No, Verizon doesn't plan to sell your data unless you want to

If you’re living in the United States, then you’re probably aware that the Congress recently voted to reduce broadband privacy protections, which would allow Internet providers to sell users’ data much easier and without asking for their permission.

We reported a few days ago that Verizon launched an Android application called AppFlash, which acts as a launcher and search function. According to the report, the app that would come pre-installed on all Android smartphones sold by Verizon can share user’s information with the carrier’s family of companies.

AppFlash …

Samsung to spend $8.9 billion on expanding OLED production this year

Samsung has the best of both worlds. With Android, the company has its new flagship duo in the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+. And with iOS, the manufacturer is a major supplier of components for the Apple iPhone. A new report published today says that Samsung plans on spending $8.9 billion this year to expand production of OLED panels. One reason to spend that kind of money on this project is Apple’s expected transition to OLED for the iPhone.

The tenth anniversary model, dubbed the Apple iPhone 8, is expected to be the first iPhone to employ an OLED screen instead of the customary …

Nokia 9 rumored to be the first to feature “Nokia OZO Audio” technology

The first three Nokia-branded Android smartphones announced by HMD this year have to make their global debut. Aside from the Nokia 6 that’s now available for purchase in China, the other two Nokia phones, 3 and 5 will hit the shelves in April/June.

Two new high-end Nokia-branded smartphones are supposed to be unveiled in the coming months, as HMD plans to launch 6 or 7 handsets this year.

HMD’s top-of-the-line Nokia-branded smartphone, the unannounced Nokia 9 is expected to come equipped with one of the most powerful chipsets, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835. A new tip coming from an unverified …

Man greets the day by nearly getting electrocuted by a charging iPhone

32-year old Wiley Day considers himself lucky to be alive. On March 22nd, he had his iPhone plugged into an extension cord, something he did every night so that he could keep his phone in bed while it charged up for the next day. When he awoke the next morning, the dog tag he was wearing around his neck somehow got caught between the metal prongs on the charger and the extension cord. The resulting electric jolt knocked Day from his bed to the ground.

He remembers that his vision started to fade, and he felt as though he was looking through a peephole. He also could see only in black and …

BlackBerry rolls out major update for its Android smartphones

BlackBerry recently announced a new update for all its present and upcoming Android smartphones would soon be available for download. The update is meant to improve some of the productivity features these handsets have pre-loaded inside.

The Canadian company completely overhauled the Productivity Tab’s interface so that it’s more user-friendly and easier to use. In addition, the update brings a new Quick Triage function that is meant for items in the Hub and new Quick Actions for entries in Contacts, including Phone, Text and Email.

Keep in mind that the …

ZTE Axon 7 Mini has its own Android 7.1.1 Nougat preview program in the US

ZTE announced that it’s kicking off a preview program for the Android 7.1.1 Nougat for the Axon 7 Mini. The beta program will only be available to users in the United States who register and are accepted into the preview.

As always, the program is meant to provide ZTE with the necessary feedback to launch offer users a bug-free Android update for the Axon 7 Mini. Also, participants will be able to familiarize themselves, as well as test out new features and improvements before they are made available to the general public.

In order to take part in the beta program, ZTE Axon 7 Mini …

Android 7.1.2 reportedly rolling out OTA to the Pixel C Tablet

The non-beta final version of Android 7.1.2 is apparently starting to make the rounds via an OTA update.. According to one image that is being circulated, the Pixel C tablet has received the latest (and possibly last) build of Android Nougat. Next up is Android O which will supposedly take the old favorite Oreo sandwich cookie into the smartphone age. Based on the latest beta, Android 7.1.2 offers the Pixel fingerprint gesture to the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X. The gesture allows users to control the notification shade by swiping on the fingerprint scanner.
Again, based on the beta, Android …

Samsung Galaxy S8+ prototype unit features dual-camera lens setup

The Galaxy S8 and its big brother were revealed last week, and customers in selected markets can already pre-order the flagships. We’ll certainly give you our take on Samsung’s latest smartphone in an in-depth review, but let’s take a moment and highlight one of the features that might not be such a significant improvement over the previous Galaxy S model, the camera.

Samsung announced the Galaxy S8 and S8+ feature a single-lens 12-megapixel rear-facing camera with dual-pixel technology, just like the Galaxy S7. The South Korean company will use two suppliers for the camera: Sony and Samsung. …

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ not yet supporting Google Daydream

The Daydream VR headset is compatible with quite a few high-end smartphones, but Google is adding more devices on the supported listed pretty often. Unfortunately, Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 and S8+ are not Daydream-ready.

The Google Daydream application in the Play Store can’t be installed on the Samsung Galaxy S8. If you try to install it anyway, you’ll be met with an error that says the app is not compatible with Samsung’s flagship.

Even though the Galaxy S8 meets all the requirements necessary to support Google Daydream VR fully, a compatible app hasn’t bee released in the Play …

Quicken Payroll- How to Export Payroll Checks to Quicken Using Payroll Software

Employers have many payroll software products to choose from to generate their payroll. Business owners currently using Quicken are not limited to using only the options Quicken gives you for payroll.

In a few easy steps employers can export payroll checks into Quicken. This type of feature is effective for users requiring the ability to track payroll data in Quicken.

The process of exporting payroll checks from Payroll Mate follows three basic steps:

1. The user will generate the file in Payroll Mate by running a payroll report.

 2. The user will create an account in Quicken which the checks will be exported to.

3. The user will import the file created in Payroll Mate to the account created in Quicken.

The first step is as simple as generating a payroll report that includes the pay dates of the checks to be exported. Easily select the employees, there for their checks, and export the file to a location of your choice.

 The second step involves creating an account in Quicken. This can be easily accomplished, in a few short steps, through the Quicken account set-up wizard.

The third step is actually importing the file into Quicken. Employers, business owners, Payroll Mate users and/ or Quicken users can open Quicken choose the import option, locate the exported QIF file, choose the account previously created and finally import the file. Once the file is imported into Quicken users can move the data to any other account in Quicken.

Utilizing this type of feature opens up the choices to consumers looking to generate payroll at an economical price. Payroll software for Quicken does not have to expensive or complicated. Small to mid-sized businesses have options when it comes to quicken payroll software.

Source by: Lisa Heather