Did you know that you can snooze notifications in your Android devices? That’s right, you can snooze not just your alarm but also notifications across all your devices so you can concentrate on more pressing tasks at hand. Here are several other little-used features in Android Oreo that can help you work smarter.
You are probably familiar with desktop-based ransomware like Petya, WannaCry, CryptoWall, and CryptoLocker. But mobile ransomware is an emerging trend you don’t want to learn about only after it strikes. Take a minute to read our summary of mobile ransomware and some easy prevention tips.
Whether for work or entertainment, we use our phones and our computers to spend time on websites daily. As such, Microsoft has revealed a new feature as part of its plan to bring Android phones into the world of Windows 10.
According to Gartner, Android operating systems held 81.7 percent of the worldwide smartphone market share in 2016. Windows PCs have a similarly robust 84 percent of the desktop operating system market share worldwide.
The soon-to be released iOS 11 will be packed with features and enhancements, including a Files app, customizable Control Settings, and a Dock that allows users to switch between apps easily, among others. Long-time Apple users may be thrilled, but Android loyalists will likely be unmoved.
Since it has just been released as a beta test, the next version of Google’s Android operating system still doesn’t have a full name and is known as “Android O” for now. What has been confirmed so far are extended battery life and an optimized notification system.
Although hackers are known for unleashing a host of malware to infiltrate critical networks and devices, phishing emails are their most effective attack method. This scam preys on the trust of computer users with seemingly innocuous emails that request for login credentials or prompt a file download.
Good news for Android users of Dropbox apps. Last month, Dropbox announced a new app update that will bring the very useful document scanning feature to Google’s operating system. This means you no longer have to use a bulky scanner to convert files into PDFs — just bring your Android device.
Migrating information from an old Android phone to a new one may be one of the least exciting tasks of buying a new gadget, but it’s usually the most crucial as well. Fortunately, Google has made it incredibly simple to move information from one phone to another.
For Android users, not only does a new operating system entail a new, confectionary-inspired name, but also a handful of features to look out for — case in point, Android 7.0 Nougat. Even better, older smartphone users can expect to enjoy it too, thus revoking Google Pixel of its exclusive privilege.
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.