Enhance your Android experience with these accessories

Android devices are becoming more powerful than ever, but these compact gadgets can have their shortcomings. To improve your Android experience, you should consider accessorizing your devices. The following list will give you some ideas. Protective cases No matter how careful you are with your Android device, there’s always a chance you can accidentally drop […]

How to backup your Android files to Windows or Mac

You can’t risk losing important files on your Android phone, whether they be treasured family photos or detailed client notes. It’s best to be prepared for the worst and back up your data on your Mac or PC. Here’s a guide to how you can do just that. To start, you’ll need the following: Your […]

Use these tips to stay safe on Facebook and Twitter

Never let your guard down when you’re on social media! Malicious hackers are becoming better at stealing your personal information, so keep these reminders and tips in mind to remain safe while you’re on platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Lock screens exist for a reason Always lock all your devices as soon as you stop […]

Keep ransomware out of your Android device with these tips

More and more organizations are using mobile devices to conduct various business processes, from staying in touch with customers and partners to performing financial transactions. This fact is not lost on cybercriminals — they’re launching ransomware to get into Android devices and hold the data on these devices hostage in exchange for large sums of […]

How to remove adware apps from your Android device

Zscaler recently reported that 17 adware apps in Google Play were downloaded over 120,000 times. These apps display unwanted advertisements on your device and collect marketing-type data about you, generating revenue for their operators in the process. Read on to learn how to find and delete these adware apps from your device. Sneaky adware apps […]

How to check if an Android app is safe to install

Android devices are among the most popular devices on the market today. With a wide variety of features and designs, users have an abundance of choices. Not only that, but there are also more than two million apps available on the Google Play Store. Unfortunately, some of these are rogue software developed by cybercriminals under […]

How to disable Android location settings

When using an Android smartphone for the first time, users receive a prompt from apps like Google to enable location services. Users may decide to accept it because it’s convenient — no need to enable it every time you open an app. But that also means letting Google track all your activities. If you don’t […]

The benefits of syncing your Android phone with Google Chrome

Most people nowadays swap between their computer and their smartphone for their productivity needs — from work to passion projects to simply running their daily lives. It’s simpler than ever to do so, thanks to Google Chrome’s sync-up features for Android phones. Send directions from your laptop to your Android phone While Google Maps works […]

Researchers uncover new strain of Android malware

The Android operating system (OS) relies on an open-source code that allows users and manufacturers to modify their phones’ or tablets’ OSs. The problem is, Android’s open-sourced nature also makes it susceptible to cyberthreats. Recently, security experts found DEFENSOR ID — a new type of Android malware exploiting the system’s Accessibility Services. What is DEFENSOR […]

Are you tracking your Android’s data use?

If you’re frustrated that you still have to deal with mobile data limitations in 2020, so are we. Sure, there are service plans that offer unlimited data, but they’re often expensive and throttle internet speeds after a certain threshold. Check out these tips for monitoring your mobile data usage so you can stretch it further. […]