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Where did your mobile data go? Six reasons for and solutions to your dwindling data

Where did your mobile data go? Six reasons for and solutions to your dwindling data

Article sourced and supplied by: Phonetradr Where oh where hath our data gone wonder? That is the question we ask ourselves at the end of every month. No need to ponder – we know not everyone has access to free or uncapped WiFi, so we’ve listed the most common ways your data says farewell, as well as our solutions to each one. Apps that use background dataBackground, what? Some apps on your smartphone that you’re not even using need data to remain updated, even if you aren’t using the app. If you go into your Settings, you’ll see every single...

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Four things to think about when buying a smartphone

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Four things to think about when buying a smartphone

Four things to think about when buying a smartphone Article written and sourced from: www.phonetradr.com Before racing to the nearest cell phone dealership, take a minute to consider your options. After all, you have so many! Do you really need a new phone? Do you only use your phone for calls, texts or the odd ex stalk on Facebook? Don’t be shy to admit it. If so, you might want to consider getting a used phone from a trusted, certified service that offers you the benefits of a new phone without the stressful contracts and crazy costs. Used phones don’t...

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How waterproof is your smartphone?

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How waterproof is your smartphone?

It happens to everyone, whether at the pool, on the beach, or even over the toilet – smartphones are always at risk of suffering water damage. However, thanks to technological advances over the last few years, many smartphone manufacturers now design their devices to be water resistant.

The Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S8, S8+, and Note8, are advertised as water-resistant and have an IP68 rating. This means it can withstand dust, dirt, and sand, and are resistant to submersion up to a maximum depth of 1.5m underwater for up to 30 minutes. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are certified as IP67, so in this case, it can only be submerged at a maximum depth of up to 1m and for 30 minutes.

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