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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…

Mobile Monday: Cell Phone Security

Secure Cell Phone

Cell phones have taken an increasingly important role in people’s lives since they first started to see widespread adoption in the ‘90s. With the rise of the smartphone a decade ago, that process has accelerated, to the point that for many of us, our cell phones are vitally important tools for certain aspects of our lives. They’re the keeper of our calendar, our contacts, our family photos, they’re our means…

Why Do Lithium Ion Batteries Expand?

In previous posts we’ve told you about how lithium ion batteries work and discussed some of the benefits of replacing the battery in your phone. Today we’re going to talk about why some lithium ion batteries expand, and what you should do when that happens. This is a topic that’s been in the news a lot lately. As you may recall, in late 2016 Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 phones experienced severe…

How Lithium Ion Batteries Work

iPhone Battery Replacement

Many of the questions we get here at Phone Medics + PC relate to phone batteries. Why does my battery stop working? How can I improve my battery life? Why isn’t my battery charging/holding charge? With that in mind, we’ve put together a quick primer on just how your the battery in your phone, tablet, or PC works. How Batteries Work Every battery - from the button battery in your…

Mobile Monday: What Makes A Good Phone Case?

At Phone Medics + PC, we’re here for you when your phone gets damaged, but we also want to help you protect your phone from damage. That’s why we sell a variety of cases to help you keep your phone safe. Certain things in life are inevitable. The old joke goes that the only two certainties in life are death and taxes, but the truth is, there are a few…