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:
Android is the world’s most popular operating system, and the company has provided some much-needed competition against the might of Apple’s iOS. We constantly see Androids topping the list of must-have phones, and there are plenty of articles that talk about the best Android phones ever made. However, Androids do have a dark side. Not all Android phones are created equal, and there have been a fair few clunkers released in the past. So we’re memorializing some of the worst Androids ever made. Brace yourself, because there’s some serious nightmare material for Android lovers coming…