One of the best features to come with smart phones as of recently is the ability to pay using your phone. I can’t tell you how many times it’s saved me when I forgot my wallet. Last week, I was meeting a friend for happy hour at a local sushi restaurant. We had a great time catching up, and just shooting the breeze. When we finished with our meal, my heart sank. As I reached in my pocket, I had the sudden realization that I had forgotten my wallet! Luckily I have a mobile wallet, that not only works on any digital payment system, but also works on older credit card machines that are only capable of reading a magnetic strip from a credit card! I simply told my server I would have to walk up to the cash register and use my phone to pay the bill. The server looked […]
If you’re reading this, there is a strong possibility that you have difficulties with punctuality. Perhaps you are often times forgetful, or need constant reminders, or just need some help organizing your thoughts and ideas. My friends are always complaining that I’m late, or constantly forgetting plans I’ve made, being very disorganized. Maybe you can relate. In this day and age, we use several forms of social media, and various online websites to involve ourselves in special events. We even get reminders for our friends birthdays through Facebook, or instant messaging apps, and emails.
There are a lot of myths about saving the battery life on your smartphone so that you may have more talk time, or daily usage, without having to recharge it constantly. One of the biggest problems anyone will tell you they experience when owning a smartphone is the battery life. While statistics will tell you your phone has a long lasting battery life, including an extended amount of talk time, that’s not realistic when you happen to be using your phone for multiple things throughout the day. Take for example AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. The specifications list approximately 26 hours of talk time with a fully charged battery. We use smartphones for more than just talking however, and this makes our battery life significantly less talk time than what the specifications indicate. Over the past few years, smartphone batteries have advanced quite a bit from their predecessors. Perhaps you […]
Most people don’t realize that Premium (Paid) Apps can be download and installed for free onto their smart phone. Yes it’s true folks, no matter what Operating System you use, there is a way to get these Premium Apps for FREE! There are a few ways to do this. Each phone operating system has a unique type of file (XAP, APK or IPA) that you can save the application as. This is similar to saving a picture file as a JPEG, PDF, or PNG file. It’s just a different form of saving the application to work for your particular operating system. A lot of you may have heard the term “root” or “jailbreak“. Depending on how you proceed to load the App file on your phone, you may need to go through one of these processes. If these words scare you, or you do not want to lose your Warranty on your […]