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Russell Ware

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By Russell Ware

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Definition of T9: What is T9 Predictive Text? Created: Thursday, October 22, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The acronym T9 stands for Text on 9 keys. T9 predictive texting makes SMS messaging faster for cell phones without full keyboards.
    • Locking Your Samsung Galaxy Created: Friday, May 31, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Discover the many different methods of locking your Samsung Galaxy S3 or S4, and learn how to keep your private data, images and communications safe." itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
    • What is the EDGE Network? Created: Monday, May 03, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Cell phone carriers use different networks to access voice and data services. Which network you use depends on which cell phone carrier you select.
    • How to Manage Your Smartphone's Data Consumption Created: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      If you have a limited data plan on your smartphone, you need to keep an eye on your data usage. Here are a few ways to monitor it." itemprop="description">...
    • What’s Available in Cell Phones for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing? Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      For the deaf and hard-of-hearing community, texting is the lifeblood of a cell phone's usefulness. But what's available in cell phones to cater to the deaf?
    • Find Your Cheapest Cellular Service Plan Created: Monday, May 03, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      If you're looking to save money on your monthly bills (and who isn't, right?), here are a few ways to find the cheapest cell phone service possible." itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • The Best Budget Smartphones Created: Monday, May 03, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      You don't have to break the bank to get a full-featured smartphone. This roundup of the best budget smartphones includes models that are available for $100 or less.
    • Definition of SMS Text Messaging: What is SMS Messaging, Text Messaging? Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      The acronym SMS stands for short message service. SMS messaging allows for short text messages to be sent from one cell phone to another. SMS is also often referred to as texting, sending text mess...
    • What is CDMA? Definition of CDMA: Cell Phone Glossary Created: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014
      What is CDMA? In this definition of CDMA, we learn that Code Division Multiple Access is a competing cell phone service technology to GSM, which is the world's most widely used cell phone standard.
    • How to Set Up a New iPhone Created: Thursday, May 13, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Whether you purchased your iPhone in the store or ordered it online, you still need to connect it to iTunes to get it up and running. Doing so allows you to transfer information and data (including...
    • What is GSM? Definition of GSM: Cell Phone Glossary Created: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      What is GSM? This definition of GSM, which stands for Global System for Mobile communications, reveals that the standard reigns as the world's most widely used cell phone technology.
    • Which Networks Are Used for Prepaid Wireless Service? Created: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      Sometimes it's clear which network a prepaid carrier is actually using and sometimes it's not. This article simply lists which carrier you're actually using with a lower-cost prepaid wireless carri...
    • How Fast is 4G Wireless Service? Created: Saturday, December 04, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      4G service providers like to talk about their super-speedy 4G wireless networks. But just how fast is 4G wireless service, anyway?
    • Best Text Messaging Phones Created: Sunday, July 11, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      Cell phones are great for talking, sure. But they're also great for messaging -- especially text messaging, when you want to fire off a quick note to someone without having to make a phone call. Bu...
    • What Is an IPS-LCD? Created: Saturday, January 01, 2011 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      IPS stands for in-plane switching. An IPS- LCD is a type of thin display that offers better viewing angles than TFT-LCDs.
    • Today's 4G Phones Created: Saturday, December 04, 2010 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      4G wireless service is becoming more widely available, but not all phones support this new technology. Here's a list of all of today's 4G phones.
    • How Much Does an iPhone Cost to Buy and Use? Created: Monday, May 03, 2010 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Wondering how much you'll pay to get a shiny new iPhone 3G? Here's a breakdown of the costs associated with Apple's slick smartphone.
    • What Is an Android Phone? Created: Tuesday, March 08, 2011 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      An Android phone is a smartphone running on Google's open-source Android operating system.
    • BBM App for Android Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Learn how to correctly set up and use BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM, on your Android smartphone.
    • New Smartphone Checklist Created: Monday, March 31, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      The first steps every new smartphone user should complete in order to get their device up and running quickly and smoothly.
    • What is 4G Wireless? Created: Thursday, June 03, 2010 Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014
      4G wireless has gotten plenty of hype recently, thanks to Sprint and the launch of the HTC EVO 4G smartphone. But what exactly is 4G wireless?
    • Spotify Free on Android Created: Friday, March 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014
      Learn how to get the most from the now freely available Spotify app for your Android smartphone.
    • Protecting Your Cell Phone Created: Friday, March 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014
      Protecting your cell phone is about much more than adding a lock screen. Learn the security steps every user should consider when they buy a new phone.
    • Updating to Android KitKat Created: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      Learn how to check for and install the Android KitKat update on your smartphone.
    • Customise Contacts – Galaxy S4 Created: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      Learn how to add, customise and personalise contacts on your Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone.
    • The Best BlackBerry Phones Created: Monday, May 31, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014
      Not all BlackBerry phones are created equal. Find out which ones earn a spot on my list of today's best BlackBerry phones.
    • Top 5 Web Sites for Cheap, Free Ringtones Created: Monday, May 26, 2008 Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014
      With a universe of merchants competing for your ringtone dollar, I've compiled a top-five free ringtones list ranking several of the best sites for cheap and free ringtones. I explain why they're s...
    • How to Restore an iPhone Created: Thursday, May 13, 2010 Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014
      Restoring your iPhone to its original factory settings is a way to repair any damages you've done to the phone by downloading unauthorized software. It's not guaranteed to fix your problems, but it...
    • How Much Does an iPhone 4S Cost? Created: Monday, October 10, 2011 Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014
      How much does an iPhone 4S cost? If you factor in the price of the handset and the phone service, you may be paying more than you think." itemprop="description" Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Learn the best ways to recover, restart and reboot a Windows 8 phone in the event of a system failure, or screen freeze.
    • Backup a Windows 8 Phone Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      Learn how to quickly set up the backup options on your Windows 8 phone, and ensure your settings, files and data are safe.
    • Samsung Galaxy S5 - First Look Created: Friday, February 28, 2014 Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014
      A first look at the main differences between the Galaxy S5 and the older Galaxy S4, ahead of our full review of the flagship Samsung phone.

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