Would you believe that many computers and smartphones can run cooler and consume less power? A trick exists, called undervolting, which can increase your CPUs efficiency with few drawbacks. If performed right, devices generally produce less heat while exhibiting improved battery performance. The process can require a great deal of patience and confidence as the potential for disaster exists.
How Many Apps Do You Have Installed On Your Phone? [MakeUseOf Poll]
Last week we asked if you would consider shutting off your cell phone for a whole day. I must say, I was surprised at the outcome of this poll. In an era so dominated by technology and Internet, you'd think people would be more attached to their phones. Let's take a look at how the vote turned out.
Droid Braves The Elements: The 5 Toughest Android Devices You Can Buy Right Now
Smartphones do more than old-fashioned flip phones and bricks, but their large displays and thin bodies make them vulnerable. According to SquareTrade, a company that sells third-party warranties for electronics, up to 12% of all Android phones fall victim to an accident each year. These numbers may make a durable Android phone seem a good choice. Durable phones are not as common as their more fragile counterparts, but theres a handful of choices available.
If superheroes were flags, I'd totally live in the Republic of Batman. I'm sure some will agree that designing a flag isn't an easy task -- so when Artist Fabian Gonzalez had to come up with fifty, I'd say it deserves some appreciation. This artwork may be purchased from Society6, and is available as an art print, stretched canvas, t-shirt, hoodie, throw pillow and tote bag.
You can never have enough controllers, right? These wonderful little devices can be used with more than just an actual Playstation 3 of course - so today I'd like to show you how you can play all those awesome Android games with a PS3 controller. The process is easier than I thought, and you don't need a special OTG USB cable - we'll be using Bluetooth.
Tumblr Isn’t Just For Photography: 7 News & Political Blogs To Follow
Are you big fans of Tumblr? Here at MakeUseOf, we certainly are. The blogging platform brings together the idea of blogging together with social networking and has become home to some of the most creative, entertaining, humourous and thoughtful posts we’ve ever come across. With an easy-to-use backend that lends itself to both creating new content and sharing content that you like, it is home to some of the most viral content on the Web.
Spotify: The Best Way To Listen To Music On Your iPhone