Do you have a smartphone? If so, it probably has dozens of apps installed on it.
Some of those apps were likely installed manually by you, but most of them probably came pre-installed on your phone from the factory.
Most of your phone’s installed apps have one thing in common: They’re constantly sending data to and receiving data from remote servers located in various parts of the world.
This isn’t usually a problem for most users, but if you happen to have a cellular contract with a limited data plan it can be a huge problem for you. [Read more…]