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Google launches Chrome 55: favors HTML5 over Flash by default radically reducing RAM usage

Posted by Ifeanyi Egede on 11/30/2016 to Apps

Google launches Chrome 55: favors HTML5 over Flash by default radically reducing RAM usage

For the ones that may not have realized it, Google recently launched the most recent version of its Chrome
browser earlier this week which brings the modern browser up to the 55th version.  
      The important update includes nothing less than 36 securities fixes which alleviate an array of issues including
Same-origin bypass,  XSS (cross-site scripting), and buffer overflow vulnerabilities. Remarkably, 26 of the fixes
were provided by outside researchers who were paid a collective sum of more than $64,000 by Google for their labor.

Comparing the Cameras of the Sony Xperia XC vs. Apple iPhone

Posted by Antonio Castellano on 10/29/2016 to Smartphones
Comparing the Cameras of the
Sony Xperia XC vs. Apple iPhone
There was a time when Sony grabbed the top position as sales leader in cell phones.
Besides the well-known innovation that Sony brings to their devices, their early phones
were also extensions of other product lines. There were cell phones which were more
like Sony media players with their great sounds. Of course, there were also their
cell phones which were scaled down Sony Cybershots.

5 Best Wireless Headphones for Your Cell Phone

Posted by Antonio Castellano on 10/29/2016 to Smartphones
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Bluetooth headphones were once the accessory of choice for people who are always taking care of business while on the move. Now, these wireless headsets are no longer just for calls, but they have become indispensable to a person’s daily life. These headsets provide access to the phone without taking it out. You can have vital information fed to you when needed, or utilize the phone’s entertainment apps to listen to music and audio files.

Google Play to Offer Subscriptions

Posted by Sam Weiss on 10/28/2016 to Apps

Google Play to Offer Subscriptions

 

In trying to keep up with other software-as-a-service models like Microsoft Office 365 and Adobe Photoshop, Google is also going to be offering subscription services on Play. This will allow developers more leeway and better pricing schemes for their apps. 

The Relevance of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL to Other Cell Phone Owners

Posted by Sam Weiss on 10/27/2016 to Smartphones
The Relevance of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL to Other Cell Phone Owners
Google recently released their new phone line in the Google Pixel and Pixel XL. From the very beginning this was not going to be another iteration of the Nexus phone. Far from it, this is the phone they wanted to make and they had to put their name on it. It presents a state-of-the-art which every cell phone user should note.

The Case for Limiting Cell Service in National Parks

Posted by Sam Weiss on 10/26/2016 to Eco–friendly

The Case for Limiting Cell Service in National Parks

Cell phone service is almost universal across the United States. There are few places in the country where the service does not exist. It just so happens that these places are located inside national parks. The main reason for the lack of service is the size of the park, and also because nobody lives there on a permanent basis. For another, there are people who believe that it is best not to have any cell service or wifi service inside the parks.

New features of Android 6 (Marshmallow)

Posted by Sam Weiss on 10/25/2016 to Smartphones

New features of Android 6 (Marshmallow)

 

Although Android 6 was announced in 2015, it was then only available on Nexus phones. This is a logical event considering that Google developed the specifications for Nexus. It was only in 2016 that Android 6 was rolled out as an update for other phones, as well as for the new models.

Using Google Maps to Navigate When Traveling

Posted by Sam Weiss on 10/25/2016 to Apps

Using Google Maps to Navigate When Traveling

A few years back, there was a story going around about a taxi driver which used a dedicated GPS navigation device and dropped off his passengers a few meters from their destination. The passenger said, â€Å“thatâ€â„¢s our hotel, why donâ€â„¢t you take us up the driveway and drop us at the entrance?â€Â The taxi driver said, â€Å“GPS says hotel is here, and here is where I drop you.â€Â

