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New Feature Spotlight: Measure for iOS

Every time Apple or Google unveils a new major release of the iOS or Android operating systems, they’re typically a mixed bag of new features. Some are entirely under the hood - speed and performance updates, better hardware compatibility, etc. Others are flashy and get a lot of attention, like Siri for iOS or Google Assistant for Android. Some, though, can be easy to miss if you don’t follow the…

How to Manage Your Android Phone’s Data Usage

If you’ve spent much time as a smartphone owner, you know the feeling of using up your cell phone plan’s monthly data allowance before the month is over. It’s especially frustrating if you aren’t even sure exactly how it happened. Fortunately, at Phone Medics Plus, we’ve got some ways you can take control of your phone’s data usage and keep from going over your limit. In our last post we…

How to Manage Your iPhone’s Data Usage

In the early days of the iPhone, users enjoyed service plans for AT&T (and later Verizon) that promised unlimited data. Unfortunately, it was too good to last. After a few years, the carriers decided that giving smartphone users unlimited data was either technologically problematic or insufficiently profitable (there’s some debate on this point), and they began to be replaced by limited data plans. Once that happened, we had to start…

Using Your Cell Phone During A Hurricane

With Hurricane Florence headed for the Carolina coast and several other systems threatening to spin up in the Atlantic, now is a good time to take a look at some of the ways your cell phone should factor into your emergency preparedness plan. Weather Apps In preparing for a hurricane, as in many things in life, one of the most important tools you have is information. While you can access…

Parental Controls: How to Manage Your Child’s Computer Use

As parents, it’s important that we train and guide our children in all sorts of ways, and that where possible, we protect them from the things they aren’t ready for yet. When it comes to technology that can be a particularly tricky challenge to navigate. In our previous two posts, we’ve talked about some of the ways you can do that on iPhone and Android devices. Today, we’ll wrap up…

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