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How to Update Your Android Device and Apps

How to Update Your Android Device and Apps

Image: ShutterstockBack to BasicsBack to BasicsWe all have that one seemingly “easy” task we’ve never quite figured out. This week, no problem is too trivial, no question too stupid. Just because it’s simple doesn’t mean it’s not a hack.There are many good reasons to keep the software on your phone or tablet up to date.…

A Lot Of Android Anti-virus Apps Are Garbage

A Lot Of Android Anti-virus Apps Are Garbage

The world of antivirus is already fraught. You’re basically inviting all-seeing, all-knowing software onto your device, trusting that it’ll keep the bad guys out and not abuse its own access in the process. On Android, that problem is compounded by dozens of apps that aren’t just ineffective—they’re outright phony.That’s the finding of newly published research…