There are many software and mobile apps available in today’s tech market that enable parents and employers to keep an eye on the activities of their children and employees. Parents often use these apps to monitor internet usage and text messages in order to keep their kids safe from cyber bullies and child predators. Employers frequently use these same apps to discern whether workers are leaking confidential information to rivals companies on their devices or being remiss in their work duties. Continue reading
The future is wearable technology. That is what the world is looking at, move away tablets and “Phablets” for the wearable tech products are coming in. Imagine a wrist band that monitors your heart rate, body temperature, sugar level and calories you burn, as well as tell you the time. Sounds like something out of “Star Trek” or from a science fiction novel? Continue reading
Keeping children safe is something parents desire above else. Because of this innate need to protect, parents must be extra mindful to the dangers this day and age presents; particularly those lurking on the internet and mobile phones. Continue reading
Businesses are often prone to the hazards of corporate theft. From corporate espionage to disgruntled employees selling trade secrets to competitors, the threats are plentiful. Preventing such inequities was, at one time, very difficult to do as the requisite technology hadn’t yet been developed. Today, however, Continue reading
Android differs from both iOS and Windows Phone in one crucial aspect and that is the freedom that comes with it. Users and developers have more freedom while using or designing apps for Android than they do in either one of the other operating systems. But unfortunately, that much freedom given to developers also opens many doors for hackers and cyber criminals.
A mobile security company by the name of Bluebox Labs recently detected a new sort of virus Continue reading
Children like to keep up with current trends, which is why the use of smartphone technology is so prevalent among teens and pre-teens.
This however, can put parents in a catch-22 situation. On one hand, parents would like to afford their children a reasonable degree of freedom. But with freedom also comes danger. Even if parents trust their kids, they can never be as certain about outside influences. This is when it becomes the duty of parents to take the requisite measures to ensure mobile use by their children is done so responsibly and appropriately. Continue reading
With the rise in technological advancements, we have seen a general decline in the use of conventional means of performing certain activities. The typewriters have been taken over by keyboards and the postman’s job has been made easier with the ability to send one’s messages over the internet.
One of these modern-day inventions was the smartphone. Smartphones completely changed how human perceived and interacted with technology on a daily basis. Continue reading
Technology has come a long way in the past few decades, farther than our ancestors could have ever imagined. Hand-held technology, especially, has been growing surely and steadily and has now reached a point where we see a gadget of some sorts in almost everyone’s hands on a daily basis.
The most prominent among these gadgets have been smartphones. Continue reading
Smartphones have made a lasting mark on society by changing the way we go about our daily lives. Smartphones serve as the preferred communication solution over their mobile predecessors and can now even accomplish most tasks that were once reserved for computers, such as internet browsing and emailing. Even today, smartphone technology continues to evolve remarkably. Continue reading
The disastrous acquisition of Nokia by Microsoft has just taken a whole new tragic turn with the announcement recently that 18000 jobs are to be cut. With the troubled mobile phone maker unable to break into a market dominated by the iPhone and Android systems, it is no wonder that such a move was taken by Microsoft. The intent of such a move is to shift Microsoft away from the device and services platform towards a productivity and platform company. Continue reading