Basic Tips to Secure Your Smartphone

Smartphones have now become a major necessity for many people whenever they want to maintain contact with their loved ones and friends. But when these major necessities have been lost or stolen, your personal security is always at risk. All important information saved in your Smartphone can have the tendency to be used illegally with your identity being used by the person who have stolen or found your phone.

But these worries are sure to be minimized or eliminated when you follow the security features of your phone. If you are one of those who want to keep their Smartphone secure, then do the following tips:

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Android Platform Dominating Global Marketshare Due to Lower Cost


Android is quickly jumping right toward future dominance in the smartphone operating system market above all other competitors in the way. Unless you’re using an iPhone to text your friend, then the smartphone you carry is most likely powered and run by Google’s Android system. According to public reports from research firm “IDC”, Android’s marketshare grew all the way up to 81% of all smartphone shipments in the third quarter of 2013, which is a staggering 10%+ increase from the previous year reaching a shipment volume well over 200 million units in that quarter alone.

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BBM now available on both iOS and Android


Blackberry Messenger (BBM) app was released this week and there were over 10 million downloads in the first 24 hours. They are hoping to be one of the leading private social networks for people who need immediate communication and IM with privacy. You have the ability to share videos, images, and text in real time. You can also chat with groups as large as 30 people at once. That is definitely a nice feature. Other competitive apps would be WhatsApp which claim to have 350 million active users and also Kik Messenger with 80 million.

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