Android features you need to use right away

May 9th, 2018

Due to Android’s widespread popularity, it gets plenty of unwanted attention from cybercriminals. Recently, Android has suffered a string of security incidents that would make any user consider switching to a different operating system. Despite what the reports say, Android can be incredibly secure if you use the following features. Find my device If you […]

Is your Android phone really up to date?

April 24th, 2018

To fend off the latest cyberattacks, Android phone manufacturers claim they always stay on top of bug fixes and security patches. But in light of recent reports, you may not want to take their word for it. Researchers say some popular Android vendors have missed quite a few important patches. If you’re an Android user, […]

How Facebook collects data on Android phones

April 6th, 2018

Facebook recently made headlines because of a private data controversy involving UK consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. While that scandal continues to emerge, Facebook is facing another privacy issue concerning Android users’ call logs and text data being collected for years. How Facebook’s data-collecting activities were discovered Software developer Dylan McKay realized Facebook had been collecting […]

Top Android P improvements you need to know

March 22nd, 2018

Every year, Google pushes out a major Android update filled with new features and improvements. Although this year’s update, Android P, is still not out for you to enjoy, Google did give a sneak preview of the new improvements. Indoor positioning If you’re having trouble finding your way around a huge complex like a mall […]

Google suggests business-friendly phones

March 6th, 2018

If you’re in the market for a new Android phone but overwhelmed with the number of options available, Google can help. They’ve recently published a set of standards of what constitutes a ‘business-friendly’ phone and has created a short list to help you decide. Google-approved devices Recently, Google launched Android Enterprise Recommended to make it […]

How to secure your Android phone

February 16th, 2018

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. Although we can never know when we will […]

Android users, meet Amazon’s Alexa

January 31st, 2018

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. Until recently, the Amazon Alexa app could […]

Android File Transfer via USB Cable

January 17th, 2018

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, […]

Strengthen your smartphone’s security

December 29th, 2017

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. Set a strong password Whether your device requires a 4-set or 6-set numerical PIN, a […]

How MTD improves your mobile security

December 14th, 2017

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. How machine learning helps Mobile threat detection is an all-around solution that protects the physical […]