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How to save mobile data
4 July, 2019
Always going over your data cap? Check out these top tips to help you limit your usage and avoid overspending | The Lowdown
iD Mobile APN Settings
17 April, 2019
When your mobile internet isn't working, there's some steps you can follow to get back online. This guide shows you how to connect to iD mobile.
Our guide to your first Android smartphone
4 July, 2018
So, you’ve got your first Android smartphone, but you’re not sure how to make the most of it. Well, here are a few useful tips to get started with.
Gaming on the go: can I use my mobile data?
22 May, 2018
Worried about using all your mobile data on Fortnite - or any other game? Read our helpful tips to make it go further.
What is 5G?
12 April, 2018
If you find yourself confused by the mention of 5G, don't worry. We answer any questions you may have about this technology.
What do the symbols on my screen mean?
28 March, 2018
Your phone screen shows loads of handy information, but have you ever wondered what the symbols at the top mean? Read on to find out.
Could you use a ton of data?
5 March, 2018
100GB monthly data deals are now a thing. But are they really worth it? Would you ever use that much? We take a look at what you can do with a ton of data.
How much data do I need?
27 December, 2017
If you find yourself running over your mobile data allowance before the month is up, get on the right data plan from the off.
What can you do with 30GB data?
7 June, 2017
With some of the UK's biggest networks offering ginormous monthly data bundles, we thought we'd take a look at what 30GB actually gets you...
Data test: How much is 1GB?
1 June, 2017
Did you know... whenever you access the internet through your smartphone, you’re using data. But how long does it take to use 1GB of data?
How to fix a mobile internet connection
3 February, 2017
If you're having problems with your mobile internet connection, here are some tips that will hopefully help you resolve them.
Data roaming charges cut in 31 countries
29 April, 2016
From 29 April mobile data roaming fees will be lower than they've ever been in the EU, before being completely abolished in June 2017
Chrome update cuts data use by 70 per cent
2 December, 2015
An update to Chrome for Android will let its Data Saver mode cut your data usage by up to 70 per cent, making the internet run much faster.
How much mobile data do I need?
14 October, 2015
Mobile data opens a world of possibilities on your smartphone or tablet. But what is mobile data? Find out more below.
4G vs 3G
18 July, 2015
4G and 3G let you access the internet on your phone, but how do they compare when it comes to speed? Here's everything you need to know.
Things to do with loads of data
20 March, 2015
Want some ideas to get the most of your smartphone? Got lots of data and want some ideas for using it? We have plenty to tell you!
4G and beyond - the future of mobile data
20 March, 2015
Mobile internet has come a long way since 2G was launched around 20 years ago but what will the future hold for bits and bytes in the ether?
The best network for travelling: O2 vs EE vs Vodafone
14 November, 2014
Travel broadens the mind. But it can also cost you depending on what network and plan you are with. Here, we compare the three big networks' roaming deals.
EE turns on even faster 4G network
30 October, 2014
EE launched a new 4G+ mobile network, promising even faster internet speeds. It is around eight times faster than the average UK broadband connenction.
Stopping Facebook's auto-play videos from using all your data
9 September, 2014
Facebook's recent update made videos auto-play as your scroll past on your timeline. This can eat up your data. Here's how to stop it.
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