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Choosing the Right Business Smartphone
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The right smartphone is an integral part of running a successful business. Many businessmen forget that when purchasing a smartphone and end up losing on the benefits that the right communication gadget represents. The following are some pointers to consider when getting a phone for your business: 

 

Battery Life 

The battery life of a smartphone is vital as it determines how long you can use it for various functions. A phone that has a low battery life is not very convenient for the upwardly mobile businessman. Some manufacturers tend to exaggerate their smartphones battery...

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Analysis
Tips That Will Help You to Run Your Business from Your Smartphone
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With the ability to do work in the cloud, faster internet speeds, and powerful devices, working from a smartphone has become a reality for businesses. Networking, software, and hardware advances can now allow professionals, remote workers, and business travellers, to be in touch and work while on the move. Here are some fantastic tips that will help you to work from your smartphone. 

 

Have a Separate Work Phone 

Having two devices can reduce distractions and keep non-work apps and your calls away during your working time. While most people prefer to use one phone for both...

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News
The Adverse Effects Of Rowhammer On Smartphones
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Rowhammer is a hacking procedure that manipulates the user information in electronic devices. It was first realized by researchers four years ago when they began ascertaining the working mechanism of this harmful software. It alters the security system in the computer by influencing the electric charge in the storage system to steal and corrupt the information stored in the device. Efforts to fix this issue, however, bear no fruits since the exploitation happens on the hardware of the device and not the software.

 

The Working Mechanism of the Rowhammer

Recently, the researchers...

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Analysis
Downsides of Wireless Charging Systems?
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Wireless charging technology has been around since the late years of the 20th century. Big names in the portable devices industry have adopted this technology. The latest ones are Apple and Samsung in their most recent flagship projects.

 

What is wireless charging and how does it work? 

It involves electromagnetic fields that transfer energy from the charger to receivers that convert it into electricity to charge the battery. The devices have inbuilt receiver systems or external case receivers. The device charges at proximity and appropriate aligning on the charger, without cable...

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Why You May Be Using an Android Smartphone that Lacks Security Patches
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Research from different research laboratories indicates the existence of a patch gap regarding various Android vendor devices. Google admits that it's difficult for it to deploy security patches for Android mobile phones due to numerous smartphone manufacturers that use the operating system. Although its open source approach offers many advantages, it doesn't mean that it's the responsibility of the different manufacturers to issue software updates for the OS.

The truth is that most of these manufacturers aren't honest when they say that they have patched all phone...

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5G, Galaxy S9, and Other Interesting News from the Mobile World Congress 2018
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For the latest Mobile World Congress this year, Barcelona presented an unusually snowy setting. The show itself also featured some notably interesting technological highlights, although with not quite as many high-profile surprises as expected. 

 

Creating a Better Future, today

Some of the biggest attractions available to the crowd of over 100 thousand tech enthusiasts, who gathered there from 25 to 28 February under the motto “Creating a Better Future, today”, leaned more towards being just concept previews rather than groundbreaking product reveals. In any...

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Are eSims the Next Face of Cellular Connectivity?
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eSim is a new technology from GSM Alliance that seeks to face out the proprietary SIM cards used in cellular phones. But what does it entail and what’s in it for mobile subscribers?

 

What are eSims?

An eSim, which is the acronym of embedded Subscriber Identity Module (SIM), is a piece of technology that contains information that authenticates the mobile user’s identity to a network operator or carrier. Unlike the typical SIM cards, it is built into the phone’s mainboard to allow connectivity

The embedded chip is compatible with multiple carriers, in spite of...

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Analysis
Why are Android Users Switching to iOS Systems?
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It is a well-established fact that Android and iOS have been doing battle for a number of years in regards to which is the better overall operating system. However, it is beginning to look like iOS might be gaining ground and attracting more users. Why is this the case and what can we expect in the coming months?

 

The Security Issue

The rise of malware and spyware dictates that users are more keenly aware of potential security vulnerabilities than ever before. Unfortunately, Android has been a bit late in the game when addressing this issue. iOS systems have always been restrictive in...

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Protecting Your Smartphone From Meltdown & Spectre
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While Intel has been dominating headlines after a kernel bug affected most of its processors putting users of Windows and Mac at risk, the major security flaws referred to as Meltdown and Spectre can also affect ARM processors which power iOS devices such as iPhones and iPads and Android smartphones. Here is what you need to know about the flaws:

 

What are Meltdown and Spectre?

These are security flaws that were recently discovered by Google security researchers in collaboration with others. Google notes that even if Android phones are vulnerable, exploitation has been...

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Practical Advice
5 Tips to prolong the battery life of your laptop
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Knowing how to prolong the battery life of your laptop can be a lifesaver, especially when working on those critical projects. Here are some handy tips you can use:

 

1. Learn the built-in options available

Most of the laptops come with built-in power saving options you can tweak to prolong battery life. In the power options, you can tweak some of the defaults to ensure your laptop only uses the power it needs. Some laptops also come with battery maintenance tools which you can use to tweak how your laptop uses power.

 

2. Disable ports and unused devices

It is recommended to...

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