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Mobile Monday: Fun Facts about the iPhone

Will the Real iPhone Please Stand Up? Apple's iPhone wasn't the first iPhone. The first iPhone was a combination phone/internet terminal released by Infogear in the late ‘90s. A couple years later, Linksys bought Infogear, then Cisco bought Linksys. Cisco released their own iPhone - a VoIP phone - in late 2006, just weeks before Apple announced the iPhone. Cisco sued Apple, and the resulting settlement let both companies keep…

Mobile Monday: How to Choose a Cell Phone Carrier

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, & T-Mobile logos

Life is full of tough choices, especially when it comes to technology. It always feels like there are so many options that you’ll never be able to sort through them. In a recent article, we talked about how to choose the right computer for you. Today, we’re going to help you with something else: choosing the right cell phone carrier. For many of us, choosing a carrier isn’t something we…

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…

Mobile Monday: Keeping Junk Apps Off Your Phone

Flashlight Apps

In previous articles we’ve talked about keeping your computer safe from malware and from excess apps and files that can slow down your performance. What we haven’t talked much about before is the best way to protect your phone. The truth is that while your phone is safer from malware than your PC in many ways, you still need to be careful about what you download, and be aware of what…

Mobile Monday: What to Do Before Selling Your Android Phone

At Phone Medics + PC we’re dedicated to helping you keep your phone in great shape for as long as you own it, but we also know that there will come a time when you want to upgrade to a newer phone. We want to be there for you during that process, too, so that the transition from your old phone to your new phone is as smooth as possible.…