How To Find Your Lost Phone

find lost phone

A lost cell phone is a major inconvenience for anyone in today’s world, as we are all becoming more dependent on these devices. Constantly using these devices for sending emails, making phone calls, taking pictures and more. All it takes to lose your phone is placing it down somewhere and forgetting to pick it back up before you leave. Mobile …

Read More »

iPhone 11 Pro Tracks Your Location After Being Told To Stop

iPhone location tracking

*Update: Apple will be rolling out iOS 13.3 to fix this issue, along with adding new parental controls. Apple claims the background location checks are due to their Ultra wideband chip.  Apple’s newest release, the iPhone 11 Pro, has customers questioning the behavior of the device. You have probably heard someone say they think their phone or apps are tracking …

Read More »

How To Break Cell Phone Addiction

how to break cell phone addiction

Many new surveys have shown that smartphone addiction is on the rise, especially amongst teenagers. These surveys demonstrate how the use of the internet and smartphones is causing harm to our minds. Have you heard of the term Nomophobia? It is a twenty-first-century term for not being able to live without your cell phone or smart device, aka phone addiction.  …

Read More »

A New Way To Secure Your Twitter Account

Twitter has exploded into popularity along with many other social media platforms. The social media network is projected to reach 59.6 million users in 2020. It’s used by businesses, artists, bands, athletes, and just about anyone that has a cell phone.  Change In Security Setting There has been a crucial change in Twitter’s security settings that has improved its two-factor …

Read More »

Is Your Phone Listening To You?

Is Your Phone Listening to You

Have you noticed after having a private conversation with a friend, you begin to receive phone ads for what you were discussing about? What about on your social media, seeing an ad for something you just Googled? It could be that your mobile device is listening in on your conversations through your phone’s microphone. Dr. Peter Hannay and His Phone …

Read More »

E-Skimming: The Latest Cybersecurity Threat To Watch Out For

e-skimming

With about 76% of consumers online shopping yearly, according to NPR/Marist Poll, the protection and security of e-commerce sites has never been more necessary. Recently, the FBI warned people about the online threat of e-skimming. So, what is e-skimming and how can the average consumer protect themselves from it?  What is E-Skimming? E-Skimming occurs when cyber criminals puts malicious code …

Read More »

These Google Digital Wellbeing Experiments Can Help Decrease Your Phone Addiction

google digital wellbeing experiments

Think you’re using your phone too often, possibly to the point of addiction? Well, as always, Google is here to help! They just released five Google Digital Wellbeing Experiments to help people have better control over their phone use.  Unlock Clock The first step to seeing if you have a cell phone addiction is knowing how many times you unlock …

Read More »

Amazon Employees Could Be Watching Your Cloud Cam Footage!

amazon cloud cam

It seems like no one’s information is private anymore, thanks to the smart devices we use and the company employees who review the data received from them. Amazon is now under scrutiny (again) regarding their employees’ reviewing customer Cloud Cam footage, first reported by Bloomberg.  It was revealed that dozens of Amazon employees in Romania and India review submitted clips …

Read More »

Don’t Want Google Spying On You? Protect Your Data Using These Tools!

google spying on you

Are you worried that Google is spying on your online activities and gathering your data? Well, with the recent problems pertaining to smart devices listening to you, of course you would be. In light of the growing consumer concern regarding online and data privacy, Google is rolling out some new tools for you to use. So, if you don’t want …

Read More »

How To Stop Your Child’s Snapchat Addiction In Its Tracks!

snapchat addiction

According to Pew Research Center, 69% of teens use Snapchat and 35% use it often. It is the favored social media platform among young adults today. However, as we have seen over recent years, the overuse of social media by kids and teens can have negative consequences. Among the many negative effects is Snapchat addiction.  What Is Snapchat Addiction? Snapchat …

Read More »