A quick guide to Android backups

A quick guide to Android backups

Your Android phone is your life. It contains business documents, calendar reminders, and contacts you can’t afford to lose. So if an unforeseen incident suddenly wipes out your data, you better be sure you’ve fully backed up your Android device. If you haven’t, check out this guide.

Steps for deleting data from your mobile

Steps for deleting data from your mobile

Whether you’re planning to give away your old phone or resell it, it’s crucial that you securely delete all your data first, because the last thing you need is for the new owner to have access to your sensitive information. Fortunately, you can let go of your old Android phone without any worry by following these four steps.

Android vs. Apple: Which is better?

Android vs. Apple: Which is better?

You rely on your entire IT infrastructure to run a successful business. To that end, you must choose reliable tools, including mobile devices, that drive the most value for your operations. This is where the neverending question, “Is Apple better than Android?” comes in.

Android P: Top Features You Must Know

Android P: Top Features You Must Know

The days of Android Oreo being the latest operating system for Google’s mobile platform are numbered, as the search engine giant gave a sneak peek to Android P during the recent Google I/O conference. While it’s just a preview, it gives developers and consumers some hints on what the future holds.

5 vital Android security features

5 vital Android security features

Android has been making headlines lately, but for all the wrong reasons. In 2018 alone, the mobile operating system has fallen victim to a wide array of cyberattacks that have caused many experts to question its ability to protect users. But believe it or not, Android has a bevy of security features that will all but guarantee the safety of your device.

Is your Android call and SMS data safe?

Is your Android call and SMS data safe?

It’s normal for mobile phones to store users’ call and text logs. Android users, however, might be surprised to know that Facebook has been collecting their call history and SMS data for years. Should you be worried?

How Facebook’s data-collecting activities were discovered

Software developer Dylan McKay realized Facebook had been collecting his call records and SMS metadata when he downloaded his Facebook account data from his Android device (to do this, go to General > Settings). When he tweeted about it, several users responded that the same thing happened to them, while others revealed that only call histories with close contacts such as parents, partners, and other family members were collected.