Waking up to your favorite song is now easier than ever.
Trying to silence your phone while stock alarm tunes blare at max volume isn’t the most ideal way to wake up each morning, but for a lot of us, that’s a process we’re all too familiar with. Thankfully, as part of an update that started rolling out in late July, Google now allows you to wake up to your favorite song on Spotify with its official Clock app.
While Android are some of the most secure smartphones on the market, Android is far from flawless and it is important you secure your phone. It does not matter if you use Android or iOS, you still have to worry about hackers and other cyber criminals. They constantly find new vulnerabilities they can take advantage of. One issue is that even though Google has top-notch monthly security patches, many vendors do not issue them, or they do but not quick enough to actually matter. Still, there are plenty steps you can take to protect your Android device from cyber crime.5) Buy smartphones from vendors that issue security patches right away
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Chromebooks are great because they’re simple: there’s a lot you can get done with web services without exposing yourself to the troubles and security issues that plague more complex platforms.
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If you carry a cell phone — even a simple flip phone without any sort of real display — someone somewhere is tracking your location. Even if there is no SIM card inside, the phone is in constant contact with cellular towers as long as it’s turned on and one or more are in range. When you add some smarts to the mix and use something like an Android phone, things get a little more complicated.