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10 Ways to Keep Your Phone Safe

If you’re one of the 58 percent of Americans who own a smartphone, then you probably use it every day: In addition to making calls and sending texts, you might use it for directions, to post to social media, browse the Internet and shop. It’s those last few activities that can put your privacy most at risk. Cyber experts say the rapid adoption of smartphones into daily life – especially for shopping, which requires the exchange of payment information – leaves many people vulnerable to financial attacks. A 2013 Norton report found that 1 in 3 smartphone users have experienced some form of cybercrime. Protecting yourself doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming, but you should consider following these 10 steps: 1. When browsing or shopping on your phone (or computer), always look for “https” in the url instead of “http.” That indicates an added level of security, which should always appear …

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How to Root Samsung Galaxy S5 on Android 4.4.2 KitKat

If you read this post you might already know that rooting a device allows users to get complete access to the device’s operating system and make changes to system files, uninstall non removable or install unofficial applications and so on. This rooting method works on all Samsung Galaxy S5 models. After rooting, all internal storage in device will be erased, so it’s strongly recommended to back up all data before rooting. All data in SD card will stay as it is. Note: Rooting a device voids device’s warranty. Users should proceed at their own risk. Before we begin: – The device should have at least 80% charge left on the battery. – If you have Samsung Kies program in PC, Kies should be completely turned off to not disturb all the process. – USB drivers must be installed on PC (if Kies are in PC then drivers are already installed). …

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Speed up your homescreen with APUS Launcher

There is a plethora of apps out there that allow you to customize just about every single thing on your android smartphone without even rooting. That is why we have started the weekly series “Monday Makeover.” Each week we will take one of these customization apps and talk about setting it up, discuss the features of it, and show you how you can make your android device truly one of a kind. Last week we talked about Cover. This week we are taking a look at APUS Launcher What is APUS Launcher? APUS Launcher is the fastest growing launcher on the market and has been downloaded 120 million times in under 10 months. It replaces your current homescreen with a different setup and adds several features that are not usually found on a stock launcher. One of the best things about APUS Launcher is its file size is only 3MB so it takes up almost no …

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How to add Source/Repo to Cydia

Manually adding Sources/Repositories to Cydia: 1. Open Cydia and select Manage option on the lower menu bar. 2. Select Sources option and click Edit then Add on the upper menu bar. 3. In pop-up window type Source/Repo url correctly and click Add Source. 4. After source have been added click Return to Cydia then Done. 5. That’s it! Installing Sources to Cydia from menu: 1. Launch Cydia and sellect Home option on the lower menu bar. 2. Select More Package Sources option. 3. From the list of all the sources, choose the exact one that can be installed through Cydia. 4. Select Install in the upper right corner and click Confirm. 5. After installation select Return to Cydia and that’s it!

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