With some many web browsers around, choosing the right one can be tough. And when it comes to privacy, getting the right browser is essential. If you’re looking to make your web surfing as private as possible, then we’ve got the low down on all the main browsers, so you can know exactly what you’re getting.
Most people have nearly everything they need on their smartphones. From email to games, work stuff and family stuff, it's tough to imagine being without your mobile. But if you've got tons of stuff, or if you're running less than a flagship model, then you might find that you're running out of space. That dreaded “low storage” message means that you need to go through your device and delete things that are important to you. But what if we told you that you might not need to get rid of anything or start backing up files elsewhere? Replace a few of those big storage apps with a suitable low storage alternative, and you might find that you have all the space you need.
Nearly everyone these days has a smartphone, and, if we're honest, most phones look the same. We're all carrying around little black rectangles in our pockets, but that doesn't mean that you can't have a phone that's a little more individual. Android is an excellent choice for an operating system because it's so customisable, and one of the best ways to customise how your Android looks is to download a launcher. But with so many launchers to choose from, what's the best choice for you? That depends a lot on what exactly you're looking for…
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.
The Google Play Store is packed full of awesome apps, many of which you'll want to download. However, the store isn't without its bugs. If you've ever had the frustrating experience of finding a great app, trying to download it, and then getting an error code and no download, you'll know what we're talking about. Fortunately, for most of the common error codes there are work arounds, which mean that you don't have to miss out on that app that you want so desperately. We're here to tell you how to fix the most popular error codes, so you can always have the apps that you want.
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.
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!
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. And fortunately, anti-virus giants AVG have done a lot of the work for you. Early this year, AVG published their findings on the biggest battery draining apps. So let's take a look at just what might be guilty of stealing those precious few per cent of battery life…