Tag Archive: iPhone

  1. Three Surprising Holiday 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.


  2. Should I Switch? AT&T Unlimited Data vs Mobile Share Plan


    Updated: 9/20/2018

    AT&T Unlimited Data Plans

    AT&T Wireless introduced a  new unlimited wireless data plan for its new and existing customers starting in 2017, after years without one. Clearly AT&T's goal is to meet the competition. This plan does not require a DirecTV subscription.

    Note: AT&T may temporarily slow speeds after 22GB of data use per line each month, when the network is congested.

    Unlimited & More Plan


  3. How to Use Your Smartphone Overseas



    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.


  4. How to Buy the iPhone 7 without Lining Up

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    Everyone has been talking about the iPhone 7. From websites to TV programs to radio, Apple has gotten nonstop free press. Two weeks before this device was launched, Apple diehards have already starting lining up in front of Apple Stores. Why is it generating so much buzz? (more…)

  5. What is an Unlocked iPhone? Why do I need one?

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    Last Update: 9/9/2016

    iPhone SE Unlocked 16GB Smartphone Sale

    What is an Unlocked iPhone?

    Unlocked Smartphones like an Unlocked iPhone 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.


  6. Smartphone Battery Life Tips for iPhone and Android Smartphones

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    Last Update: August 13, 2015


    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.


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

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    Smartphone Deals

    • Posted by: The Chief

      iPhone SE 32GB Tracfone No Contract Reconditioned Sale $104.99 + Free Shipping

      Tax Day Sale. Tracfone has an iPhone SE 32GB Tracfone No Contract Reconditioned Sale, $104.99 with code: Coupon Code: SPECIAL40 Free Shipping. Expires Soon - Discount shows up in cart.

      Bonus Offer includes 750 Minutes/1,000 Texts/1GB Data/ 60-Days of Service upon iPhone SE 32GB Activation ($35 value).

      Powerful little iPhone with NO contract!

      • LTE Prepaid Smartphone
      • 4" Display
      • Multi-touch display
      • 12-megapixel iSight camera
      • Works with Latest iOS 12


      Promo Code: SPECIAL40
      Posted: February 22, 2019 8:50 AM PST

    • Posted by: The Chief

      Expiring Today: Nokia 6.1 32GB 5.5" Unlocked Android Smartphone Sale $179.99 + Free Shipping

      Yes they are back. Best Buy has a Nokia 6.1 32GB 5.5" Unlocked Android Smartphone Sale, $179.99 Free Shipping. Expires: 2/23/2019 - Amazon does not sell this model, only the TA-1045 supports 4G LTE in the USA.  Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars.

      Best low cost Android Phone with very fast Android updates and security updates.

      If you phone does not get Android security updates, you are a sitting duck.  (Do you have the February 2019 update?) - Hackers can compromise your phone by sending a picture.

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      • Android Pie update will download to it
      • Octa-core 2.2Ghz Processor
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      • 32GB Memory plus MicroSD slot
      • Fingerprint sensor
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      Sales tax in: Most States
      Posted: February 21, 2019 4:00 PM PST

    • Posted by: The Chief

      Switch to Verizon - iPhone XR $449 with Trade in $449.99 + Free Shipping

      Time to switch. Verizon Wireless has Switch to Verizon - iPhone XR $449 with Trade in when you sign up for an Unlimited plan and activate a new line. No trade in required. Free Shipping. Expires: 2/28/2019

      Trade-in old iPhones from iPhone 5s or newer, Samsung S4 or newer.

      • Get your $300 credited to your account over 24 months

      Unlimited Plan

      • 1 Line $75 for Unlimited Talk, Text, Web, DVD Quality Streaming, Unlimited Hotspot (600kbps)
      • 4 lines for $160

      Up to $999.99 device payment purchase required per phone. 2nd phone: less up to $999.99 promo credit applied to account over 24 mos w/in 1-2 billing cycles; promo credits end when balance paid or line terminated/transferred; 0% APR. New line of service required. Can’t be combined with any other offers.

      Sales tax in: Most States
      Posted: February 20, 2019 8:00 AM PST

    • Posted by: Mr. Arnie

      Samsung 10,000 mAh Portable Battery $15.99 + Free Shipping

      Samsung factory direct has a Samsung 10,000 mAh Portable Battery, $15.99 Free Shipping. Expires: 2/28/2019

      • 10,000 mAh capacity provides up to 2 full charges from 0-100% on most of the latest phones
      • Name brand, not some unknown manufacturer
      • They have a lot of experience with batteries!
      Sales tax in: Most States
      Posted: February 18, 2019 7:40 AM PST

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    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.


  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.