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You Should Be Restarting Your Phone More Often Than You Think

Nothing seems to work so hard for you as your smart phone. It's a mini super computer that is always working to keep you connected. But jus like any computer, from time to time it needs a refresh. Experts say that knowing simple care tips, such as how often to shut it down, can drastically affect...
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App Helps Expel Water Hiding In Water Resistant Phones

In a short time our phones have morphed from being totally ruined if submerged in water to resisting water penetrating the inner workings (not all phones have this feature). However even with being able to get wet, you're looking at the chance of a few drops of water will ruin your $1,000+ phone...
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Childproof Your Phone So They Can Only Access Apps You Approve On Your Phone

Your phone can be a lifesaver for an antsy child in a waiting room, long line or a traffic jam. However kids can inadvertently access your email, social media and any number of things he could accidentally get into if they hit the home button or swiped up to open the command center. But all is not...
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Clean Your Phone Using a UV Light Sanitizer

On average we touch our phones 2,617 times a day. That's a lot of types, swipes and taps! All this touching of phones in bathrooms, gyms, offices, and the house and it is rarely we clean our phones beyond rubbing it on our pants thigh. The problem for many is how to clean them. Being such an...
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Phone Battery Myths Debunked

Our smartphones may be too smart for our own good but there is some old data out there about its battery. For instance, you may have heard it is a bad idea to charge your phone for a long period of time, such as overnight, saying it will overcharge and diminish the quality of the battery. Not true...
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Sleep Texting Is A Real Thing And You May Be Doing It Without Knowing it

If you check your phone in the morning to see a text you don't remember sending, you are not alone. New research suggests that sleep texting is on the rise, especially in young people. Researchers took a look at a group of university students and found nearly 26% of them reported texting in their...
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How To Keep Targeted Ads From Following You

It's a creepy world where products you review tend to stalk your online presence for weeks at a time! Not as creepy but annoying is targeted advertising, in which your online habits are feed to advertisers who ensure ads of whatever you were searching for, follow you from web site to web site. As...
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Find Out Where To Vote With Help From Daryl Hall & John Oates

Unless you've taken advantage of early voting, Tuesday, November 6th is Election Day. If you are unfamiliar of where to go to cast your vote, Daryl Hall and John Oates want to help. Well, John Oates anyways. The band partnered with Twilio to create Getting Out the Voates, a Hall & Oates hotline...
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An Airline Pilot Speaks Out About Your Phone's Airplane Mode

When you think about it, there are hundreds of special rules you most follow only when flying in an airplane. From placing liquids in quart-sized baggies to viewing a safety video that still shows people how a seat belt works! But one rule that many pilots consider outdated is the rule that forces...
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New Family Link Feature Allows Parents To Control Device Time Of Their Kids

It's a real struggle between kids who seem to always been their smartphone and the parents who are trying to limit that time. So if your child has an Android phone, listen up and learn about the new Google feature. Last year Google Family Link was launched as a way for parents keep track of what a...
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