How much data does streaming use?

Streaming, and media on the go whether it’s movies, music, videos or live streams on social media can be one of the greatest consumers of our monthly data allowance. It’s important to be aware of how much data you may be using when How much data does Netflix use?...

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How much data do you really need?

Supersized data bundles with high monthly costs are now commonplace when it comes to monthly mobile phone contracts, with some networks offering up to 100GB. Frequent streaming, media sharing and video calls can lead to the fear of a  ‘Apps2Data’ that comes when you...

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Which apps are using my data?

Are you reaching your data limit before the end of the month and wondering which apps are using all of your data? Here we take a look at the mobile apps most commonly found to use high levels of mobile data and the ways in which they do so. Streaming Apps Streaming...

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Apps2Data vs. Your Mobile Provider

Do you attempt to keep track of your mobile data usage via your mobile provider’s alerts? Do you find that you exceed your data limit? Do you question which apps are using all of your data? Do you find yourself regularly buying top up data bundles? If you are the bill...

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What is Wi-Fi Assist?

What is Wi-Fi Assist? Wi-Fi Assist was a new feature introduced to Apple mobile devices with the iOS 9 update and its default setting to be automatically enabled. It was quickly found by some to be the source of excessive mobile data usage, which came as a surprise as...

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How much data does Fortnite Battle Royale use?

Fortnite Battle Royale is currently one of the top downloaded games on the Apple app store this month with no signs of slowing down. The game is the latest PC game which has made its way to Apple iPhone and iPad devices supporting social crossplay with PC and PS4...

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What is data roaming?

Data roaming is one of the most common causes of bill shock, with some customers facing bills several hundred pounds higher than anticipated. Let’s take a look at what is meant by ‘Data Roaming’ and how to avoid the associated charges. Data roaming is the term given...

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How much mobile data does video calling use?

Facetime, Facebook, Whatsapp, and Skype have all revolutionised the way we communicate, whether that is with family and friends or business video conference across the world. We have moved away from costly international telephone calls but are we appreciating the true...

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