With so many apps available in the App store, it can be tough deciding which to download. But once you have made your decisions, you might start to find that home screen real estate is starting to run out. Of course, you want your top apps on your front page, but getting things set up the way you want can be difficult. This is especially true when you consider the space taken up by all of Apple’s default apps. One solution to this problem is to get rid of those default apps, but that might not be as easy as you think. We’re taking a look at how you can free up some home screen space on your iPhone, but be prepared to work for it…
Google Maps is hardly an unknown app, but maybe it doesn’t always get the credit that it deserves. Some of us can remember the times when you needed a paper map book in your car, and most of us can remember needing to buy an expensive GPS system. But Google Maps and your regular old mobile phone now mean that you already have all the navigation you’ll ever need at your finger tips. And on top of that, there might be a lot more to Google Maps than you realise, whether you’re driving, walking or using public transport. Don’t believe us? Then check out our awesome top tips for Google Maps features that you might not even know about…
Mobile security should be a priority for everyone. For those of us with mobile banking, security is a no brainer, but even email accounts, social media and shopping accounts should be secure. And that’s not to mention the apps that you might want to keep away from your kids, or maybe even your spouse or nosey friends. There are thousands of security apps on the market, but if you’re searching around then you’ll find that a lot of these are anti virus apps. Those are great for some people, but aren’t exactly what we’re looking at today. We’re looking at those apps that can help give you privacy, security, and even the comfort of knowing that your kids won’t be able to send an email from your account.
Find it tough to remember all your account passwords? Or, even worse, do you find it so difficult to remember different passwords that you just use the same password for everything? If phone and account security is important to you, then decent, separate passwords are key. But if you don’t have a great memory, then help is at hand, all you need to do is download one of these great password manager apps!
The Google Play Store is packed full of awesome apps, many of which you’ll want to download. However, the store isn’t without its bugs. If you’ve ever had the frustrating experience of finding a great app, trying to download it, and then getting an error code and no download, you’ll know what we’re talking about. Fortunately, for most of the common error codes there are work arounds, which mean that you don’t have to miss out on that app that you want so desperately. We’re here to tell you how to fix the most popular error codes, so you can always have the apps that you want.
Every smart phone comes with a built in internet browser, which is pretty handy if you think about it. But most of us don’t think about it much at all. In that flurry of downloading activity when you first get your new phone it’s unlikely that you’re going to be downloading a new internet browser. But whilst that default browser does do its job, there might be a better choice out there for you. Don’t believe us? Then check out this list. No matter what your needs are, there’s a perfect internet browser for you!
Were you one of the lucky ones that got a new phone for Christmas? Or maybe your contracts up and it’s time for a new one, complete with a new mobile. However you got that phone, there’s one thing that you’re going to want to do: kit it out with apps. But with so many apps on the market these days, choosing the must haves can be tough. So we’re taking a look at the best apps that you need to download right now. Not only that, but they’re all free. Yep, that’s right, none of these is going to cost you a penny!
Most people’s smart phones are loaded down with apps, and some of those apps are awesome. Who could live without a decent messaging app, or a good email client, right? But not all apps are doing you a favour. In fact, some apps might even be costing you money. That’s why we’re taking a look at the apps that you might want to delete. Okay, not everyone will want to delete all of these, but it’s worth considering doing so if you want to save yourself money, battery life, and storage space on your mobile.
Apps are integral to owning a smart phone, and chances are that you’ve got a couple of home screens full of your favourite choices. But what happens when you don’t like the app that you’ve just downloaded? If it’s a free one, no probs, you just delete it. However, if you’ve spent some cash, you might not be a happy camper. Fortunately, there are ways that you can get a refund, for both Android and iOS, though it’s not always easy. We’re taking a look at how to get app refunds, so if you’re a frequent downloader, then read on!