iPhones

No, I’m Not Upgrading My Cell Phone

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I am sure there are those of you out there who can’t wait to upgrade your gadget, but when it comes to technology cell phones tend to be the easiest, most popular (and sometimes cheapest) item to upgrade. If you’re with one of the major carriers you’re likely due for an upgrade every two years. And although your PC gets outdated just as quickly as any smart phone or tablet, it’s not so easy to replace this larger item every six months to a year. Plus, smartphones and tablets are gaining ground as the primary “computer.”

But, ultimately, what does it matter if you get a new cell phone, especially if your current one works perfectly fine? Often it’s a matter of keeping up with the Jones’, as there are many cheaper smartphones now available, and many users don’t even come close to needing the features of the more expensive varieties. Read the rest of this entry »

Are Smart Phone Apps Making Us Stupid?

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best_app_stores_2Funny I found myself feeling dizzy with ideas, goals, and a list of chores I wanted to get done. So, before I knew it I was in the App Store on my trusty iPhone. It seems as if there is an app for just about everything now days.

There are apps that help you organize your thoughts. There are apps that help you find out who is singing that song you are hearing on the radio. There are apps that help you to drive from point A to point B. There are photo editing apps that help to make your amateur smart phone pics look like you spent 4 years getting a degree in photography and design. And of course there are apps for every type of social networking site on the planet.

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