Tag Archive: Android

  1. Three Surprising Must Have Gifts to Yourself

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    The holidays are just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start looking for that perfect gift for yourself. (and maybe a few ideas for others, as well).

    So what do your friends and loved ones really need? One thing they could definitely use is better ways to protect their security and privacy – at home and online.

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  2. How to Use Your Smartphone Overseas

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    People are stuck to their Smartphones. Everywhere you go someone is staring at their phone, while in the street, at work, on the bus, almost everywhere. These useful devices help us look up information, play games, take pictures and videos, do business, and stay in touch. When we travel overseas, we expect to keep our Smartphone with us, but foreign countries and their cellular networks throw a monkey wrench into our desire to stay connected. We ate BuyVia believe that constant connectivity is almost mandatory these days.

    Be sure to read How to Buy an Unlocked Smartphone.

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  3. What is an Unlocked Android Smartphone? What do I look for?

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    Last Update: 6/6/2016

    Samsung Galaxy S4 Unlocked Smartphone

    What is an Unlocked Smartphone?

    Unlocked Smartphones like an Unlocked Android cell phone allow you to use the phone on any cellular network (provided it is wireless compatible), you are no longer locked to a single carrier or stuck in a 2 year contract! An unlocked smartphone is a phone that is not tied to a specific carrier or contract. Freedom! You can sign up for low cost no contract cell phone plans from $30 a month.

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  4. Which Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 and 8 inch Tablet to Buy

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    Last Updated: 8/26/2015

    Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7″ Wi-Fi Tablet Sale

    Why a Samsung Tablet?

    Samsung is the #1 Android Tablet brand, making it a very popular purchase for consumers. Choosing a specific model is the biggest problem. There are over thirteen 7 inch to 8.4 inch tablets to choose from! New models are launched very often and result in a flood of decisions for shoppers to make. Older models are closed out at aggressive prices, adding to the confusion. What exactly was the change from a Galaxy Tab 3 to Galaxy Tab 4?

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  5. Which Samsung Galaxy 10 and 12 Inch Tablet Should You Buy?

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    Last Update: August 26, 2015

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    Why Buy a Samsung Galaxy Tablet?

    From their status as Google’s number one Android peddler to the high quality of their products, Samsung has been a prime choice for anyone looking for an Android handheld for years. Now there are over 10 tablets to choose from! With their devices being massively popular across the world and within their native country of South Korea (where LTE data and speedy download rates on mobile are the norm) it’s not hard to throw support behind them, but even outside of consumer satisfaction, Samsung maybe the best choice for an Android Tablet.

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  6. Smartphone Battery Life Tips for iPhone and Android Smartphones

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    Last Update: August 13, 2015

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    Battery life is the one characteristic which leads to many Smartphone complaints on how long a battery lasts or what functions and Apps draw too much power. Almost all users have run into situations where their phone runs out of power or when expected battery life is a lot shorter than expected. In this article we will help users extend the battery life of both Android Smartphones and iPhones.

    iPhone batteries are designed to retain up to 80% of its original capacity at 500 full charge and discharge cycles. This is roughly a year and a half of daily battery charging. Your battery will start to deteriorate, at which point, you may wish to replace your battery. Most batteries are designed to last 3 to 5 years, with the average gadget possibly becoming obsolete before then. It makes sense to pay a little attention to how you manage your Smartphone’s battery in order to lengthen the lifespan of your electronics.

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  7. Making the Call Between iPhone or Android Smartphones – Part Two

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      Switch! $5/month iPhone SE 2020 64GB (Gen 2) Verizon $5.00 + Free Shipping

      Verizon Wireless has an Switch! $5/month iPhone SE 2020 64GB (Gen 2) Verizon, after $0 Down, free 2 day shipping. Expires Soon. $399 retail price.

      • 50% off activation fee online only.

      iPhone SE is the most powerful 4.7-inch iPhone ever. Featuring A13 Bionic, the fastest chip in a smartphone, for incredible performance in apps, games, and photography. Portrait mode for studio-quality portraits and six lighting effects.

      Next-generation Smart HDR for incredible detail across highlights and shadows. Cinematic-quality 4K video. And all the advanced features of iOS 13.

      With long battery life2 and water resistance,3 it's so much of the iPhone you love, in a not so big size. 

      Includes

      • 64GB Apple iPhone SE Smartphone - 12MPixel Camera
      • EarPods w/ Lightning Connector
      • Lightning to USB Cable
      • USB Power Adapter

      If you cancel wireless service before fulfilling the 24 months, credits will stop & remaining balance on required finance agreement may be due immediately.

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      Posted: August 10, 2020 6:59 AM PDT


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      Expiring Today: ZTE Axon 10 Pro Dual-SIM 256GB Smartphone (Unlocked, 12GB RAM) Sale $399.99 + Free Shipping

      Today Only! B&H Photo has a ZTE Axon 10 Pro Dual-SIM 256GB Smartphone (Unlocked, 12GB RAM) Sale, $399.99  - Free Shipping. Expires Soon. Highly rated 4.5 out of 5 stars

      The Axon 10 Pro Dual-SIM 256GB Smartphone from ZTE features advanced technologies that focus on nearly all aspects of portable media and entertainment. From hi-end gaming, hi-res photography, and stunning video streaming with a dual speaker sound. It all starts with the display, a huge, bright, and rich 6.47" FHD+ AMOLED with a smooth and premium-feeling 3D Quad curved glass and 3D glass back cover. Bezels nearly disappear with a 92% screen-to-body ratio.

