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Q: For my smartphone, do I need to get spyware or an anti-virus thing on it? If so any good ones you want to recommend?

A: I’ve gone for years without one on my phone, for the most part there are fewer viruses for Android or iOS than say Windows desktop PCs. So there is inherently less risk. That being said, there are viruses out there that could affect your device, so it may be worth looking into.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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