Daily Smartphone News: Hack Proof Your Smartphone, New Nokia 3310, Smartphone Boom

By | March 27, 2017

Here’s our daily roundup of the top smartphone news found on the web, curated from smartphone social media accounts and top cell phone industry articles:

smartphone hack protection

12 ways to hack-proof your smartphone

We’ve posted before about cell phone security – if sound waves can hack all your smart devices, it’s important to be vigilant with your smartphone security! This article from The Guardian, promises to reveal 12 ways to “hack proof” your smartphone. You should read it and let us know what you think. Have you tried these smartphone methods to protect yours?

Some of this really is common sense: be careful what you install, install the latest security updates, don’t let the hackers in. That said, you really need to be proactive!

 

New Nokia 3310 Smartphone

New Nokia 3310 – The 5 reasons why it WILL make you want to ditch your smartphone

Last month we shared some news on the Daily Cell Phones Twitter feed – Nokia is re-releasing the classic 3310 with a camera and even better battery life! So, there has already been some buzz on the new (old?) Nokia 3310, but how good will it really be. Is this something good enough for you to skip the latest iPhone or whatever other cell phone you are carrying these days? This Express writer certainly seems to think so!

Here’s what the argument boils down to:

  1. Battery Life: The Nokia 3310 battery will outlast many smartphone rivals
  2. Fewer Apps: Is this a good thing or a bad thing?
  3. Design: The phone is going old school in a design that the author calls more “pocket friendly.”
  4. Bills: In the UK, at least, this is one smartphone that you won’t have to finance on a monthly payment.

Basically, Nokia is banking on a lot of people embracing the idea that “old school is cool” when it comes to smartphones. For a much more in-depth look at this, read the full article.

Fund That Called the Smartphone Boom Piles Into Driverless Cars

This last story from Bloomberg is more about driverless cars and future technology than smartphones, but we thought this was interesting. The fund manager of PineBridge investments has twice made investments in smartphones that have paid off. You could say she predicted the “smartphone boom.” So, what is she investing in now? Driverless cars. This technology is not exactly under the radar in 2017, but there are still a lot of questions about the future. Read here for the full article.

These are the top smartphone stories for Monday morning March 27, 2017. Daily Cell Phones uses social listening and scours social media and the daily news for the most popular and highest shared cell phone news on social media every day.

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