None of us know when an emergency will occur due to an allergic response, vehicle accident, or environmental disaster; but, it makes sense to be prepared. First responders – emergency medical technicians (EMTs), police, and doctors – try to gather as much information as possible, in a short amount of time, in order to save the lives of unconscious victims. Many of these medical professionals look at anything, including Android phones, for ICE (In Case of Emergency) details to help them save the victim’s life. Since mobile phones have become so important as communication and data storage devices, it only makes sense to keep your important ICE data somewhere on your Android.
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Social networks are all about sharing information, whether it’s about business announcements, party invitations, or simple statements about your everyday life. However, there are things that you should keep for you and your close friends, including your phone number, email address, and status updates about your current relationship. If you have an account on Facebook, it is important to set your privacy options to protect against online identity theft.
The Android and iPhone are at odds for a dozen reasons, but the center of these is that the Android app store is entirely open source. This is starkly different from the iPhone app store, which is filled only with Apple-approved and analyzed apps. Whereas the iPhone store is effectively a command economy under the complete control of the Apple corporation, the Android market strives to be a truly capitalist system with nearly no regulations in place but common sense and the limits of the hardware itself.
icrosoft Office is a vital tool for any computer user. For some, including those like students who often need it the most, its hefty price tag can be a big problem. What many people don’t realize is that there are several great ways to get all the capabilities of Office without putting a dent in the user’s wallet.