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How Long Does a Phone Battery Last — And How to Make it Last Longer

October 17, 2018

How Long Does a Phone Battery Last — And How to Make it Last Longer

Battery life is one of the great challenges of owning a smartphone. As the phone gets older, it seems like the battery gets you through a smaller and smaller portion of the day. Then, after a year or two, a phone’s battery seems to go kaput altogether. Here’s the question, though: How long should a

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How to Turn Off ‘Find My iPhone’ From a Computer or Another Device

October 16, 2018

How to Turn Off ‘Find My iPhone’ From a Computer or Another Device

Apple offers a handy feature called “Find My iPhone” for anyone who purchases one of its devices. Find My iPhone helps you find more than just a phone, too. It can also help locate an iPad, Apple Watch or even a Mac computer and other products. How does Find My iPhone protect a device? Several

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How to Clean and Maintain Your Smartphone

October 4, 2018

How to Clean and Maintain Your Smartphone

Smartphones are becoming more and more expensive. In fact, you can spend $1,000 or more to get the latest and greatest device. Because of the rising cost of smartphones, it’s important to keep your device both clean and well maintained. The problem is: Most smartphone owners don’t know what to do in order to clean

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How to Buy and Inspect Used Phones From Facebook, Craiglist or other online markeplaces

September 19, 2018

How to Buy and Inspect Used Phones From Facebook, Craiglist or other online markeplaces

You don’t always have to go to the Apple store or a cellular service provider’s location to buy a good cell phone. In fact, you can often find high-quality, lightly used cell phones online, including through Facebook’s Marketplace, Offerup.com or other marketplaces. While a customer to customer online marketplace is a good spot to find

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The 10 Most Revolutionary Cell Phones of All-Time

September 4, 2018

The 10 Most Revolutionary Cell Phones of All-Time

Cellular devices are ubiquitous today. In fact, they are so widespread and common that it’s easy to forget the excitement and buzz that surrounded certain cell phone model releases. Who can forget the excitement of using a cell phone for the first time? Or buying one of the early smartphones and navigating the Internet without

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Why Phone Theft Continues Despite Apple and Google Anti-Theft Measures

August 31, 2018

Why Phone Theft Continues Despite Apple and Google Anti-Theft Measures

We know that cell phone theft is in decline, and we also know that anti-theft measures put into place by Apple and Google are partly the reason for that decline. A look at the stats reveals that about 3.1 million phones were stolen in 2013. That number dropped to 2.1 million in 2014, as the

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Guide: What Phones are Compatible With MetroPCS?

August 15, 2018

Guide: What Phones are Compatible With MetroPCS?

MetroPCS is a popular provider of cell phone service. What makes it so popular? MetroPCS offers low, fixed monthly costs and a complete lack of contracts. But many who are interested in MetroPCS also want to bring their own devices. Luckily for you Metro PCS has a bring your own device program. If you’re one

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Guide: How to Tell if Your Phone has Water Damage

August 13, 2018

Guide: How to Tell if Your Phone has Water Damage

We invest so much into getting the perfect phones. But phones go with us everywhere, putting them at risk — especially risk of water damage. This leaves many wondering how to tell if your phone has water damage. Here’s a look at how to tell if your phone has water damage, as well as steps

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