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The Complete Guide to Improving Android Battery Life

November 4th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Once upon a time, you had to really keep an eye on your Android phone to make sure the battery wasn’t being depleted immaturely. Manually toggling connections, constantly adjusting brightness, and the like are basically all things of the past now—but there are still things you can do to maximize your handset’s battery life. Read more: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/25319/complete-guide-to-maximizing-your-android-phones-battery-life/

Five Ways to Customize Android that iOS Still Can’t Match

October 31st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Android is very customizable–many of its features are just defaults, and can be swapped out for third-party alternatives without any rooting required. When it comes to iOS, well…not so much. Read more: http://www.howtogeek.com/121374/6-ways-to-customize-android-that-ios-users-can-only-dream-about/

More than half of Androids susceptible to ancient malware

October 18th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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One of the world’s most prolific Android malware instances is still the most prevalent piece of malware more than two years after it first emerged. The capable trojan known as Ghost Push infects Android up to version five, aka Lollipop, still employed by about 57 per cent of all users. Read more: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/10/17/ghost_push_android_malware/

How to Use Android’s Wi-Fi Assistant to Keep Your Phone Safe on Public Networks

October 13th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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If you aren’t using Android’s “Wi-Fi Assistant”, you should. It automatically secures unsafe public wireless networks by using a Google VPN, so attackers can’t access your data. Read more: http://www.howtogeek.com/275474/how-to-use-androids-wi-fi-assistant-to-keep-your-phone-safe-on-public-networks/

Europol warns of Android tap-and-go thefts

September 28th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Law authorities have warned they believe criminals are using Android phones to trigger fraudulent tap-and-go payments. The alert comes in Europol’s annual Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment report. Experts had previously said that the rollout of smart wallet systems could raise such a threat. However, the police are unsure exactly how the attacks are being […]

How to Back Up Your Text Messages to Your Gmail Account

September 26th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Backing up your text messages from your Android phone to your Gmail account is so simple, there’s no reason to not back them up and make them search-friendly in the process. Read on to see how you can turn your Gmail account into an SMS vault. What You’ll Need It’s easy to lose your text messages. […]

Google offers $200,000 for Android-busting exploit

September 19th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Google has just announced a big-money bug-chasing competition for Android – and this one is a contest with an interesting twist. Simply put, you do this: Choose one of Google’s official “over the air” Android 7 firmware releases for the Nexus 5X and 6P phones. Figure out a remotely exploitable sequence of bugs by which […]

Double-dipping malware steals iOS creds and roots Android

September 19th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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A newly-outed trojan is exploiting iOS and Android devices, ripping iCloud credentials abusing the trusted link between phones and PCs, says Palo Alto security researcher Claud Xiao. The attack appears to have failed in most circumstances, thanks to iOS’ sandboxing security controls, hardened modern Android operating systems, and the overt nature of the attack, and […]

How to Enable a “Night Mode” in Android to Reduce Eyestrain

September 8th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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They say that blue spectrums of light are bad for your eyes, especially at night when you’re more likely to be looking at your phone in a dark environment. This also supposedly leads to poor sleep, which leads to poor health. Here’s how to combat that on your Android phone. On desktop computers, you can use […]

How to Watch Apple’s Live Stream Events on Windows, Android, and Linux

September 7th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Apple claims their live streams are only available in Safari on macOS and iOS. But you don’t have to miss the new iPhone launch if you’re using a Windows PC or Android device. Apple doesn’t make it obvious how to do this, but you can watch its live events on any operating system. To watch on Apple […]

New Malware Targets Android Banking Apps, Cybersecurity Group Says

September 7th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Cybersecurity researchers said they have discovered a new type of malicious software that circumvents security features on version 6 of the Android mobile-phone operating system, allowing criminals to infiltrate banking apps and steal credit-card details. Kaspersky Lab, which tracks the activity of cyber threats, said the so-called malware seeks to steal a phone user’s details […]

How to Cast Your Windows or Android Display to a Windows 10 PC

September 5th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Windows 10’s Anniversary Update brings an interesting new feature: Any PC can now function as a wireless receiver for Miracast, allowing you to view the display from another Windows PC, an Android smartphone or tablet, or a Windows phone. How to Turn Your PC Into a Miracast Receiver To turn your PC into a Miracast receiver, just […]

New malware discovered in Play Store apps, could pose a threat for corporate users

September 2nd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Downloading apps from the official app stores is always the best way to go about the ordeal. Users can generally rest assured that the software has been checked for any malicious content and is safe for their devices. On the flip side, downloading apps from 3rd party sources is always considered much riskier. However, there […]

How to Use Android Nougat’s New Notification Controls

September 1st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Android 7.0 Nougat made some pretty big improvements to notifications, but there’s one feature that’s gone unsung. Now, you can easily manipulate an app’s ability to generate notifications directly from the notification shade. One of Android’s best features has always been notifications. But as time has gone on and the OS has grown, developers have essentially learned […]

When is your phone getting Android 7.0 Nougat?

August 24th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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After more than 5 months in beta, Google has officially rolled out the latest version of the Android mobile operating system — Android 7.0 Nougat. The update is rolling out to the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus 9, Nexus Player, and Pixel C devices, as well as the General Mobile 4G, an Android One […]

Four Excellent Android Nougat Improvements You May Not Know About

August 23rd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Android 7.0 Nougat is another feature-refining build for the OS, with lots of little tweaks and optimisations throughout.  Google covered a lot of the big features when it announced Nougat (then called “Android N”), but today we’re going to highlight a handful of features that you may not have already heard about. The Settings Menu Is […]

The Best New Features in Android 7.0 “Nougat”

August 23rd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Android 7.0 Nougat is finally here, and Nexus users will start getting the updates very soon. Here are the coolest features in the latest version of Android. Right now, the update should be rolling out to the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 9, as well as the Nexus Player, Pixel C and General […]

Android 7.0 Nougat released by Google

August 23rd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Google has released Android 7.0, codenamed Nougat. The new version of its mobile operating system allows two apps to be run on the same screen at once, and makes it possible for devices to handle more complex 3D graphics. For now, only Nexus-branded handsets and tablets can get the update. Google says a forthcoming phone […]

Android bug fear in 900 million phones

August 10th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Serious security flaws that could give attackers complete access to a phone’s data have been found in software used on tens of millions of Android devices. The bugs were uncovered by Checkpoint researchers looking at software running on chipsets made by US firm Qualcomm. Qualcomm processors are found in about 900 million Android phones, the […]

Chrome on Android now provides faster, more power efficient video playback

August 4th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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How many hours a week do you spend watching video on your smartphone? It’s an incredibly convenient way to digest clips from late night talk shows, news reports, sports highlights and more, but it’s also the easiest way to kill your battery. That’s why Google has made it a priority to turn Chrome into the […]

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