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Power Bank Buyer’s Guide

With proliferation of smartphones and tablets, we are connected online 24x7 as long as the devices have power. Due to bluetooth, wifi connections and various smartphone apps, smartphone batteries may drain mid-day and require a charge. We are not always near the wall outlet, and power banks come to rescue when we are on the [...]

By |July 28th, 2014|Categories: How To's|0 Comments

How do you unlock a smartphone?

As previously discussed in Why use an unlocked phone?, there is no locking mechanism available in CDMA phones. The subscriber identity information of the CDMA phones is controlled by the carrier, so the phones themselves do not have locking mechanism. So, the unlocking mechanism only applies to GSM phones. To give you a simple answer [...]

By |April 13th, 2014|Categories: How To's, Smartphones|0 Comments

Why use an unlocked phone?

Wireless carriers in the United States subsidize the cost of a new phones to consumers by binding them to a contract. With an usual 2-year contract, consumers are able to purchase a smartphone for about $200 instead of retail price of about $600. What is "locked" or "unlocked" phone? The phones you buy with a [...]