Your smartphone could be encouraging you to cheat.
A survey conducted by affairs and dating site Victoria Milan revealed that 45% of people have either cheated — or contemplated cheating — on their partner because the other person pays too much attention to their phone.
And that's not the only way that our smartphones goad our unfaithful tendencies. The App Store and Google Play are both crawling with skeezy apps designed to help you get away with cheating.
Obviously, we're not condoning deceitful behavior — but it is interesting to see how so many apps have popped up to facilitate the process and keep perpetrators from getting caught.Vaulty Stocks lets you disguise your foul-play with financials.
App: Vaulty Stocks looks like an app for checking the stock market, but it can become a cheater's treasure trove of naughty pictures and videos. Use it to store things that don't belong in your phone's built in photo album. The app placates snoopers by providing a fully-functional financial interface to anyone who doesn't have the right PIN.
Availability: Vaulty Stocks is $9.99 in the Google Play Store
User Review Highlight: One Google user wrote, "If ur looking for slick and sly way to keep prying eyes out of ur device then this is the app for u....I use it for porn....that's what u want it for anyway."
Call And Text Eraser does pretty much what you would expect based on the name.
App: You can only open (or even see) Call And Text Eraser, called CATE, if you know the secret code. The app lets you communicate with privacy by hiding calls, filtering flirtatious text messages, and allowing you to clear all the app's contents quickly and easily.
Availability: CATE is available for Android and costs $4.99.
User Review Highlight: One Google user wrote, "This is the very best app on the android market. This marks the dawn of a new day. A new day where you sneaky women no longer can snoop."
You can't talk about cheating without mentioning the app for Ashley Madison, the infamous affairs website.
App: Ashley Madison's slogan is "Life's short. Have an affair." The app for this salacious site requires a PIN for entry, can provide a private phone line for explicit, untraceable chats, and lets users log out of it remotely.
Availability: This app is technically free to download for iOS or Android but requires you to make in-app purchases to have any functionality.
TigerText makes raunchy messages disappear after a specified amount of time.
App: If you're in a relationship where you're constantly being asked to hand over your smartphone, you're going to want to erase any trace of wickedness. TigerText lets you set a time limit for how long your messages exist. Its like Snapchat, but not just for pictures.
Availability: Download TigerText to your Android or iPhone for free.
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