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How To Prepare for a Stolen Phone: A Short Guide

Keep an Eye on Your Phone When You Go Out – Someone Else Already Is… Thomas Hawk – cc You just had it. You LITERALLY just had it. You pat yourself down and look at your friends to see if they’re messing with you, but there’s no tell-tale smirk on any of their inebriated faces. You ask a few… Read more »

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5 Things They Don’t Want You to Know About Your Phone’s Protection Plan

Many Warranty and Protection Plans Leave Out the Small Details…  Warren R. M. Stuart – cc You damaged your smartphone. Maybe you dropped it on the sidewalk which cracked the screen, damaged the casing beyond repair, or somehow destroyed the charging port. Your expensive, indispensable, powerful link to the world is gone… Fortunately, you have a… Read more »

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You’ve Got a Broken Phone, Now What Do You Do?

A broken phone is one of life’s major bummers. The important thing to remember is that more often than not, it’s fixable! We’ve put together a little flowchart to help figure out what to do when you need a little direction. Don’t panic!  

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iCracked Advantage Rolls Out for All Your Devices!

Introducing a New Way to Protect Your Device from All of Life’s Accidents Ready, set, protect. We are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest and greatest program, iCracked Advantage. Over the last five years, we’ve learned a thing or two about how consumers use their smart devices and what they value in a repair experience…. Read more »

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The Agony of Depletion: How to Get the Most Out of Your Battery Life

Here’s Just a Few Things You Can Do to Stretch That Pesky Battery Life Kārlis Dambrāns – cc There is nothing more frustrating than charging up your phone only to see its battery waste away before your eyes. More infuriating still is watching its life whittle down while seemingly doing nothing at all. The truth is, it’s likely doing… Read more »

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Summer-Proofing Your Smartphone

Beaches Don’t Mesh with Technology, but Here’s a Few Ways You can Summer-Proof that Smartphone! photo: Armin Rodler  – cc Summer’s here. It’s time to put down those school books and briefcases, and hit the sand. While Summertime comes with countless benefits, it also has its selection of challenges – not the least of which is… Read more »

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Google’s Self-Driving Cars are Coming!

Google’s Self-Driving Car will soon be available to the public, and with a bigger impact than you might think photo: Google I love driving. Absolutely love it. That’s why I’m a bit torn on the push for self-driving cars that’s come up recently. If it takes hold, which it most definitely could, it has the potential… Read more »

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5 of the Coolest New On-Demand Services

With a recent spike in on-demand services, there’s not much you can’t get whenever you want it. photo: Michael Ransburg There’s no denying we’re in the midst of a startup boom. Over the course of the last decade, we’ve seen newborn companies offering solutions to nearly any perceived inconvenience one could imagine. While plenty of… Read more »

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Virtual Reality in 2015: Is the Technology There Yet?

After an underwhelming introduction more than 20 years ago, virtual reality is giving it another go photo: Sergey Galyonkin – cc I remember the nineties well. Not fondly, necessarily, though I do think the toys were better. Between flashes of Posh Spice and Are You Afraid of the Dark, one memory that readily comes to mind were… Read more »

Project Fi wants to change how we see carriers

Google’s “Project Fi” Aims to Rattle the Way Carriers Operate

With Multiple Networks Available at Once, Project Fi Gives Cellular Providers Plenty to Worry About photo: Carlos Luna – cc Not a week goes by that my dear mother isn’t complaining to me about overage costs on our family plan or asking when her lousy son is going to pay his share of the phone bill (when… Read more »

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  • stolen phone

    How To Prepare for a Stolen Phone: A Short Guide

    Keep an Eye on Your Phone When You Go Out – Someone Else Already Is… Thomas Hawk – cc You just had it. You LITERALLY just had it. You pat yourself down and look at your friends to see if they’re messing with you, but there’s no tell-tale smirk on any of their inebriated faces. You ask a few… Read more »

  • icracked protection plan

    5 Things They Don’t Want You to Know About Your Phone’s Protection Plan

    Many Warranty and Protection Plans Leave Out the Small Details…  Warren R. M. Stuart – cc You damaged your smartphone. Maybe you dropped it on the sidewalk which cracked the screen, damaged the casing beyond repair, or somehow destroyed the charging port. Your expensive, indispensable, powerful link to the world is gone… Fortunately, you have a… Read more »

