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.

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

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    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

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  3. 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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  4. How to Buy the iPhone 7 without Lining Up

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    Introduction

    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.

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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

    • Posted by: The Chief

      Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+, Note9 Unlocked Smartphone Sale $602.99 + Free Shipping

      Price drop.. Amazon has a Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+, Note9 Unlocked Smartphone Sale. Galaxy S9 costs $602.99 with Free Shipping. S9+ $654 Free Shipping.

      Samsung Note 9 $895.99 Free Shipping. ($1000)

      • Samsung Note 9 and S9+ are available in several colors

      Samsung Galaxy S9 Specs

      • 5.8in Infinity Screen
      • Quad HD+ 2960 x 1440 Native Resolution
      • Bixby assistant
      • Wireless fast charging
      • Water resistant
      • Android 7 Nougat
      • Dual Aperture Lens
      • 4K Video - Front 8MP and rear 12MP F1.7 camera with autofocus and optical image stabilization
      • 802.11ac wireless
      • MicroSD Slot
      • 4G LTE
      • International Variant/US Compatible LTE
      • IP68 Waterproof to 4.9'

      Samsung Galaxy S9+ Specs

      • 6.2in Infinity Screen
      • Quad HD+ 2960 x 1440 Native Resolution
      • Bixby assistant
      • Octa-Core Exynos 8895 Chipset
      • Wireless fast charging
      • Water resistant
      • Android 7 Nougat
      • Dual Aperture Lens
      • 4K Video - Front 8MP and rear 12MP F1.7 camera with autofocus and optical image stabilization
      • 802.11ac wireless
      • MicroSD Slot
      • 4G LTE
      • IP68 Waterproof to 4.9'
      Sales tax in: All Except AK, DE, MT, NH, OR
      Posted: December 18, 2018 9:00 AM PST


    • Posted by: The Chief

      Apple Watch 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm Sale $309.00 + Free Shipping

      Best deal! B&H Photo has an Apple Watch 3 GPS + Cellular 38mm Sale now shipping.  Prices starting at $309.00, Free Shipping. Tax in NJ, NY. Save up to $60 over the Apple store

      • Free Screen protector ($20 value)

      Apple Watch Series 3 42mm Smartwatch (GPS + Cellular, Space Gray Aluminum Case, Gray Sport Band)  $339 Free Shipping ($429)

      This model will work with the new upgraded operating system.

      Apple Sports Watch 3 Includes:

      • Brand New Apple Watch (Please Choose Color Desired When Making Purchase)
      • Many different colors
      • Magnetic Charging Cable
      • Sport Band
      Sales tax in: NJ, NY
      Posted: December 17, 2018 9:00 AM PST


    • Posted by: The Chief

      Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 Sale $279.00 + Free Shipping

      Rare Sale. B&H Photo has an Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 Sale. 38mm GPS+ Cellular costs $279.00 , Free Shipping. Tax in NJ, NY.

      • Free Glass Screen protector ($20 value)

      42mm GPS+Cellular $299 Free Shipping

      Apple Watch Nike+ 38mm $279.99 Free Shipping.

      • Other models available, most are $100 off retail
      • This model will work with the new upgraded AppleWatch  operating system.

      Apple Sports Watch 3 Includes:

      • Brand New Apple Watch Sport Aluminum Case with Sport Band iWatch (Please Choose Color Desired When Making Purchase)
      • Magnetic Charging Cable
      • Sport Band
      Sales tax in: NJ, NY
      Posted: December 17, 2018 6:10 AM PST



    • Posted by: The Chief

      Samsung Qi Wireless Fast Charging Pad Sale $14.99 + Free Shipping

      Sale. Samsung has a Samsung Qi Wireless Fast Charging Pad Sale, $14.99 - Free Shipping. Expires Soon - Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars.

      • Compatible with most Qi-enabled smartphones
      • Works with all Qi compatible smartphones including the Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+, S8, S8+, Note 8, Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, XS, XR
      • Built-in LED indicator light displays charging status
      • Compact design uses minimal tabletop or desktop space and is easy to transport
      Sales tax in: Most States
      Posted: December 15, 2018 12:00 AM PST


    • Posted by: The Chief

      Holiday 2018 Switch to Verizon - Big Phone Sale

      Time to switch. Verizon Wireless has Holiday 2018 Switch to Verizon - Big Phone Sale when you sign up for a plan. Expires: 12/31/2018

      • Pixel 3 XL Save $200, plus get $300 more if you switch or add a line w/trade in
      • $300 off best Android phones when you switch or add a line. Trade in required Exp 12/12
      • Upgrade and get $100 off or Switch now and get $300 off iPhone or when you add a line. Trade in required. Exp 12/12
      • iPhone 6s Just $5/month. New line required. No trade in required. Exp 12/18

      Waived upgrade fee - online only, select phones. Code: WAIVE30 Exp 12/31

      Unlimited Plan

      • 1 Line $75 for Unlimited Talk, Text, Web, DVD Quality Streaming, Unlimited Hotspot (600kbps)
      • 4 lines for $160
      Sales tax in: Most States
      Posted: December 14, 2018 12:00 AM PST


    • Posted by: The Chief

      Freedom Pop 100% Free Mobile Phone/Data Service with 3-in-1 SIM Kit $0.01 + Free Shipping

      Lowest price. Freedom Pop 100% Free Mobile Phone/Data Service with 3-in-1 SIM Kit, $0.01 activation fee, Free Shipping.  100% FREE Talk, Text, Data/month with the 3-in-1 4G LTE SIM Kit plus 1GB Bonus Data and 1-Month Unlimited Talk, Text, 2GB Data Trial Premium Service Trial for the first month for only $1.99 Activation with Free Shipping.

      No annual contract. Just plug into your unlocked GSM smartphone. A great deal for those with lesser use requirements or when travelling Internationally.

      Freedompop items

      • 3-In-1 Domestic 4G LTE SIM Kit
      • FreedomPop Premium Plus Trial - Free 2GB

      Their Premium service plan is Free first month, $27.99/month thereafter if you do not call to cancel or downgrade. Unlimited talk, text, 1GB 4G LTE High speed data on Sprint's network.

      • Cancel the BEFORE the Premium trial is over to avoid charges

      We suggest you downgrade from Premium to FreedomPop's 100% Free Plan with:

      • 200 Voice Minutes
      • 500 Texts
      • 200MB free per month

      Learn: No-Contract Plans

      Choosing the right plan for you is time consuming and can also be a hassle. We've done the research and you may save over $1,000 each year! Be sure to check out our no-contract Smartphone plan article: How to Find the Best No Contract Smartphone Plans where we compare all of the major network carriers.

      Sales tax in: Most States
      Posted: December 12, 2018 6:01 AM PST


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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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