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4 Built-In Settings to Lengthen & Strengthen Your Smartphone's Battery Power

Posted by Andrea Drag on Jul 13, 2016 12:22:00 PM

Finding ways to improve your battery life is essential for your smartphone. Otherwise, you could be without your phone when you need it most. Happily, your smartphone (whether it be an iPhone or Android) has many different built-in options that can be used to save your battery. 

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Topics: Saving Battery, Device Features, Smartphone Tips

How to Take Better Firework Photos this Fourth of July

Posted by Andrea Drag on Jun 29, 2016 4:55:36 PM

The Fourth of July is one of the best days of the summer, and from parades and fireworks to barbecues and family dinners, there are many opportunities to make a few memories. Have your smartphone close at hand to make sure you're ready to snap a great photo and use these helpful tips to document the good times like a pro:

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Topics: Tips for summer, Smartphone Tips, Smartphone Camera

Camp Smart: Top Apps for Identifying Plants, Constellations, Trails and More

Posted by Andrea Drag on Jun 8, 2016 10:43:55 AM

While many folks head on a hiking or camping trip to unplug and enjoy some peace and quiet, your smartphone can actually be an instrumental tool when it comes to maximizing your time on the trail. There are all sorts of apps available that make getting around easier, help mitigate dangerous situations and provide useful and fasincating information about the great outdoors.

Ahead of your next outdoor excursion, don't just fill a backpack with a water bottle and trail mix - load your phone with these essential camping apps:

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Topics: smartphone apps, active lifestyle

Best Nutrition Apps for Sticking to your Diet

Posted by Andrea Drag on Apr 26, 2016 10:10:36 AM

For some, the beginning of 2016 set the starting line to begin a new and improved life of balanced nutrition. Unfortunately, sometimes creating the healthy habits and sticking to them can be a struggle, especially if you have a busy lifestyle that throws temptations in your face every chance it gets.

Luckily, the world of technology is growing each and every day, constantly making life easier on us with the touch of a button. For smartphone users looking to improve their eating habits to make up for the first few months of the year, have no fear - there are plenty of apps that can guide your way to sticking to a well-balanced diet that can ultimately benefit your overall health and well-being.

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Topics: Mobile Apps, Fitness and health

3 Essential Apps for your New Tablet

Posted by Andrea Drag on Apr 12, 2016 10:32:38 AM

So you just purchased your first tablet. Now where do you start? Regardless of your reason for buying this convenient mobile device, you're going to need to download a number of apps before you can use it to its highest potential. Tablets can be equally fun and helpful for both your entertainment and work-related needs, so you have plenty of reason to spend some time browsing the app store. But don't let your options overwhelm you - yes, there are millions of apps to choose from, but no, you really don't need all of them.

Here are a few essential apps you should consider downloading on your new tablet today.

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Topics: Tablet, Mobile Apps

The History of VR Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Andrea Drag on Apr 6, 2016 10:48:02 AM

Virtual reality (VR) technology has done a lot of growing over the last century, but 2016 is the year it will make quite the impression on consumers. Though many of you - or your children - have been to the arcade or an amusement park and stepped inside a VR ride, how many times have you had the option to attach your phone to a headset that offers you VR technology at home? That number has probably been zero, but that all changes in 2016 - the year that introduced Samsung Gear VR.

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Topics: Wireless Technology, VR, infographic

Top 4 Reasons To Invest in a Tablet

Posted by Andrea Drag on Apr 1, 2016 1:52:14 PM

The advancements in technology in the last decade have made it very simple for consumers to carry the Internet around in the palm of their hands. You can say the introduction of the iPhone in 2007 and the Android smartphone in 2008 helped launch the smartphone frenzy - since then, the smartphone industry has been growing rapidly in both market and size. According to Statistica, over a third of the entire world's population is expected to own a smartphone by 2017, totaling almost 2.6 billion smartphone users worldwide. You're likely to hold on to your smartphone for a while, but have you considered investing in a tablet too?

It's safe to say that you're probably thinking: What will a tablet give me that my smartphone doesn't already? Now, there might not be much of a difference in that case, but having a tablet can be more convenient in a few ways, especially if you plan to use it in replacement of a laptop.

Consider these four reasons to purchase a tablet:

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Topics: Tablet, Wireless Technology

6 Apps for Planning the Perfect Valentine's Day Date

Posted by Andrea Drag on Feb 11, 2016 1:34:39 PM

Don't let the stress and uncertainty of what to do for your loved one get the best of you this Valentine's Day. Picking out the perfect present or potential date spot can be achieved in minutes and they're just a touch away when using your iPhone or Android.

Here are the best apps that can help prepare you and your special someone for Valentine's Day.

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Topics: smartphone apps, Mobile Apps, Valentine's Day, date ideas, apps for planning a date, Helpful apps

The Ultimate Apps for Skiers

Posted by Andrea Drag on Feb 4, 2016 9:15:33 AM

The ultimate apps for skiers
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Topics: Android Apps, iPhone apps, smartphone apps, Mobile Apps, Apps for Skiers, skiing and snowboarding, Winter sports

The Best Yoga and Meditation Apps for All Levels

Posted by Andrea Drag on Jan 27, 2016 9:01:16 AM

At first mention, yoga and technology may sound as opposite as chocolate cake and weight loss but there are actually a number of highly-rated meditative apps available. While those engaging in the ancient practice of yoga long ago may have never dreamed that it would one day be connected with smartphone technology, in today's world apps for yogis are one of the best tools out there. Check out these popular apps for the meditative practice.

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Topics: Fitness Apps, smartphone apps, Mobile Apps, best apps for meditation, yoga apps, meditation apps, Yoga, 2016 goals, what are the best yoga apps

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