Gooligan malware haunts Android devices

Gooligan malware haunts Android devices

It is the largest single theft of Google accounts ever reported. And if you own an Android 4 or 5 phone, it has likely already affected you. The Gooligan virus, running rampant in third-party app stores, promises to keep wreaking havoc until developers find a way to shut it down.

Android users’ information at risk?

Android users’ information at risk?

Android users may have been inadvertently exposed to a major data breach that could have tracked and transmitted a vast amount of information and data from Android devices to hubs and users in China. Some of this data includes call histories and text messages, and various other data that most users would prefer be kept private.

Trash to treasure: old Android repurposing

Trash to treasure: old 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, demanding that you upgrade or risk being left in the dust with a useless piece of metal and plastic.

Malware hits more than 3,000 Android apps

2016october28_android_cThere is a new threat to Android users that has many customers racing to their closest IT security firm. The malware, from the DressCode family, makes a subtle entrance through Android apps and then branches off to attack your most sensitive files. Here is more information on the vicious DressCode malware and how you can safeguard your computer from infiltration.

Ditch your wallet for Android Pay

2016october13_android_cSci-fi movies have predicted a lot of modern technology, the touchscreens of Minority Report, the virtual reality headsets of Back to the Future, you name it. But for some reason, no matter how far into the future we go, everyone still has cash. There’s something visceral about Harrison Ford pulling out his wallet and showing his badge in Bladerunner, despite virtually every surface around him being a digital display.

Huawei to make Google’s new Android tablet

2016september27_androidtablet_cAlthough Apple gets all the attention, Android tablets have plenty of loyal fans to keep the gossip mill running. The most recent of these suggests that Google may be bringing back one of its most revered devices: the Nexus tablet. With a rumor that Google and Huawei will be collaborating to make this happen, we couldn’t be more excited.

Android Nougat’s top 9 features

2016September9_AndroidPhone_CWhat gets you out of bed each day? Is it the smell of freshly-brewed coffee or the sounds of bacon sizzling on the pan? Now apply this toward smartphones: What gets you really worked up? Could it be the new, sleek design or its upgraded selfie camera? Regardless of the reason, we are all drawn to novelty like moths to a flame.

Linux bug threatens Android users

2016August25_AndroidPhone_CDespite great efforts to prevent broken hearts and to enhance mobile security, there’ll always be the one that gets away. It’s not uncommon for us to overlook things small in size; we rationalize this by assuring ourselves that no substantial harm can come from things so tiny.

6 smart ways to gain more storage on Android

2016August9_AndroidTablet_C“Insufficient storage available”, we all dread to see this message popping up right before taking a picture or installing a new app. Limited storage on Android device is frustrating to say the least. But it doesn’t have to be if you know how to manage storage space wisely.

4 ways to print from your Android device

2016July19_AndroidPhone_CThere was once a time when a broken laptop meant your life was flipped upside down. That’s not the case anymore as long as you have an Android device with you. Everyone knows that you can check emails, edit documents stored in the cloud, and make video calls as well.