5 Danger of using the Fake Android App

The popularity of Android is accompanied by more and more supporting applications adorn the Google Play Store. However, Android users should be careful because not all apps on the Play Store are genuine.

Popular services are usually a target for fake applications. WhatsApp is one such example.

WhatsApp is one of the popular short messaging apps and widely used including by Android device users. Along with its popularity, some fake WhatsApp apps have been downloaded by a number of users.

Downloading fake applications is certainly a security risk that will be faced by its users. Fake applications not only harm the smartphone, but also important data in it.

Here are five dangers of using a fake Android app that you should be careful not to become a victim.

1. Wasteful pulses and quotas

Fake Android apps usually work not as they should. Most contain ads that will continue to drain data quota. The reason, the ad can suck a large enough data quota.

If the data quota runs out, of course smartphone used to be wasteful pulse. You will certainly buy the data quota after it runs out, so inevitably the pulse becomes reduced.

2. Prone to malware attacks

Who can guarantee all ads that appear on smartphones will not harm you? It could have been infiltrated by malware and viruses that can attack important data, such as contacts up to banking data.

Large advertising platforms like Google AdSense alone can be infiltrated by malware, let alone fake Android apps whose advertising sources are not clear.

3. Theft of login data

When you use fake applications and do not realize it, there is certainly a big risk to important data. Hackers behind counterfeit apps can store important data like phone numbers and emails.

Fake Android apps like WhatsApp, for example, have login options. So if hackers already know your data through the login process, then the data security could be threatened.

Therefore, make sure the applications used have a clear privacy policy and permissions.

4. Rampant ad and pornographic content

According to some reports, many fake apps on the Google Play Store do not work according to the original app. For instance, the fake WhatsApp app can not be used for chats and only contains ad pages.

The large number of these ads will make it easier for malware to get into the smartphone system. Not only that, sometimes ads will also direct you to negative content such as pornography.

5. Smart smartphone performance

If malware from a fake application successfully enters the system, then surely the smartphone’s performance drops dramatically. Many people find the smartphone sluggish after installing fake apps.

This is obvious because malware affects the existing system on the smartphone. You can indeed use an antivirus application to detect and remove malware, but better choose the option back to the initial settings.

5 Things to watch out for before buying a new phone

Having a new phone that has been equipped with the latest features and technology is the desire of many people. Only, there are some considerations that must be considered first.

The number of phones released in the adjacent time would make many confused parties to make choices.

Instead of getting a mobile phone as needed, buyers sometimes get stuck with too expensive a price for a feature that ‘austerity’. Before reaching in, there are some things like quoting Phones Review that could be your consideration.

1. Resilience

The quality of mobile phone material can be a consideration before you buy it. Make sure you buy a mobile from a familiar brand.

In addition, you can also search penilain from reviews about the phone being targeted. Objective assessment can help you determine how well a phone is holding.

2. Screen Size

The dimensions of the screen can be fitted in the grip can be one consideration before buying a mobile phone. When choosing a phone with a big screen, make sure you are comfortable using it.

If the phone is about to be used to work to capture photos and videos, you’ll want to choose a phone with a screen and high resolution.

3. Performance

Performance is no longer just a figment for the latest generation of smart phones. Multitasking requires that the phone has a fast processor that accommodates the needs of playing games, featuring documents and large-capacity media.

Processor speed also affects operating system and interface.

4. Camera

Camera features have become an integral part of a smart phone today. If you like capturing moments to upload via Instagram, the camera should be your primary consideration.

Conversely, if just for the needs of swafoto, you can also find which phone can accommodate it. For information, the size of the camera resolution does not guarantee the best picture quality is best.

5. Battery life

Long-lasting batteries can help you use them as long as you need them. A good quality mobile battery should last for a full day.

Android OS so today’s most popular operating system compared to Windows OS

Android claimed to be the most popular operating system in the world. The information revealed from the data reported by the StatCounter data and research institutes summarizing data on the newest mobile and desktop operating systems.

Interestingly, Android conquer that previously occupied the Microsoft Windows operating system most widely used by people.

It’s the first time Windows fallen from the top ranking. According to StatCounter, the data indicate a change massive internet consumption experienced by users of desktop PCs to mobile devices.

This is a new milestone in the realm of technology, stating that Windows has become the most mainstream operating systems of the 1980s. And now, the position achieved by Android.

The data also shows the operating system market share globally from March 2012 to March 2017. Android pocketed 37.93 percent, while Windows scooped 37.91 percent share.

Factors increasing the adoption of the Android operating system is also due to the growth of smartphone penetration in developing countries. However, Windows still ‘rule’ North American and European markets.

Windows actually already have a strategy for reaching the mobile market with Windows Phone operating system. Unfortunately, Windows Phone’s market share continued to decline.

In fact, Windows Phone only sold 5.8 million units worldwide. This number declined considerably from the previous year to reach 9 million units.

Google Duo version of Android Downloaded 5 Million Times in a week

Google Duo recently reported impressive scoring record. Video call application has now been downloaded 5 million times on Android devices in just a week.

Good news is delivered directly by the CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai via his Twitter account @sundarpichai.

Until this news was revealed, cuitannya been retweeted 611 times and bagging as many as 1,558 heart, this means that users of the Google duo’s enthusiasm is quite high.

Google Duo claimed as video call application with a simple concept, through this application Android and iOS users can make video calls smoothly, though with a less stable connection.

Google said, Duo is designed to provide convenience. Simply register the phone number, users can directly contact people on your contact list without having to create a separate account.