  • https://www.flickr.com/photos/31975473@N02/10138688496/in/photolist-grVqS5-6vHsdk-5aNgKy-7JbyUi-67gmmp-dNNiqZ-iLfums-ftzYkX-8AvPCW-oBYTx9-8andzB-5XXPdE-dNTSyh-dNNdZe-dNNg2i-dNNdgg-dNTP15-dNTU37-5XTyyP-9pyBvz-4CMuys-4CHsFv-8ipPRH-a8DBqn-6hxC6L-6fvD1L-74gixJ-pgMJvu-5XTyBx-9z5vrR-65SMAJ-oN8tVs-598xiL-fdyJBf-oraiq9-dZL3eT-5EAetk-7sDCgF-7sHAp1-6iU7Qe-3mNRiA-7fExck-7Jfw7A-ovBdR1-ovBzSh-598xiN-6Rf4id-oL5bjW-fjmk84-99sZjT

    You’ve Got a Broken Phone, Now What Do You Do?

    A broken phone is one of life’s major bummers. The important thing to remember is that more often than not, it’s fixable! We’ve put together a little flowchart to help figure out what to do when you need a little direction. Don’t panic!  

  • icracked advantage

    iCracked Advantage Rolls Out for All Your Devices!

    Introducing a New Way to Protect Your Device from All of Life’s Accidents Ready, set, protect. We are thrilled to announce the launch of our latest and greatest program, iCracked Advantage. Over the last five years, we’ve learned a thing or two about how consumers use their smart devices and what they value in a repair experience…. Read more »

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    The Agony of Depletion: How to Get the Most Out of Your Battery Life

    Here’s Just a Few Things You Can Do to Stretch That Pesky Battery Life Kārlis Dambrāns – cc There is nothing more frustrating than charging up your phone only to see its battery waste away before your eyes. More infuriating still is watching its life whittle down while seemingly doing nothing at all. The truth is, it’s likely doing… Read more »

  • summer-proof smartphone

    Summer-Proofing Your Smartphone

    Beaches Don’t Mesh with Technology, but Here’s a Few Ways You can Summer-Proof that Smartphone! photo: Armin Rodler  – cc Summer’s here. It’s time to put down those school books and briefcases, and hit the sand. While Summertime comes with countless benefits, it also has its selection of challenges – not the least of which is… Read more »

  • google self-driving car

    Google’s Self-Driving Cars are Coming!

    Google’s Self-Driving Car will soon be available to the public, and with a bigger impact than you might think photo: Google I love driving. Absolutely love it. That’s why I’m a bit torn on the push for self-driving cars that’s come up recently. If it takes hold, which it most definitely could, it has the potential… Read more »

  • 10 coolest on-demand services

    5 of the Coolest New On-Demand Services

    With a recent spike in on-demand services, there’s not much you can’t get whenever you want it. photo: Michael Ransburg There’s no denying we’re in the midst of a startup boom. Over the course of the last decade, we’ve seen newborn companies offering solutions to nearly any perceived inconvenience one could imagine. While plenty of… Read more »

  • virtual reality in 2015

    Virtual Reality in 2015: Is the Technology There Yet?

    After an underwhelming introduction more than 20 years ago, virtual reality is giving it another go photo: Sergey Galyonkin – cc I remember the nineties well. Not fondly, necessarily, though I do think the toys were better. Between flashes of Posh Spice and Are You Afraid of the Dark, one memory that readily comes to mind were… Read more »

  • Project Fi wants to change how we see carriers

    Google’s “Project Fi” Aims to Rattle the Way Carriers Operate

    With Multiple Networks Available at Once, Project Fi Gives Cellular Providers Plenty to Worry About photo: Carlos Luna – cc Not a week goes by that my dear mother isn’t complaining to me about overage costs on our family plan or asking when her lousy son is going to pay his share of the phone bill (when… Read more »

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    Death From Below: Rise of the Anti-Drones

    With the Number of Consumer Drones Increasing, So Too Do The Counter-Measures  photo: Lee – cc For as long as there have been cool things springing from the fountain of technology, there have been unscrupulous a-holes more than willing to ruin it for everybody. Over the course of the last decade we’ve seen the emergence of… Read more »

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    Samsung Galaxy S6: Armored, Beautiful, and a Little Sneaky

    The new Galaxy S6 blatantly rips-off the iPhone 6, and it’s awesome photo: TechStage – cc It was a losing battle. Quarter after quarter they watched as their sales declined. The Samsung Galaxy S3 had nailed it. In fact, it set a record profit of $5.9 billion in its first quarter only to be trumped by an even… Read more »