Android bloatware: What you need to know

If you have bought an Android phone on contract from a wireless provider, you’ve likely noticed apps that come preinstalled on your device. These apps are called bloatware, which many users don’t want. The problem is, they’re difficult — if not impossible — to uninstall. Luckily, there is something you can do about them. What […]

Protecting your Facebook and Twitter from hackers

The Facebook worldwide privacy scandal should have been a wake up call for all of us to revisit our social media privacy settings. We should be vigilant in keeping our personal information safe. Here are tips to keep your Facebook and Twitter accounts well-secured. Lock screens exist for a reason Lock all your computing devices […]

Google Now is now Google Assistant

Google Assistant was launched in 2016 as an enhanced version of Google’s previous virtual assistant (VA), Google Now. It improved on Google Now’s features, and those who use Google-powered devices certainly have a lot to gain. What functionalities can you expect from the search giant’s AI-powered virtual assistant? Read on and find out. Locate the […]

How to make your Android apps more organized

Finding it hard to find the app you want on your Android device? If so, it’s time to organize your apps into folders. Here’s how. Creating and naming folders On most devices, when you install a new app, the icon will be automatically added to your home screen, or to a screen where there is […]

Android tip: Track your data use

Android devices are often most effective when they have a stable network connection. The problem is that many mobile networks limit how much data you can use during a subscription cycle. Instead of upgrading to a more expensive plan, consider paying closer attention to how and when you use data and scaling back. It’s easier […]