How to secure your Android phone

February 16th, 2018
How to secure your Android phone

How much are you willing to give to retrieve your stolen smartphone? According to Lookout’s Phone Theft in America, half of theft victims are likely to pay $500 to get their phones back, and about one-third will go as far as paying $1,000 to retrieve their device.

Android users, meet Amazon’s Alexa

January 31st, 2018
Android users, meet Amazon’s Alexa

Because Amazon Echo sold like hotcakes during the holidays, Alexa became the darling of Christmas 2017, taking over our homes and hearts. With the Android version of the app now enabled with voice control, Alexa can continue to smoothly make its way into our lives via our smartphones.

Android File Transfer via USB Cable

January 17th, 2018
Android File Transfer via USB Cable

There are many different ways to transfer files between Android phones and computers; however, most of these methods require an internet connection on both the phone and the computer during the process. So, if you are about to be off the grid for quite some time or would just rather transfer files without the internet, here’s how you can do just that with your trusty USB cable:

What you need:

Your Android phone
A computer with a USB port
A USB cable

What you need to do:
If you have a Windows computer…

Start by plugging your phone into the computer via USB port.

Strengthen your smartphone’s security

December 29th, 2017
Strengthen your smartphone’s security

Hackers aren’t just trying to crack your desktop computers’ passwords, but also your mobile phones’. With cyber criminality running rampant nowadays, it’s become more critical to ensure the safety of all your devices. Let these security tips be your guide.

How MTD improves your mobile security

December 14th, 2017
How MTD improves your mobile security

Cyber criminals will stop at nothing to attack your systems and profit from it…and they know there are vulnerabilities to be exploited in businesses that use mobile technology. To beef up data security, adopt a mobile threat detection (MTD) strategy.

Connecting accessories to Android devices

November 28th, 2017
Connecting accessories to Android devices

Ever thought about connecting a mouse or a keyboard to your Android tablet or smartphone? Many Android devices will actually allow you to do just that! Here’s what you need to know to let the fun begin.

USB keyboards, mice, and gamepads

Android phones and tablets don’t come with standard, full-size USB ports so you can’t plug a USB accessory directly into it.

Android 8.0: significant security upgrades

November 10th, 2017
Android 8.0: significant security upgrades

Android users will want to take a bite of the latest OS’s features, and with good reason. Oreo is packed with enhancements and add-ons, including a significant interface overhaul, a picture-in-picture mode, smart text selection, and other nifty features.

Microsoft Edge for Android users

October 26th, 2017
Microsoft Edge for Android users

Can you guess how many people out of 100 use Microsoft Edge? According to StatCounter, the answer is less than three. By contrast, Chrome and Safari control 55.68% and 14.22% of the market share, respectively. So, in a desperate attempt to keep Edge on users’ radars, Microsoft is releasing the browser on mobile platforms.

Use these little-known Android Oreo features

October 9th, 2017
Use these little-known Android Oreo features

Most Android users know that there’s more to their devices than meets the eye. Business users, in particular, are becoming even more dependent on their mobile devices to make remote work more efficient. With a better understanding of what Android Oreo is capable of, users can better manage their devices, improve workflow, and save their company some time.

Android app showdown: O365 vs. G Suite

September 25th, 2017
Android app showdown: O365 vs. G Suite

There are more than 3 million apps in the Android app store, but there are only two contenders for productivity software: Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s G Suite. The key to deciding which is better for you is understanding the respective pros and cons of each.