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Minimize International Data Usage

How To Minimize International Data Usage

Traveling internationally can be complicated, however, when you add the additional issues of astronomical phone bills, it is downright overwhelming. To minimize international data usage and avoid paying an arm and a leg for the roaming fees, there are things you can do to prepare your phone before you leave. This ensures you stay connected, without having to purchase an additional data plan. Read More

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The Most Useful iPhone Accessories

Are you starting to feel that your smart phone is not so smart? Are you realizing that it just can’t do everything you want it to? Have you run into problems with its capabilities? Don’t worry, your phone is not useless. It just needs the right tools to be exactly what you need it to be.

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5 essential apps for iphone

5 Essential iPhone Apps

Do you remember life before apps? Or, how about the world pre-iPhone? Since 2008, our lives have been changed forever and for the better. I don’t know what I would do without some of my favorite apps. And, I’ve listed a few essential iphone apps that benefits everyone.

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How to clean iphone 6 screen

How to Safely Clean Your iPhone 6 Screen

Regardless of how clean of a person you are, it’s important to clean you gadgets several times per year. Think about it, you’ve just purchased your new iPhone 6—your number one priority is to keep it looking just as good as the day you first bought it. Not only are we much more mobile creatures, most of our technology is now also mobile. Despite having the best of intentions, cleaning your devices the wrong way can damage and destroy them. Here are some tips for those who want to know how to safely clean your gadgets. Read More

Best Wireless Chargers of 2014

Best Wireless Chargers of 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, the hottest new trend in mobile accessories are wireless chargers.  This new type of charger is all the rage now because they are convenient, and you can take them with you anywhere without needing to find an electrical outlet. Also, they used to be quite expensive, around $70 and above for a quality charger. The good news is that prices have come down, and you can even find a few under $20. Here is a list of the best. Read More

broken phone charger fix

How To Fix A Broken Phone Charger

It’s a fact of life, to keep your smartphone running you need a fully charged battery. We take for granted that if we plug our phone in at the end of the day, it will be charged and ready to go by morning.  But unfortunately the AC adapter that came with your phone isn’t exactly bulletproof, and is actually quite fragile, connecting to your phone to an outlet via a thin wire that inserts into the Micro USB or lightning dock on your phone.

Chargers break for many reasons, the most common is a pet chewing through the wire because they are actually very pliable. You might have also stored your chargers, so that its wires become frayed or broken completely. When this happens, you might not always have the time to go out and buy a new one.  So let’s help channel your inner MacGyver with this quick broken phone charger fix.

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Top 5 Survival Apps

Have you ever thought of how you might survive in the event of a zombie apocalypse? Or, what if there is a worldwide outbreak of a deadly virus? In our industrialized society, we’ve become so accustomed to modern conveniences from power to food processors, it’s hard to comprehend how we might survive without any of these contemporary comforts. Our ancestors lived off the land, but few of us can do so today. However, it doesn’t hurt to learn how to be prepared in the event of a natural disaster or something else. To help you, we’ve created a list of the top five survival apps below.

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How To Rescue a Wet Phone

Most smartphones are sensitive to water and whether you got it wet from rain, accidentally being dropped into the pool, or by simply spilling water on it, it’s going to ruin your day. Surprisingly most have also dropped their phones into the toilet. There could be plenty of reasons for your phone to get wet and we are sorry that happened, but don’t despair just yet because all might not necessarily be lost. Mentioned below are some easy tips on how to rescue a wet phone along with how you can protect it from getting wet in the first place: Read More

iphone 6 scratch removal method

How to Remove Scratches from Your iPhone 6

There’s nothing quite like the look and feel of a brand new iPhone (or any smartphone for that matter).  But no matter how careful you are, it’s bound get scratches over time, whether because of the car keys in your pocket, an accidental drop of the phone on the floor, etc.  So don’t panic when it happens, you don’t necessarily need to get the screen repaired or buy a new phone because there are a number of ways you can protect and remove iPhone 6 scratches and scuffs. Read More

Cooling an overheating phone

How to Cool Down an Overheating Smartphone

If you’ve ever felt intense heat coming from your smartphone, you know that your device can heat up fairly quickly and could possibly lead to burning your skin. While you can control some factors of why your phone may overheat, you cannot control the others, such as how your phone was designed. However there is plenty that you can do to avoid the damage sustained by overheating smartphones.  If you want to avoid damaging your phone or even worse burning your skin, then follow the tips mentioned below and your phone will be protected. Alright, so here goes: Read More

clean a dirty headphone jack

How to Clean a Dirty Headphone Jack

Almost everybody uses a smartphone. Most people take great care of their phones. They keep them safe using protective covers which are shock absorbent. They stick transparent covers on the screen of their phone to prevent scratches. However, most people neglect to take care of a pretty important thing on their phones.  Wondering what it is?  Well, you use it just about every day so guessing should be easy, no? Alright, it’s your phone’s headphone jack/port. Can you remember the last time you cleaned it? Have you ever cleaned it before? Read More

How to download voicemail

How to Download Voicemail Messages

Have you ever received a really special voicemail message?  Maybe it was a heart-warming message from your child, a special greeting from one of your favorite family members or a memorable voice message from a loved one who passed away.  So how do you get it off your phone and have the ability to listen whenever you think of them, without the risk of accidentally deleting it? Read More

How to Avoid a Mobile Virus

How to Protect Your Smartphone from a Virus

It goes without saying that where there is computer related technology, regardless of the size of the devices, there are bound to be viruses lingering around. And with things going so fast in the modern world where you can see new technology coming out every year, it is no wonder that the mobile technology revolution has given rise to a number of viruses which are programmed to wreak havoc and cause malicious damage to smartphones and tablets along with a number of other devices. Read More

Simple way to fix loose micro-usb

How to Get a Broken Micro USB Port Working Again

Has the micro USB port on your Smartphone ever become loose or stopped functioning?  Have you experienced the frustration of plugging your phone in all night just to find a dead battery in the morning?  If you have a loose micro USB port, suddenly you can’t charge your battery or even retrieve data from your device. Fortunately, there is a simple way to fix your micro-USB ports and get your devices working again without the need of a professional.
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