Losing Power: What to Do When Your Phone Won’t Charge

Every year, Americans spend more than $3 billion to repair their smartphone screens. If you've ever had a cracked screen, you know how frustrating it can be. Your phone may or may not still work. Whether it does or not, you're faced with the decision of whether you should spend hundreds of dollars to have it repaired by your smartphone manufacturer. Or savings hundreds, but potentially voiding your warranty by getting it replaced by a third party. While cracked screens are annoying, at least in many cases your phone is still usable. But when it suddenly stops charging, you have a much…

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Safety First! How to Protect Your Smartphone From Viruses

How secure are your phones? If you have an Android device, you’re more vulnerable to viruses than iPhone users. That doesn’t mean iPhones don’t get phone viruses, though. All smartphones are at risk, especially if the user is unaware of the proper ways to avoid getting a virus. Also, consider the number of threats to mobile security today. In 2018, there were 5,321,142 malicious packages for mobile phones. There were also 151,359 Trojans for mobile banking and 60,176 ransomware Trojans. Some of these threats are good at hiding, so you may not even know your phone has an infection right now. You can minimize…

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