Google & UBreakiFix Free Pixel Repair

In a blog post, UBreakiFix has announced an offer for first responders and front line workers, to do a one-time FREE repair of Pixel Smartphones. Today’s post will cover the announcement.

How To: Force Restart Android Device

From a device that randomly freezes, to not being able to connect to WiFi, there are many ways that your Android phone can drive you NUTS!!!! The following How To: Force Restart Android Device will go over a simple procedure you can take to fix the issues. In our always connected, always on life, one thing that doesn’t always happen …

How To: Limit Google App Shopping

Parents stuck with hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars in “surprise” expenses, from App Stores is not a new story. Today’s post How To: Limit Google App Shopping, goes over steps to protect yourself from these surprise purchases

FYI – Presidential Alert System Test (USA)

FYI to all those in the USA with a cell phone, which basically includes the entire population over the age of 3. Presidential Alert System Test (USA) Today at approximately 2:18p  (EDT) / 11:18a (PDT) virtually all cell phones in the US will receive a test message from FEMA, to test the Presidential Alert system. The question I keep getting …

Google Now Lets You Return Gifts From The Google Store

If you are an Android user, it’s possible you may have received a gift purchased from the Google Store. Until recently there was no way to return such a gift, however that has now changed. Todays post will cover the steps you need to take to make a return of an unwanted gift from the Google Store.

Solar Eclipse Aug 21st – How To Photograph With Smartphone

I’m sure over the last couple of weeks (or months) you have heard about the upcoming solar eclipse on Monday, if you happen to live in an area that will get to see it. For starters, DO NOT LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN while trying to look at the solar eclipse.  You need to have special glasses that are (and …

How to Opt Out Of Emergency Alerts On Your Cell Phone

More and more these days people receive alerts via their cell phones. From storm alerts to amber alerts, everyone gets alerts. Today’s post will cover How to Opt Out Of Emergency Alerts On Your Cell Phone What Is The Wireless Emergency Alert System  The Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), is also known as the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) or Personal Localized …

US DOT Bans Note 7s on Planes

In an emergency order, that was just issued, and goes into effect tomorrow Oct 15th @ 12p (ET), the US Department of Transportation has banned all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices from all airplanes going to/from the US, or traveling within the US. In the order, the DOT states the following What air travelers should know If passengers attempt to …

Samsung Note 7 Recall (USA)

Seems the Samsung Note 7 is a HOT phone.  No I mean like really hot, catching on fire hot. It seems of the 2.5 million Note 7 phones that have been sold there have been (something like) 35 reports of phones catching fire or smoking worldwide.  That doesn’t seem like a lot but if you are one of the people …