One of the top paid apps on Google Play for more than a week was an antivirus app- but this app’s only real function was to change an image on the screen. It didn’t actually do anything to protect your phone, yet it cost you $3.99. That didn’t stop Virus Shield from vaulting to the […]
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Google Helps Find Your Stolen Android Device
Earlier this month, Google officially announced it’s plans to put out a device locator feature, similar to Apple’s ‘Find my iPhone” app. The free app is called Android Device Manager, and it’s available now for your mobile device running Android version 2.2 or higher. At the very least, this app will show you just how […]
TIP: How To Stop Your Mobile Device From Tracking You
Apple users might recall the big news story that came out a while back regarding the fact that the iphone doesn’t just track your information, but also saves years of it in an unsecured database within the phone. Most users already knew about the location tracking, but the practice of storing this information in an […]
Does Downloading Apps On Your Smartphone Put Your Privacy At Risk?
We all want to be able to be ‘on the go and in the know’, and there are many apps that help us do so. However, people are becoming increasingly concerned with the amount of information that applications are asking for permission to access. Why does a news app need access to your contacts? Why […]