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    • MSE Stephen B
    • By MSE Stephen B 4th Mar 19, 2:10 PM
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    Yboo Reviews: Add your feedback
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    • 4th Mar 19, 2:10 PM
    Yboo Reviews: Add your feedback 4th Mar 19 at 2:10 PM
    This is a feedback thread on mobile usage app

    Yboo

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    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 4th Mar 19, 4:06 PM
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    • 4th Mar 19, 4:06 PM
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    • 4th Mar 19, 4:06 PM
    was not aware of 'yboo'

    daft name by the way!
    • pmduk
    • By pmduk 4th Mar 19, 5:02 PM
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    • 4th Mar 19, 5:02 PM
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    • 4th Mar 19, 5:02 PM
    I tried it for 50 days at the end of last year, it never once offered me anything even as cheap as my current provider, Smarty, let alone anything cheaper.

    It only offers deals on which it can earn a commission. I'd say do your own research and work out how you use your phone.

    It also seems to ignore short-term promotions.
    Last edited by pmduk; 04-03-2019 at 5:05 PM.
    • Neil49
    • By Neil49 4th Mar 19, 5:05 PM
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    • #4
    • 4th Mar 19, 5:05 PM
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    • 4th Mar 19, 5:05 PM
    Yboo not available on Google Play Store.

    Typing in yboo in the Play Store brings up some very strange adult dating sites!

    Is this only available as an iPhone app?
    Last edited by Neil49; 04-03-2019 at 5:08 PM.
    • ballyblack
    • By ballyblack 4th Mar 19, 6:16 PM
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    • #5
    • 4th Mar 19, 6:16 PM
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    • 4th Mar 19, 6:16 PM
    it is in the play store

    Comes up first in mine and then the adult sites

    As I said a really daft confusing name
    • gsmlnx
    • By gsmlnx 4th Mar 19, 7:07 PM
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    • #6
    • 4th Mar 19, 7:07 PM
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    • 4th Mar 19, 7:07 PM
    Link to app on Google Play
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.yboo.android&hl=en_GB
    • Neil49
    • By Neil49 4th Mar 19, 7:44 PM
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    • #7
    • 4th Mar 19, 7:44 PM
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    • 4th Mar 19, 7:44 PM
    it is in the play store

    Comes up first in mine and then the adult sites

    As I said a really daft confusing name
    Originally posted by ballyblack
    It's come up this time around. Very strange.

    Either way I don't think I will bother with it as I'm only paying £6 a month.
    • oldagetraveller
    • By oldagetraveller 5th Mar 19, 12:47 PM
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    • #8
    • 5th Mar 19, 12:47 PM
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    • 5th Mar 19, 12:47 PM
    yboo stands for 'you are better off on'. yboo is a free to download app that compares SIM only deals for up to 60 million UK consumers.

    The app analyses data from your device to recommend the most accurate network deals based on calls, text, data and signal strength where you live, work and hang out. Essentially, we are saving you as consumers a lot of time and money!

    We would love to hear your feedback and experiences using the yboo app, positive or negative!
    Originally posted by ybooloren

    "that compares SIM only deals for up to 60 million UK consumers." So do those online comparison sites.


    "The app analyses data from your device". i.e. spies on it's users?


    Doesn't show in Playstore using my device. I wanted to check what permissions are required to install.





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    Last edited by oldagetraveller; 05-03-2019 at 12:54 PM.
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    • DoaM
    • By DoaM 5th Mar 19, 1:15 PM
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    • #9
    • 5th Mar 19, 1:15 PM
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    • 5th Mar 19, 1:15 PM
    Doesn't show in Playstore using my device. I wanted to check what permissions are required to install.
    Originally posted by oldagetraveller
    As posted earlier - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.yboo.android&hl=en_GB

    I can't easily see where it declares the permissions required though. Found it:

    This app has access to:
    Location
    • approximate location (network-based)
    • precise location (GPS and network-based)

    SMS
    • read your text messages (SMS or MMS)

    Phone
    • read call log
    • read phone status and identity

    Wi-Fi connection information
    • view Wi-Fi connections

    Device ID & call information
    • read phone status and identity

    Other
    • receive data from Internet
    • view network connections
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
    • full network access
    • run at startup
    • control vibration
    • prevent device from sleeping
    • set an alarm
    • view network connections
    • connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi
    • full network access
    • run at startup
    • control vibration
    • modify system settings
    • set an alarm

    Last edited by DoaM; 05-03-2019 at 1:18 PM.
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