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A snapshot of Internet usage across the globe

A snapshot of Internet usage across the globe The Internet is now an ingrained part of life for much of the world’s population. Currently, 3.2 billion people globally are using the Internet, with 2 billion of those being located in developing countries. This means that 40% of the world’s population is now online. According to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), global Internet penetration grew seven fold from 6.5% to 43% between 2000- 2015. Internet penetration in dev...

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Five steps to know before doing your coursework

Five steps to know before doing your coursework As a student, you must be often accepting a variety of tasks from the lecturer. Coursework can sometimes be something very boring for most students. In this article I will share some advice on how to do coursework in a short time without getting stuck in the act of plagiarism. 1.Creating an outline of the tasks you want to do The key to success in making a good task plan, including when we are doing the coursework. Therefore, you need to de...

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Betcade to Launch Android Gambling App Store in the UK

Betcade to Launch Android Gambling App Store in the UK We live in an age where apps seem to make the world go round. If you’re an Android mobile user then you know the frustration of coming second when it comes Apple and new apps. One market that not only caters to iOS but also the Android format is online gambling. Most operators have mobile friendly websites allowing players to access the games with ease directly from a browser but there’s nothing like the one click convenience of an app. A com...

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Picking a Multimedia Tablet that Works for You

Picking a Multimedia Tablet that Works for You It’s that time of year, and if you’re looking for a multimedia tablet, you have a lot to choose from. More Americans are switching to tablets for computing on the go and eMarketer expects that tablet users will surpass one billion worldwide by the end of 2015. Getting on the bandwagon is easy, there are a lot of tablets out there, but unless you have some idea of what you want it to do, you may have just spent a chunk of change on a paperweig...

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Telecom and the Mobile Movement

Telecom and the Mobile Movement It's not a stretch to say that nearly everyone has a mobile phone today. In the US alone, nearly two-thirds of the population, own a mobile phone going into 2015. In less than five years, this number has jumped from the only thirty-five percent that was reported in 2011. Advances in technology mean that over sixty percent of Americans alone are carrying around as much computing power as the average desktop or laptop in their pockets. So it's no s...

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The Rise Of Mobile Gambling

The Rise Of Mobile Gambling The world's first online casino was launched in 1996 and mobile gambling wasn't even a consideration at that point in time. However, mobile gambling has taken the industry by storm in the last several years. Once the first iPhone launched in 2007, it created a mobile gambling boom. Online casinos started focusing on developing mobile web-apps and native apps immediately and haven't stopped since. The Apple iPad was launched in 2010 and help...

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The 8 Best Apps For Mini-Games

The 8 Best Apps For Mini-Games Every now and then it's nice to substitute a typical mobile game for one that bundles a number of mini-games in one. Sometimes it's fun because of the sheer variety, and often mini-game collections are also pretty amusing. Whatever the specific appeal may be, here are eight mini-game collections any Android user can enjoy. 1. Mini Mix Mayhem Usually, the idea of a mini-game collection is a single download that offers multiple games within. Tha...

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A Brief History of Online Gambling

A Brief History of Online Gambling In our modern day and age, we can't imagine life without internet. Actually, I don't even know if life would be possible without internet, and I mean  for various businesses which totally depend on it (Facebook, Amazon,Google, eBay, Yahoo! etc). The same story is true in regard to online gambling. Easy access to internet changed the lives of billions of people, from all over the world. And one major influence of the world wide web was over...

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6 Reasons Why EBooks are a Game-Changer

6 Reasons Why EBooks are a Game-Changer It wasn’t all that long ago when the world thought eBooks would have zero chances of succeeding in the market. According to a report from Statistics Portal, revenue eBook sales in 2008 hit 274 million U.S. dollars. By the following year, revenues registered a significant jump, mainly attributed to the rising demand and supply of eBook gadgets and apps. By the time 2013 figures were forecasted, revenues showed an expected increase that was at...

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The Benefits of Mobile Trading

The Benefits of Mobile Trading Mobile trading is the latest facility available for investment and trading. It includes trading in stocks, forex and commodities. In the last couple of years, it has grown by leaps and bounds, bringing it into prominence. Telecommunication technology has improved rapidly because of which smartphones have become faster and more efficient. Apps are now available as per individual needs at extremely affordable costs. For investors and traders, movin...

