How to Password Protect Google Play Purchases on the Nexus 7

Nexus 7 Google Play PIN for purchases

Because the Nexus 7 is affordable, small and relatively durable it makes for a great tablet to share with the entire family, including younger users who can easily run up a high bill in the Google Play store. Reader Mara bought the Nexus 7 for her 5-year old son to use, and wants to make sure […]

What Facebook’s Instagram Purchase Means for Users

Facebook Buys Instagram

Hot on the heels of Instagram for Android’s release, Facebook announced that it has acquired Instagram for $1 billion in stock options. Instagram is a photo editing and sharing app for Android and iPhone which allows users to apply artistic filters to photos and share them on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Instagram is also a growing social […]

Would You Buy an iPhone 5 Sight Unseen? [Poll]

Possible iPhone 5 Mockup

Would you order the upcoming Apple iPhone 5 sight unseen? That’s the question put to me by our own Xavier Lanier and my first reaction was, “Absolutely not!” As I thought about it, that question isn’t so cut and dried, especially when you consider the hypothetical scenario he gave me. The Scenario What if something really […]