      ZTE Axon Pro Dual-SIM Specifications

      • GSM / 4G LTE Compatible
      • North American Variant
      • Snapdragon 855 Octa-Core CPU
      • 6.47" 2340 x 1080 AMOLED Display
      • Rear: 48MP / 20MP / 8MP
      • Front: 20MP with AI Portrait Mode
      • 3x Optical Zoom + Up to 10x Digital Zoom
      • 256GB Storage Capacity + 12GB of RAM
      • Dual Speakers + DTS:X Ultra
      • Android 9.0 Pie

       

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      Posted: August 9, 2020 6:01 AM PDT


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      Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones $39.99 + Free Shipping

      Special Deal. Amazon has an Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones, only $39.99 with Free Shipping. Expires Soon - Highly rated at 4.4 out of 5 stars.

      • Hi-Res Audio Certified: Custom oversized 40 mm dynamic drivers produce Hi-Res Audio—a certification only awarded to audio devices capable of producing exceptional sound. 
      • Reduce Ambient noises by up to 90%
      • 100% stronger bass: our exclusive BassUp technology conducts real-time analysis of the low frequencies to instantly strengthen the bass output. Double press the play button when listening to bass-heavy genres like EDM and hip-hop for an amplified listening experience.
      • 40-Hour playtime: Up to 40 hours of non-stop playtime in wireless active noise cancellation mode 
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      Posted: August 6, 2020 8:00 AM PDT


    • Post by: Posted by Team DealRUS

      Samsung Galaxy A51 128GB Unlocked 6.5" Phone Sale $399.99 + Free Shipping

      Amazon has a Samsung Galaxy A51 128GB Unlocked 6.5" Phone Sale, for $399.99 with Free Shipping. Expires: 8/31/2020 - Highly Rated at 4.3 out of 5 stars. In Black, White or Blue.

      No need to pay $1000 for a good phone!

      • Beware that the cheaper ones being sold on Amazon are International models that only have 30 day warranty.

      If your Android Phone stopped getting monthly security updates, it is time to upgrade

      Samsung Galaxy A51 Specs

      • Display: 6.5 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen w/ Corning Gorilla Glass 3 - Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels
      • Memory: 128GB 4GB RAM - microSD, up to 512 GB
      • Main Camera (Quad): 48 MP + 12 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP w/ LED flash, panorama, HDR - Selfie Camera: 32 MP w/ HDR
      • Platform: OS Android - Chipset: Exynos 9611 - Processor: Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) - Graphics: Mali-G72 MP3
      • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
      • Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot - Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE - GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
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      Posted: August 5, 2020 6:01 AM PDT


    • Posted by: Posted by The Chief

      Google Pixel 4a 128GB Unlocked Sale $349.00 + Free Shipping

      Amazon has the Google Pixel 4a 128GB Unlocked Sale for $349.00 with Free Shipping. Ships August 20, 2020

      New, unlocked Android phone gives you the flexibility to change carriers and choose your own data plan; works with Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, and other major carriers

      • Great Value, no need to pay $700-$1000 for an expensive flagship phone!

      It does not have all the latest bells and whistles but does the job at half the price of top of the line phones. No waterproofing, so use a good case. cnet Review calls it a feature rich budget smartphone

      Google Pixel phones get all the latest updates and do not have junkware installed. Comes with 3 years of OS and security updates] and the custom-built Titan M chip.

      • 5.8" Full HD+ OLED screen
      • The Adaptive Battery lasts up to 24 hours[1] as it learns your favorite apps and reduces power to the ones you rarely use
      • 3.5mm standard Headphone jack!
      • Unlocked with no contract
      • GSM+CDMA / 4G LTE Compatible
      • North American Variant
      • 12.2MP Rear Dual-Pixel Camera with HDR+
      • 8MP Front-Facing Camera
      • No Qi Wireless charging

       

      Sales tax in: All Except AK, DE, MT, NH, OR
      Posted: August 3, 2020 9:27 PM PDT


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  8. iPhone or Android: Making the Best Choice – Part One

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    Android vs iPhone                           VS                  Android vs iPhone

    It’s the debate that only gets more intense as smartphone ownership nears 50 percent of the American populace — which phone is right for me? Android or iPhone?

    Choosing the right device can be a tough decision. After all, given a two-year commitment requirement with a mobile provider, the device you choose can be with you for quite a while unless you want to pay a hefty early termination fee.

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  9. Which Tablet to Buy

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    Tablets are one of the hottest products on the market. Which tablet is right for you? When you consider all of the features they offer, you can understand why so many people are using them to not only supplement their laptops but also to replace them entirely. Indeed, the trusty tablet is predicted to outsell laptops by 2016, and some say the laptop is already well on its way out.

    But what’s so great about tablets, you ask. Well, let’s take a quick look at some important features:

    • Instant On – no waiting for lengthy boot-ups
    • Versatility – Entertainment, Games, Videos, Music, Content, eBooks, Web browsing, emails
    • Easily transported and light-weight
    • App Stores make it easy to add programs
    • Less worries with regards to security, configurability
    • Easy to use
    • Pricing – even a top of the line tablet cost less than typical laptops

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