Letting data consumption go unchecked on mobile devices can cause serious problems. It can mean slower connections, decreased battery life, and expensive fees — things you want to avoid. Here are some tips to help you use less data on an Android phone.
Pranksters, malicious attackers, extremists — hackers come in different forms, but they all have one thing in mind: compromising your online privacy and security. Some of them specialize in hacking social media, but don’t fret; there are several things you can do to protect your Facebook or Twitter account.
Alexa, how’s the weather outside?
“Alexa, can you order me a pizza from Dominos?”
“Alexa, do you know Siri?”
These are just some of the questions you might enjoy asking Alexa on your smartphone now that Amazon has brought the voice control feature to the Android version of the app.
Have you recently purchased new laptops or computers? Don’t get too excited. A new report proves that pre-installed software such as free trials and web browser toolbars can pose high-security risks. So if you want to maximize your new investment, here are some things you might want to know:
Tavis Ormandy, a researcher from Google’s Project Zero, recently discovered that a compromised password management app, Keeper, had been installed with some versions of Windows 10. For a brief period, Keeper’s browser extension, when enabled, allowed websites to easily steal login credentials.
macOS version of HandBrake, an open-source video transcoding software that converts multimedia files into various formats, was recently infected with a Trojan. According to HandBreak’s announcement, if you downloaded the app between May 2 (14:30 UTC) and May 6 (11:00 UTC), there’s a 50% chance that your system got infected.
Google has announced another batch of features coming to your Android phone, possibly as soon as next month. Although some of the items are simple and subtle integrations and others are far more grandiose, they’re all going to drastically improve the performance of your phone.
What happens when the data well runs dry? Your 2, 3 or 4 gig plan is out, and then what? While you’d probably rather not think about it, we all know you’re either forced to use a slower connection or connect to the Internet through Wi-Fi. Certainly this is not the worse thing that could happen to you, but for many Android phone users it’s a scenario you want to avoid at all costs.
For business owners, sleep is a must. You rely on a good night’s rest to run your business effectively, focus on the big picture, and think clearly about your organization. But what if one of your business tools was preventing you from getting sufficient sleep? If you use your Android tablet in the evening, this might just be the case.
A little over a month ago, it was reported that the Facebook app was causing slowdown down to Android phones everywhere. Today, we now have an app that will do exactly the opposite: speed up your Android. We all know how a speedy phone can help you accomplish tasks faster, make it easier to communicate with friends and reduce frustration, and this app should allow you to achieve just that.
Ever wish you could get more work done with your iPad? You’re not alone. In fact, one of the main reasons people purchase an iPad in the first place is because they believe it will give them the ability to be more productive while out and about. The reality is that many individuals only end up using it to surf the web or watch Netflix.