Your Android devices can be hacked with a MMS

Own an Android phone? Be careful, Your Android devices can be hacked with a MMS. Security researchers have found that 95% of Android devices running version 2.2 to 5.1 of operating system, which includes Lollipop and KitKat, are susceptible to the security bug, affecting more than 950 million Android smartphones and tablets. Almost all Android more »

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On July 29, 2015, posted in: Blog, Mobile by

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T-Mobile Customers can use their phone in Canada and Mexico at no extra cost

T-Mobile’s U.S. customers will soon be able to call and text people in Canada and Mexico and use their cell phones while traveling in those countries without incurring any additional fees. The wireless carrier announced Thursday that all T-Mobile Simple Choice customers will be able to use their phones across North America at no added more »

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On July 15, 2015, posted in: Blog, Mobile by

7 Common iOS problems and how to fix them

Battery drain Poor battery life is a problem every user must deal with. Disabling background apps from refreshing, changing location services and removing faulty apps can greatly improve battery life. The Background App Refresh option can be turned off by going to Settings, clicking on General and selecting Background App Refresh. You can choose to more »

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On July 2, 2015, posted in: Blog, Mobile by

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Everything you need to know about iOS 9

  Apple has unveiled its iOS 9 mobile platform for iPhone and iPad and while the presentation didn’t offer much in the way of surprises, it did showcase some attractive new features. Here’s all you need to know about iOS 9. Apple is promising better performance and more efficiency from iOS 9, quoting a 50% more »

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On June 10, 2015, posted in: Blog, Mobile by

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iOS bug is causing text messages to crash your iPhone

An unusual bug in Apple’s iOS can crash and reboot your iPhone if you receive a certain text message. The bug works as follows: Someone texts you a message with a specific string of Arabic characters. If your iPhone is locked, and you receive a notification of the new text, iMessage crashes and your iPhone more »

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On May 27, 2015, posted in: Blog, Mobile by

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Google wants to be your phone carrier

Google announced on April 22nd of this year a new program called Fi. Fi combines the wireless networks of Google carrier partners Sprint and T-Mobile with more than 1 million free, open Wi-Fi hotspots Google has verified as fast and reliable. Rumors that Google intended to enter the mobile virtual network operator field have been more »

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On May 22, 2015, posted in: Blog, Mobile by

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Could Cortana be the personal assistant we’ve be waiting for?

Microsoft later this year will offer its Cortana personal assistant as a standalone app for iOS and Android devices, Reuters reported in March. The Cortana personal assistant was inspired by the AI character Cortana in the Halo video game series. Microsoft is working on a version of Cortana that will incorporate artificial intelligence advances developed in more »

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On May 6, 2015, posted in: Blog, Mobile by

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Spring Cleaning for your smartphone?

Spring cleaning is for more than just your home. Even mobile devices can benefit from an annual cleanup. In this article I will talk about how clean out those “cobwebs” in your phone increasing productivity, security, and time management. It is extremely important to make updates and upgrades to your mobile devices. When it comes more »

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On April 22, 2015, posted in: Blog, Mobile by

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iPhone 6 Rumored to Feature 4.7-inch Screen

iPhone 6 rumors have hinted Apple is preparing to introduce a larger screen to it’s upcoming release.  Reports out of Taiwan have now suggested the Cupertino-based company has opted for a 4.7-inch panel.   It has been suggested that the iPhone 6 will upgrade to a 4.7 inch screen, this increase would still make Apple’s more »

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On February 20, 2014, posted in: Blog, Mobile by

Locate lost Android phone or tablet & wipe all data – Android Device Manager

How to locate your lost or stolen android device & wipe it remotely. Are you worried about losing your phone or tablet.  What if someone steels it.  What about all of the files that are stored on it. All of us use the phone for more than just making phone calls and texting friends. The more »

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On February 17, 2014, posted in: Android, Blog, Mobile, Tablets by