The story on Android bloatware

The story on Android bloatware

If you have ever bought a phone on contract from a wireless provider, especially an Android phone, you likely have noticed a few carrier related apps that came preinstalled on your device. These apps, commonly referred to as bloatware, can be annoying and many users simply don’t use them.

Android gets Google Slides app

Android gets Google Slides app

As Android devices continue their steady penetration into the business world, we are starting to see a wider number of business oriented apps arrive on the Google Play store. One of the latest apps released could be incredibly useful for business owners who use Google Apps.

Boost your Android storage

Boost your Android storage

Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets play a huge role in helping today’s workforce get things done while on-the-go. With that in mind, storage space has become an essential backbone to support today’s fast-paced world, giving users security, versatile support, and peace of mind.

Is your phone safe from Heartbleed?

Is your phone safe from Heartbleed?

Almost two-thirds of the Web is vulnerable to Heartbleed-based attacks. This is regardless of the fact that major companies tried to address the problem by releasing updates. Considering the magnitude and severity of the problems that it can cause you and your business, you simply cannot afford to neglect or ignore this threat, especially if you use Android devices.

Where to find your text messages

Where to find your text messages

The smartphone is really more mobile computer than actual phone, especially with the ever increasing number of apps and features available on many models. That being said, they are still the main communication tool for people. Many businesses rely on the SMS or text, and with Android phones, especially new ones, it may be tough to figure out where exactly you can find these messages.

Let's look at KitKat and the Nexus 5

AndroidPhone_Nov18_BIn many countries, October 31 marks not only the last day of October but also Halloween. This night of tricks and treats is eagerly looked forward to by many children. This year, Google decided to do something special for adults too: Take the wrapper off of their new version of Android – KitKit and the new Nexus 5. Now that Google has a new phone and operating system out, businesses have another option to choose from.

Google Places gets new app

AndroidPhone_Oct21_BIt’s now more or less expected that a business have a presence online. Even businesses that rely solely on foot traffic should have a website, or at the very least, a way for customers to find more information about them online. One of the easiest ways to do this is to have a Google Places for Business page.

Android tip: How to block calls

AndroidPhone_Sep24_BSmartphones have become so popular that many people, especially Gen-Y, are starting to forgo the traditional landline in favor of just the one device. While this might be a great way to stay ever-connected to vital business contacts, for example, you are still going to get calls from telemarketers and other people you simply don’t want to talk to.