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Plan the Perfect New Year's with these apps

Posted by Andrea Drag on Dec 27, 2016 2:57:19 PM
Hosting New Year's can be stressful: there are so many things to keep track of before the ball drops! Utilze smartphone apps to help you prepare your end-of-year celebrations, from sending out invites to ordering champagne to toast 2017. Get ready to count down with the latest tech!
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Topics: Mobile Apps

Apps Every Book Lover Needs

Posted by Andrea Drag on Dec 7, 2016 4:32:45 PM


It's hard to beat the feeling of a book. However, avid book readers can find carrying - or even finding! - a new book every week and lugging it around cumbersome. Lucky for smartphone users, the number of apps dedicated to book lovers has exploded. You can buy new books and start reading without leaving home. Here are the top apps for getting your next read on your smartphone.

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Topics: Mobile Apps, free ebooks, free audiobooks

5 smart shopping apps to get you through the holidays

Posted by Andrea Drag on Nov 9, 2016 11:23:00 AM

The holidays - with the joy of shimmering decorations and shiny bows - are right around the corner. And with the holidays comes holiday shopping which seems to go non-stop until January. There are plenty of coupon-clipping apps like RetailMeNot, which let you track down coupons to use. But what about when you're looking to budget ahead of time? And what about holiday office parties and Secret Santa get-togethers? We've brought together a list of smartphone apps to help you prepare before the season starts and make sure you get through it alive.

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Topics: holidays, Mobile Apps

7 Features Every iPhone User Should Be Utilizing

Posted by Andrea Drag on Oct 12, 2016 4:27:52 PM

Apple's iPhone is among the best-selling smart phones, but this isn't just because of clever marketing and ubiquity. The iPhone is loaded with powerful features and tools, though some users may not be taking full advantage of all the options available. From getting around town, to taking better pictures, the iPhone is full of resources that make it unique and helpful. Here are some of the built-in iPhone features every user should be utilizing:

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Topics: iphone, Device Features

No headphone jack? No problem! Wireless Zone's Guide to Wireless Headphones

Posted by Andrea Drag on Oct 5, 2016 4:29:18 PM

When Apple's latest iPhone was announced, fans around the world were introduced to AirPods, a new wireless headphone system. This eliminates the mess that comes with tangled wires, while also giving users a diverse offering when it comes to new capabilities.Whether you're upgrading your iPhone or simply curious about trying out a new set of headphones, here's why wireless is the way to go:

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Topics: Wireless Technology

Try On The Future with Samsung

Posted by Andrea Drag on Sep 14, 2016 3:50:55 PM

For a limited time, you can redeem a free Gear VR powered by Oculus with content bonus or a 256GB memory card when you upgrade or activate a new Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge at Wireless Zone, your local Verizon Authorized Retailer!

Click here to find your nearest Wireless Zone 

Just be sure to save your receipt and then visit SamsungPromotions.com/TryOnTheFuture to choose your redemption. 

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Topics: Samsung, Smartphone, VR

Summer Photo Bucket List: 20 Things to Do & Document via Instagram/Snapchat

Posted by Andrea Drag on Aug 22, 2016 4:10:52 PM
Summer is all about getting out and having a good time. That means trips to the beach, delicious frozen treats and fun with friends and family. By keeping your smartphone close at hand, you can easily document your adventures and share pics on Instagram or Snapchat for a collection of fond summer memories. 
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Topics: Tips for summer, smartphone apps

Plan the Perfect Staycation with Your Smartphone

Posted by Andrea Drag on Aug 11, 2016 4:56:29 PM

Between traffic, missed reservations and expensive hotel rooms and amenities, sometimes your dream vacation can end up being rather stressful. In fact, if relaxation is your top priority, opting for a staycation may be the perfect way to spend your freetime this summer. So settle in, enjoy your time away from work without hassle, and use these tips to get the most out of your staycation with your smartphone. 

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Topics: Mobile Apps

Master Pokemon Go Without Burning Through Your Phone's Data & Battery

Posted by Andrea Drag on Aug 3, 2016 2:56:00 PM

The mobile game Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm, and people of all ages have become immersed in this virtual world. The game is exciting and rewarding, but if you're not careful, it can be detrimental to your smartphone's battery life, data plan or even overall performance.

The game - which uses GPS services and your phone's camera - embeds Pokemon directly into the real world. Users can catch their favorite Pokemon, as well as visit nearby landmarks to earn experience points and items, and battle other pokemon. This is a revolutionary new take on video games, and as such has in a very short period of time become immensely popular. Here's what you need to know about making sure your phone is ready for your quest to become a Pokemon Go master.

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Topics: smartphone apps, Tips and tricks

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

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