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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    Smartphone Deals

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      1 Day Only: Google Pixel XL 128GB Unlocked Refurbished Sale $169.95 + Free Shipping

      Rakuten has an Google Pixel XL 128GB Unlocked Refurbished Sale Priced in Black only for $169.95 using Coupon Code: PRO30, Free Shipping. Review

      One of the few smartphones with an Android Oreo free upgrade!

      • Grade B refurbished
      • 30 day warranty

      Legendary high performance camera. Google Pixel Preview. In the article, iPhone vs. Android: Making the best Choice, we compare the differences between the iPhone and Android phones.

      Perfect for T-Mobile, StraightTalk or AT&T Wireless. Add a line or replace and older phone.

      Google Pixel Review:

      The Google Pixel includes a new stylish look designed 100% by Google, both the hardware and software. Highly rated 12.3Megapixel F2 camera with auto HDR, 4K Ultra HD video recording.

      Google Pixel Specifications

      • 5-inch Full HD AMOLED touchscreen display (1920 x 1080 pixels)
      • Back mounted Fingerprint sensor
      • 4 Cores: Quad-core Snapdragon 821 CPU
      • Up to 19 days standby, 22hr usage
      • 4 GB RAM
      • 12MPixel F2 camera w/ 4K video capture - 8Mpixel rear camera
      • Google Assistant
      • Bluetooth 4.0
      • MicroSD Card Slot for upto 200GB more storage
      • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot (Depends on carrier support)
      • Near Field Communication (NFC) for transactions, data exchanges and other short-range wireless interaction.
      • Built in IR Blaster
      • USB-C port fast charging.
      • Upto 7 hours of life in 15 minutes
      • 5.36 ounces
      • Netowork coverage GSM: Quad-band GSM; UMTS/WCDMA : B 1/2/4/5/8; FDD LTE: B 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/20/25/26/28/29/30; TDD LTE: B 41
      Promo Code: PRO30
      Sales tax in: CA, CT, IL, MA, MN, MO, TN, NY, WA
      Posted: July 22, 2019 7:00 AM PDT


    • Posted by: The Chief

      Samsung Galaxy S10e 256GB AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Sale $349.99 + Free Shipping

      Big Sale. Best Buy has a Samsung Galaxy S10e 256GB AT&T, Sprint, Verizon Sale, $349.99 Free Shipping, free in store pickup. Expires: 7/27/2019 - Unlocked but must activate it with one of those carriers. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars.  Activation fee extra. (Verizon $40, Sprint $30.)

      In Black, Blue, Pink, and White. 

      • Select Internal Memory: 256GB 
      • Select Color
      • Click Add to Cart

      Sprint has an Unlimited Kickstart account for only $30/month

      • Unlimited Talk, Text and Data. $30/line/mo. Unlimited Anytime Minutes. Unlimited Messaging. SD Streaming. Sprint Global Roaming. Eligible for $5 per line/per month AutoPay discount.

      Samsung Galaxy S10e Specs

      • 5.8" AMOLED 2280x1080 Display
      • Snapdragon 855 Octa-Core CPU
      • 256GB Storage Capacity
      • 8GB RAM
      • PowerShare Wireless Charging
      • 16MP/12MP Rear Cameras
      • 10MP Wide-Angle 4K UHD Selfie Camera
      • Android 9.0 Pie
      Sales tax in: Most States
      Posted: July 21, 2019 7:00 AM PDT


    • Posted by: The Chief

      A4C Extra 50% off select Clearance Deals

      Today. A4C Extra 50% off select Clearance Deals with Coupon Code: A4C50 plus Free Shipping. Tax only in NY.

      Some are new, others refurbished or preowned.

      • Headphones
      • Smartphone accessories
      • Audio Video Accessories and more

      BÖHM B66 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones w' Active Noise Cancelling Technology $59.95 - code = $29.97 Free Shipping ($50 at amazon)

      Promo Code: A4C50
      Sales tax in: NY
      Posted: July 21, 2019 6:01 AM PDT



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

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    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?

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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
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