Android bloatware: What you need to know

If you have bought an Android phone on contract from a wireless provider, you’ve likely noticed apps that come preinstalled on your device. These apps are called bloatware, which many users don’t want. The problem is, they’re difficult — if not impossible — to uninstall. Luckily, there is something you can do about them. What […]

Protecting your Facebook and Twitter from hackers

The Facebook worldwide privacy scandal should have been a wake up call for all of us to revisit our social media privacy settings. We should be vigilant in keeping our personal information safe. Here are tips to keep your Facebook and Twitter accounts well-secured. Lock screens exist for a reason Lock all your computing devices […]

How to delete data from your mobile device

It’s not our business if you want to sell your old smartphone or give it away. But it’s a good idea to securely delete what’s stored in it because you wouldn’t want the next owner to get hold of your sensitive information. Follow the steps below before letting go  of your device. 1. Encrypt your […]

The best tips when backing up your Android data

A cyberattack or hardware failure can wipe out invaluable personal and work-related data on your device, so it’s best to back them up. This doesn’t just apply to desktops and laptops but to mobile devices as well. Android phones and tablets store plenty of important data, which means they need to be backed up, too. […]

Google Now is now Google Assistant

Google Assistant was launched in 2016 as an enhanced version of Google’s previous virtual assistant (VA), Google Now. It improved on Google Now’s features, and those who use Google-powered devices certainly have a lot to gain. What functionalities can you expect from the search giant’s AI-powered virtual assistant? Read on and find out. Locate the […]

How to remove viruses from your Android device

Is your Android phone or tablet acting strange? Is it running slower than usual? Is it consuming a lot of mobile data fast? If any of these instances sound familiar, your device may be infected with a virus. This guide will show you how to get rid of malware in your Android device. The lowdown […]

Presenting Google Drive’s PDF management features

These days, cloud services such as Google Drive are gaining prominence as more teams rely on them to accomplish business goals with increased cost savings and productivity. But for some reason, Google Drive’s PDF-handling features have gone underappreciated, despite PDFs being a mainstay in workstations and offices for quite some time now. It’s time you […]

How to make your Android apps more organized

Finding it hard to find the app you want on your Android device? If so, it’s time to organize your apps into folders. Here’s how. Creating and naming folders On most devices, when you install a new app, the icon will be automatically added to your home screen, or to a screen where there is […]

Android tip: Track your data use

Android devices are often most effective when they have a stable network connection. The problem is that many mobile networks limit how much data you can use during a subscription cycle. Instead of upgrading to a more expensive plan, consider paying closer attention to how and when you use data and scaling back. It’s easier […]

How to keep your Android device secure

According to this article, more people are relying on their smartphones for tasks such as surfing the internet, booking a taxi or an airline ticket, playing games, and ordering food. While you cannot predict if your Android device will be stolen or lost, the following tools will protect your personal information and give you peace […]

Using Android File Transfer to back up your files

You can’t risk losing important files on your Android phone, may they be your treasured family vacation photos or your detailed notes on your clients. 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 transfer […]

MTD enhances your business’s security

Major cybersecurity experts believe there are around 1.3 million unique malware designed to attack mobile devices at any given moment. That is why businesses must follow a mobile-first security strategy and devote more resources to protect smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Mobile threat detection (MTD) tactics are an excellent way to accomplish that. MTD and machine […]