If you’re an Android user then chances are that your phone is currently hiding a little secret from you. No, not a virus, we mean a helpful secret. In 2013 Google automatically began adding a little app called Google Settings to Android devices, and since then regular updates have added more and more functions to the app. Not only is this an app that most people aren’t making the most of, it’s one that many people don’t even know that they have. So we’re taking a look at that mysterious Google Settings App to see just what exactly it can do for you.
Think your mobile phone is as cool as it can get? New top end mobiles are pretty awesome, loaded down with features and seemingly able to do everything so that you don’t have to. Obviously though, they’re not as good as they’re going to get. In fact, there’s some very interesting developments in the offing… Wanna know what your phone will be like a year, five years, or even ten years from now? Check out our picks for the most exciting mobile developments then!
With smart phone cameras these days rivalling the specs of decent digital cams, most of us are more than happy snapping away on our phones. But what happens once you’ve got that perfect picture? Sure, most mobiles are going to let you share that pic in a variety of digital ways, but what about if you want a physical copy? Today we’re looking at the myriad ways that you can print pics from your phone, so if you’re a budding photographer, read on!
With so many apps around it can be tough to choose the ones that you really want. And given that some apps are free and some are paid, well, the free ones do tend to get the most attention. However, there are a handful of apps that we really think are worth the investment, depending on your needs as a mobile user. Thinking about spending a couple of pounds in the app store of your choice? Then check out these apps that we really think are worth the price…
Battery complaints are almost certainly the most often heard negative comments about smart phones, and there are a few reasons why mobile phone battery life sucks. However, it is worth keeping things in perspective. Yes, mobile battery life these days isn’t as great as we’d like it to be, but that’s because we’re all using our phones for pretty much everything. Constantly getting emails, calling, texting, messaging, opening and using apps, getting calender updates, the list is pretty endless. So, to be fair, it’s not so much that phone batteries suck, and it’s more that we’re simply using our phones more and more. However, if you want to know what effecting your phone’s battery life, then we’re here to tell you the big culprits. Think your phone battery sucks? Here’s why.
Getting a new phone is pretty exciting all around, right up until you switch the thing on and then have to spend an entire evening transferring all your stuff to your new device. But if you’re an Android user, then there’s some great news for you. Switching all your data (and we do mean all) is dead simple between Androids. So if you’re looking to set up a new phone, here’s all you need to know.