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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      Up to $800 off iPhone 12, 12 Pro, 12Pro Max 5G - AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, Xfinity

      Time to switch to a better carrier with a new iPhone 12 with Unlimited.. Up to $800 off iPhone 12, 12 Pro, 12Pro Max 5G - AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, Xfinity when you activate service and trade in select phones.  Deals are way better than expected, time to upgrade.

      • iPhone 12 is now taking pre-orders. 10/23/2020 Release
      • iPhone 12: Stars at $799 (64GB), $8749 (128GB), $949 (256GB)
      • iPhone 12 Pro: Starts at $999 (128GB), $1,099 (256GB), $1,299 (512GB)
      • iPhone 12 Pro Max: Starts at $1,099 (128GB), $1,199 (256GB), $1,399 (512GB) 11/6/20 Preorder, 11/13/20 Release

      Unlock your credit report if you locked it to pass credit checks.

      Special iPhone 12 Promotions

      • AT&T: New and existing customers get the amazing iPhone 12 for $0 with trade in and AT&T Bill Credits.
      • Verizon: Upgrade & get iPhone 12 for $11.95/mo Existing customers, $6.20/mo new users. With select trade-in & select Unlimited plans. Expires 11/5/20
      • Xfinity: $250 off iPhone 12 when you switch to them
      • T-Mobile: has Get two iPhone 12 Pro devices and 2 lines of unlimited 5G data for $100/month via monthly bill credits. With Autopay & 2 eligible iPhone trade-ins. Via 30 monthly bill credits.

      Some Older phones are available with less trade in.  Trading in is a lot easier than selling your phone on eBay or Craigslist.

      AT&T Unlimited Starter Plan

      • 1 Line $65/mon for Unlimited Talk, Text, Web, DVD Quality Streaming, Max 3Mbps data speed, No Hotspot
      • 5G Access
      • Standard Mobile Security
      • 5 lines for $150
      • Plus tax & fees

      AT&T Special Trade-In Offer: Monthly Price reflects net monthly payment, after application of AT&T trade-in credit up to $800 applied over 30 months after trade-in of eligible smartphone with min. $95 trade-in value. Requires upgrade of an existing line (or activation of a new line in stores) and purchase of a new iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, or iPhone 12 Pro Max on qualifying 30 month 0% APR installment plan, subject to carrier credit qualification.

      Verizon StartUnlimited Plan

      • 1 Line $70 for Unlimited Talk, Text, Web, DVD Quality Streaming, Unlimited Hotspot (600kbps)
      • 5G Nationwide
      • Disney+ 6 month on Verizon
      • Apple Music Free for 6 months
      • Plus tax & fees

      Verizon Special Trade-in Offer: Monthly price reflects net monthly payment, after Apple instant trade-in credit at checkout, and Verizon monthly bill credits applied over 24 months. Customer must remain in the Verizon Device Payment Program for 24 months to receive the full benefit of the Verizon bill credits. Bill credits may take 1-2 bill cycles to appear. If it takes two cycles for bill credits to appear, you’ll see the credit for the first cycle on your second bill in addition to that month’s credit. Requires purchase and activation of a new iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, or iPhone 12 Pro Max with the Verizon Device Payment Program at 0% APR for 24 months, subject to carrier credit qualification, and iPhone availability and limits.

      T-Mobile Essentials Plan

      • 1 line $65/month, 4 lines $105/month
      • Unlimited Talk Text and Web
      • DVD quality SD Streaming 480p
      • 3G Mobile hotspot
      • T-Mobile Tuesdays
      Posted: October 23, 2020 6:01 AM PDT



    Android vs iPhone VS Android vs iPhone

    Hardware, durability and cost are not the only considerations that go into deciding between an Android or iPhone.

    The software or operating systems that power our devices do as much to shape the character of a particular phone as the look and feel of the machine itself. It’s also in this internal software that the most stark differences exist between Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS.

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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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