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Cyber Attacks In The UK

Cyber Attacks in the UK – England and Wales Are At Risk

A huge wave of cybercrime has stormed England and Wales, putting businesses and laypeople at risk. As reported by the Office for National Statistics, there were over five million cases of hacker attacks registered in just one year across the victimized countries.Considering the 8% rise in cyber criminality, protecting private data from attackers, especially when it comes to businesses, becomes problematic. Radware, one of [...]

WhatsApp

WhatsApp Security Backdoor Puts User Privacy at Risk

The latest security update drew a lot of attention when the news proclaiming WhatsApp security unreliable, broke on the Internet.WhatsApp Security Concerns WhatsApp data security has always been a question for all who care about their data privacy. Because of the WhatsApp’s popularity, its security protocols were on hackers’ top-target list for years. The WhatsApp security and privacy terms were static, but it appears Facebook [...]

Yahoo data breach

Yahoo’s Second Data Breach

After one of the biggest cybersecurity breaches in history, it is reported that Yahoo hack is even worse than originally believed. According to the estimates, nearly 1 billion Yahoo accounts were breached, compared to last year’s 500 million breached accounts report.What hackers can do with your Yahoo credentials Hackers who stole the information from Yahoo servers now have your name, password, answers to your security [...]

Outlook.com Issue

Thousands Lose Access To Their Data During Recent Outlook.com Issue

Outlook.com is a web-based service from Microsoft that enables webmail, contacts, calendar and tasks management. Outlook’s popularity grows with each passing year, while at the same time the frequency and scale of problems grow equally. In the latest incident, millions of Outlook.com users were left face to face with an issue preventing them from accessing their emails and other data.What happened? Beginning Thursday, Nov 17th [...]

Yahoo is hacked – what does it mean for each of us?

The recently announced 500 million Yahoo accounts hack is the biggest data breach yet seen. This incident led to compromising email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth and answers to security questions, which is more than enough for an identity theft or compromising accounts on other online services.Yahoo said in a statement: "Online intrusions and thefts by state-sponsored actors have become increasingly common across [...]

Sync your Outlook data to all your devices through AkrutoSync. Now available on Amazon.com

Sync Outlook with Phone Software Now Available on Amazon.com

Due to many requests from our customers, we’re proud to announce that you can now buy AkrutoSync on Amazon.com, the world’s largest online marketplace.Many customers start their search for software and other solutions on Amazon. Being on Amazon will make it easier for them to quickly find a way to sync Outlook with iPhone, Windows Phone, and Android smartphone and tablets without the cloud.Our [...]

AkrutoSync Supports Automatic, Secure, and Wireless Outlook Sync for iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S+

Akruto Supports Automatic, Secure, and Wireless Outlook Sync for iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus

AkrutoSync is the only third party software that can sync Outlook with iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus’s built-in Calendar, Contacts, Tasks and RemindersFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Akruto, Inc. Press ReleaseNewton, Mass. Sept. 10, 2015 – Akruto today announces support for users who want to sync Microsoft Outlook with their new iPhone 6S or iPhone 6S Plus phone. AkrutoSync is the only Windows® PC software [...]

Akruto adds subscription pricing for AkrutoSync - software to sync Outlook and your devices.

Akruto Introduces Subscription Pricing for Outlook Sync Software

AkrutoSync software adds new pricing option of a monthly subscription to accommodate the needs of its growing customer baseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Akruto, Inc. Press ReleaseNewton, Mass. August 4, 2015 – Akruto, Inc. — developers of AkrutoSync™, Windows® PC software that syncs Outlook Calendars, Contacts, Tasks, and Notes across unlimited mobile devices — announces the introduction of a new subscription-based pricing option for customers. [...]

Sync Microsoft Outlook 2016 with your phone

Akruto Responds to Office of Personnel Management Hacking

With more than 21 million individuals having their personal information stolen from OPM’s computers, the hacking offers a harsh reminder for everyone to take steps to protect their personal information. Akruto CEO discusses how using the right tools can help limit personal information from being made public.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Akruto, Inc. Press ReleaseNewton, Mass. – July 17, 2015 – The New York Times reports the [...]

Sync Microsoft Outlook 2016 with your phone

Akruto Now Syncs Microsoft Outlook 2016 with Phones

Akruto software offers two-way sync that ensures Outlook 2016 for Windows and all devices have the same informationFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Akruto, Inc. Press ReleaseNewton, Mass. – July 14, 2015 – To help users who want to upgrade to Microsoft Outlook 2016, Akruto has updated its Windows PC software to provide users with the ability to sync Outlook 2016 with iPhone, Windows Phone, and [...]

6 Things You Absolutely Want to Know About the Android M

Android M: 6 Awesome Changes That Make You Want It

Google has introduced its next operating system: Android M. We don’t know what M stands for yet other than M Developer Preview. Considering its past names have all been sweet (Gingerbread, Lollipop, Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich, etc.), we wonder if its final name will be marshmallow, meringue, macaroon, or macaron. We’re getting hungry and off track here.Back to Android M. It’s currently in [...]

Find out whether the Motorola Moto G is the smartphone for you and learn how to sync your Outlook contacts, calendar, tasks and notes with the only automatic and cloud-free tool

A Look at the New Motorola Moto G

Motorola has released its second generation Moto G phone, also known as Motorola Moto G 2014 and Motorola Moto G2. Officially, it goes by Moto G and it’s not the same phone as the Moto G (2013) or Moto X.The new Moto G is powered by a quad-core 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor accompanied by 1 GB of RAM and the Adreno 305 GPU [...]

