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.
We’ll start with a blunt truth: all electronics slow down over time. No matter whether you’re talking about your PC, your iPhone, or your Android device, chances are that after a year or more you’re not going to be getting the same speeds as you used to. However, it seems to be Android users that complain the most about lack of speeds, maybe because their system is so customisable and there’s more chance of something accidentally slowing down their OS. So today we’re taking a look at why Android might slow down and what you can do about it…
Whilst mobile coverage in the UK is very good when compared to many other countries, there are still some people that experience bad reception. There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to use your phone at home and finding that your texts don’t go through, or your calls get dropped, or that web pages load so slowly that they’re unreadable. If you have reception issues, is there anything that you can do? That’s what we’re here to tell you: all you need to know about solving mobile reception issues.
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…
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 percent 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!
Selling or trading in your old mobile phone before you get a new one can be a sensible financial decision. However, unless you’re careful you could find that you’re passing along more than a hand set to your buyer. Mobile phones contain a lot of very personal data these days, which is why it’s important that you wipe your phone properly before selling it on. Not sure how to do that? That’s why we’re here. Follow these steps and you’ll be good to go.
Personal privacy and freedom of information have been big issues of late, and with the growing number of smart phones on the UK market, our question is whether or not you, as a smart phone user, should be concerned. An estimated two thirds of people in the UK own a smart phone, and given that your phone probably contains an awful lot of data, there are solid reasons to be concerned about privacy of information. So we’re here today to give you the scoop on smart phone spying, and whether you should be worried…