No, the NSA can’t magically hack all iPhones and smartphones, but just like malware developers, it has more than a few tricks up its sleeve for retrieving data stored on mobile devices. Is your smartphone a sitting duck for government intelligence agencies? Fears about the security afforded by smartphones rose sharply over the weekend, after… Continue reading 5 vulnerabilities the NSA can use on your smartphone
Thanks to mobile technology, keeping track of your finances and the economy at large is easier than ever, even when you’re on the go. In fact, the resources available to smart phone owners vary, so it’s easy to get overly caught up in weighing your choices against one another. Which apps should you trust and… Continue reading Top 7 investment apps
Keeping track of financial changes in the world — heck, just keeping track of your own personal finances — can cause a lot of stress. Financial situations constantly change, and struggles can appear at any moment. But, that’s why we have smart phones: they help us with complex (and sometimes simple) tasks on the go.… Continue reading The 10 best finance apps for BlackBerry smartphones
This is one of the silliest questions that constantly gets asked on tech blogs and is often answered by infographics. The truth is this: nobody really cares. It’s a personal choice. Some are extremely loyal to the brand or operating system that they prefer. Most are open to whatever makes the most sense to them.… Continue reading Who’s really winning between iOS and Android?
In the art of war and business, knowing your enemy is arguably the most important key to success. The only real attribute that might hold the same level of importance is knowing your own strengths and weaknesses. BlackBerry showed today that they don’t know either very well. There has been some positive buzz lately surrounding… Continue reading BlackBerry is making a big mistake by going after Apple
Most people do not own or regularly carry personal protection weapons such as mace or stun guns. Those who do carry them regularly will often still find that they don’t take them everywhere. In western society, one thing that nearly everyone takes around with them everywhere they go is a cell phone. This fact might… Continue reading Can the Yellow Jacket stun gun cell phone case take personal safety to the next level?
It’s a mobile world. Of that, there is little doubt. There is no longer a question about whether the smartphone and mobile industry in general can take over the mind (and hand) share of the data and communications industry. The only question that needs to be answered is who will be able to cash in… Continue reading 1.4 billion smartphones will be activated in 2013
This week was loaded with big mobile news from regulars such as Apple to an old school mobile giant, that artist formerly known as Research in Motion. Take a look at some of the stories that made this week stand out. News Michael Dell to seek majority control in buyout bid Is the PlayStation 4… Continue reading Techi week in review
For RIM, you are what you eat. The latest twist for tumbling company Research in Motion, they’ve chosen to change their name and branding to reflect who they really are. Instead of being the once-proud RIM brand, they will be known simply as “BlackBerry” going forward. This is a good move. It focuses all attention… Continue reading Research in Motion is now simply “BlackBerry”
In many ways, smartphones are actually too smart. They have capabilities that few ever take advantage of and there are so many apps that there’s no way to explore a fraction of them. Smartphones can help you organize, remember, and hack life in general with their capabilities. Used properly, they can even help you make… Continue reading 5 ways to work smarter on your smartphone