Tag Archives: android

Mobile malware on Android apps

2017March14Android_C_PH

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. Mobile malware MO Malware and other threats pose risks that […]

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Is your Android smartphone a security risk?

2017March14Android_B_PH

Desktop and laptop users install security software updates and do everything they can to safeguard against cyber attacks. The same cannot be said of smartphone users. This is understandable because cyber threats on mobile phones are less visible… but that doesn’t mean they don’t happen. When you factor in smartphone users’ growing dependency on mobile […]

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Malware on Android smartphones

2017March14Android_A_PH

The average smartphone user doesn’t give nearly enough consideration to mobile phone security. In fact, smartphone users are more likely to get anxious about their phone’s physical safety than the more serious threat of malware. Malware and other forms of cyber threats are far more common in desktops and laptops particularly for business users, but […]

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How to test out Android Instant Apps

2017February22_Android_C_PH

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 […]

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An early look at Android Instant Apps

2017February22_Android_B_PH

Back in May 2016, Google gave us a sneak preview of Android Instant Apps, a feature that loads a web-based version of an app instead of installing it. Today, the feature is available for limited testing on Google Pixel and certain Android devices. If you want to try out Instant Apps, follow the steps below. […]

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How to get a sneak preview of Instant Apps

2017February22_Android_A_PH

At its I/O 2016 conference, Google introduced us to Android Instant Apps. This built-in feature allows users to access a cloud version of an app without having to download it from the Google Play Store. While the technology isn’t yet available to the general public, Google is running a limited test of the technology for […]

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Android apps on laptops

2017February7_Android_A_PH

Thanks to Google, the apps on your Android phone that you wish you could use on a larger device might finally find their way to a bigger platform. Even though Android apps are designed for a mobile platform, the apps are also available for the Google Chrome OS-powered Chromebooks. Does this mean Android is taking […]

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Chromebooks: new home for Android apps

2017February7_Android_C_PH

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 […]

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Will Android apps fit in laptops?

2017February7_Android_B_PH

Yes, thanks to the new Chromebooks that will be launched in 2017. Users of the older versions of Chromebook don’t need to worry. Android apps will be repurposed for a bigger platform, and their old-model devices will get a taste of Android apps, too. With their entry into laptops, the world’s leading mobile operating system […]

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5 useful commands for Google’s AI assistant

2017January18_Android_B_PH

Voice-powered AI systems are enjoying a resurgence. With improved bandwidth, both on desktops and on mobile devices, software vendors can easily relay complex voice commands to the cloud to be analyzed by more powerful computing software. Everyone has seen Siri do it on Apple phones, but how many realize that Android has its own AI, […]

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