Tech Tips

How to Stop an iPhone® Running Slow

<p>We’ve noticed that iPhone users often complain that their devices slow down significantly after a year of use. Rather than rushing to buy a new iPhone immediately, you may be able to save yourself some time and money by following some simple tips to get your iPhone back up to speed.</p>

December 8, 2020

What is a Locked Phone?

Carriers sometimes lock phones to offer their customers high-end devices at a reduced cost. The customer gets the benefit of a high-end device but pays only a percentage of the retail price in exchange for signing a contract. Such a contract typically lasts for one- to two- years. This gives the carrier time to recoup the cost of the mobile device.

December 7, 2020

How to Screen Record: Apple iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod® Touch®

Screen recording is a very useful facility that allows you to demonstrate things to others clearly. It's particularly good if you are teaching somebody how to perform a function on a particular device or application. And a screen recording is a great way to make a class more engaging. People also often use screen recording to show errors or faults to those who can fix them, and this can be more accurate than a verbal description, potentially saving time, money, and frustration.

December 2, 2020

How to Remove a SIM from a Samsung® Galaxy®

If you're having problems with your SIM card or you just want to swap it out for another carrier’s SIM, you need to be able to access the SIM card tray of your smartphone. You might also need to remove your SIM card from your smartphone before you sell it, allowing you to retain your phone number and protect your information.

November 30, 2020

What is the Average Cost of a Cell Phone Bill?

<p>How much is too much when it comes to paying a cell phone bill? That’s a great question. Too many people pay month after month without asking if they could or should be paying less. They accept their cell phone bill and assume that everyone pays around the same amount.</p>

November 16, 2020

How to Sync Contacts Using Android

Having a new phone is great but having to set it up can feel like a traumatic experience. Google®, as you may imagine, is aware of this problem. The Google OS makes setting up a new phone as painless as possible by allowing you to sync contacts.

November 9, 2020

How to Check If an iPhone® is Authentic

With increasing numbers of iPhone fakes floating around the market, it’s wise to learn how to check if an iPhone is authentic. The popularity of the iPhone X has made it a target for scammers. It wasn’t long before fake iPhone X devices flooded the marketplace. Being high-end devices, you want to be sure to check that an iPhone is authentic, whether you own it or you are thinking about purchasing one. We understand your concern. We’re concerned, too. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you tell a fake iPhone from an authentic iPhone. Here are four ways to do so from visual cues alone.

November 6, 2020

7 Places to Sell your iPhone for the Most Money

Selling your old iPhone® can give you more buying power when you are ready to upgrade or otherwise change your devices. An iPhone buyback company or trade-in program can provide a convenient way to perform an iPhone sell back. Typically, however, the seller will receive less money this way than if they sold their phone directly to a consumer.

October 27, 2020

How to Transfer Photos from Android to Macbook

There are all kinds of reasons for moving your photos from an Android to a Mac.

May 21, 2020

3 Different Methods to Fix A Headphone Jack

The longer you own a device, the more things can go wrong. Like needing to fix a headphone jack.

May 11, 2020