Google has been hitting their stride with their smartphones in recent years. When the first Google Pixel was released, many tech experts and consumers were impressed by the phone’s capabilities and features. In 2018, Google is expected to release the Google Pixel 3, and everyone seems to have even higher hopes for it.
Watch out Android users, your smartphone may not be as secure as you thought it was. A study has found that a few Android manufacturers may have accidentally skipped crucial software updates despite saying they constantly keep their products up to date.
The mobile market is populated with a staggering variety of Android smartphones. Not only do you have to choose between several phone manufacturers like Samsung and HTC, but there are also other considerations like computing power, software features, and design.
Increased productivity and constant collaboration are two of the main reasons why businesses have integrated a mobile policy into their business. This means an increased use of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets in daily operations. But as the number of mobile users continues to grow, so does the number of cyber crime.
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.
Google recently announced and enacted changes to its search tools. The change is primarily to prioritize mobile. In other words, the search tool is now mobile-first. The question then becomes, why is Google changing its search priorities, and what does this mean for businesses and users? Here are some more details about why Google is prioritizing mobile searches.
Smartphone development is a tough market to break into. Microsoft tried with its Windows Phone, but that was a fruitless venture. This year, Google plans to have a go in the same market with the Google Pixel, a smartphone that looks every bit as promising as the latest iteration of the iPhone.
What gets you out of bed each day? Is it the smell of freshly-brewed coffee or the sounds of bacon sizzling on the pan? Now apply this toward smartphones: What gets you really worked up? Could it be the new, sleek design or its upgraded selfie camera? Regardless of the reason, we are all drawn to novelty like moths to a flame.
Microsoft smartphones have been on their last legs for months, if not years. Though builds and new features held promise in revitalizing the device, Microsoft announced the removal of their phones from the consumer market. While Microsoft maintains its stance on “fully committing” to Windows Phones, the fact that they are selling off their handset business, shows otherwise.
The smartphone. It may seem like the last safe haven from online security threats. As it rests snugly in your pocket, you may never even think a virus, trojan or other malware could ever touch it. And even if it did, how much damage could it really cause? Well, for Android users, we’ve got some bad news.