Tag Archive: Safe


What to do with a broken phone to keep your data safe

Can I protect the data on my broken phone?

We try to make sure everyone knows the things they can do to make sure they know how to keep their personal data safe on an Android phone. What you do with the information is up to you, which is how it should be because only you know how valuable you think your personal information is.

But not every answer is simple. A question I hear a lot:  [Read More…]

What is Chrome ‘Site Isolation’ and how does it keep me safe?

Chrome’s Site Isolation feature is a brand new way to keep your web session more secure, but you’ll need to enable it.

The web is a scary place. There are scams, malicious links and other vulnerabilities hiding everywhere. Most users don’t see this because of protections built-in to their web browser or email client, and with Chrome 63, Google has brought another key feature to keeping users safe: site isolation.

What is site isolation?

The Chrome browser  [Read More…]

3 important steps for keeping your kids safe online in 2018

You don’t need to be afraid of your kids using the internet.

Surfing the internet is not in and of itself a dangerous act, but much like the chain letter emails of our forefathers, it can be easy to get lost when you’re inexperienced. Younger users tend to live in apps instead of the browser, but that doesn’t always guarantee safety. If you’re concerned about leaving your child unattended on the internet, we’ve got a few tips for  [Read More…]

This $12 universal dash smartphone clip mount keeps you safe and legal (Deal of the Day)

Keep your eyes on the road without having to sacrifice your navigation with this universal smartphone clip. This holder clips onto your dashboard and allows you to adjust your phone’s angle for your best view.

Galaxy Note 8 cases: Zizo keeps it safe and stylish!

The Galaxy Note 8 is here! And Zizo is here to help you keep it safe.

There are a lot of case companies out there, but none protect your phone from the calamities of daily live quite as well as Zizo. With a full collection of unique, stylish options for the new Galaxy Note 8 from Samsung, you’ll be able to stand out with Zizo’s fun and powerful Bolt or color-forward and throwback Retro.

Check out all  [Read More…]

Win this contest and keep your home safe with the Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt!

We’ve teamed up with Schlage to give away two sets of Sense Smart Deadbolts and adapters!

Schlage has updated their popular Sense Smart Deadbolt with Android support , allowing millions of new users the opportunity to unlock their front doors with a tap — or a code. This is a great product for those who frequently open their homes to friends, family, or temporary guests and understandably want to keep that access secure. The brand also announced the new  [Read More…]

This $4 phone mount keeps your phone safe while you focus on the road

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on a universal car mount.

Right now you can pick up Choetech’s universal car mount for just $ 3.99 at Amazon with coupon code 8ESTIKT7, a savings of $ 2 from its recently-reduced price. This particular mount has never sold for this low, and at this price, it is hard to beat. It fits a variety of phones, and with the quick release button using it  [Read More…]

Google Play Protect now widely available, keeping your phone safe from bad apps

There’s a new interface to the app security on your phone.

Google’s new (and now properly branded) security system, Google Play Protect, is now widely available and should at this point be active on any phone with the latest version of Google Play Services. After a slow rollout with varied reports that Play Protect was available, as we look at our own devices here every one of them has it.

Google announced Play Protect back  [Read More…]

Spotify testing new safe driving mode for Android

Smartphones are compelling devices which can fully capture our attention quite easily, even while walking or driving. But in order to prevent accidents from happening, some tech companies have started developing solutions to keep pedestrians or drivers from looking at their smartphones when they should be looking ahead at the road. It’s the case of […]

Gear Up: Scosche MagicMount line keeps phones safe and secure in the car

Scoshe is well-known in the mount industry, and is highly-preferred among its users.  Today, we’re going to take a look at a couple of their mounts.  If you’re not familiar with Scoshce’s range of products, the specialize in mounts for your tech, and although they do have cradles, most of them just use magnets. Its […]