Smartphone makers do their best to make smartphones as durable as possible. However, no matter how hard they try, so far no one managed to design a device that would be totally indestructible. It means that your precious phone may one day suffer some kind of an accident which could seriously limit its functionality, if not render it completely useless. One of the most common damages is a cracked screen digitizer. Here’s what to do in such case and how to navigate your touch screen Android phone with a broken digitizer.
We all love our smartphones but they can be irritating at times, for example when you discover that the battery is almost dead just as you are about to go out. Of course, in such case you could leave your phone at home or take it with you and hope for the best, but it’s not the best idea, especially if you know that you might need to use it. Ideal solution would be to have a spare battery always charged at hand but unfortunately not all smartphones have removable batteries. Sounds like a hopeless situation? Not at all. There are a few things you can try to quickly charge your phone in the time you have.
Tracking lost or stolen phones has never been easier, thanks to the new Google’s tool. Today to celebrate the first anniversary of its My Accounts the Cupertino team introduced some improvements to the well-known tool. The new features should not only help people manage their Google setting but also locate and even lock their stolen Android smartphone or iPhone.
Few simple steps to make your smartphone safe and secure whether it is a cheap or expensive flagship phone
Long time ago, when cell phones served to make phone calls and send texts, no one really worried about security. After all, the worst that could happen when your phone got lost or stolen is that you would lose a few phone numbers. However, about five years ago phones became smart and slowly started to replace computers not only for entertainment but also for some serious work that involves sensitive data. To protect such information, smartphone makers equip their products with a number of features, but you as a user can also increase the safety of your phone. Here are a few simple steps to make your smartphone safe and secure whether it is a cheap or expensive flagship phone.
People have been stealing things from other people since the beginnings of time so it’s safe to assume that we all had something stolen from us at some point in life. Losing something that belongs to you is always a painful experience, however, in some cases it may result in devastating consequences, for instance when someone gets hold of the data that defines your identity in virtual world where most of financial operations take place. Such data is stored on devices we use to enter this virtual world, for example on smartphones. As it happens, smartphones are among the most often stolen items, meaning that our virtual identity is potentially in danger all the time. We gathered a number of useful tips to protect your phone from data breach and identity theft.
Back in the day when phones were used just to make calls and send texts, you didn’t need a lot of storage. And then phones became smarter and turned into all-in-one devices that you use not only to communicate but also listen to music, take photos, record video, play games, read books and million other things. All this content has to be stored somewhere. That’s why smartphone makers offer models with different storage options, of course at different prices. You may feel tempted to pay more to get an Android phone or iPhone with more storage. However, you may want to think twice before you do that.
All of us know how stressful and irritating it is to misplace a phone. We know all these stories. Asking everybody around for the tip, trying to locate it by tossing around piles of sofa cushions. Checking every nook and cranny and still couldn’t find it. We’ve all been there. Planning to put an end this common problem, Google introduced a new service which will help anyone to find its lost Android phone by using Google search. If your lost phone is nearby, you can ring it or if it’s further away you can see its exact location on the map with the help of the Google browser.
There is no doubt that Android is definitely one of the greatest and most popular mobile operating systems currently available on the market. We can spend a whole day counting features that make it such a highly appreciated software, but there are always room for improvement. It there’s a feature or function you want to get, but it isn’t available on your Android smartphone straight out of the box, the platform is full of hidden tricks that may help you solve your problem. If you want to learn about the easiest and most beneficial trick that will give you Android phone a huge speed boost, stay with us.
Everyone who had his smartphone stolen or lost know how stressful situation it is. But, Google appears to find a proper solution to the problem with launching an useful update to its Android Device Manager services. From now on your lost or stolen Android phone is able to call you that may greatly help with retrieving your smartphone. Feel interested in further details? Let’s see how it works in practice.