Screen Lock Security

How To : Pick a Brinks high security lock

Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to pick a Brink's high security lock. In order to hack the Brinks max security ...more

How To : Hack your iPhone to display an Android lock screen

Are you getting little jealous of all those Droid users out there? If so, check out this clip. In it, you will learn how to hack your jailbroken iPhone and install an Android style startup screen to take the place of your normal iPhone display. This will give your iPhone an up ...more

How To : Secure your Android phone with a lock screen

Concerned about unwanted eyes setting upon the information in your Android phone? This video will show you how to turn on the screen lock feature of your Android smartphone. Keep the information on your Android device to yourself with a lock screen.

How To : Unlock any iPhone with a simple lock screen hack

Learn how to replicate the much-publicized iPhone lock-screen hack (before Apple patches it)! This hacker's how-to will teach you everything you need to know. For complete instructions, including a detailed, step-by-step overview, and to get started unlocking your friends iPho ...more

How To : Customize the Windows 10 Lock Screen

Modern versions of Windows have revamped the lock screen to make it a lot more useful. If you're coming from Windows 7 and older versions of the OS, this lock screen is both new and useful (though you can turn it off if you just don't want it). Don't Miss: Everything You Need ...more

How To : Theme Your Lock Screen on Android Lollipop

If you're like me, you probably encounter the lock screen on your Android device more than any other screen. Every time you check for new notifications out of habit, or simply pull your phone out to see the time, the lock screen is front and center. For being such an importan ...more

How To : Remove Widgets from Your iPhone's Lock Screen

Widgets are great ... if you actually use them. A quick swipe right on the lock screen will reveal the Today view and its widgets, and it's very easy to accidentally open. Plus, others can see your widgets without any authentication. You could manually remove every widget, but ...more

How To : Disable the Time-Wasting Lock Screen in Windows 8

For many busy people, time is of the essence, and for others, it's simply just being impatient. But no matter what your vice, having your computer start up as quickly as possible is usually a plus for anyone. If you have Windows 8, the start up times have drastically improved ...more

How To : Pimp Out Your iPhone's Lock Screen Music Player

The lock screen music player in iOS 7 has all the controls you'd ever need from a lock screen, but it's not as visually appealing as I hoped it would be. Yes, it does show you the album cover art, but the way everything is presented makes it feel cluttered. Good news is you d ...more

How To : Reset Your Nexus Lock Screen Password

It happens to everyone: you set a lock screen password in a hurry and cannot remember it the next day. To unlock your device again, you need to reset the password (or PIN, pattern, etc). There are two official methods of doing this. #1. Reset Your Lock Screen (Patterns Only) ...more

How To : Disable the Lock Screen on Windows 10

If your PC setup includes a mouse and keyboard, you'll be happy to know that most of the touchscreen-first features of Windows 8 have gone by the wayside in Windows 10. Where it once required awkward gestures to access key features, Windows now recognizes when you're using a t ...more

News : Twitter (Sorta) Buys a Lock Screen

Earlier this morning, Twitter announced (through a tweet, naturally) that it has acquired Cover, roughly a minute after Cover made the same announcement. Cover Lock Screen, a lockscreen replacement app, has been vastly popular during its first year. The app places relevant sho ...more

How To : Disable Lock Screen Album Art in Android Lollipop

Since version 4.4 (KitKat), Android has taken the album artwork for any song that's currently playing, as well as videos, podcasts, and other media, then used it as the background image for your lock screen. While many users have enjoyed this little tweak, others aren't quite ...more

How To : Change the Color of Your OnePlus One's Lock Screen

As much as it pained me to lose lock screen widget functionality, I just can't bare changing out the sleek-looking lock screen that's standard on the OnePlus One. The latest OTA introduced a new transparent theme, and while that's a welcomed improvement, I need more options! ...more

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