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The Best And Worst Features Of Android Wear

Android Wear is still in its infancy as a platform. The main SDK was announced a few months ago, and the LG G Watch as well as the Samsung Gear Live have barely been available for a few weeks in the market. As a result, the day-to-day experience with Android Wear has been a series of awe-inducing moments followed by frustrations. In the following post, I will detail the best and worst features of the platform (you can also聽check my separate聽LG G Watch impressions and Steve鈥檚 G Watch / Wear review)....

January 4, 2023 路 5 min 路 1035 words 路 Harold Lee

The Best Apps For The Samsung Gear Vr

Most of these choices are games, but the Gear VR lets users do much more. Whether you want to joyride around a futuristic city with a jetpack. Or enjoy some personal time in your own private theater. The Gear VR lets you dip into VR cheaply. So long as you already have or are planning to get a new Samsung phone. Without any pesky wires or high-end pads to configure....

January 4, 2023 路 2 min 路 414 words 路 Victoria Morris

The Oneplus 2 Is Going Invite Free Forever Beginning December 5

OnePlus has an interesting system to sell phones, based around an invite system that funnels in orders for the company鈥檚 flagship device. It鈥檚 a system that some would like gone, but OnePlus asserts that the invite system helps the company scale its operations, so it doesn鈥檛 look like it鈥檚 going away any time soon. At least, not initially. However, OnePlus has just announced that beginning December 5 at midnight, the OnePlus 2 will be going invite-free forever....

January 4, 2023 路 2 min 路 275 words 路 Zina Sauls

This Tool Lets You Run Android Apps On Any Gnu Linux Os

If this situation has been several times close to happening, but without ever succeeding. A new proposal has just arrived, which will bring Android apps to Linux. The tech giant Google had already achieved the feat of getting their Android apps running on ChromeOS, natively and fully integrated. To achieve this has changed its desktop operating system to accommodate these new applications. The Linux universe was now also covered by a way to run these applications, with the arrival of Anbox....

January 4, 2023 路 2 min 路 271 words 路 Sara Plowman

Top Cybersecurity Lessons For E Commerce Website Administrators

By the end of 2019, there were around 2.1 billion online retail purchasers in the world. Around 80% of people in the U.S. shop online and over half of those use their smartphone to make a purchase. Shopping online requires high levels of fraud detection and security. This is evidenced by the $130 billion loss expected from 2018鈥2023 from digital CNP (Card Not Present) fraud. As owners, administrators or hosts of e-commerce sites, we need to make sure we offer our customers the most secure experience we can....

January 4, 2023 路 6 min 路 1213 words 路 Richard Byrd

Touchwzi Tktktktkt

The new Touchz I did not expect to like Touchz as much as I do on the Galaxy S6. ed, it鈥檚 still the same blue-hued interface that Samsung鈥檚 put on its Android phones since day one, but with the right wallpaper an appropriately colored keyboard, the interface really isn鈥檛 so bad. Forgive me, diehard Androidians, but Touchz looks a little iOS-y. The phone itself already resembles an ione on the outside, but I could see novice techies attracted to this particular device precisely because it offers an Apple-like experience, without actually being an ione....

January 4, 2023 路 4 min 路 702 words 路 Luella Randolph

Upwork Vs Fiverr Which Freelance Job Site Is Best

Two of the most popular sites for freelance work include Upwork and Fiverr. These are both popular sites within the digital and virtual employment realm, but which one is better for freelance services?聽Here ZDNet takes a deep dive into the differences between Upwork and Fiverr.聽Which is the right one for you? At a Glance: Fiverr vs. Upwork To get started, create a free profile and filter between domestic and international jobs....

January 4, 2023 路 5 min 路 977 words 路 Curtis Grant

Usb C Could Be Standard For All Smartphones And Tablets Says Europe

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) in the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee have voted 43 versus 2 in favor of the European Commission鈥檚 September聽proposal聽to revise the EU鈥檚 Radio Equipment Directive to require makers of smartphones and other small devices to use a common USB-C charging port. The EC released its proposal a year after MEPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of a common charger. The common charger proposal aims to decouple new device purchases from charger equipment and cables, saving the environment and consumers from unnecessary purchases....

January 4, 2023 路 3 min 路 449 words 路 Earl Pixley

Video Swype S Co Founder Launches Dryft For Tablets And The Demo Is A Bit Out Of This World

One of the best things about Android is the ability to change just about everything in the operating system, including the keyboard. Personally, I use SwiftKey, and I can鈥檛 imagine using something else. Now before SwiftKey even existed, there was another company called Swype that invented the trace typing that so many other people have ripped-off. You know what I鈥檓 talking about, the input method where you 鈥渄raw鈥 words instead of tap them now....

January 4, 2023 路 2 min 路 225 words 路 Betty Healy

What Are Your Chances Of Getting Covid Cdc Charts Breakthrough Cases

Mayo Clinic has an online tool that helps you calculate your likelihood of contracting the virus. It鈥檚 based on location, vaccine status, social activities and protective measures such as wearing a mask indoors or outdoors. It鈥檚 a rough calculation and you may actually have fun coming up with scenarios. Tap or click here for more. The CDC tracked the rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths by vaccination status earlier this year and put the results in an interactive graph....

