The first thing is that Android is a bigger target than ever thanks to people moving much of their personal information to their mobile devices. Besides that, phishing scams are more clever than ever and can disguise themselves as notifications of or communications like texts, emails, or even just calls. … [Read more...] about Do I need an antivirus on my Android phone?
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It’s hard to capture just how badly this order mangles free speech and the entire legislative process. But one of its worst flaws is a common one: making rules that assume every website is Facebook. We’ve said over and over that Section 230 is not “a gift to big tech companies.” It’s a gift to the internet. Trump’s order makes that clearer than ever — because unlike even a fairly similar proposal from Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO), its “online platform” definition explicitly targets all websites, not just the biggest by users or revenue. … [Read more...] about Let’s go through Trump’s terrible internet censorship order, line by line
Wi-Fi Everywhere Which MVNOs are best for hotspot data? MVNOs are offering more data than ever and many of them are letting you share it with your other Wi-Fi devices. If you need a backup plan for Wi-Fi or just spend a lot of time away from public access points, you can get connected with a prepaid carrier. … [Read more...] about How to backup and restore your OnePlus phone
I haven't used Zen Mode that much, but I think I'm going to be using it more in the future. Unlike the solutions from Google and Apple, which let you add time to apps and don't really restrict your phone usage, Zen Mode forces you to step away, relax, or do something else in the real world. I think that forced reflection is valuable for everyone, and I'm glad that is how OnePlus decided to implement its take on digital wellbeing. … [Read more...] about How to use Zen Mode on your OnePlus phone
Amazon’s web hosting services are among the most widely used out there, which means that when Amazon’s servers goes down, a lot of things go down with them. That appears to be happening today, with Amazon reporting “high error rates” in one region of its S3 web services, and a number of services going offline because of it. … [Read more...] about Amazon’s web servers are down and it’s causing trouble across the internet