Do not stop there, Duo comes with a design that is “friendly” and so efficiently. Users can take advantage of features ‘Knock Knock’ which made him see callers before you can answer the call.

Additionally, Google designed a duo with an emphasis on privacy and security, so that all calls are encrypted Duo application from beginning to end (end-to-end encrypted).

Android Nougat Ready to Launch on 22 August

The timely launch of Android 7.0 is almost certain Nougat. Based on the latest information from mobile operators from Canada, Telus, the latest Android operating system will be launched on 22 August.

Information from Telus is expected to participate include accurate enough because Android security update information for multiple devices at once.

Huawei and LG Nexus Nexus 6P 5X into two series of the first phone that will receive the update to Android 7.0 Nougat. However, there might no changes were made regarding the schedule for the launch of the new operating system.

This information was also confirmed by LG websites also briefly displays a special page of the test LH G5 OS that will be conducted on September 22, 2016.

Given Nexus 5X made by the South Korean company, it is also possible LG got the Android Open Source Project code first.

Besides LG, several other vendors such as Sony also said to have received the most new AOSP code. That way, vendors are expected to have more time to prepare and adjust to their device needs an update.

Unfortunately, other Nexus series is uncertain when it will obtain the update. However, based on previous information, other than 6P and Nexus5X Nexus, Nexus 5 is another series phones will receive an update to Android 7.0 Nougat.

News of the latest version of Android’s presence is quite fast, only about 5 months. After the developer version slide in March 2016 and then, the final version for developers has been released in July.

A week released, Pokemon Go downloaded 10 million users in Android

New week released in several countries, gaming (games) Pokemon Go has been very popular. After Pokemon Go out of its beta status, is now reported to have games downloaded by 10 million users of Android based on data from Google Play.

This figure is growing as the global launch of Pokemon Go in various other countries in the world.

However, this figure is not meant games Pokemon Go is played actively by 10 million people through its Android devices. That number represents the total number of applications downloaded and published by Google.

While those who install Pokemon Go raw format of the application Android application package (apk) and play it actively not included in the count above.

Up to now, there is uncertainty about how the number of active players. That is, only the developer that could answer that question.

If you notice, of course, 10 million downloads within seven days of the launch, a figure which is quite fantastic.

5 Do not install this popular app on your Android

Currently, the application becomes inseparable from smartphone users. How could I not, with a variety of applications, the user is possible to do various activities such as playing games or writing reports.

On the other hand, a variety of functions and the advantages it was not shared by all applications on the Google Play Store. Android users must recognize that not all applications are really helpful and have features capable.

In fact, not a few of the popular apps appeared to save malicious files or even threaten the security of the user.

To that end, muster popular applications that actually do not need to be installed on Android phones, as quoted from page Make Us Of.

1. ES File Explorer

For Android users, ES File Explorer is an application explorer app is popular in a few years. In addition to presenting a variety of features, this app also has a display that allows users to explore the data available Android on their devices.

However, this does not occur if the user is wearing the free version of the application. Various bloatware and ad-ware appear at any moment. Not only that, a notification pop-up contains an invitation to download additional applications often appear suddenly and can not be disabled.

Alternatively, users can use the application OI File Manager is already available Google Play Store. In addition, there are also applications FX File Exproler and Total Commender.

2. UC Browser

Browser Chinese origin is called so popular in China and India. This application claims to have ‘fast fashion’ that is able to load websites faster. The mode is also capable of compressing the site so that less data consumption.

Nevertheless, this browser has security related problems of tracking. That is because the search list sent without encryption to India Yahoo and Google. That list includes IMSI number, IMEI number, Android ID, including Wi-Fi Mac address.

For users concerned with the security, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox can be an option. However, keep in mind that not all browsers have adequate security features.

Besides UC Browser, Dolphin Web browser also has a similar problem. Mobile browser was found to have a security hole that makes the data is sent without encryption.

3. CLEAN it

As the name implies, this application has a function to clean up junk files on your smartphone. Because of the popularity, the application is already installed on more than 10 million times and have a high rating.

Nevertheless, basically the application is not very useful because it clears the cache memory does not affect the speed performance of the smartphone. In addition, cleaning RAM only result in the use of a larger battery.

Even so, for those of you who still want to use applications with similar capabilities Greenify can choose to save battery power. SD Maid There are also applications that can be used to clean up garbage data.

Other applications that also have similar features is a Clean Master. Application made by Cheetah Mobile also does not have many uses and are often your ads appear.

4. DU Battery Saver & Fast Charge

This application has a function similar to CLEAN it. Only, this app has additional features to speed up battery charging. There are more than 7.6 million users who have downloaded this app.

Although it looks capable of accelerating battery charging, this app actually does not have that capability. Not to mention so many of these applications show ads that might be annoying for most users.

Alternatively, people can use applications such as GSM Battery Monitor to monitor the battery status of the device. Meanwhile, in order to save power the user can select the features available in the application Greenify.

5. Application of Anti-Virus

At present, many anti-virus application that can be found in the Google Play Store. In fact, many of whom are developers who also have anti-virus software for the PC. However, how effective anti-virus for Android devices?

While not bad, it does not mean an Android device really need anti-virus applications. One reason is still the number of security holes that sometimes opened by the user, such as to root the device or install unofficial applications.

Both conditions were certainly open up a security hole bigger. However, that does not mean anti-virus applications have no usefulness at all.

Some applications such as Avast and Avira offers extra data safety features, such as locking the screen until the call blocking.