Cyber Security Today, March 10, 2021 – More COVID phishing scams, more phony Android apps and more security updates

More COVID phishing scams, more phony Android apps and more security updates. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 10th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Scammers using the

Published on: March 10th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Samsung devices to receive four years of security updates, one more than Pixel phones

Samsung has vowed to deliver at least four years of security updates to its Z, S, Note, A, XCover and Tab series Android devices, beating even Google’s own Pixel phones. Users have long

Published on: February 23rd, 2021 Tom Li

Google is replacing some Android apps with web apps on Chromebooks

By Catherine Morin   Google is trading some Android apps for Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) on Chromebooks. In what appears as an effort to provide a better user experience for Chromebook owners, Google

Published on: April 14th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Can Huawei’s AppGallery really replace Google’s Play Store? I spend a week with Huawei’s Google-less phone

Housing nearly three million apps and seeing more than one billion monthly active users in 2017 alone, Google Play Store has grown to dominate smartphones globally. But ever since the U.S. banned Huawei

Published on: March 24th, 2020 Tom Li

Top 6 Android 10 features you must know about

   

Published on: September 11th, 2019 Tom Li

Upcoming Huawei flagship phones will not be getting Google apps

Google has confirmed that the upcoming Huawei flagship phones will not have Google apps. This means that the Huawei Mate 30 series will not be getting YouTube, Gmail, and other popular apps on launch.

Published on: August 29th, 2019 Tom Li

Google Pixel 3a XL review: a premium camera for the midrange

Whereas other midrange phones aim to deliver on the performance front, Google wants to let its camera do all the convincing. Its Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 may not be the fastest, but it can

Published on: May 27th, 2019 Tom Li

Royole Flex Pai hands-on: a display that comes with a phone

When the big phone manufacturers were still pouring over their respective foldable display technology, Royole beat them all to the punch with the Flex Pai, the world's first purchasable foldable phone. The Royole

Published on: February 28th, 2019 Tom Li

Samsung Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S10, and Galaxy S10+ first impressions

The 10th gen Galaxy series sees further segmentation. The Galaxy S-series sits in the premium performance tier and has been traditionally occupied by two products differentiated by their display size. With the Galaxy

Published on: February 22nd, 2019 Tom Li

Adware-laced apps infect 9 million Google Play Store users

In the latest round of bad apps hunting, cybersecurity company Trend Micro has sniffed out 85 apps disguised as adware in the Google Play Store. The report states that the 85 malicious apps - disguised

Published on: January 8th, 2019 Tom Li

Top 5 business smartphones of 2018 – All Hands on Tech

After reviewing the new smartphone releases all year long, IT World Canada journalists Tom Li and Brian Jackson discuss where they rank the smartphones that provide the best business user experience. Included on

Published on: December 24th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Top 6 smartphones for business 2018: Samsung Galaxy Note 9

We’re counting down the top smartphone of 2018 as we close out 2018. Come back every day of the week of Dec. 17-21 to see where the year’s best devices rank and let

Published on: December 20th, 2018 Tom Li

Top 6 smartphones for business 2018: Google Pixel 3

We’re counting down the top smartphone of 2018 as we close out 2018. Come back every day of the week of Dec. 17-21 to see where the year’s best devices rank and let

Published on: December 20th, 2018 Tom Li

Top 6 smartphones for business 2018: Apple iPhone XS

The iPhone XS is easily the best iPhone to date, and may even be one of the best smartphones on the market. With a vastly refined processor and a better camera, its performance

Published on: December 18th, 2018 Tom Li