January 4, 2023 路 3 min 路 502 words 路 Virginia Fernandez

What Is A Virtual Easter Egg Komando Com

Google is the champion of amusing Easter eggs. Google鈥檚 Easter eggs have nothing to do with bunnies, chocolates, or seasonal celebrations, but they are entertaining at any time of the year. These fun diversions cover everything from playable classic video games to fidget spinners. You just have to know the secret commands to make them appear. Check out seven of the search giant鈥檚 best Easter eggs and have fun exploring these goofy features....

January 4, 2023 路 3 min 路 601 words 路 Jennifer Patterson

The Best Android Tips And Tricks From Last Week May 12 May 18

Dimple and Cliq: Two NFC button projects for your Android phones NFC and NFC tags have been around for several years now, making transfers in short distance ranges a simple and fast task. However, despite their availability and usefulness, they kept their geek halo and never made it into mainstream usages. Enter Dimple and Cliq, two crowdfunded projects that aim to make NFC more accessible while also solving a problem of modern smartphones: the lack of physical buttons....

January 3, 2023 路 2 min 路 393 words 路 John Dixon

The Case For Annual Security Awareness Training

For example, a member of the accounts payable group may routinely process legitimate invoices. Initial job training for this task is regularly reinforced through day-to-day, week-to-week, or month-to-month processing of these invoices. Any changes in the procedures are likely minor, communicated immediately by management, and put into practice immediately, so the employee remains current on company standards. A major change, such as a new payment-processing system, often includes complete training, which will immediately be reinforced through the normal work routine....

January 3, 2023 路 7 min 路 1432 words 路 Julia Ramirez

These Apps Can Help You Plan An Evening Out

Date night is supposed to be a stress-free time for you to unwind and take a break from your hectic week. Fortunately with these free apps, date night is made easier! Find a great spot for a date night Apps like Nightlife and Skorch are great tools for you to find the perfect place to spend your night out. Both are free and show the hottest places to be with rating from other people who have experienced the top venues around....

January 3, 2023 路 3 min 路 554 words 路 Benjamin Schmitmeyer

These Hp Computer Vulnerabilities Have Been Unpatched For Over A Year

Some internal computer components run on firmware from the hardware manufacturer, such as the Wi-Fi adapter, Bluetooth connections or memory modules. So, if HP or another manufacturer detects a problem with one of their components, they issue a firmware update. Many assume it happens as quickly as possible, but that isn鈥檛 always the case. Read on to see how HP let several vulnerabilities lapse, opening the door to cybercriminals....

January 3, 2023 路 3 min 路 501 words 路 Martin Stanley

This Android Banking Malware Now Also Infects Your Smartphone With Ransomware

The Sova Android banking malware first appeared for sale in underground markets in September last year, with its author stating that it was still under development. Even so, it still packed a punch, with the ability to harvest usernames and passwords via keylogging, stealing cookies and adding false overlays to a range of apps. Now, as detailed by cybersecurity researchers at online fraud prevention company聽Cleafy, Sova has been updated with a range of new abilities, including the ability to mimic over 200 banking and payment applications, plus the capability to target cryptocurrency wallets....

January 3, 2023 路 3 min 路 466 words 路 Kimberly Burch

This New Microsoft App Mirrors Android Apps On Your Windows Pc

The tech giant, Microsoft is now rolling out the new app for all Windows 10 users with the new Windows 10 October update. The app eventually allows users to access their phone鈥檚 content right from the Windows 10 computer itself. Microsoft wrote on Twitter 鈥淪ometimes you can鈥檛 stop for a text. Now you don鈥檛 have to. Get Your Phone app and text right from your PC. Available now in the Windows 10 October 2019 update....

January 3, 2023 路 2 min 路 347 words 路 Dave Blaney

This New Ransomware Targets Data Visualization Tool Jupyter Notebook

Jupyter Notebook is an open source web environment for data visualization. The modular software is used to model data in data science, computing, and machine learning. The project supports over 40 programming languages and is used by companies including Microsoft, IBM, and Google, alongside numerous universities.聽Aqua Security鈥檚 Team Nautilus recently discovered malware that has honed in on this popular data tool.聽While Jupyter Notebook allows users to share their content with trusted contacts, access to the app is secured through account credentials or tokens....

January 3, 2023 路 3 min 路 444 words 路 Michael Denes

This Whatsapp Flaw Lets Users Modify Group Chats To Spread Fake News

Hence, the well-known instant messaging application, of course, WhatsApp is undoubtedly one of the best and most used private messaging apps out there. With constant news, has managed to remain at the top of the choice of users. Though everything seems to be positive for this service, of course, the well-known instant messaging application WhatsApp but the truth is that it has gone through serious problems. But, as we told like any other service it also has flaws and problems, always resolved quickly....

January 3, 2023 路 3 min 路 514 words 路 Carmelita Levitan

Top 8 Tips For Office Security When Employees Are Working From Home

But it is not just cyberattacks that threaten businesses. Research from US insurer Insureon points out that almost 9 % of small businesses were victims of a burglary in 2016. And real-world office security threats are an even bigger problem now, with business premises standing empty as workforces move to home offices during the lockdown. There are, however, business security systems and processes you can put in place to minimize your risk of a real-world attack....

January 3, 2023 路 6 min 路 1123 words 路 Sharon Waller