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What Uses Cellular Data?

What Uses Cellular Data?

We've all gotten those frustrating text from carriers saying something like, "you've used 8.9 GB and have 1 GB remaining for the month. Switching to an unlimited data plan is great, but it can be costly. And even if you have one, your carrier may impose data caps and...

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iPhone Parental Controls: What You Need to Know

iPhone Parental Controls: What You Need to Know

More than 80% of US teens use an iPhone. And now, the average age of children's first smartphone has dropped from 12 back in 2012 to just 10 years old. And of course, we've all seen young children and even toddlers using iPhones.  Apple has included a variety of...

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iPhone Screen Won’t Rotate – Solution Guide

iPhone Screen Won’t Rotate – Solution Guide

If you have an iPhone, then one of the things that you may have noticed about it is its intuitiveness and versatility. The device is highly reactive, and one example of that would be the way the screen rotates when you’re doing something like playing a video game on...

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How Do I Unlock a Samsung Galaxy?

How Do I Unlock a Samsung Galaxy?

If purchased your phone from a carrier, it’s usually locked to their network. This means it will only function with the carrier you purchased the phone from (e.g. AT&T, Verizon, etc). More often than not, carriers do this for leased phones customers pay off...

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MetroPCS vs Verizon: A Side-by-Side Comparison

MetroPCS vs Verizon: A Side-by-Side Comparison

If you are attempting to figure out which phone company to go within your area, then there’s quite a bit you should consider. You should look into the price, coverage area, customer satisfaction, and incentive plans. To help you make that decision, today we’ll be...

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Mint Mobile vs. MetroPCS: Which has the Edge?

Mint Mobile vs. MetroPCS: Which has the Edge?

Depending on what part of the country you live in, there are going to be certain cellular phone service companies that are available to you, while others are not. If you don’t know very much about them, though, then it can be hard to choose between them. In the...

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How To Get A Free iPhone

How To Get A Free iPhone

A free iPhone is like a dream come true. You get the best phone on the market without a single cent coming out of your pocket. For the most part, there's no such thing as a free lunch. You'll end up paying somewhere along the line.  So we're here to help you...

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How To Unlock a T-Mobile Phone

How To Unlock a T-Mobile Phone

T-mobile advertises itself as the most flexible major phone carrier. However, when it comes to unlocking your T-mobile phone, you’ll see that it’s basically the same rules and processes as AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. That means you still might be in for a headache...

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How To Use WiFi Calling On Your iPhone

How To Use WiFi Calling On Your iPhone

With WiFi calling, you use WiFI instead of cellular networks to make phone calls. Supremely convenient in a wide array of situations, WiFi calling iPhone features like FaceTime and other apps enable you to always stay connected. Learn about WiFi calling and how to use...

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How To Set Up A Hotspot On iPhone

How To Set Up A Hotspot On iPhone

One of the best features of your iPhone is that you can use it to create a hotspot for laptops, tablets, smartphones, and other nearby devices. All you need is your iPhone with an LTE, 4G, or 3G connection, and you can set up a hotspot on iPhone in just a couple of...

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SquareTrade vs. Applecare – Which is Better?

SquareTrade vs. Applecare – Which is Better?

All Apple fans resign themselves to the fact that Apple is pricey. If you look around their website, you’ll see there’s never really a sale. Even after major shopping events like Black Friday, you won’t find many discounts.  The same thing goes for getting your...

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What Does “Other” Mean In Your iPhone Storage?

What Does “Other” Mean In Your iPhone Storage?

This happens far too often. You try to download the latest iOS release or an awesome new app only for your iPhone to say “storage is full.” You’ve already downloaded all the apps, photos, and videos you don’t need and there’s still not enough space. But still no...

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Why is My Apple Watch Battery Draining So Fast?

Why is My Apple Watch Battery Draining So Fast?

Anytime there's a major operating system update, some users will claim their batteries for Apple products from iPhones to Apple Watches drain more quickly than before. To be fair, Apple has been caught in the past and even had to issue new battery rebates for the...

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What Is Airplane Mode?

What Is Airplane Mode?

Airplane Mode is a setting for smartphones and other devices that disables Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, telephone, and other radio-frequency signals. Depending on your device, GPS may or may not be disabled during Airplane Mode as it is not a radio signal.  The name derives...

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Why Is My iPhone Internet Slow?

Why Is My iPhone Internet Slow?

Whenever Apple releases a new iPhone, we usually hear about feature new cameras, bigger screens, and water resistance. We rarely hear about how well the iPhone performs on one of the most fundamental tasks for any smartphone, internet speeds. iPhone users typically...

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How To Add Gmail To Your iPhone

How To Add Gmail To Your iPhone

More than 1.5 billion people use Gmail. With 15 gigabytes of free storage, easy search tools, and a bunch of great features, what’s not to love? So it makes sense that most users want to add Gmail to their iPhones.  There are a few different ways you can do this....

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What To Do If iMessage Activation Failed For Your iPhone

What To Do If iMessage Activation Failed For Your iPhone

When you first buy your new iPhone, and you are setting it up, you expect things to go smoothly. Ideally, all of the features will be working as they should, and you won't have to make any adjustments or do any troubleshooting. Occasionally, though, you might run into...

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