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8 Phone Protection Tips to Keep Your Device in Good Condition

Today’s smartphones are a lot different from the bulky Nokias and flip phones of the late 1990s to the early 2000s. Modern phones are sleek, more technologically advanced, and more functional. Who would’ve thought back then that future phones could take pictures and even let people browse the web? On the flip side, smartphones are fragile, sensitive, and prone to a variety of security threats (not just theft but also hacking). Yet we love our smartphone despite its shortcomings. It’s the first thing we check in the morning and the last thing we check before going to bed. Some people, like entrepreneurs and freelancers, consider their smartphones an investment they rely on to get work done. Whatever role a smartphone plays in your life, make it last longer with these eight phone protection tips. Table of ContentsPhone Protection Tips to Keep Your Device in Good Condition1. Use a Phone Case and a Screen Protector for Mobile Device Protection2. Keep Your Smartphone From Getting Wet3. Don’t Expose the Phone to High Heat4. Charge Your Phone Properly5. Keep Your Device in a Safe Place6. Get Gadget Protect7. Free Up Space on Your Smartphone8. Ensure Device Protection Against HackersFinal Thoughts Phone Protection Tips to Keep Your Device in Good Condition 1. Use a Phone Case and a Screen Protector for Mobile Device Protection Get a waterproof and impact-resistant phone case that covers the back, sides, and corners of your smartphone. This phone accessory provides ample phone protection against accidental drops and water splashes. You’d want to protect your smartphone’s screen as well. Even…

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What is Smartphone Insurance and Should You Get One?

Getting mobile phone insurance could be among the last things on your mind after buying a new phone. After all, you’ve spent so much on it already. Why would you bother paying extra for smartphone insurance? That seemingly unnecessary cost might just become your lifesaver in the future. You might accidentally drop your phone or spill drinks on it. Worse, it could get stolen. Everyone knows how expensive smartphones are nowadays. But then you don’t want to put off buying a replacement simply because your life depends on it. More than just a communication and entertainment device, a trusty smartphone is useful for making financial transactions, navigating the road, and even getting food delivery. Thus, having smartphone insurance makes a more practical choice than blowing your budget later to replace a damaged or lost unit. Read More: Why Gadget Protect Isn’t Exactly Phone Insurance Table of ContentsWhat is Mobile Phone Insurance?What are the Common Phone Insurance Coverage?Accidental DamageWater Damage (Liquid Damage)TheftWhat are the Available Smartphone Insurance Plans in the Philippines?Globe Gadget Care InsuranceSmart Gadget Shield InsurancePurchase Protection Insurance for Credit CardholdersFinal Thoughts: Should You Get Mobile Phone Insurance? What is Mobile Phone Insurance? Mobile phone insurance (also called smartphone or gadget insurance) is an optional service that cellphone owners may avail to protect themselves financially when their device gets lost or damaged. In any of these cases, the insured unit will be replaced with either a brand-new or refurbished model. Smartphone insurance plans are usually offered to mobile postpaid subscribers who want to insure their new or existing phones. Premiums are…

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How many hours Filipinos need to work to afford iPhone X?

Having a mobile phone 20 years ago was not a necessity. People who had mobile phones back then were mostly businessmen and executives. Earlier, mobile phones were only being used as means for communication i.e. for calls and SMS. However, due to ever-changing and fast-paced technological advancements, owning a mobile phone nowadays is an essential part of our daily lives. Thanks to the birth of the smartphones such as the iPhone. Now, using your phone, you can book a flight, play offline and online games, read an e-book, shop online, sell your items, send money through mobile banking or even compare products. You can do so much with your smartphone! One of the hottest and in-the-news smartphones in the mobile market today is the iPhone X. As expected, it’s very expensive, and therefore the question is –  is it worth buying it? Let the numbers do the talking by simply computing how many hours you have to work before you can purchase that precious iPhone X[1]. Based on 2017 Jobstreet Annual Report[2] and the cost of iPhone X in the Philippines which is Php 50,949, you can see how much employees in different industries of the Philippines, have to work to earn an iPhone. If you are in an entry-level position, you have to spend around 231 to 352 hours of work for you to avail the Apple’s iPhone X. IT-related jobs have the highest average income per hour thus, requiring a fewer number of work hours to avail the precious mobile phone. That should be a good news for fresh IT graduates out there. For…

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The New Apple iPhone 8 And iPhone X Are Expensive, But Gorgeous

The unveiling of Apple’s latest offerings took place at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park, California. The crowd of thousands joined everyone watching across the world as the tech giant’s new flagship phones graced the stage: The Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X. It has been rumored that these phones would represent the latest and greatest of Apple’s engineering ability, so let’s take a look at how beefy they are: Table of ContentsThe SpecsHere’s a full specs list for the iPhone X:The PriceFinal thoughts The Specs When it comes to specs, there is not much of a difference between the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and the X. They all have Apple’s proprietary chipset – the A11 Bionic Chip – wireless charging, and the same storage options at 64GB and 256 GB. Here’s a full specs list for the iPhone X: 5.8-inch all-screen OLED display @ 2436 x 1125px, 458ppi HDR TrueTone, 3D Touch, Oleophobic coating Apple A11 Bionic Chip 64GB, 256GB internal storage 12MP f/1.8 wide-angle + 12MP f/2.4 telephoto rear cameras: Dual OIS, Quad LED Flash 7MP TrueDepth Camera w/ Face ID 4G LTE Single SIM (Nano) WiFi Bluetooth GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo NFC (Apple Pay) IP67 Water and Dust Resistance Stereo Speaker Qi Wireless Charging Apple iOS 11 No battery info (up to 2 hours longer than iPhone 7) 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7mm 174g Colors: Space Gray, Silver Note that the X, with the fingerprint scanner moving to the back of the phone. The major differences being screen sizes for the iPhone X and 8: the…

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