Apps That You Should Remove From Your Phone
Smartphones are nowadays jammed with redundant apps that take up storage space on your device, but can also affect your handset’s performance and battery life. Some of them are designed to collect data from your phone which can be dangerous. Well it’s about time you clean up your smartphone. Here are apps you should remove immediately.
It is a great app to stay network and connect with your loved ones and acquaintances. It helps you updated with everything- notifications, anniversaries, birthdays and messages. But this constant connectivity comes at a price. It is disturbing and drains your battery. How about have a shortcut of the Facebook website on your homepage, it will consume less battery and will not disturb you.
Whisper, an app built specifically for spreading gossips, allows you to lets post pictures and text secretly. Apps like Whisper could possibly be a good channel for teens, as anonymous revelations can help people have a release. But Whisper shares your geographic location, so the users nearest to your child are the ones more likely to see the secret. If your child divulges lot of information, it can create a dangerous situation. In this case, Whisper seems like it could cause more harm than good.
Cleaning apps guarantee to “clean up” your phone to enhance performance. While few deleted applications sometimes leave behind some cached data, you do not need a dedicated cleaner. Just go to Settings > Storage > and tap Cached data. Alternatively, you can clear the cache of individual apps by going to Settings > Apps > Downloaded and tapping on an app. On the next page, tap “Clear Cache”. Clean Master and similar apps use lot of battery and their in-app advertising uses up your monthly data allowance. Remove such apps as soon as possible.
The Weather Channel
Weather apps are used by almost everyone because they can update you on how the weather will be like and allow you to plan your day. Just be careful can drain your battery. Weather apps update themselves frequently to provide you accurate information. Restrict their auto-updating feature and remove weather widgets from your home screen to boost your battery performance.
Tinder is a dating app, which probably something you want your child should not do. It allows a person to create a profile and see images of potential profiles for dating in the immediate area. Again, giving out information to strangers and meeting them is not something your child should be doing. Delete this app as soon as you can if you find it on your child’s phone.
Even if you do feel uneasy about impending Android threats, prudent smartphone usage is a good a way to keep your phone safe. Android does protect your device from attacks and provides encryption of your phone. Your device is more likely to be stolen than being attacked from virus. Be careful of what you download and you can easily do away with resource draining apps.
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by techtalks @TechTalks November 26, 2015 6:29 AM UTC