The amount of data used by our phone is a constant worry because there is usually a limit to the amount we can use. Check the data usage for each app and stop the worst offenders.
When you want to listen to streaming radio stations on your iPhone, but don’t want to run up large data bills the best solution is to download them and save them for offline listening.
If you are running a recent version of Android you have access to a file explorer that can be used to dig deep into the phone or tablet filing system. Use it to discover normally hidden files and folders.
Apple News for iOS has been around for some time now and it has been tweaked and seen a few minor updates making it better than the original launch app. Let’s take a fresh look at it.
We all have things we would like to do, like go to the gym, learn a new language, spend time with people and so on. If you can never find the time, Try creating goals in Google Calendar.
MMX Hill Climb is a fast and addictive racing game built on the back of the success of MMX Racing. It features monster trucks and crazy courses, and high octane racing against others and the clock.
Do you store personal information in the Notes app on your iPhone or iPad? Are there notes you would rather people didn’t see? Make those private notes extra secure by locking them with a fingerprint.
Ziggy Zombies for Android is a clever car driving game that will have you hooked with its simplistic gameplay and retro graphics. Learn it in a second and you can play it for hours. It’s brilliant!
iOS app review: One Tap Tennis is a brilliant game from Chillingo that takes you on a world tennis tour, playing match after match. Can you win the tournaments and beat all opponents?
How secure is your Android phone or tablet. More specifically, what are your apps able to access? Can they be trusted? What information and features do they have access to? If you have a recent edition of Android you can lock down security and permissions.
When you hear music playing in the background while shopping, on the radio, in an advert on TV and other places, how do you find out what it is without an app? All you need is Google!
You think you are a good driver? How about driving a truck with eggs in the back and you have to negotiate hills and obstacles without breaking them? Welcome to Risky Road, an app for iOS.
The huge size of the phone and tablet market makes it a tempting target for Android malware authors, scammers and criminals. Here is a free utility to protect your Android device.
Do you know how to forward a message to someone else on the iPhone? How about forwarding a whole conversation consisting of multiple messages to someone? Here is a step-by-step guide. It’s easy!
There is a hard way and an easy way to set alarms on your Android phone. Guess which one you are using! Most people are setting them the hard way, so here’s a quick guide to make it super quick and simple.
Do you get marketing calls on your iPhone? Do callers pester you with offers of products and services you don’t want? Why not block them so they can’t call again? Here is a step-by-step guide.
There are lots of brain training apps for your mobile phone or tablet and they are great fun to play. On test is one called Memorado and it is free for Android and iOS phones and tablets.
It is becoming common for top-end phones to have 32MB of storage and lots of memory, but Apple is different and has stuck with 16GB in the iPhone for years. Here’s what to do when you run short space.
No-one likes big phone bills, but unless you keep an eye on the data you are using, it is easy to exceed the allocation on your contract. If you have an iPhone, use these techniques to reduce data usage.
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