Experts say that more than 40% of smartphone owners do not understand how to protect their gadgets.
According to a recent research by LifeLock, more than 40% of smartphone owners in the U.S. recognize that poorly informed about information security standards and do not know how to protect yourself and your mobile phone.
Thus, according to the results of this August online-survey, participants were 2,000 smartphone owners, the researchers found that many of them convey content in an insecure manner and expose themselves to the threat of attack fraud. The experts respondents divided into several categories, depending on the type of fraud from which they can be damaged. Continue reading
It is expected that the first new product will be able to residents of Australia and New Zealand – to have access to the OS will be open at noon local time.
Recall that users in the near future should not wait for the box with the operating system on the market. To get Windows 8.1, you first need to buy Windows 8, and then download the update via the Internet. Buyers of new PCs and laptops will be able to get this system at once in the form of a pre-installed – Microsoft began to distribute in advance the distribution of OEM- Partheni. Business users of Microsoft this time did not get the benefits of access to the operating system and for them to be opened on the same basis.
It is expected that at the same time with the debut of the operating system on the market there will be a new wave of computer equipment – is a PC and a notebook based on Intel Haswell processors and new processors from AMD. Also, new PCs and laptops will be equipped with a faster SSD- drives and memory chips. Continue reading
Available such confidential information, as contact lists, SMS-traffic as well as the user’s location.
U.S. National Security Agency has access to data on all smartphone of popular manufacturers. This was on Saturday, September 7, 2013, reported the German magazine Der Spiegel, citing new leak of secret documents . According to a document obtained by journalists edition, NSA available such confidential information on the iPhone and devices running BlackBerry and Android, as contact lists, SMS-traffic, and user location.
To gain access to sensitive data stored on smart phones, the NSA has created a special group to work with different platforms. The document notes that the experts of the American intelligence agencies have access to at least 38 features iPhone. Moreover, they can have access to computers when users connect their mobile devices to synchronize. Continue reading
When Microsoft officially announced that Windows 8.1 is aimed at the production, the company said that MSDN and TechNet subscribers will have to wait until October 18 to get access to the new OS. For us it was great, and as it turned out, unpopular, because so far paid users get priority access to a variety of products Microsoft.
Microsoft heard the outrage users and changed her mind. As reported today in the company, they go back to the old policies: MSDN and TechNet customers will get early access to Windows 8.1 for testing and development. For users of the two aforesaid distributions systems Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 is now available for download, while the corporate owners of mass licenses will have access to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 at the end of September. At the same time, the company warned that the web services to the needs of users Windows 8.1 is not yet fully ready, and early users will not immediately take advantage of the operating system. Continue reading
Samsung has launched a SSD-drive technology 3D V-NAND
Samsung Electronics today announced the world’s first SSD-drives, operating on the basis of the recently featured memory chip 3D V-NAND. New items are available in capacitance at 480 and 960 gigabytes and are focused on the corporate market.
In the Samsung say that the drive capacity of 960 GB shows the best performance in the corporate segment. In addition, in the future, the company intends to release SSD-drive technology 3D V-NAND using technological standards of 10 nanometers or less. Released SSD-drives with support for work on the interface of SATA 6 Gb / s in cases of 2.5 inches. Continue reading
ArcSoft Photo + app quite practical and easy-to-use solution that allows you to browse your photo collection, edit and share your photos in just a few clicks of the mouse.
Of the main advantages of the program ArcSoft Photo + can be identified simple interface, compatibility with Retina display and slideshow creation. In addition, ArcSoft Photo + can load more than 35 different image formats, including animated GIF, and RAW files. ArcSoft Photo + installed easily and quickly: the user can download it from the App Store with a single click of the mouse.
Designed in a minimalist style interface allows to concentrate on the preview image. ArcSoft Photo + also offers the option to create collections of miniatures to be in front of you an overview of all uploaded images. At the bottom of the toolbar, you can quickly look through the properties of the image: its resolution, size and creation date. Preferences window allows you to select what information may still be displayed, including the camera manufacturer. Continue reading
Yesterday, Microsoft announced that it became available for download a new application Office Mobile for Android.
Fresh product supports smartphones running Android 4.0 or higher, is an assistant for the desktop Office suite and provides tools to optimize your mobile device.
Remember that free use Office Mobile for Android can only owners of an existing subscription to the service Office 365.
Users should also be borne in mind that Office Mobile for Android – it’s not a full-featured copy of Microsoft Office for desktops. The application adapts the familiar office applications to work on a small screen, which makes this solution different from the standard package. Continue reading
Former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor and former Google employee Kevin Gibbs presented office suite Quip, designed for smartphones and tablets.
Developers in the corporate blog claim that they have decided to create a product “for the mobile age.” Most of the existing office editors, in their opinion, does not differ from the products of thirty years ago and do not meet the requirements of the modern user.
The first version Quip is a text editor and allows you to make and view documents, notes, and to-do lists. Among the features of the application – the collective work on documents, built-in instant messenger, editing documents in offline mode and tuning to the screen size.
The program is available for Quip iOS. There is also a pre-release version for Android, but its capabilities are limited – it only allows you to view documents but not edit them. Applications are free, but the developers will charge you with business users. Continue reading
Officially announced the Android 4.3 operating system has formerly codename Jelly Bean, and offers a number of improved features, though not such grand as the user expects.
In fact, it’s just a gradual evolution of the system without major changes. However, some features are worthy of attention.
The emergence of restricted profiles – quite a useful option that allows you to control access to applications and content. This feature adds support for multiple users, which was added in the fall of 2012 with the release of Android 4.2. Profiles are intended primarily for children. By creating a “children’s” profile, the parent can forbid the child, for example, to open a particular application or to make purchases within the program. Continue reading