Tag Archive: secure


Best ways to secure and unlock your Galaxy Note 8

Any method that keeps your Note 8 locked is a good way, but some are better than others.

We’ve said it a million times (and we really mean it): your personal information, financial details, address book, photos and all the rest of the “stuff” on your phone should only be seen by people you want to see it. That means you should pay attention to the things apps you install want to do with all of it,  [Read More…]

Google unveils Tez, a secure mobile payment system for India

There’s a new mobile payment service in India, and it’s directly from Google.

Google has unveiled a new mobile payments system for its growing Indian customer base called Tez that attempts to work with the country’s growing UPI standard to reach millions of customers overnight.

Long rumored to be developing a custom mobile payment solution for the unique demands of the Indian market, which is largely made up of inexpensive Android phones without NFC (precluding the use  [Read More…]

BlackBerry tipped to start licensing its own version of Android dubbed “BlackBerry Secure”

BlackBerry has an extensive legacy of integrating security and privacy into its smartphones. As the complexity of mobile devices has increased, BlackBerry has continued to focus on providing the best security solutions for its (mostly) business customers. Case in point, all the company’s Android products come with the DTEK security suite on board. And according […]

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The Google Pixel is the most secure Android phone you can buy, and one of the most secure phones of any available today.

Without disabling any security protections, the Pixel and Pixel XL are updated to keep you protected against known public security exploits and remote installations are monitored by Google’s scanning software which blocks potential malicious content. While  [Read More…]

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 […]

Private, secure browsing for all of your devices; 2 years of HideMyAss! VPN only $54.99

Let’s be honest. You need to take your online security seriously with the ever growing amount of cyber theft and hacking that goes on every second. With each day that passes, it only gets worse. Don’t wait until it happens; be proactive and take measures to ensure you keep all of your information private. About […]

How to set up the Secure Folder on the Samsung DeX

You don’t even have to set it up through DeX if you don’t want to.

Having people snoop around your stuff when you’re not at your desk is seriously infuriating. Unfortunately, your best bet against this kind of personal violation is to take advantage of some of the available measures you can set up beforehand.

If you’ve got a Samsung DeX in your possession for dressing your regular smartphone as a desktop compute, you can set up  [Read More…]

How to set up Samsung’s Secure Folder on the Galaxy S8

Secure Folder makes it easy to keep your stuff where only you can get to it.

Secure Folder is a component of Samsung Knox that gives you a “compartment” to hold apps and files that is separate from the rest of the phone. You don’t need to create a new user or go through any hoops to get it up and running, and once you’re all set up you can not only keep private files private but  [Read More…]

For as little as $3.29 a month you can use NordVPN to secure your browser’s connection

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a VPN deal you won’t want to pass up!

Have you ever stopped to think about how much of your day you spend connecting to networks that aren’t your own? Whether you’re working at a Starbucks, trying to finish something up at the airport before your flight, or sitting in the public library, odds are you’re connected to a network that isn’t the most secure without  [Read More…]