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You keep going on about the Android Market – can you tell me more about it? It’s one of the best things about Android” – an online software store hosting over seventy thousand programs from Google” and third-party developers. The Market app on your phone allows you to browse and install these apps. You can browse by category (games, productivity, lifestyle and so on) and read user reviews. A lot of the apps are free to download; others can cost anywhere between a few cents and thirty or forty dollars. Read More »

Obviously because of the size of the screen and keyboard, the physical experience of using these features initially seems quite different from using a full-size monitor with mouse and keyboard. Once you get used to browsing with a touchscreen, however, and with Android’s support for flash and HTMLS, you’ll find very few obstacles between you and your life online. Sending emails feels more like sending a text message, to the point where you may have double-check whether you’re doing one or the other. Read More »

Android has built-in support for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. From version 2.2 it supports 802.11n, currently the fastest Wi-Fi standard, though your phone’s hardware won’t necessarily support it. Wi-Fi standards are backwards compatible, so you should have no problems connecting to Wi-Fi networks that support the older 802.11b/g standards. Unless you encounter any specific issues with a particular home network setup, there really is no need to worry about these different standards, as they can generally all coexist quite happily You may also have 3G web access via your SIM card and phone carrier. 3G is a data standard used by cellphone network providers to handle the growing data demands of their customers. It’s useful when you want to access the web and Wi-Fi isn’t available, but depending on your contract you may have a data limit or be charged extra for using this service. Read More »

Currently you can do this through a number of services including the Amazon MP3 store/application. You can also use the iTunes’s DoubleTwist app, which is used to sync music on both the computer and phone. If you want to keep using iTunes and just want a way to sync playlists with your phone, it may be worth looking at iSyncr and mSpot. Future Android” releases look set include access to Google Music, an Android user’s equivalent to Apple’s iTunes Store, which Google” is hoping will help further narrow the gap between the two platforms. Read More »

iPhones are great tools that can be useful for a lot of activities besides the actual phone function. However, they are also sensitive and you need to take good care of them. If you have dropped your iPhone into water and the screen starts blinking, there are a few things to know in order to save it. In this article you will find the best water damaged iPhone tips.

If in the past, your options for water damaged iPhone were not very wide, this has changed lately. In the past you could try repairing at a third party repair shop or at the Apple shop. This is because Apple did not release replacements for water damaged iPhones. This situation has changed today.

If you’ve subscribed to the AppleCare extended warranty program (Protection Plan) then you can replace your water damaged iPhone for $199 (starts $129) within the coverage period. However, you need to know that you will not receive a new phone all the time as sometimes you will get a refurbished one. Also, it will be a same generation iPhone and not a new one.

If you are wondering how the Apple team can know that the iPhone is water damaged or not, you should know that there is a surefire way to find out. If you will look into the headphone jack, you will notice a colored dot. If the dot is red or pinkish, than the iPhone is water damaged. On the other hand, if it is white or silver colored the iPhone is not water damaged.

If your iPhone is indeed water damaged you will have a few options to take into consideration. First of all, you can take your iPhone to the Apple repair shop and see the costs of repairing it. In some cases, the price of repairing is less than $199. On the other hand, you can also benefit from the water damaged policy and get another one for $199.

These are good options but they can be rather expensive ones. One of the best methods to deal with water damaged iPhones is by taking them to third party repair shops. This is because there are a lot of chances that you will pay less money than with the other options you have. Also, in many places you will benefit from free diagnose so that you will know exactly how much you need to pay for the repair.

There are a lot of Apple products that have become more and more popular over the last years. IPhone is one of these products and many people have purchased an iPhone for its great features. However, you probably know that iPhones can be rather sensitive and this is why you need to know how to take care of them.

People usually purchase all types of protecting products that can help at keeping the iPhone safe. This can be a good idea but one of the most important aspects is cleaning the iPhone if you want to have it for a long time. In this article you will find out the best iPhone cleaning tips.

You do not need to purchase expensive tools for cleaning your iPhone. All you need is water and a microfiber cloth. Usually the microfiber cloth comes in the package with the iPhone so you will not have to worry about it. You should make sure you do not use chemical sprays and solvents on your iPhone because it is not advised. So, you will not pay anything for proper cleaning as you will only use a cloth and water.

When you decide to clean your iPhone you should make sure you have enough time to do it. This is because otherwise it might slip out of your hands and damage it. Also, you might soak the cloth in too much water and damage the iPhone. Therefore, you will need to take your time and clean your iPhone properly.

The best tips on cleaning your iPhone are simple but efficient too. You should dip the corner of the microfiber cloth into water and check if it does not have too much water by wiping a mirror.

If you do not notice any water drops on the mirror you can proceed with cleaning your iPhone. The motion of cleaning should definitely be up and down instead of circles. This is because wiping in circles will leave smudges. Also, you should not over clean it as you only have to wipe it twice to be clean.

If you are wondering how often you should clean your iPhone, you should know that this depends on how often you use it. Usually, the cleaning period is once every two weeks but if you use it often, you should clean it more often too.

In conclusion, cleaning you iPhone is not as hard as you would think and it does not require a lot of tools and knowledge. You will only have to make sure that you have proper time, a microfiber cloth and a clean water source. The cleaning process is a very easy one.