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.
Mobile phone viruses are fairly similar to computer viruses in that they can steal or destroy your data, or even leave your device unusable. Fortunately, they're not common, and they're pretty easy to remove if you know how. That's why today we're looking at how you can identify and remove a virus from your Android phone. So, let's get started…
If you, like most people these days, use your mobile as an alarm clock, then you might be getting sick of the same old ring tones. Even worse, you might be hitting snooze five times every morning before you get up. But we're here to help. Whether you want to get a better night's sleep, or you need to wake up better in the morning, here's our list of the best sleep and alarm apps on the market. Sleep tight!
A new study has found that 65% of parents are concerned about the rise of sexting, the worrying trend that is becoming the ‘norm’ leaving youngsters vulnerable to exploitation and blackmail.
Smartphone battery life is improving, though slowly. The problem is though, that with all those big screens and fast processors that we want on our phones, extra juice from improved battery sizes doesn't always make that big of a difference. There's not much you can do about hardware draining your power, but there are things you can do about software. One of the reasons that you might be lower on battery life than you’d like is all those apps that you have downloaded. But which apps are stealing your juice? Let’s take a look.
For many parents, the convenience of knowing where their kids are at all times is more than enough to warrant the price of a smartphone. In fact, a solid 90% of children under the age of 16 in the UK have a mobile. But as with anything else, smartphones come with both their pros and their cons, and when you're talking about kids, the issue gets even trickier.
There is a lot of peace of mind that comes from being able to contact your child wherever they are, and them being able to contact you. Missed buses are no longer a problem, and the days of yelling your child's name up and down the street to try and find them are gone. Along with that peace of mind though, comes the niggling worry that every parent is used to having: is my child really safe?
We all know that top of the line mobiles these days can cost a pretty penny. With a brand new Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus or Huawei P30 Pro costing you over £900, and the latest iPhone XS Max going for well over £1000, you could be spending a small fortune on a new smartphone. But believe it or not, these aren't the most expensive mobiles that you can get your hands on. If you've got millions (yes, we said millions) to spend on a new gadget, then you should check out some of the models below. These are by far the most expensive mobile phones in the world!
Most of us these days are familiar with the big brand name mobiles and can spot an iPhone 6 a mile away. But there are some mobiles that have gone down in history as, quite simply, classics. Whether because they were the first in a line, or just because everyone had one, you're sure to recognise most of these models. Prepare for a little nostalgia, as we give you our list of the top ten classic mobile phones.
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