How many times have you rushed to pick up your mobile, only to find out that it was a telemarketer or maybe an ex-spouse or partner calling to harass you? It’s a serious annoyance isn’t it?
Well, you’re not alone. A record-breaking 180,188 complaints were made in the UK last year, most of which involved nuisance calls made by telemarketers. Despite the massive influx of new complaints, up over 11 per cent in 2014-15, only 5 companies were fined for their actions.
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 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…
Mobile tethering can be a convenient way to get internet access to a device such as a laptop. However, there’s more to tethering than just hooking up and getting online. We’re here to take a look at the ins and outs of mobile tethering so that you can decide whether this is a good plan for you or not.
If you’ve opted to pay for a mobile phone insurance policy, then there may come a time when you need to make a claim on that policy. Unfortunately, just as with any other kind of insurance policy, simply having insurance isn’t a guarantee that you’re going to get your cash. That’s why we’re here to help, with our top tips for filing a successful mobile insurance claim. Of course, we can’t promise that you’re going to get your payout, but follow these tips and you’ll increase your chances of getting your money…
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?