Survey – Most Requested Contact and Calendar features

Browsing social media and online forums, we’ve read a lot of comments from users who are frustrated with their phone’s contacts and calendars process. This compelled us to create a survey to find out what you need because we want to help you be as productive as possible using your devices.When you’re more productive, you’ll be happier.Please take a moment to complete the survey. [...]

Get the 411 on the New LG G4 Android Phone

Get the 411 on the New LG G4 Android Phone

LG has announced the specs of the LG G4, its newest phone. The first thing you notice is the finish. There are four choices: black football, brown football, grey diamonds and white diamonds. Football? Diamonds? What are we talking about?LG G4 Specs Take a look at the cases. Don’t the brown and black leather shells with their seam in the middle look like flat footballs? [...]

Sync Samsung Galaxy S6 with Outlook

Akruto Offers a Way to Sync Samsung Galaxy S6 with Outlook

Akruto is the only third party software that syncs Outlook with Samsung Galaxy S6's built-in calendar and contacts.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Akruto, Inc. Press ReleaseNewton, Mass. – April 24, 2015 – Akruto announces today that its AkrutoSync software has been updated to work with Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge phones. Users who want a way to transfer Microsoft Outlook data to their [...]

Sync LG G3 with Outlook calendar and contacts

How to Sync LG G3 with Outlook Calendar and Contacts

Do you have an LG G3 Android phone? It wouldn’t be surprising with its remarkable performance from the 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor and 2GB of RAM. The LG G3 display surpasses its predecessor with a 5.5-inch 1440x2560 IPS+ LCD display at 534 ppi. It has the distinction of being the first mainstream phone with a 2k display.A big plus is this phone’s removable [...]

Protect Your Online Privacy

How to Protect Your Online Privacy

9 Tools to Protect Your Online Privacy Pew Research Center Americans’ Views on Government Surveillance Programs survey asks whether such monitoring programs have changed their online behavior. Most Americans know about these programs. More than a third of those familiar with government surveillance have taken steps to protect their privacy, and one-fourth of those, create stronger passwords.Although more than half say it’s unacceptable for the [...]

OnePlus One

What Is the OnePlus One Phone?

It’s not an iPhone. It’s not a Samsung Galaxy. It’s not a Google Nexus. Meet a newcomer called OnePlus One, an Android phone with the “flagship killer” moniker because the company believes its specs are as good or better as the high-end brands except for the cost. OnePlus hopes to knock ‘em out with its lower price tag.OnePlus One isn’t your typical Android phone. [...]

Samsung Galaxy S6

How Do You Sync Samsung Galaxy S6 to Outlook?

Samsung has released the specs for its newest Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones. The company is marketing these as the thinnest smartphones it has ever designed. In short, they have crisper screens, speedier charging times, quicker processors and faster cameras.Will the new phone let users be more productive with emails, appointments and contacts? Read on to find out. Samsung Galaxy S6 specs Samsung Galaxy [...]

iPhone Productivity Apps

Top 20 iPhone Productivity Apps

Have you ever tried to browse for productivity apps in the App Store? Overwhelming, isn’t it? That’s not unexpected considering there are more than 1.5 million apps for the iPhone. Get this … the productivity category alone has more than 40k apps!In case you were curious, the App Store has more than 20 categories. Games and education comprise about a third of all the [...]

Snowpocalypse and Productivity

What to Do During a Blizzard to Be Productive

Our company is located in the Boston area, so we’re in the same boat as everyone affected by the blizzard. Many companies have shut down their doors forcing employees to stay home where they can avoid the dangers of commuting and extreme cold temperatures. Those who have children are most likely finding it hard to get things done as they want to go outside [...]

Eat sync and be merry with help from AkrutoSync

Akruto Syncs New Microsoft Lumia Phones with Outlook

Information on computer and phones automatically stay up to date.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Akruto, Inc. Press ReleaseNewton, Mass. – January 20, 2015 – Microsoft has released Microsoft Lumia 535 Windows Phone, its first Lumia phone since buying Nokia Lumia phones. When the Microsoft Lumia comes out of the box, the phone doesn’t work with Outlook on home computers.“Considering Outlook comes from Microsoft, people are understandably surprised [...]

How to Transfer Your Contacts From Your Old Phone to New Phone

How to transfer contacts from old phone to new

This is a popular time of the year to get a new phone, whether as a gift or surprising a loved one with a shiny new phone. One of the common problems we hear about is the struggle to transfer contacts and calendar from the old phone to the new phone.Some people start from scratch. But why do that when there are fast and [...]

Sync Outlook Calendar with Windows Phone

Sync Outlook Calendar with Windows Phone

If you want to synchronize your Outlook Calendar data with your Windows Phone, you can do it automatically, privately and seamlessly with AkrutoSync software for Windows PCs. It also syncs Outlook Contacts, Notes and Tasks as it provides direct, two-way sync with Microsoft Outlook without using the cloud.Windows Phone 8 Sync with OutlookAnd yes, Outlook sync with Windows Phone 8 works. Have a different [...]

Sync Outlook Calendar with iPhone

How to Sync Outlook Calendar With iPhone

Many people are struggling with how to sync Outlook calendar with iPhone, especially those currently running Outlook 2013. According to several customers’ forum postings, Apple support techs reported that it is impossible to sync Outlook 2013 with iPhone or any other iOS device.According to many forums and my team’s own testing, there’s no easy and consistent way to do iPhone calendar sync using Apple’s [...]