How To Capture Screenshots On Your Smartphone And Computer

How To Capture Screenshots On Your Smartphone And Computer

The days of copying stuff down on pen and paper are long gone and technology has made it so easy for us to keep everything we need right on our smart phone, tablet, or computer. There’s an infinite number of reasons why you would want to capture what’s on your screen as a picture and save it for later reference or send it to a friend or colleague. A screenshot has many purposes and it’s super easy to do. How to screenshot on your Mac: This shortcut tool is super easy to use. All you have to do is press...

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Ways To Protect Your Smartphone

Ways To Protect Your Smartphone

Mobile phones go everywhere with us which makes them at a higher risk for being misplaced, lost, or stolen. There’s great potential for them being left behind and ending up in the wrong hands of a criminal or someone whom you simply would not want to have access to your information. Let’s face it, hackers are getting better, clever, and more advanced in their efforts to gain access to the information on your phone. Here are some ways to ensure you keep your phone and all of the information it holds safe and secure. This one might be pretty obvious...

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7 Tips on Cell Phone Safety

7 Tips on Cell Phone Safety

Cell phone safety has become a priority all over the world. When we talk about cell phone safety we know that this could mean a wide variety of things. From keeping your children safe while using smartphones to carrying your phone a certain way to reduce radiation. There are many different factors that come into play when it comes to staying safe and being responsible while using your cell phone. Here are 7 tips to keep you safe while carrying your phone, surfing the internet, and using your cell phone while driving. Be Careful What You Share: Once photos, videos,...

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Are Our Cell Phones Dirtier Than A Toilet Seat?

Are Our Cell Phones Dirtier Than A Toilet Seat?

Most people don’t think about how many germs their phones pick up during the day while they carry it around with them. Not only does your cell phone come in direct contact with dirty surfaces but the average American checks their cell phone close to 50 times a day. This gives plenty of opportunities for microorganisms to move from your hands and fingers to your cell phone. Scientists at the University of Arizona found that your cell phone can carry around 10 times the bacteria of an average toilet seat. Pretty gross, huh? Another study done by Emily Martin, an...

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Do’s and Don’ts When Your Smartphone Gets Wet

Do’s and Don’ts When Your Smartphone Gets Wet

You may cringe, you may even cry, but, just know that you are part of a fairly large statistic that has done the same – 11% of consumers will drop their phones into liquid according to data from the IDC. That translates into more than 100,000 smartphones a day that might see the bottom of a sink, toilet, lake, etc.. So, let’s separate myth from truth. Yes, I am referring to soaking the phone in a bowl or bag of uncooked rice. Save your rice for consumption, folks. Tests have shown that putting your phone in uncooked rice will only...

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your IPhone

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your IPhone

It’s amazing how much we as a society use our phones. Our phones get carried with us everywhere we go, and at almost every time of the day. I bet, however, most of you haven’t explored the full extent of your Iphone’s capabilities. Here are ten things you probably didn’t know about your Iphone:       You Can Use Your IPhone as a Level Simply swipe left on your IPhones compass application to use it as a fully functional level. You Can Set Your Music to Auto Turn Off If you want to stop playing your favorite music after...

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Four Tips to Lower Your Phone Bill

Four Tips to Lower Your Phone Bill

Checking your phone bill can be scary these days. As carriers continue to increase the cost of service, and phone manufacturers raise the cost to purchase devises, consumers are faced with being price gauged for the necessity of having a phone. There are a few simple ways to fight back, and take the power out of the carrier’s hand. Follow these four simple tips to lower your phone bill:       Employee Discounts If you are employed by a fortune 500 company, the military, or the government you most likely get a discount. Some employers can offer a 35%...

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How would we survive without our cell phone?

How would we survive without our cell phone?

A big part of me cannot believe that I am placing the words survive and cell phone in the same sentence. I remember my 1st year and 1/2 of college when I was studying pre-med (short-lived major which I could save for a whole other blog), and the question in my mind was something along the lines of, “Could we survive without a gallbladder”? That just seems like a more sensible question than the former. But, the world has evolved as has our fascination with technology, and, since smartphones may just be the fastest spreading technology in human history, it...

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