Smartphones are basically palm-sized computers. As such, they deserve the same protection as desktops and laptops. While there is no need to install bulky security software to protect against cyber threats, there are steps users can take to prevent cybercriminals from penetrating these small computers.
One of the most anticipated features announced from last year’s Google I/O is finally available for early testing. Android Instant Apps allows users to run specific applications without needing to install them. Only a few Android and Google Pixel users will be able to test this new feature, and if you want to find out whether your phone has access to Instant Apps, follow these instructions.
Windows and Apple apps available on laptops and Macs, respectively, are more than enough to keep their devoted users happy. But wouldn’t it be great if Android apps, which are most popular for mobile devices, could be used with laptops? 2017 could be the year Android becomes a staple in laptops when Chromebooks, Google Chrome OS-backed notebooks, adopt Google Play.
Google is synonymous with some of the best internet search technology on the market. But for some reason, one of the most effective ways to utilize Google search has flown mostly under the radar. If you’re jealous of Apple’s Siri, you may not even realize that you have your own AI assistant sitting in your pocket.
Your own personal assistant is supposed to make life easier. Designed to let you dictate your searches instead of typing them, Google Assistant was made to accomplish just that. While talking to your phone is undoubtedly a convenient way to search for information, it’s not always practical.
Google recently announced their latest operating system offering, known as Android Things. This operating system can have a major impact on businesses that offer apps on various devices aside from tablets, phones, and computers. If you are wondering how Android Things might impact you and your business, read on.
It is the largest single theft of Google accounts ever reported. And if you own an Android 4 or 5 phone, it has likely already affected you. The Gooligan virus, running rampant in third-party app stores, promises to keep wreaking havoc until developers find a way to shut it down.
Business communications have never been the same since VoIP (Voice-over-Internet Protocol) was launched in 1995. Thanks to this cutting-edge technology, businesses of all sizes are able to use IP telephony systems to significantly cut costs and increase communications efficiency and flexibility.
Android users may have been inadvertently exposed to a major data breach that could have tracked and transmitted a vast amount of information and data from Android devices to hubs and users in China. Some of this data includes call histories and text messages, and various other data that most users would prefer be kept private.
There is a new threat to Android users that has many customers racing to their closest IT security firm. The malware, from the DressCode family, makes a subtle entrance through Android apps and then branches off to attack your most sensitive files. Here is more information on the vicious DressCode malware and how you can safeguard your computer from infiltration.