Category Archives: mobile

Three big reasons why Americans aren’t upgrading their phones.

Chinese phone brands like Huawei and Xiaomi have leading positions in most of the world’s markets now, but in the US they’re almost entirely absent.

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/17/18629003/us-phone-upgrades-apple-samsung-market

Advertisements

Huawei takes market share from Apple iPhone, Samsung Galaxy: Gartner

“Samsung and Apple are losing ground to Huawei because their phones are too expensive, research shows…”

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/21/huawei-takes-market-share-from-apple-iphone-samsung-galaxy-gartner.html?__source=facebook%7Cmain

Hacked Webcams: 5 Tip How to Protect Yourself from Spying

“…First thing’s first. If your webcam indicator light is on even though you haven’t turned on the webcam by yourself, it’s a sign that something might not be right…”

https://nordvpn.com/blog/tell-if-laptop-camera-hacked/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=security_month

Why does your business need a password manager?

Read on and see if your business falls into any of the loopholes identified.

https://blog.dashlane.com/business-password-manager-case-study/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=appboy&utm_campaign=19774335-05fd-4bb8-bb48-9e2d05587b38&utm_content=1&utm_term=en&utm_type=news

The Fitbit Alibi: 21st century technology used to help solve Wisconsin mom’s murder

I saw this case on 48 hours, it seemed straight out of a CSI episode. A lot of smart devices we own track our movements. Sometimes we set them up to do this, other times we don’t even know they’re tracking us.  These devices now end up helping law enforcement solve cases and to determine innocence or guilt.

In this case, a Fitbit device was used to exonerate one person and an Android phone using Google History was used to convict the real murderer.   In a previous blog post last year, I posted a link to where a Fitbit was used to convict a man of his wife’s murder.