If you’ve just picked up a new Android phone, then you might have noticed that there are already a fair few apps on it. Since you haven’t had a chance to connect to the Google Play Store to download your faves yet, you might be a little confused about these instant apps. This is what we call bloatware, and we’re going to be taking a look at what it is, why you might not want it, and how to get rid of it. So if you’re looking to improve your phone’s performance and free up some memory space, keep reading!
You likely use it multiple times a day, but is it safe and secure? From apps to email to accessing your bank online, here are some of the best ways to secure your smartphone.
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.
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.
When most people think of mobile phones, Apple comes to mind, but did you know that the top selling phone of all time was actually the humble little Nokia? How did this phone we laugh at when we find it stuck in the junk drawer beat the stylish Apple iPhone in total unit sales? Let’s find out how many times Nokia pulled it off.
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…