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Apple Can’t Make iPhones Forever. What’s Next?

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As the biggest company in the world, Apple operates to different rules from other businesses. That was apparent against last week when Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive, partly blamed weaker-than-expected iPhone sales on leaks about future products. Cook said that there had been a “pause in purchases” due to “earlier and much more frequent reports about […]

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Do you Have Devices Sitting Around in a Drawer Broken?

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Considering the way mobile phones have allowed us increasing untethered liberation, it’s not a surprise to see the exponential growth of cellphone, especially smartphone, users. The Pew Research Center says 64 percent of Americans owned a cellphone in 2014. And there are no signs that number is going to stop growing any time soon. But […]

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Don’t Dump Your Broken Cell Phone, Fix It!

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Don’t Dump Your Broken Cell Phone, Fix It! Like most people, you’ve probably owned and run through a couple of phones by now. Chances are, you’ve already experienced one or more of the following as well: casing problems and dock charging problems, to broken or shattered glass screens and battery woes. Almost Everybody’s on Mobile […]

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To iPhone or Not to iPhone?

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Would that the great philosophers were here today to aid in the decision. Whether you’re entering the world of phones, or more likely, replacing one, this question has caused flurries of fevered research and sleepless nights. People tend to be more comfortable with what they know, and this propensity increases when technology is involved. Apple’s […]

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PhonEtiquette: Manage Your Life While Keeping Your Friends

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Smartphones are wonderful, no argument! They streamline both work life and personal errands. Games, books and movies keep us amused. Apps support self-improvement. And communication options keep everyone in touch, fostering the opportunity to create and deepen relationships. Alas, they are a two-edged sword. Imagine sitting across from your date, and they nonchalantly pick up […]

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Is That Extended Warranty Worthwhile?

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As the capabilities of portable electronic devices increase, so do our investments. Whether you pay entirely up front or distribute the cost across months, it’s important to consider the value of your device and if it’s worth laying out more cash to protect it against mishaps.

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In the Drink: Can This Phone Be Saved?

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Don’t cry over spilt milk, unless it landed on your mobile phone. Even so, resist the urge to cry, because you’re more likely to revive the phone with a fast response. Turn off your phone right away to prevent short circuits. Take the battery out, this will power down the phone immediately. Since iPhone batteries […]

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Help! My Phone Died Before Its Time!

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It usually happens the day after the product warranty expires, Murphy’s Law being alive and well (and loving the computer age). Your phone has been working fine, and suddenly there are death rattles. Calls drop, apps crash, the battery fades faster than party guests at cleanup time.

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Do You Need a Virtual Private Network?

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Do you ever go online at a coffee shop to catch up on emails? Shop online while using the free Wi-Fi at a hotel? Check your bank balance while in line at the grocery store? If so, you could be opening your cyber life to a nasty invasion of privacy. Unsavory people can use open […]

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Charge Wisely, Maximize Life

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The technological marvel that is today’s phone: you baby it with a protective case, safeguarding the expensive little computer that it is. You keep it dry and happy. But how do you treat the very heart of your darling, the battery? Best of Health Technically, a battery is only fully healthy for a short period […]

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Hidden Gems: Obscure Games You have to Play!

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While mobile gaming platforms boast great ports and games built from the ground up with touch controls in mind, the popularity of the iPhone and Android platforms are bound to bring about games that are well-designed and receive critical acclaim, but might go unnoticed by the masses simply due to lack of exposure. While the […]