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What to Do When Mobile Search Queries Overtake Desktop

What to Do When Mobile Search Queries Overtake Desktop The official statistics indicate that in certain countries there are more mobile search queries than tablet or desktop computer queries on Google. The major turning point for this was when Google introduced an important update to its algorithm, which placed high emphasis on mobile-friendliness as a ranking factor. The update penalizes websites that are not fully-optimized for mobile devices and rewards those with mobile-friendly layouts, Blueh...

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Video Conferencing: Open Source Online Chat Software

Video Conferencing: Open Source Online Chat Software Remember the days when a business person had to travel if they wanted to have a face-to-face meeting with their partner or client? Thanks to the incredible innovation that is video conferencing, those days are over. Professional software like BlueJeans Video Conferencing App, as well as more casual ones like MyGreenPC, are making it easier to have eye-to-eye meetings with business contacts or casual acquaintances without expending the time or ene...

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Top Binary Options Android Apps

Top Binary Options Android Apps Binary options are intriguing trading methods. Thanks to Internet and web applications, it is now possible to trade in these derivatives from anywhere using smartphones. However, it is necessary to install a few binary options apps. For Android users, such apps are available in Google Play Store. Sophisticated binary options apps for Android devices allow users to deposit or withdraw money with the broker while they are moving or traveling. These...

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Which Are The Greediest Android Apps?

Which Are The Greediest Android Apps? Well, if you stumbled upon this article, you were/are probably annoyed by those greedy Android apps which are draining your smartphone's battery, right? Well, the good people from AVG took this matter seriously and in their App Performance Report Q1 2015 they unveiled the top 10 Android apps that suck the life out from our beloved droids. More precisely, these are the apps that require the most storage/data allowance on top of the ...

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NSA Tried to Hijack Google Play Store To Hack Smartphones

NSA Tried to Hijack Google Play Store To Hack Smartphones Here comes yet another " unpleasant surprise" from Big Brother, as per the document obtained from the world-renowned whistle-blower Edward Snowden and revealed by CBS News working together with The Intercept. According to the respective top-secret doc, the NSA&friends( government agencies from the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand) were planning to hijack all the data traffic to Google's and Samsung's app stores in order to infect ...

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The Latest Google Android OS Android M to be Released Later in May

The Latest Google Android OS Android M to be Released Later in May Say hello to Android M, the latest and the greatest Google Android Operating system that is to be revealed later this month. While most of the droid heads out there are expecting the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for their smartphones like the second coming, Google is set to launch the next generation Android OS which will be detailed at the 2015 Google I/O developer event that will take place in Frisco. The announcement of the future v...

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US Court Rules NSA Snooping Illegal

US Court Rules NSA Snooping Illegal If you are a follower of this website, you probably know that I covered the news about Edward Snowden's whistle blowing regarding the illegal NSA spying program which collects data about tens of millions of American citizens since day one. Obviously, the NSA not only spies on domestic affairs and US citizens, it's a world-wide phenomena (see Germany's Chancellor Merkel spying by the NSA) Today's awesome news is that the NSA's surveil...

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Tag Heur Android Wear Smartwatch

Tag Heur Android Wear Smartwatch If you're an Android fan and a watch aficionado, the Tag Heur Android Wear Smartwatch is a match made in heaven for you. If you don't know what I am talking about, well, the well known Swiss watch manufacturer Tag Heur decided to build a smartwatch running on Android OS, thus slapping Apple's watch and turning the Android crowd cheering for blood! The price tag for this baby will be pretty hefty, at around $1400, but keep in mind that the A...

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Types of Free Reading Apps from Nook

Types of Free Reading Apps from Nook For a while, the only way you could enjoy e-books from Barnes and Noble, one of the largest book chains in America, was to purchase and use a NOOK e-reading tablet. That has recently changed, however. The company now offers a variety of free reading apps including the native Nook that can be used with a variety of mobile devices. The new applications link users into their Nook accounts, giving readers access to Barnes and Noble’s extensive libr...

