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New Android malware detected!

If you have an Android device, be careful! An exceptionally dangerous Android malware known as DEFENSOR ID is currently making the rounds in the Google Play Store. The malware exploits the Accessibility Services in an Android device to evade detection by traditional security measures.

Tracking data use on Android devices

Android devices are among the most feature-rich gadgets available. The vast majority can connect to mobile networks, but unfortunately, many service plans limit the amount of data you can use each month. If you want to avoid paying overage fees or suffering from slow connection speeds, you need to monitor how much data you’re using.

A quick preview of iOS 14

If you’re an Apple mobile device user (or are planning to become one), you’ll want to know the goodies you’ll get from the next iterations of iOS 14 and other Apple operating systems. Here are some of the more tantalizing ones. Nifty app tweaks Apple is developing new features for some of its prominent apps, […]

Spotty home Wi-Fi? Try wireless repeaters and access points

Residential Wi-Fi connections are slower and less reliable than enterprise-grade ones. But now that more people have shifted to remote work, having a fast and stable wireless connection at home is more important than ever. What can you do to ensure you don’t suffer dropped Wi-Fi signals while you’re in a videoconference or finishing up […]

The latest on Microsoft’s update channels

All business users must have access to the latest security and non-security updates in Microsoft 365. But there are businesses that prefer to update their applications and systems once a month and there are others that would rather get them as soon as they become available.

Should you adopt the cloud during COVID-19?

With the COVID-19 pandemic, many business owners are cutting costs and jeopardizing their organization’s efficiency as a result. If you want to avoid this outcome, you should invest in cloud technology. The cloud will not just help you save money, but it will also help your business run more efficiently.

The importance of having a business continuity plan (BCP)

Many small- to medium-sized business (SMB) owners never expect a major crisis to hit their company and are often caught flat-footed when it does. Such events can cause downtime, which can lead to lost revenue and reduced profits. In addition, SMBs that fail to recover quickly from disruption face the risk of losing their customers to their competitors.

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