Android: Comparing Office 365 and Google Apps

Android: Comparing Office 365 and Google Apps

There are so many variables to consider when choosing a software solution, especially now that cloud-based options run on mobile devices. If you’re choosing between Office 365 and Google Apps for productivity software, understanding what they’re capable of on an Android phone or tablet could make the choice much easier. Text-based documents Google Docs sacrifices […]

There is ransomware for Android devices

There is ransomware for Android devices

Ransomware is not just for computers anymore. Malicious software that can hold Android-running smartphones hostage is growing in number. With that in mind, here are some facts about ransomware, and how you can protect your device from it. How does ransomware make it onto your Android device? Like its desktop equivalent, mobile ransomware needs to […]

Tips for extending Android’s battery life

Tips for extending Android’s battery life

Every new Android smartphone is packed with powerful hardware and features, but unfortunately, it also comes with a short battery life. Larger and brighter screens, faster processors, and applications running in the background all quickly drain power from ever thinner batteries. But all hope isn’t lost. You can follow these seven tips to make your […]

Mobile security threats in Android

Mobile security threats in Android

Employees today are working under tight timelines, but thanks to bring your own device (BYOD) policies, they can access critical files and applications to get work done on their smartphones. But BYOD can be a double-edged sword to those who are not vigilant about cyberattacks. If you’re using an Android device, here are five security […]

Google Pixel: An iPhone competitor

Google Pixel: An iPhone competitor

Although Google released its first high-end smartphone later than Apple and Samsung, its mobile devices have consistently been top performers. The latest version of its Pixel phones are out and there’s a lot to like for business users. Models and pricing The Pixel 3 comes in two models, each with two price points depending on […]

Why sync your Android phone with Chrome?

Why sync your Android phone with Chrome?

Users of both Android phones and Google Chrome have reason to rejoice. Actually, make that five reasons — Android and Chrome synced together let you do a quintet of useful things. See for yourself. Send directions from Google Maps to your Android phone While Google Maps works great on smartphones, it’s often easier to use […]

Is your Android phone malware-free?

Is your Android phone malware-free?

Desktop and laptop users regularly update their security software to protect against cyberattacks. But the same cannot be said for smartphone users. This is understandable because cyberthreats on mobile phones are less common… but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Mobile malware MO Mobile malware can be as harmful to a business’s network as infected […]

Your awesome guide to Android repurposing

Your awesome guide to Android repurposing

It’s a fact of life that electronic devices don’t stay on top of the market for very long. That nice new Android tablet with all the latest apps and games will soon be replaced with a newer version, and you have the decision to upgrade or be left with a useless piece of metal and […]