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Is Google’s newest smartphone right for you?

November 2nd, 2018 Imagine IT 2018november2android_a, android, google, google assistant, Hardware, mobile security, new releases, pixel, smartphone 2018november2android_a, android, google, google assistant, Hardware, mobile security, new releases, pixel, smartphone

Companies that want their employees to have the best mobile devices for work usually choose one of three devices, a Pixel, one of the Galaxy S phones, or an iPhone. The Pixel phone is Google’s flagship device, and although it’s price isn’t much different from the competition, it’s packed with business benefits. Let’s review the latest iteration.

Malware threats for Android phones

August 30th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august30android_a, android, cyber-crime, malware, security, smartphone 2018august30android_a, android, cyber-crime, malware, security, smartphone

Smartphones are like palm-sized computers, and they deserve the same protection as desktops and laptops. While you don’t need to install bulky security software to protect against cyberthreats, there are steps you can take to keep cybercriminals at bay.

How to back up your Android data

July 13th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018july13android_a, android, data backup, google account, google drive, recovery, smartphone, tablet 2018july13android_a, android, data backup, google account, google drive, recovery, smartphone, tablet

There’s no denying that backing up your data is important. If you don’t, a cyberattack or hardware failure could wipe out invaluable personal and professional information. This doesn’t just apply to desktops and laptops. Android phones and tablets store plenty of important data, which means they need to be backed up, too.

How to wipe data from your old smartphone

June 27th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018june27android_a, android, data wipe, device, encryption, factory reset, security, smartphone 2018june27android_a, android, data wipe, device, encryption, factory reset, security, smartphone

Our mobile phones contain some of our most private data. There are contact details, confidential business emails, financial information, and possibly even risqué pictures that you wouldn’t want falling into the wrong hands. Factory reset is one way to get rid of everything if you’re moving on from your old phone, but there are a few other things...

Android phones miss vital security patches

April 24th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018april24android_a, android, google, huawei, nokia, patch, samsung, security, smartphone, update 2018april24android_a, android, google, huawei, nokia, patch, samsung, security, smartphone, update

Android manufacturers routinely update their products with the latest security patches to keep users safe from all manner of threats. Or so they would have you believe. According to recent reports, Android phone manufacturers may have accidentally missed a few critical patches. Here’s everything you need to know.

Android phones worth using for business

March 6th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018march6android_a, android, google, Hardware, mobile device, requirements, security, smartphone 2018march6android_a, android, google, Hardware, mobile device, requirements, security, smartphone

From Samsung to Huawei to HTC, there are plenty of Android smartphones available to consumers and businesses. But the choices get even more confusing as smartphone manufacturers release new models every year. That’s why Google compiled a list of devices to help you choose.

Malware on Android smartphones

March 14th, 2017 Imagine IT android, cyber-crime, malware, security, smartphone android, cyber-crime, malware, security, smartphone

Why you should line up for an iPhone 7

October 18th, 2016 Imagine IT 2016october18_apple_a, apple, camera, ios, iphone 7, smartphone 2016october18_apple_a, apple, camera, ios, iphone 7, smartphone

Android Nougat’s top 9 updates

September 9th, 2016 Imagine IT 2016september9_androidphone_a, android, features, nougat, operating, smartphone, system, update 2016september9_androidphone_a, android, features, nougat, operating, smartphone, system, update

6 useful new features coming to iOS 10

July 13th, 2016 Imagine IT 2016july13_iphone_a, apple, ios, iphone, mobile, smartphone, update 2016july13_iphone_a, apple, ios, iphone, mobile, smartphone, update