Google is Poised to Take over the Low Cost Smartphone Market

Android Go is Designed for Low Cost Phones We first heard Google talk about it at the annual I/O Developers Conference recently held in Mountainview, California. And when it was announced, it raised a lot of questions, the most glaring of which was: is it a new version of Android? Google is, of course, known for being a continuous innovator, which is why this question immediately popped up. So far, there are already around 2 billion Android devices being used all…

How to Tell If a Phone Is Stolen

Is that Phone Stolen?  Here’s how to Tell. If it seems too good to be true, it probably is. This applies to almost anything, including buying cell phones. So when the price is just too good to be true, there's probably a catch. And one of the most common catches is that you're probably buying stolen property. While it's practical to opt for a used phone, particularly when you're hard on cash, there's always the risk that you may be purchasing…

What’s a CPU?

Understanding the Heart of your Computer CPU stands for Central Processing Unit. In the most basic terms, a CPU (also referred to as a processor, a microprocessor or central processor) is regarded as the brain of the computer because it is responsible for handling, interpreting, processing and executing all the instructions it receives. Everything you do on your computer is based on mathematical and logic operations, and it is the CPU which controls and performs all those operations. In other…

More Households Cutting the Cord

There are More Mobile Users than Landline Users For the first time since the advent of telephones, the number of households that only use mobile phones has surpassed the number of households who still have landline phone subscriptions. And this information came from a very unlikely source. According to Fortune, this statistic came from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Centers for Disease Control Study Discovers Cell Phone Usage Apparently, the CDC was conducting a survey to find out what percentage of…

Are you Addicted to Your Phone?

Most People Spend over 2 Hours using Apps According to the latest report from App Annie, smartphone users are now spending more time using apps compared with the past few years. Specifically, the average time spent on apps is about 2 hours and 15 minutes daily, or roughly 34 days a year for users in the U.S. In other countries, the stats are even higher. In South Korea, Brazil and Mexico, the daily average is at least 3 hours. In terms…