30 Jan Do You Really Need Mobile Safety Apps?
With smart phones flooding the market, many app developers have been active in creating applications that people can use. The question among phone owners is which app would be best for me? Another question remains; is it really necessary to have any of these apps on my phone?
Well, as regards the first question; your needs dictate your need or no need for applications. People purchase smart phones for different purposes. If yours cannot be executed using the features the phone was purchased with, then you will need to download or purchase applications. It has become evident that in many cases, individuals need one, two, or more applications to enjoy smart phone features. Some smart phone models come without simple functions that can be inbuilt like a calculator. This forces one to download apps that will help them execute these functions like the online calculator app.
If you are asking whether it is necessary to have any of the applications made available on your phone; looking through the following material will help you reach a conclusion.
Fast connection to emergency services
You never know when an emergency will strike. When it does, you need to be able to contact the relevant personnel in time so you can receive the much needed aid in good time. Applications like ‘Guardly’ have been designed to help you connect to the relevant emergency contact in time. It offers the fastest way to reach to security, medical, or 911 services. It is even known to offer more aid when you are trying to get help but are in an area that has poor connection. It will keep checking for a connection until it is able to send an alert for help.
Real time collaboration
Applications have the ability to help you get the collaboration you need. Applications like ‘Life 360’ are designed to keep you connected and collaborated with those close to you. In case you run into problem, the application will send an alert to notify all those in your group regarding your situation. This will help get you help at the right time since they will be in a position to track your activity. Since all in your safety group are notified, it is easier to be rescued.
With applications, it is easy for you to stay connected to your friends and family. You can easily download social media apps and stay in touch with your family. Applications like Facebook, Twitter, Viber, Whatsapp, Skype and many more are often used to communicate easily at any time with people from all around the world. It offers a cheaper way to communicate that when placing a real call using the phone network.
Surfing the WWW
Having applications in your phone helps you maximize on the facilities that the World Wide Web has to offer. If you like to keep abreast of what’s happening around you, then you will find having applications on your phone is your gateway to the world.
There is always time for fun and this is what spices up your life. You need to have a game or two on your phone that will keep you busy or keep your mind engaged when you feel low or bored. It is not possible to play the new or latest games when you do not download the game’s application on your phone.