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Popular Android Apps Fall Under Security Scrutiny

Popular Android Apps Fall Under Security Scrutiny The recent announcement that Google would no longer be supplying security updates for legacy Android users has caused consternation among fans of the search engine giant's smartphone operating system. With more than 930 million Android mobiles being affected, the decision highlights a growing concern over smartphone and tablet security. These days' people rely on their smartphones for more than just calling and texting. With the rising popularity...

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888 POKER APP – IF YOU ARE MISSING IT, DOWNLOAD IT NOW!

888 POKER APP – IF YOU ARE MISSING IT, DOWNLOAD IT NOW! Internet has given a great platform to all game lovers especially the poker ones. Now it’s too easy to install poker over your Android, IOS and all other high deficiency gadgets. More and more poker apps are being added to the market and the latest one is 888poker app. You can download it via 888poker to get started right away. You can play it online too anytime. Online poker fans are craving for more and more of these types of apps and all ...

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Is your Android Device Spying on You?

Is your Android Device Spying on You? Do you ever stop in the middle of a conversation and ask yourself if your Android smartphone/tablet or whatever is spying on you? Well, the truth is that we live in a 1984'sh world in which everything tech-related has the potential of spying on its owner and the latest confirmation of this apparently paranoid assumption comes from Samsung themselves. In a recent statement, Samsung admitted that their smart TVs (running on Android, yes y...

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Samsung Unveils New Gen Galaxy A5 and A5 Duos (Dual SIM)

Samsung Unveils New Gen Galaxy A5 and A5 Duos (Dual SIM) The new series Samsung Galaxy A5 and A5 Duos are part of the Korean giant's strategy of acquiring even "moar" market share, especially since the latest "happenings" with its archenemy (read Apple). I am referring of course at Q4 2014 when Apple's sales surged dramatically while Samsung's, well...long story short, Samsung needs an ace in its sleeve and with the A series and especially the Galaxy A5, it just looks like they did it finally. E...

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Malicious Android Adware Found in Google Play Store Again

Malicious Android Adware Found in Google Play Store Again Once again (how many more times Google?!) internet security experts warned the Android community about apps downloaded millions of times from  Google's Play Store, lurking with malicious  Android adware. This is not the first time and certainly it's not the last time when malicious software/adware finds its home in the Play Store, but it looks like it's becoming a bad habit and things must change once and for all. Android adware is ba...

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One Billion Android Smartphones Shipped Worldwide in 2014

One Billion Android Smartphones Shipped Worldwide in 2014 Android running smartphones are entering legendary territory. Why, you may ask? Well, the open source mobile OS is boasting with an impressive figure : over 1,000,000,000 units shipped worldwide in 2014, all of them running on Android! That's something, don't you think? According to Strategy Analytics, the smartphone market grew with ~30% in 2014 (compared to last year's figures), to 1.3 billion smartphones sold in 2014 from which 1 billio...

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Future High-End Droid Samsung Galaxy S6 Details Leaked

Future High-End Droid Samsung Galaxy S6 Details Leaked All droid heads are eagerly waiting for the new high-end flagship from the Korean manufacturer, namely the soon-to-be-the-next-most-desired Android smartphone in the world, Samsung Galaxy S6 ladies and gents. Even if the info I'll share with you must be taken with a grain of salt, i.e. in the rumor department, along with some renderings presented just a few days ago, now we have a clear and undeniable set of let's say "drawings", revealing...

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Android Wi-Fi Direct Vulnerability Detected

Android Wi-Fi Direct Vulnerability Detected The IT department from Core Security recently discovered  a DoS (denial of service) vulnerability in the Android Wi-Fi Direct feature   The Wi-Fi Direct feature allows Android devices to inter-connect directly among them/peer to peer (let's say a tablet and a smartphone) without requiring a "third party" device, like a wireless router. Most of the modern Android running smartphones already have this feature implemented for qui...

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Three Great Android Apps for Simulating the Stock Market

Three Great Android Apps for Simulating the Stock Market In recent years, the stock market has seen its fair share of lows and highs. From the sub-10000 days following the 2008 financial crash and the Great Recession to the peaks we are now seeing today, there is plenty of adventure (and money) to be had in the world of stock trading. Many people have thought about trying their luck at trading stocks online at one point or another; others have actually taken the first step, only to lose their investmen...

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