Looking at Google Work for Android

Looking at Google Work for Android

Google’s mobile operating system Android has become one of the most popular systems installed on phones. While the system is feature heavy, many businesses are wary about the overall openness of the system. Earlier this year, Google announced the next version of Android – Android L – which will have a number of business-specific features called Android Work.

8 Great Android dos and don’ts

8 Great Android dos and don’ts

Android devices, especially tablets, are gaining traction in many businesses, especially those with staff who are mobile or away from the office. While these devices are seeing increased adoption, they are still new and many business owners and managers are still at a loss as to how to use them for work.

Android L – New version of Android

Android L – New version of Android

Each year, usually in late May or June, Google holds I/O, their annual developers’ conference. At this conference, Google highlights what they are working on and what you can expect from the tech giant in the coming months. This year’s I/O was held on June 25 and 26, and at the keynote the company talked at great length about their upcoming version of Android.

Android app permissions 101

Android app permissions 101

Over the past few years, the rise of Android work apps has led to an evident increase in the number of Android tablet users. But when you’re eagerly installing apps like Evernote or Skype, how much time are you likely to spend reading through the required permissions before you accept them? Probably not enough.

Android tip: Track data use

Android tip: Track data use

Many of the best Android tablets and phablets these days have a wide variety of functions for optimal mobile productivity. In order to be mobile and productive, most users prefer it if they can connect via mobile data networks. The problem with connecting to these networks is that they often limit the amount of data you can use which means you can quickly exceed your limit, facing steep bills.

New productivity apps from Google

New productivity apps from Google

Android tablets are proving to be valuable tools for business, with an ever increasing number of users. Many of these productive Android users also utilize Google Apps such a Docs and Sheets, which can be found in Drive. In an effort to make these apps even more useful, Google has introduced standalone versions of the popular Drive apps.

How to verify Android apps

How to verify Android apps

When compared to desktop machines or even laptops, tablets like those running Android have the advantage of great mobility and ease of use, which is why they’ve become the ultimate convenience over the last few years. And because more and more people have come to rely on them for work and communications, the security of tablets has become an increasing concern.

Protect your Android device

Protect your Android device

Protecting your Android device doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. Since you’ve already spent a considerable chunk of money on purchasing your gadget, why spend more for its protection when there are a few free ways to do it? Our guide will help you find ways to safeguard your device without having to invest unnecessarily.

How to set a default app on Android

How to set a default app on Android

Android as a mobile operating system is getting better and better with each successive version. It’s become a viable platform and many manufacturers are releasing new devices, including tablets. One reason for the popularity of the tablet is the app, with many apps often doing the same thing e.g., opening documents.