Android Apps That You Need To Remove

Android users need to read a great article from Lifehacker discussing Android Apps that if you have downloaded them , you need to remove them. “A stack of dodgy apps have been identified in the Google Play Store. The apps, discovered by Sophos, have since been taken down but were downloaded by millions of users before Google took action. Here’s the list. These apps all look legit on the surface but they’ll suck the juice out of your phone’s battery and load invisible ads. Not only do you need to rush to the charger more often but advertisers are being duped into thinking people are clicking on their ads. Some are exceedingly popular and started out as genuine apps but were ‘Trojanised’ by a third party. For example, a flashlight app dubbed Sparkle FlashLight was downloaded over a million times alone” You can find the article and the list here:MALWARE ALERT: Delete… Read More

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Monitor Your Data Usage on Your Android Smartphone With Datally

Google have a new app Datally that will enable users to monitor and control their data usage. Datally can help you control data usage on an app-by-app basis. It allows you to limit data usage on specific apps. Datally allow you to see real-time app data usage, and block an app’s data usage if things get out of control. You will now discover what apps use the most data over time. Datally also has a WiFi finder and will invite you to rate the networks you connect to. Datally can be found on the Google Play Store

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Google WiFi – Is It The Answer To Getting WiFi Throughout Your Home Or Office

I picked up a 3 pack of Google WiFi for my home from Harvey Norman as I have a long home that has parts that struggle to get a steady and consistent WiFi . I have used extenders that work to a point but was always after something better. Google Wifi is a wireless router , that connects to your internet connection and transmits using a mesh network . Google WiFi gives seamless coverage throughout your home or small business. Google achieves this by allowing you to join multiple Google Wifi units together to ensure there isn’t a single dead zone in your location- a mesh network. In a wireless mesh network, only one node ( the Google WiFi router ) is wired to an internet modem. The wired node then shares its Internet connection wirelessly with other nodes ( more Google WiFi points) in its vicinity. Setup was via… Read More

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