Info, Help & Tips
Info, Help & Tips -
Here we provide you with some help & tips regarding mobile phones to make you both safer and ensure that you make the most out of owning one. Click on any of the headings below for more information on a particular subject.
Tips on using a Mobile Phone abroad - It is now easy to use your Mobile Phone in a lot of countries abroad due to the worldwide adoption of GSM digital phones. Imagine not having to worry about paying expensive Hotel phone bills or being uncontactable in the case of an emergency at home. We give you tips on what to do.
Mobile Phone Safety - Every year in the UK hundreds of thousands of phones are stolen. It sounds unbelievable, but it's true: in 2000/1, the estimated number of mobile phone thefts was 710,000. Over the same period, 28% of all robberies involved a mobile phone. These are disturbing statistics. We provide tips to help keep you safe.
Text Message Acronyms - Acronyms have always been an integral part of computer culture and now they are popular on the Internet and with Text Messaging to represent common phrases that people say to one another. Learn all of the ways to write text message more quickly.
Emoticons - "emoticon" is taken from the words "emotion" and "icon". Widely known as graphical "smileys" and sometimes animated, emoticons are a way of conveying emotion in Internet communications such as email, instant messaging and is used on some of the latest mobile phones such as the Sony Ericsson p900 & p910i.
Information - Free Mobile Phone Info, PC Info and PSP Info to give you help, tips and information on the latest technology.
Mobile Phone Dictionary - Do you want to know what a mobile phone term means? or are you interested in finding out more about mobiles?, if so then our mobile phone dictionary contain both information plus a glossary of terms used in the mobile world.
Articles - Free Mobile Phone Articles, PC Articles and PSP Articles to keep you up to date with both current and future wireless developments. Our articles can be used by other webmasters for free provided that no changes are made and that the authors name and an active link to their site remains.
Test Message Smilies - A Smiley (also known as text emoticons) is used to represent emotions in text messages, forums, e-mails and newsgroup postings in an attempt to overcome the textual impersonality of the Internet. In particular, smilies are most often used to signal the use of humour and irony, which can be lost in online communication. The most common smilie is comprised of a colon, a hyphen and a closing bracket :-) which is used to signal humour or happiness (as it looks like a smiling face when you tilt your head to the left).
Mobile Phone Viruses - We provide you with some great articles, news and websites with information, facts and figures on the virus threat to mobile phones. Just some of the viruses already found are; Lasco Skulls, Cabir, CommWarrior, Drever, Locknut, Dampig, Mabir, Fontal and Hobbes...
UK Mobile Phone Laws - Since December 1st 2003, new regulations make it a specific offence to use a handheld phone, or similar device, when driving a vehicle. We provide you with the details of the laws and a FAQ on common questions.
Cell Phone Facts - Everything you wanted to know about wireless phones. SAR values, how they work, safety standards and more.
Disabling a Stolen Mobile Phone - If you mobile phone is lost or stolen then it is important to notify the correct people to ensure that the Phone can be barred from making unauthorised calls. This section highlights the steps to take for UK residents and also provides a link to the Immobilise campaign that has been launched by the mobile phone industry and the Metropolitan Police supported by the Home Office.
Mobile Phones - It is extremely important that you choose the mobile phone that is right for you and at the right price. Purchasing mobile phones over the internet with reputable companies can be by far the cheapest and easiest way to purchase a phone as you have a vast array of call charges, price plans, technical features and comparisons in clear print. This allows you to pick and choose at your own leisure and not fall foul of rushing into something that may not be suitable or at the cheapest price. We explain some of the different plans available.
We hope you have found our Mobile Phone Information section useful and are able to put the info to good use, particulary concerning your safety and wellbeing. We will continue to update this section with articles that we hope you will enjoy so please check back regularly.