As the number of tasks and activities we choose to do on our devices increases, mobile security becomes a more important concern every day. A few months ago we posted a blog questioning if antivirus for your smartphones and tablets is really necessary. While it may not be as much of a requirement as it is for your computers, a byte of prevention is always worth the possible headache of having your device infected.
Antivirus and security apps do a lot more than just protect your device from viruses. They help secure your mobile transactions, protect you from phishing e-mails, rogue apps and can also remotely track, lock or wipe your device if it is ever stolen.
There’s a bunch of these apps out there so here’s a round-up of 4 free antivirus/security apps for iOS and Android that you can download on your devices right now!
Losing your important files is the ultimate nightmare. If you’ve suffered through it before, you’re definitely already aware of the importance of keeping a backup. Although digital files do not deteriorate like physical documents and photos, their one major downside is that they can be gone in an instant due to failed hard drives or attacks on your system.
So while our digital files are not subject to the wear and tear or passage of time, we should still take caution and keep multiple copies to ensure we have access to them for as long as we need.
There are lots of backup options out there, so in this week’s blog we break down 3 solid choices for backing up your digital files that will allow you ease of mind and permanent accessibility.
We don’t always welcome change with open arms, but sometimes it does become necessary. It’s especially tough when it’s something we’ve grown so accustomed to, like our tech. We bet you can’t even count how many times you’ve hit the ‘remind me later’ button on your computer or phone – don’t worry, we can’t either!
We’ll admit that this is a tough subject. Sometimes we just don’t have time to sit there and wait for updates to carry out, or back up our data for the next big OS upgrade. Even if you’re not ready to do it right away, try not to put it off completely.
The three main reasons you should always update your tech are: security, compatibility, and performance. These are the most important factors to consider when you keep putting off that update! Keep reading to find out why...
To live in our modern world is to live in the digital age. Organizing our lives with the amount of digital tools at our disposal is hardly a challenge – but it can become quite troublesome, even considerably inefficient.
It can be particularly frustrating because there are just so many aspects to it: management, security, storage, updates, and the list goes on. So we've come up with a short list of some of the most basic, yet important tips and tricks that you can use to organize your digital life.
If you're irritated by Microsoft waving the free Windows 10 upgrade in your face, you're not alone.
But as repetitive as the "Recommended Update" notification might be, it's got to end one day or another, right? Well, you're right. It's actually set to end right around the end of next month – July 29th to be exact.
So if you're finally thinking of going forward with the upgrade sometime soon, you'll want to keep these important pointers in mind.