Sure, we all use our smart phones for calling, texting and playing games, but are you really taking full advantage of all your phone has to offer? With productivity apps you can use your smart phone to make your life easier and more efficient, what’s not to love about that? In this list we’ve steered clear of the well known productivity apps like EverNote and DropBox, and gone for some that you might not have heard of. So get ready to be productive and download some of these!
Prospective parents might want to look away now.
A new study has found that a smartphone is the number one back to school gadget in the UK for children 15 years and under.
The findings reveal that school student’s needs are shifting toward tech products that provide the latest features in communication, mobility and convenience.
If you’re like most people, you hit the update button and update your phone’s operating system and then never think about it again. But if you’ve got the Android 4.4 Kit Kat update, you might be missing out if you haven’t explored what the newest features are. If you want to know whether you’re making the most of Android 4.4 then read on to find out what’s new, and what tips and tricks are lying hidden in your smart phone…
Two thirds of British smartphone users are offering criminals an easy way to access important data or rack up huge bills by failing to use basic smartphone security settings.
The research was carried out by mobile phone comparison site TigerMobiles.com who questioned 5,448 people who have purchased a smartphone in the last 12 months. Key findings included:
Today’s smart phones are pretty internet heavy. It’s no longer just the top end phones that depend on a data connection, even budget models come loaded down with browsers, apps and email programmes that eat up your monthly data budget. Mobile data can get pretty pricey, especially if you go over your data limit, and the advent of 4G technology means that you can exceed that limit even faster than before. All in all it’s easy to end up with a bill that’s a lot more expensive than you were planning on.
This is why we’ve prepared a list of the top apps for monitoring your online data usage. Whether you’ve got an iPhone or an Android, you’ll never be surprised by a monster phone bill again. Of course, most Android models these days come with built in data counters, but some of these apps have some nifty extra features, so you might want to consider downloading them anyway…
Couples attachment to their smartphone is killing their sex lives according to a new survey.
The finding comes after a survey revealed that 75% couples sit in silence on a night browsing social networks on their phones rather than engaging in face to face interaction. Whilst a shocking 40% have turned down the advancements of their partner in favour of playing on their phone.
The survey commissioned by TigerMobiles.com and carried out by Market Research and Polling Agency Carter Digby asked 1500 couples in the UK between 18-30 a range of questions on their sex lives and smartphone usage habits. The results paint a worrying picture: