Martyn Casserly

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Martyn Casserly is a freelance journalist who writes regularly for Tech Advisor and Macworld. He's also written for Wired, Stuff, Web User, GamesTM, Retro Gamer, along with many non-tech publications.

When not hunched over a laptop in a manner that would make an osteopath weep, he dabbles in creating music, podcasts and children.

He can be found hosting a weekly retro-movie podcast at

Articles by Martyn Casserly

  • How to flip a selfie photo in Android

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    If you don't like your selfies coming out reversed here's how to fix it

    17 Jul 2019

  • How to make payments using your phone or watch

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    Leave your wallet behind and use your phone or smartwatch to pay for things in stores

    16 Jul 2019

  • How to permanently disable Windows Defender

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    We show you step by step how to stop Windows Defender from running on your PC

    16 Jul 2019

  • How to play DVDs in Windows 10

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    Windows 10 can't play DVDs natively, but there are free DVD player apps

    15 Jul 2019

  • How to get phone notifications in Windows 10

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    Want to view and send your Android phone's text messages on your PC? There's an app for that

    15 Jul 2019

  • Best Amazon Echo accessories

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    Make your Amazon Echo even more useful by adding some cool accessories

    10 Jul 2019

  • Best Android browsers

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    Tired of your old stock browser? Here are five of the best options for Android users

    09 Jul 2019

  • Is Sky down?

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    How to find out if there's a problem with your Sky broadband, TV, or mobile service

    08 Jul 2019

  • How to install a virtual machine in Windows 10

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    Run Linux, macOS or another copy of Windows in Windows 10 with a virtual machine. Here's how.

    04 Jul 2019

  • Is Instagram down?

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    Having problems uploading images to Instagram? We show three ways to check if the service is down

    03 Jul 2019

  • Is Virgin Down?

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    What to do when you can't connect to your Virgin Mobile or broadband

    03 Jul 2019

  • How to fix common Amazon Echo problems

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    How to stop Alexa ignoring you, find smart devices, play Spotify and more on Amazon Echo

    02 Jul 2019

  • The best student deals of July 2019

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    We find the best UK technology bargains available for students this month

    01 Jul 2019

  • How to install Windows on more than one PC

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    Is it possible to use the same copy of Windows on multiple PCs?

    01 Jul 2019

  • How to use text-to-switch

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    Switch your mobile provider without having to talk to anyone, thanks to the new text-to-switch service

    01 Jul 2019

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