Remove anti virus android apps immediately!!!

Remove anti virus android apps immediately!!!

by: Adam

Don’t you love those pop up ads from those security app you downloaded?   There a millions of options on the Google Play store to choose from…the biggest question is which of those are safe?    It’s like buying hand sanitizer with the flu virus built right into it… every time you think you’re cleaning it’s just making you sick. Android devices continue are challenged with the challenge of once again being a perpetrator of how phones are getting their information send to hackers and even more done through Google Play store that people download software for the very purpose of protection.  It was announced that several antivirus apps have been compromised and recently removed from Google Play app store due to the fact that they have installed malware on millions of Android phones that cause havoc in addition to battery drain. Attached is information of those apps that are…

Passwordless Login - It's here!

Passwordless Login - It's here!

by: Adam

Identity theft and compromised data are regular occurrences in our society due to the fact that man-made passwords are becoming easier to hack as malware technology advances. Countless people are guilty of committing the age old sins of using weak passwords and re-using the same password for most (or all) of their accounts for the sake of convenience. CNN produced an article showing that the top five passwords being used in 2019 are also the first five passwords that most hackers will try. They are: 123456 123456789 qwerty password 111111 Almost every website uses email and password authentication; this means that the same email is tied to an average of 130 different websites – it would be impossible to remember that many passwords. It’s argued that passwords serve an essential security function. Unfortunately, if a password is not changed often enough, it becomes susceptible to an information breach. A recent…

Cashier less grocery stores

Cashier less grocery stores

by: FPM3

Speaking with Jeff McArthur AM 640 along with CEO of FPM3 Adam Oldfield shares the pros and cons of the new cashier less future of groceries. https://omny.fm/shows/jeff-mcarthur/cashier-less-grocery-stores-are-making-their-way-t

5G or not 5G?  That is the question

5G or not 5G? That is the question

by: Adam

This quarter SPECTRUM Cambridge Chamber Magazine issue came out.  If you’ve been paying attention to the media recently you’ve noticed that Huawei has been making a lot of headlines. In the past year, the CEO daughter was held in Vancouver on suspicion of inside trading in Saudi Arabia. This whole ordeal has opened the eyes of many people in North America of just exactly what Huawei is doing. The bigger question is this Chinese technological advance company comes with some great features at a very low cost. the Huawei p20 is one of the most advanced cell phones with an amazing camera technology. Huawei is one of the culprits of how Nortel communications ended up going bankrupt. It’s a proven fact that Huawei stole the technology to create its own Chinese communication company. Protected under the republic of China Canada had no sanctions to sue them. This is the company…

Facebook Security - update August 2017

by: Adam

Facebook has a new security feature that allows for you to have 3-5 friends help you access your account.  This is very handy in the case you lost your password OR you got hacked.  Just remember to pick 3 – 5 true friends!   I would suggest that you might select a family member. See the full video below  

Friday, March 17, 2017 - Tech Talk - Amazon Alexa, Family Link Security for Parents, Phone Locks Important, Facezam Hoax?, Headphones Exploding and more

by: Adam

Big Happy Birthday to my Grandmother! Took her for lunch in a limo provided by Hamilton Limo. ALEXA  – Good and bad news about this Amazon product. Roomba the cleaning vacuum robot now works with Alexa. You can easily now just yell at it and it will start cleaning. http://mashable.com/2017/03/15/irobot-roomba-alexa-voice-command-cleaning/#V118ugukYkqF New Security needs to be put together. Recently a 6 year old managed to purchase a new doll house and a box of cookies simply by asking Alexa to get it. http://mashable.com/2017/03/15/amazon-echo-alexa-google-home-children-ordering/#V118ugukYkqF Google launched this week – FAMILY LINK.  A way for kids to search in a friendly way and parents to keep an eye on the devices, especially those 13 and younger.  It gives parents the ability to approve kids request anywhere. It costs $0.30 for parental consent allowing you to have the ability to manage your child’s account online. When the child wishes to ask permission, it will…

Tech Talk - Friday, March 10, 2017 - Period-proof Underwear, Tinder Select, Amazon at Music Festivals, Canada's top ranked for internet rates, DNA storage in Digital Files

by: Adam

LATEST IN FUN TECH – This week was International Women’s Week.   The entrepreneur woman that came up with the product THINX “period-proof underwear” is a product to prevent menstrual blood from staining and leaking. NOW… a fresh launch of products are available that will take on Toilet Paper. TUSHY is on the market. This will remove any need for wiping.  Think of it as a mobile Bidet, to attaches to a toilet it gives you that booty fresh wash. Saving millions on toilet paper and water waste.  Who knew North America goes through 57 squares of TP a day? 37 gallons of water and 1.5 pounds of wood goes into making a single roll. http://www.businessinsider.com/thinx-founder-miki-agrawal-launches-tushy-bidet-2017-3 TINDER SELECT – the app for celebrities of models and millionaires and those that are above all of us.  You have to be invited and it’s selected by those only with celebrities and those…

SMARTPHONE EXPLOSION

SMARTPHONE EXPLOSION

by: Adam

ARTICLE IN THE CAMBRIDGE CHAMBER – SPECTRUM winter edition It’s coming to a point when most of our smartphones are reaching a capacity of which provide the most speed and the most features with security. But have we really maximized what we can actually do with our future smartphones? The fact of the matter is smartphones are mini-computers and packed full of features that demand a lot of battery power. In the recent months you might of heard that Samsung phones, and other products, have been exploding due to battery issues. It became such a massive problem with the Note 7 that it is now a law that you are not allowed to bring it on any public transportation in the United States, Canada or on any airline in the world. And doing so will result in fines of over $500,000 USD. Unfortunately Samsung isn’t the only one that has had…

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