other than the […]

Depop now helps you sell anything directly from your Android smartphone

DePop lets you sell pretty much anything you can snap a photo of, and covers everything from fashion and technology, to literature and old vinyl. It basically mashes the peer-to-peer functionality of platforms such as Craiglist, Gumtree or Etsy, with the mobile-centric style ofInstagram. It claims more than 5 million euros ($6.84m) worth of items have been sold […]

Slice now lets you track all your online purchases from your Android tablet

If you’re based in the US, you may have come across Slice before, the service thattracks all your online purchases and pulls the information together into one place. Thus far, Slice has been available for iPhone, Android smartphones and the Web. But from today, it’s now available for Android tablets too. To use Slice, you don’t need […]

12 best Android phones to gift for Christmas 2013: Android phone gift buyer’s guide

Buying a smartphone for someone can be tricky. A phone is about the most personal piece of tech anyone can use, and you need to take into consideration the network that person uses, the platform of their current handset and so on. If the person for whom you are buying is – for instance – […]