Do my Snapchats really disappear?

We’ve talked about Snapchat on JustAskGemalto before. It’s a mobile messenger service which makes your photos and text messages disappear forever after a few seconds. You can also do other cool things like read the news in short clips, take photos with Augmented Reality filters and build your own “story” each day. Click here to … Continued

Facebook rocket icon: what is it and what is it for?

A select number of Facebook user has recent seen a rocket icon pop up in their apps. It looks like this: Facebook is always rolling out new features, and it’s a new idea that the company hopes will lead to a more engaging experience for their users. Here is their official statement on the icon: … Continued

Ways to remember your PIN code

We use PIN codes to unlock our smartphones and use bank ATMs every day. But sometimes when we don’t use a phone for a while or have many different cards, it can be easy to forget those crucial digits. So, what can you do about it? Well the obvious answer is to use something impossible … Continued

How to stay safe on mobile dating apps

Mobile dating has never been so popular. The rise of apps like Tinder has created a new cultural phenomenon, allowing you to start conversations with strangers and arrange dates. While it’s fun, it’s important to remember some basic safety tips when using dating apps. They’re easy to remember and won’t hinder your search for love. … Continued

10 fun tips and tricks for your new Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo is taking the world by storm. The new AI virtual assistant is helping people automate their homes, organize their lives and get the latest information. It’s an incredibly powerful gadget, but if you have just bought or been given one, you’re probably wondering how to make the most of it. Here are … Continued

Amazon Echo: 3 things to be careful about

The Amazon Echo is an excellent AI Bluetooth speaker. This voice-powered assistant can tell you the news, order a taxi to your door and answer almost any general knowledge question out there. But you should be careful that you’re using it correctly and safely. Here is a quick rundown to make sure that nothing goes … Continued

How do I know if I’ve been blocked on messenger?

On JAG we’ve already talked about how you can tell if your message has been read, but how do you know if you’ve been blocked? Yes, it does happen. Almost all the popular messenger services – iMessage, WhatsApp, Facebook – come with the option to block someone. If you’re not sure your messages are being … Continued

How do I know the news I read online is real?

Since the US election, there’s been a debate over the role of fake news in influencing how people decided how to vote. Fake news – which can spread particularly quickly through social media sites like Facebook, prompting this response from Mark Zuckerberg – arises online for several reasons. Sometimes, these articles are deliberate attempts to … Continued

What is Google Maps’ Popular Times feature?

Most people have heard of Google Maps, that life-saving app on your mobile phone, laptop or tablet, which can help you navigate through a new place. But have you heard of a relatively new feature on the app, Popular Times? We’ve all been there – you want to go to a new restaurant your best … Continued

How to measure your Internet speed

Nowadays, everyone knows your Internet connection is important. Whether you’re streaming music on a service like Spotify, using a smart home device to make managing your household quick and easy, or trying out a personal assistant like Amazon Echo or Google Home, the speed of your Internet is vital. There’s nothing more annoying than your … Continued