Category Archives: Android

5 vital Android security features

Android has been making headlines lately, but for all the wrong reasons. In 2018 alone, the mobile operating system has fallen victim to a wide array of cyberattacks that have caused many experts to question its ability to protect users. But believe it or not, Android has a bevy of security features that will all […]

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Android features you need to use right away

Due to Android’s widespread popularity, it gets plenty of unwanted attention from cybercriminals. Recently, Android has suffered a string of security incidents that would make any user consider switching to a different operating system. Despite what the reports say, Android can be incredibly secure if you use the following features. Find my device If you […]

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How to tighten up Android security

Critical Android security issues have become somewhat of the norm in recent months. Hackers are developing a record number of cyberattacks that could compromise your mobile operating system and they’re having more success than ever before. But there are some things you can do to tighten up your Android security, and most of the features […]

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Android phone makers skip critical updates

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. Here’s a quick rundown. Missed patches Every month, Google rolls out a new […]

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Is your Android phone really up to date?

To fend off the latest cyberattacks, Android phone manufacturers claim they always stay on top of bug fixes and security patches. But in light of recent reports, you may not want to take their word for it. Researchers say some popular Android vendors have missed quite a few important patches. If you’re an Android user, […]

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Android phones miss vital security patches

Android manufacturers routinely update their products with the latest security patches to keep users safe from all manner of threats. Or so they would have you believe. According to recent reports, Android phone manufacturers may have accidentally missed a few critical patches. Here’s everything you need to know. Missed patches Every month, Google rolls out […]

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How Facebook collects data on Android phones

Facebook recently made headlines because of a private data controversy involving UK consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. While that scandal continues to emerge, Facebook is facing another privacy issue concerning Android users’ call logs and text data being collected for years. How Facebook’s data-collecting activities were discovered Software developer Dylan McKay realized Facebook had been collecting […]

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Is your Android call and SMS data safe?

It’s normal for mobile phones to store users’ call and text logs. Android users, however, might be surprised to know that Facebook has been collecting their call history and SMS data for years. Should you be worried? How Facebook’s data-collecting activities were discovered Software developer Dylan McKay realized Facebook had been collecting his call records […]

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Did Facebook secretly collect Android data?

It was recently exposed that Facebook has been collecting Android phone users’ call history and SMS data for years. This may be alarming to many users, but Facebook has assured us that it was collected with consent. Here’s everything you need to know. How Facebook’s data-collecting activities were discovered Software developer Dylan McKay realized Facebook […]

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What to expect from the Android P update

Before releasing new features for public use, Google previews their products to businesses and early adopters. Recently, the company unveiled an early version of Android P, and the new features are already turning heads. Let’s take a closer look at the big changes. Indoor positioning If you’re having trouble finding your way around a huge […]

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