Hundreds of Apps Threaten Your Privacy

We don't really have any privacy, it seems, as researchers discovered hundreds of apps using ultrasonic sounds to track users.  This new anti-privacy technique used by numerous apps uses ultrasonic tones to track consumers, ZDNet reports. This sounds like it comes from some kind of Sci-Fi novel, but unfortunately, it's the truth of the [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Smartphone News, Tech News|0 Comments

Apple’s iOS 10.3 update could result in you losing all of your data if you do not perform a back up

IF you have sentimental attachment to the data on your iPhone, you will want to perform a backup before upgrading to Apple’s latest iOS update later this month. While iOS 10.3 promises to deliver a host of new updates, one component could devastate users who do not back up data and files to Apple’s [...]

By | March 12th, 2017|General News, Smartphone News, Tech News|0 Comments

Updating your phone apps has never been more important

THIS week’s WikiLeaks release shows it’s possible to bug phones, computers, TVs and even cars, making it more important than ever to stay on top of your security. Experts have warned that CIA hacking information obtained by WikiLeaks, if released, could be used by criminals and hackers to unlock people’s devices. Professor of computer [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Computer Support, General News, Smartphone News, Tech News|0 Comments

iPhones are now more failure-prone than Android devices

OH, HOW THE TABLES HAVE TURNED. iPhones are now more likely to fail than Android devices, with crashing apps and headphone malfunctions causing grief for Apple smartphone users over the past year. So says mobile diagnostics outfit Blancco Technology Group, which has called out Android for this kind of thing in the past. The firm's latest State [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Smartphone News|0 Comments

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Wins Best Smartphone Award at MWC 2017

The GSM Association recognized the Galaxy S7 edge as the Best Smartphone in the Best Mobile Handsets and Devices category at the annual Global Mobile Awards at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Samsung’s Vice President of Global Product Strategy, Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics, Junho Park stated “We are honored to be [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Smartphone News|0 Comments

Android testing reveals sad state of anti-malware apps

Ratings and reviews won't weed out badware. Many Android anti-malware apps in Google's Play Store are written by amateurs and offer little or no protection against security threats, a large test of security products has found. Researchers from independent testing lab AV Comparatives downloaded 110 anti-malware apps from Google Play, including reputable brands such [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Smartphone News|0 Comments