POND Mobile Blog

Webcam Solutions: iVcam vs EpocCam and How to Use Them

Posted by Lolita Vyshniak on November 3, 2020

Millions of us are working or schooling from home, and video communication has become the norm. We video conference, create and watch webinars, and live-stream to connect with our colleagues and customers. A good webcam can be quite expensive, have a low-quality, or may not be accessible when you need it. Fortunately, if you’re an iPhone user, you don’t have to panic! Your smartphone can be used as a webcam. There are options available like Epoch Cam or Logitech c920a however, we found that iVcam works great. Here’s a tip video to walk you through how to use your iPhone as a webcam.

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How to Configure SMS/MMS Text Message Forwarding on Your iPhone

Posted by Lolita Vyshniak on October 27, 2020

When you travel outside of the country, it’s sometimes necessary to have multiple business mobile phones. Roaming charges between countries vary by carrier and can be costly. Juggling devices can be a hassle as well as time-consuming. If you have an iPhone, a good solution is to forward texts and iMessages to one device. We put together a tip video to show you how to set it up.

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How to Keep Your IoT Devices Connected on the Go

Posted by Lolita Vyshniak on October 20, 2020

Staying connected while on the move is critical to keep business operations up and running. Wandering into a cellular dead zone where your device has no signal could cost your business its next big deal. It’s a fact that all carriers have coverage limitations and gaps in their network, that doesn’t mean you have to suffer.

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The Truth About Spam Calls

Posted by Alex Kotler on October 15, 2020

Got a spam call and can’t figure out why (and why you)? Don’t be offended; it’s not personal. Last year Americans received 58.5 billion* robocalls. Not all robocalls are harmful; however, it’s becoming more challenging to weed out the legitimate ones from the scams. I recently had an experience with these modern annoyances.

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Don’t Let an Internet Outage Negatively Impact Your Business

Posted by Alex Kotler on October 12, 2020

Natural disasters, infrastructure overload, and human error leave your business at risk of an internet outage. It’s critical to have a plan ensuring uninterrupted internet connectivity to prevent your operations from coming to a screeching to a halt during an outage event. An internet failover solution will keep your business online.

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Apple iOS 14 Update: Features to Get Excited About

Posted by Alex Kotler on October 7, 2020

Apple released its iOS 14 operating system on September 16th for iPhone 6’s and newer. There has never been a more significant design renovation to the main home screen, and users love it. iOS 14 is jam-packed with enhancements that make navigating apps and menus faster. With new features around every corner, there’s a lot to be explored. In this article, we will unpack some of the updates. You can find the corresponding video on our YouTube channel. Check it out.

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How Mobile Carriers Can Protect Your PII from Identity Theft

Posted by Alex Kotler on October 5, 2020

As the world becomes increasingly connected, so does the risk of your personal information being stolen. Consequences can be devastating when a cybercriminal obtains enough information to empty your bank account or sell it on the underground market. The most likely type of data to be stolen is Personally identifiable information (PII). Data breaches aren’t the only way hackers get their hands on PII; paper documents contain enough information to get them started wreaking havoc on your life. While the information that appears on billing statements is out of your control, it’s essential to know what can happen if it gets into the wrong hands.

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Distance Learning Internet Solutions for Teachers and Students

Posted by Alex Kotler on September 29, 2020

With Zoom dominating the landscape of classrooms and the delivery of education, a stable internet connection is necessary to provide a high-quality online learning and teaching experience. With teachers working remotely or onsite, and students distance learning, it is essential to keep them online and productive. Knowledge and education are the foundation of strong leaders. It’s our responsibility to ensure every student has access to the resources available for remote learning.

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What is SIM Swap Fraud and How You Can Protect Yourself

Posted by Alex Kotler on September 24, 2020

Our love affair with our mobile phones is keeping pace with the advances in technology. The convenience to do just about anything with a couple of taps on the screen has become second nature. We store sensitive personal information like bank account and credit card numbers behind unique passwords. However, cybercriminals don’t need passwords or physical access to your phone. The only thing required to take over an account is the mobile phone number. Everyone using a mobile phone is vulnerable to a SIM swap attack, which can destroy you financially in a matter of minutes.

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Selecting an International SIM Card

Posted by Lolita Vyshniak on September 16, 2020

Roaming and other international phone charges can add up quickly. Reduce fees when using your mobile phone abroad with a SIM card. SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) cards are tiny memory cards that store information about you as a wireless subscriber. It allows the carrier to identify your device and confirm it’s authorized to operate on the network. Various options are available for domestic and international data. You can pick up a SIM card almost anywhere; however, it’s best to purchase one before traveling.

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