Android

How to Control a Windows 10 PC from Your Mac

Utilizing nothing but free software, this guide will take you every single step of the way through setting up your Mac and Windows computers so that you can access and use Windows via your Mac (and vice-versa!) just as if you were sitting in front of it. You’ll also be able to transfer files back and forth between the computers and even control them from your iPhone, iPad or Android phone/tablet!


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How to Root the Samsung Galaxy Tab A

Update: this guide is old. I take absolutely no responsibility should it no longer work properly. You can use use Samsung Kies to recover the original firmware or re-flash through odin should any issues arise, but even that is in no way a guarantee that you can ‘unbrick’ your device.

This step by step guide will take you all of the way from start to finish through the process of “rooting” your Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablet. …

How to “Pin” Apps on Your Android Device (So Your Child Can’t Access Anything Else)

In the latest version of Android (5.x, named “Lollipop”) Google has added the ability to “Pin” an App – which means only that App is accessible until it’s “Unpinned” – and that requires a 4-16 digit numerical code or password. This guide will show you how to enable “Pinning” on your Android device, and then how to use it. Finally you can hand your child a phone or tablet with Angry Birds open and know that when you get your device back, your email will still be there :) …