There’s nothing worse than getting that low power notification from your phone, especially when it happens in the middle of the day. With apps growing more and more power hungry, though phone batteries are getting bigger, they just can’t keep up with the demands that we place on them. Which means that phone charging is a regular part of life for most of us. New USB Type C chargers and ports have increased charging speeds for some, but there are still some ways that you can make that annoying charging process go faster. If you’re stuck in a constant charge cycle and need to speed things up, then here are our top secret fast charging tips!
If you’re an iPhone user, then Apple’s iCloud Photo Stream is an awesome way to share and collaborate on photo albums with friends. Letting everyone in the group view pics, chat, add photos, and tons of other features, iCloud Photo Stream is simple to use and fun too. The problem comes when you have friends that aren’t iPhone users… Today we’re taking a look at how iCloud Photo sharing can work cross-platform, so if you love sharing your pics, then read on!
Are internet ads getting you down? Sick of seeing your shopping history pasted all over your mobile games? We all know that Google is tracking us, keeping close tabs on our preferences, shopping history, and even travel destinations. But those pop up personalised ads can be more than a little irritating. However, Google being Google (and not quite as bad as some people would have you believe), there is an option to opt out of all of this. How do you go about it? We’ve got all you need to know right here.
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…