Category Archive: Smartphone Tutorials

May 30

What is a BAD IMEI Blocked or Blacklisted Phone? Will unlocking fix it?

More often than not – we get the question “can you unlock my phone?”  from people with blocked or blacklisted phones. Before answering that question, a few definitions. Unlocking a Phone:  Phones in the USA are usually locked to carriers. AT&T phones can only be used on AT&T, Tmobile on Tmobile – unless you unlock …

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Jan 21

Emergency Measures! What To Do If Your Smartphone – Samsung Galaxy, iPhone HTC or LG Falls into water

  Its a perfectly normal day you’re going about your ‘business’ . You’re about to sit down, or you bend over and the next thing you know your cell  phone falls into the toilet.  First thing.  Don’t panic. Okay, maybe there’s a 3 second panic allowance. After that  you need to spring into action.  Go …

Continue reading » Our Traveler’s Guide to a Cheap Unlocked Cell Phone

In need of a Cheap Unlocked Cell Phone for overseas travel?  Look no further – Here’s our Quick Guide to getting it done without paying hundreds of dollars. First a quick primer. There are two types of cell phone technologies – CDMA  and GSM.  CDMA technology is used by Verizon, Sprint,  Cricket.  GSM technology is …

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