Android users, meet Amazon’s Alexa

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

Strengthen your smartphone’s security

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

How MTD improves your mobile security

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

Connecting accessories to Android devices

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 […]

Android 8.0: significant security upgrades

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. In case you’ve missed the equally important security updates, we’ve listed some of the most noteworthy […]

Microsoft Edge for Android users

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. Read […]

Use these little-known Android Oreo features

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 […]

Android app showdown: O365 vs. G Suite

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. Let’s run through what those are. Text-based documents Google […]

Ransomware targets Android devices

Ransomware targets Android devices

By now, most people know what ransomware is: malicious software that threatens to publish or erase its victims’ data unless they pay a ransom. But with the surge in mobile device computing, it was inevitable that ransomware would adapt to find new victims. Let’s discuss how it works and what you can do to prevent […]