The Next Big Types of Games for Smartphones

Posted by Sam Weiss on 10/24/2016 to Gaming

The Next Big Types of Games for Smartphones

The second half of 2016 has brought a surprise for gamers. There have been great new titles, but what sets this yearâ€â„¢s crop of games apart from previous years is the type of games available for the smartphone. In terms of gameplay and devices, there were three things which stood out. If you are a gamer, you should watch for more of these games:

5 Trends in new smartphones for 2016

Posted by Sam Weiss on 10/24/2016 to Smartphones

5 Trends in new smartphones for 2016

There were more than 1.4 billion units of smartphones and phone tablets sold in 2015. For 2016, expectations are high that the volume of smartphones sold will be close to 1.6 billion units, or an increase of slightly less than 10 percent. As 2016 draws to a close, there is the advantage of hindsight in showing the year’s trends.

Things to Consider When Buying a Laptop Bags and Cases

Posted by Serra Adam on 6/1/2016

Notebooks come in all sizes and shapes these days. Since they are a huge investment and usually not portable enough to be carried out openly, most people prefer buying laptop/notebook bags and cases. However, the market is flooded with different types of cases that serve different specific purposes. These may include convenience, protection and more. Focus on these factors to get the most value from your laptop bag.

Hoverboard Safety

Posted by Michelle Murphy on 12/14/2015

Hoverboard Safety

Hoverboard is the current trending transportation toy that most children and even adults have on their gift list. Hoverboards became most known after the release of the very popular Back to the Future films.  It’s a personal transportation device, similar to a skateboard, but it uses magnetic means of levitation to move. Despite the name, Hoverboards do not actually hover, they balance on two wheels. There’s a certain amount of skill involved to use, so of course, with the recent popularity there’s great concern regarding injuries and accidents.  The following are some useful safety tips and guidelines to help us all be safe when enjoying the Hoverboard.

To Navigate or Not to Navigate?

Posted by Michelle Murphy on 11/12/2015

NavigationTo Navigate or Not to Navigate?

Did you know that GPS is an acronym for Global Positioning System? I had to look that one up actually.  As a side note, it’s also used for The Gap stock symbol, but for this post we are referring to the one for navigation purposes. There are so many options available, phone apps, car nav’s, stand-alone systems/etc. So, we are here to ask…”are some better than others?”

Texting and Driving; How to Protect Your Teen

Posted by Michelle Murphy on 10/23/2015

texting-and-driving-teen.jpgTexting and Driving: How to Protect Your Teen

I know, you’ve hear it a million times, but I’m here to tell you again. With the rise of technology comes a rise in unintended and dangerous consequences, particularly texting and driving. And, while most people think of teenagers as the culprit, people of ALL ages are guilty of distracted driving. In fact, 49-percent of adults have admitted to texting while driving, and let’s be honest…we know that number is much higher. So, how are parents supposed to keep their teen drivers from texting while driving when adults, who are well aware of the dangers, still do it? Do as I say, not as I do?? Hopefully, the following tips can help you protect your teen from driving while distracted (especially the last one!).

3 Features to Look for in Cell Phone Cases

Posted by Michelle Murphy on 10/13/2015

Phone-case-for-every-outfit.png3 Features to Look for in Cell Phone Cases

You just bought a nice, new, shiny cell phone, now what? It's time to protect it and find a great case! There are hundreds of cell phone cases to choose from, so narrowing the selection down is a challenge. The process can take a long time because of all the options. What material? What color? To bling or not to bling? The options are endless. So, to help, below are three main features to look for when purchasing your next cell phone case.

Enter to Win an iPhone 6S!

Posted by Michelle Murphy on 10/6/2015

iphone6.pngEnter to Win a New iPhone 6s!

As much as we'd like to keep it for ourselves here at Unlimited Cellular, we are going to give one lucky person a new iPhone 6s.Entering is easy! Simply fill out the easy entry form and hit "Enter to Win." That's it. And, get extra entries every time you share with friends and family!

