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How Facebook collects data on Android phones

How Facebook collects data on Android phones

Facebook recently made headlines because of a private data controversy involving UK consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. While that scandal continues to emerge, Facebook is facing another privacy issue concerning Android users’ call logs and text data being collected for years. How Facebook’s data-collecting activities were discovered Software developer Dylan McKay realized Facebook had been collecting […]

Microsoft Teams gets new features

Microsoft Teams gets new features

Every business now needs a workplace chat platform to foster internal communication, and Teams is Microsoft’s answer to this demand. To improve convenience and user experience, Microsoft has just announced new features that will be added to Microsoft Teams. Cortana Integration One new feature that Microsoft will bring to Teams is Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant. […]

Expect better accessibility in Windows 10

Expect better accessibility in Windows 10

If you feel like Windows 10 should improve its accessibility features, you’re in luck. Microsoft is introducing major upgrades on its OS’s display and audio features with significant tweaks on its Ease of Access, Narrator, and related settings. Better Ease of Access settings Some users rarely tinker with their computer’s accessibility settings because they’re difficult […]

Phishing hits businesses at tax time

Phishing hits businesses at tax time

Phishing schemes abound every season, and tax season is no exception. It’s an important time of year in the corporate world and cybercriminals are looking to take advantage of it, which is why your business must ensure that your confidential data is kept under lock and key. Phishing baits to watch out for Phishing attacks […]

iOS 11 controls to protect your data

iOS 11 controls to protect your data

Gathering data such as user location is crucial for companies like Apple to provide personalized experiences through their mobile apps. Understandably, many users are not happy about this minor invasion of privacy, so here’s a guide for how to set privacy controls on your iOS 11 device. Location Services controls Apple and other third-party apps […]

Does private browsing secure your data?

Does private browsing secure your data?

If you’re getting targeted with surprisingly relevant ads, there’s a chance your internet activity is being tracked and analyzed by market researchers. While this doesn’t bother most people, private browsing mode can offer you some protection against online marketers and would-be data thieves. What is private browsing? Your web browser — whether it be Chrome, […]

Top 4 reasons for lagging mobile internet

Top 4 reasons for lagging mobile internet

Fed up with your phone because of its slow internet speed? Before you rush off to the nearest electronic store to purchase a new one, take a look at these four reasons why your phone’s internet is slow. Router location One simple yet overlooked reason why your WiFi-connected phone may be experiencing internet lag is […]

Prep for IT incidents with external support

Prep for IT incidents with external support

Regardless of your best office IT strategies, it’s nearly impossible to thwart every type of cyberattack. And when they do happen, most businesses depend primarily on their internal resources and personnel. On the other hand, some organizations have realized the risks and complexities involved and have sought external support from leading industry specialists. Here are […]

Top Android P improvements you need to know

Top Android P improvements you need to know

Every year, Google pushes out a major Android update filled with new features and improvements. Although this year’s update, Android P, is still not out for you to enjoy, Google did give a sneak preview of the new improvements. Indoor positioning If you’re having trouble finding your way around a huge complex like a mall […]

The Google Assistant Fun House at SXSW

The Google Assistant Fun House at SXSW

Google brought their “voice-activated insanity” as a feature of their Google Assistant Fun House at the South by Southwest (SXSW) expo in Austin this year. The limited product exhibit showcased the unique capabilities of their AI assistant platform, such as a sock-folding robot and a system to order beer from your sofa. Here are other […]