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4 ways to delete your smartphone data

Smartphones hold sensitive data such as financial information, confidential emails, and contact details that you wouldn’t want falling into the wrong hands. To wipe data from your old phone, do the following: 1. Encrypt your Android phone Ensure that strangers don’t have access to your private data by encrypting it to make it unreadable. Newer […]

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4 easy ways to wipe data from your phone

The smartphone has become an important part of our lives and is one gadget that many of us carry most of the time. We not only use it to communicate with others, but to store personal information like email, photos, and contacts, as well. So if you plan to sell your phone or give it […]

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How to delete data from your mobile device

It’s not our business if you want to sell your old smartphone or give it away. But it’s a good idea to securely delete what’s stored in it because you wouldn’t want the next owner to get hold of your sensitive information. Follow the steps below before letting go  of your device. 1. Encrypt your […]

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Why jailbreaking your iPad is a bad idea

The big idea behind jailbreaking an iPad is to go around the restrictions Apple imposes on how you can use and control your device. Jailbreaking your iPad can be a rewarding experience, as it boosts your device’s functionality in many ways. However, it does have some serious disadvantages that you should consider before you decide to […]

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Why you shouldn’t jailbreak your iPad

A lot of iPad users resort to jailbreaking to gain greater control over iOS. With a jailbroken iPad, you can download apps unavailable in the App Store and get additional functionality from apps installed on your device. However, this virtually unrestricted access to apps and features has its cons, not least of which are security […]

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The risks of jailbreaking your iPad

While the iPad and other Apple devices allow you to download and install literally millions of apps, they don’t exactly leave much room for customization. Jailbreaking lets you fully customize your iPad by enabling you to install third-party apps on your device. But it’s not without risks. Here’s why you should think twice before jailbreaking your […]

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Gmail’s proactive anti-phishing enhancements

To this day, cybercriminals still have an old reliable weapon in their arsenal — email. With it, criminals can fool recipients into revealing personal information or clicking on a malware-ridden attachment. This kind of scam is called phishing, and it continues to persist because many people still fall for it. To protect email users from […]

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