As part of a new series on the TigerMobiles.com blog I’ll be penning my thoughts on technology and where it’s heading.
The first post in this regular feature looks at why I think smartphones could spell the end for humanity and why I think the iPhone has replaced the dildo as the sex toy of the 21st century.
Prospective parents might want to look away now. A new survey has found that children in the UK as young as 4 will be receiving a brand new mobile phone from Santa this Christmas.
The dual survey, commissioned by TigerMobiles.com, firstly quizzed 3150 parents with children aged between 4 and 12 years old on the most popular products that made up their shopping list for Christmas 2014.
In October 2014, Tiger Mobiles carried out a survey of 4,300 smartphone users who had taken out a 3G or 4G enabled phone contract with at least 1GB of monthly data allowance in the last 12 months*. The survey quizzed respondents in a number of areas including their overall happiness with their current mobile data speed, what they believed the benefits of faster mobile internet were, how things have changed in the last 3 years and where mobile internet speeds would be in another 3 years’ time.
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.
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: