We’ll be honest here and say that 2016 wasn’t the greatest year for smartphones. With few big releases, nothing terribly innovative, and no real excitement (other than the exploding Galaxy Note 7), 2016 was just the same old, same old. The good news is that 2017 is already shaping up to be a great mobile year. And we’re here with all the gossip, rumours, and predictions that you could ever need. If you’re going to be in the market for a new smartphone in 2017, you could well be in for a real treat.
Mobile phones are more than a modern day convenience or an entertainment device. For many companies and even government organisations, mobiles are an effective way of tracking a person, their location, their likes and dislikes, and even their conversations. Whilst many people accept that this lack of privacy is worth the convenience of having a phone, others don’t, even though they may have nothing to hide. Unfortunately, there’s no way of making a regular mobile 100% private (you’d need to buy an expensive secure phone for that, and even then you might not be completely hidden). However, there are ways of preserving some of your privacy if that’s the way you’d prefer things. Want to be as private as possible on your mobile? Then these are our top tips…
Mobile security is important, it really is as simple as that. Modern day smartphones carry all kinds of information, from our names and phone numbers to our home address and frequently visited locations. Then there are social media accounts, bank access, shopping apps that link to your credit card, the list really is endless. Not to secure this information would be foolish, and that’s why we’re here with our top tips for mobile security. If you want your data to be safe, then read on.
Most of us these days use Google’s Gmail as our primary email app, and it comes installed by default on all Android devices. Now, email has been around for a fair few years now, and you might think that you know what you’re doing. But we’ve got a surprise for you. Gmail comes with all kinds of features and tricks that you might not know about. Why should you care? Because knowing these tricks will make you more efficient, and less likely to want to turn on your computer to access the desktop version for complicated tasks. Ready to have your Gmail mind blown? Then read on…
Who makes phone calls anymore? Thanks to the convenience of text messaging, making calls is only the fifth most popular activity on smart phones these days. Whether that’s because you hate talking on the phone, or simply that it’s easier to shoot someone an SMS, the fact is that most of us have tons of text messages stored on our phones. But what do you do with all those messages if you want to switch phones? Never fear, we’re here to let you know how you can back up your SMSs so you’ll never have to lose them again. So let’s get started.
We’re hoping that you’re not a criminal mastermind (and if you are, this article isn’t going to help you too much), but the regular user can also benefit from using a burner number occasionally. What’s a burner number? Why would you want one? Is it even legal? Read on to find out everything you need to know about using burner numbers.
Christmas is coming and… we’ve got a problem here at Tiger Mobiles. See, Santa obviously needs a roof to land on and, well, we’ve been having some issues with ours. Rain isn’t a problem, since we just send an intern around with buckets, but the weight of Santa, nine reindeer and a sleigh full of presents could result in a very messy (and traumatising) disaster.
The majority of parents are concerned about their children using mobile devices, tablets, laptops, games consoles and ebooks near bedtime according to a new survey. With respondents suggesting they feared late night usage would negatively affect their child’s health, attention span or expose them to inappropriate content.