Installing Dash Mounts and Car Kits in Your Vehicle

Posted by Michelle Murphy on 9/28/2015

cell-car-bracket-mount.pngDo we really need to tell you how unsafe it is to use your cell phone while driving? No, of course we don’t. However, we all have the need to conduct important phone conversations while driving, but taking our hands from the wheel to retrieve a ringing cell phone, or hold a cell phone during a conversation is asking for trouble. If you aren’t fortunate enough to have Bluetooth as a feature in your vehicle, you can still take those calls and manage your device safely by mounting it in a secure cell phone dash mount, or car kit with cradle. Follow these tips to ensure you install your dash mount, or car kit correctly.

Ten Smartphone Apps for Dog Lovers

Posted by Michelle Murphy on 9/21/2015
Dog-Apps.jpgThey are loveable, loyal and our best friends…yes, we’re talking about our fur kids, our wonderful dogs. There are tons of fantastic apps for your smartphone designed with dog lovers in mind (sorry cat lovers, we are focusing on the pups on this one!), but we narrowed it down to the top ten best. Read on to learn about apps that help you keep an eye on your dog's health, find a puppy in need of a home, train your pet and more!

Does My Teenager Need an Extra Cell Phone Charger?

Posted by Michelle Murphy on 9/14/2015

Chargers.jpg"When I first bought my child a cell phone," one cell phone customer said, "I expected to be able to reach him anytime, anywhere. After all, what's the point of paying for a cell phone if I can't use it to get in touch with my kid?" Well, we know the answer!

Should You Buy Your Child A Cellphone?

Posted by Michelle Murphy on 9/8/2015
How-old-child-cell-phone.jpgChildren today are constantly on the go, running here and there and never stopping. And, we all know their ability with technology is unparalleled. Children can be found playing with Mom and Dad's mobile devices from the time they are able to move their fingers! When is the time we decide to "give in" and purchase our kid their own cell phone? Parents might feel leery of getting their particular child a cell phone because of their age, their maturity, peer pressure/etc. If they do get the phone, they will want to make sure the phone is not only safe for the child, but also a wise investment. Deciding to get a phone is a tough decision, but it will help to consider the following situations.

Surprising (Yet Useful) Cell Phone Accessories

Posted by Michelle Murphy on 8/31/2015

Surprising (Yet Useful) Cell Phone Accessories

Blog irig.jpgLet’s be honest, there are a slew of accessories for our mobile devices, and it’s difficult to keep track. The world of cell phone accessories continues to advance past the days of carrying cases or plug-in cameras. We’ve been keeping an eye on some of the most surprising advances in cell phone accessories and have found a whole world of strange devices that still offer you some type of advantage. Below are a few that sparked our interest and thought we’d share! Are any of these new trinkets right for you?

Samsung Encouraged by 'huge' Galaxy S6 preorders and Outlook Good For 2015

Posted by Michelle Murphy on 3/13/2015
Samsung, which saw profits tumble by 60 percent last year, is seeing an uptick in its fortunes thanks to stronger than anticipated Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge preorders.

A Look Ahead At Mobile Phone Technology in 2015

Posted by Unlimited Cellular on 2/19/2015
We are in 2015 and it is very clear to us that Mobile Technology is in the midst of great changes. There is a great transformation in mobile as more people are moving from the offline and connecting via mobile while being constantly connected. Throughout the world more consumers are adopting smart devices at an overwhelming pace, this is presenting more opportunities to engage in new ways, changing the way we interact, entertain, educate and shop.

Christmas Shopping Online for Busy People

Posted by Unlimited Cellular on 12/21/2014

Shopping Online does not need to be a burden. Shopping on Online can be an easy and rewarding experience. We aim to deliver a pleasant shopping experience.

Gifts for Christmas

Posted by Unlimited Cellular on 12/20/2014
Some great gift ideas for Holiday Season. Take a look at some great gift ideas for smartphones and accessories.
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