Archive for ‘cellphones

Smartphone app that could literally save someone’s life

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Now that most people have smart phones, and we all have a high-resolution camera with us at all times, there are new ways to use them popping up all the time. What we’re talking about today is a great example of that. Who would have thought that your cell phone could actually save someone’s life […] Read more »

Send and receive text messages with your computer

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Today I want to tell you about a really cool free service I discovered recently.  Yes, there are other sites that claim to do something “sort of” like this, but there really is no comparison for usability.  I’ll explain what I mean.  This service enables you to send and receive text messages right from your […] Read more »

Always fresh content for your phone or computer

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In some recent blog posts I have talked about how to listen to custom CDs or audio books in your car, either by burning a CD or through an FM transmitter, or plugging your player directly into the car audio system.  Recently I found a fantastic service that provides streaming content directly to your smartphone […] Read more »

Your smartphone is probably revealing your location

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If you have concerns about online privacy and security, I have information here that you need to pay attention to.  The subject of today’s post is: geotagging.  You might not be familiar with that term.  If you take a picture with your digital camera and upload it to a website such as Google’s Picasa, or […] Read more »

Featured website: Cloud SMS

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When we first got cell phones, we were careful to keep track of minutes used and the number of text messages sent and received.  A surprisingly big phone bill was not fun! Now we have unlimited minutes and unlimited text messages to we don’t really pay attention to it any more. However, there are […] Read more »

Fixing a wet cell phone

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I can’t say it’s ever happened to me (yet). But for thousands of people each year, it’s a sinking feeling. You’re in the bathroom, taking care of business, and suddenly *ker-plunk* your cell phone takes a swim. You look into the bowl and your worst fear is confirmed – there’s your phone […] Read more »