Samsung Galaxy S3 Android security hints and tips


The Samsung Galaxy SIII (3) has been advertised quite heavily by Samsung here in the UK and in particular during the Olympics. Samsung have obviously paid David Beckham a lot of money to promote the new mobile device – that is for sure! So with this device clearly in the shop window here at London 2012, it’s even more important we look at what this device offers from the security standpoint. The Samsung Galaxy S3 uses the Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system along with TouchWiz (which is Samsung’s own user interface) – it’s not the latest operating system, as that honour goes to Jelly Bean, but it’s still ahead of the iPhone in performance, feature sets and battery consumption. It’s security where Android has been lacking, and both ICS and Samsung (using their TouchWiz interface) have added some very useful features for users. All these functions are accessed via the pull down notification bar (which can be accessed only if the Security Setting is on the default Swipe setting). Remember, this feature isn’t enabled if you have enabled customised device security. Read more....

August 10, 2012
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