More "tweens" have cell phones, parents are worried about costs

Jul 19, 2012 13:38:06Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

More A recent survey conducted by ORC International for the National Consumers League (NCL) found nearly six out of 10 parents of "tweens," children between 8 and 12 years old, have given their child a cell phone. Of these parents, about a quarter are dealing with higher phone bills than they expected. Researchers... Read More

Study shows cell phone owners use device while watching TV

Jul 18, 2012 17:21:59Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Study shows cell phone owners use device while watching TV A recent study conducted by the Pew Research and American Life Project found Americans are using their phones while watching the television more often than not. More than half (52 percent) of the 2,254 Americans surveyed admitted to using their mobile device with the TV on. The study, which was conducted in March and A... Read More

Survey shows consumers more concerned with mobile and internet security

Jul 16, 2012 16:32:44Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Survey shows consumers more concerned with mobile and internet security  More individuals are taking the necessary steps to protect themselves online and on their phones. A recent survey conducted by TRUSTe, a privacy management solutions provider, found more consumers are concerned with their mobile and internet privacy than ever before. The online survey questioned 1,033 adults and 554 sm... Read More

Study shows majority of people experience "phantom vibration syndrome"

Jul 13, 2012 15:54:47Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Study shows majority of people experience Many cell phone owners have adapted certain behaviors without realizing it - everything from checking to make sure their device is nearby to locking it to ensure mobile privacy. A recent study conducted by researchers from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne discovered many mobile device owners also feel th... Read More

Disposable cell phone aids Katie Holmes in quick divorce from Tom Cruise

Jul 12, 2012 16:13:09Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Disposable cell phone aids Katie Holmes in quick divorce from Tom Cruise  The entertainment industry was abuzz after Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise in New York. The couple finalized their divorce after only 11 days, thanks to Holmes' preparations and ability to cover her tracks. According to the Los Angeles Times, a disposable cell phone was the key to this speedy divorce... Read More

Easy ways to keep mobile security intact

Jul 11, 2012 16:11:18Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Easy ways to keep mobile security intact In the digital age, personal security is all about protecting yourself against scammers and identity thieves. These criminals have been quick to take advantage of those who do not set up proper cell phone security tools, and awareness is key to stopping them. Here are some useful tips for keeping personal information s... Read More

Cell phone carriers issued 1.3 million cell phone records in 2011

Jul 9, 2012 16:16:24Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Cell phone carriers issued 1.3 million cell phone records in 2011 Cell phone carriers recently issued a report of the number of requests they received from the U.S. law enforcement involving cell phone records in 2011, and the figure was staggering - 1.3 million, according to Reuters. The high number also shows a sharp increase year over year. Verizon Wireless, the biggest cell phone... Read More

Malware may cause thousands to be without internet service

Jul 6, 2012 14:11:19Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Malware may cause thousands to be without internet service The FBI is taking an internet security breach into their own hands by shutting off internet services for virus-infected computers this coming Monday. This unprecedented move will likely cause thousands of Americans and Canadians to lose service entirely, according to The Associated Press. People can prevent this from h... Read More

Cell phone privacy should be an everyday concern - especially for students

Jul 5, 2012 13:19:30Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Cell phone privacy should be an everyday concern - especially for students A recent infographic from OnlineCollege.org suggests that many people, especially college students, may not have the best "mobile manners." There are more active cell phones than there are citizens in the U.S. - around 300 million people call the country home, but there are more than 330 million active cell p... Read More

Survey finds half of Americans unaware of webcam hackers

Jul 3, 2012 13:57:38Posted by John Skorick, MyAKA Founder & CEO

Survey finds half of Americans unaware of webcam hackers A recent survey conducted by CamPatch found one in two Americans are unaware that webcams can be remotely turned on by hackers, which allows cyber criminals to covertly watch their victims. The survey results suggest this issue is becoming a serious internet privacy issue among men and women of all ages. The study find... Read More

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