We carry our smartphones with us everywhere. We’re constantly pulling out our phones to check the weather, texts, emails, or get directions. We also use them to keep up with the news or what our family and friends are doing.
All this use, however, can lead to wear and tear on our phones causing slower performance over time, regardless of whether it’s an iPhone, Samsung, or other cell phone brand. Like any electronic device, it’s important to care for our phones regularly. Yet, many of us don’t realize there are maintenance tasks we should do to keep our phones running in top condition other than to not drop it or get it wet.
Fortunately, there are techniques to keep your smartphone running smoothly, even as it ages. This can be especially helpful for families who must have multiple phones and need those phones to last as long as possible.
Depending on your lifestyle, you may need to access specific items frequently or only need a few essentials. If you’re a commuter, you need to have easy access to a metro or train card. College students often only need their phones and school ID card. As a mom-on-the-go, you’ll need quick and easy access to your essentials, like your phone for taking spontaneous pictures and credit cards to buy the groceries while distracting your toddler from the candy in the checkout aisle.
Fortunately, a smartphone wallet case may provide you with a streamlined way to carry all your essentials, whether you’re a commuter, business person, mom, or simply wanting to consolidate everything you’re carrying.
It’s rare to see an adult without a smartphone in their hands these days. These handy devices are with us from the moment we get up until we go to bed. Our phones wake us up, remind us of appointments, enable us to connect with friends and family, and more.
However, many people are reporting discomfort or pain in their hands, fingers, and neck after using their smartphone or tablet. Is our growing reliance on smartphones injuring our hands?
What Is a Phone Grip?
Phone grips are devices you attach to the back of your smartphone to allow you to hold your phone comfortably with one hand.
When using a phone grip, the phone will rest more comfortably and securely in your hand. You won’t need to use your pinky finger to support your phone, and for most people, the phone grips make it easier to text with their thumb. Additionally, it’s easier to use your phone with one hand.
Those who use Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones make some pretty bold claims; “I’ll never go back to traditional headphones”, “You can feel the music instead of just hearing it”, to choose a couple. It appears they’ve stumbled upon something magical and after experiencing it for myself I’m inclined to agree.
On one of my previous blogs, I discussed my own personal journey with headphones, from when I was a child to a busy adult. I’ve always had a penchant for portable audio devices and I’m always keen to try new innovative technology to see if it improves my listening habits. I have a tendency to be disappointed when something doesn’t add the improvements I’m looking for and overjoyed when it does.
What Is Digital Eye Strain?
The prolonged use of electronic screens, including smartphones, computers, tablets, and e-readers that can lead to digital eye strain. This condition, also called Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), refers to a group of eye and vision problems.
The problems arise because the use of the digital screen overtaxes a person’s near vision. When using a digital screen, your eyes are having to focus and refocus repeatedly and deal with glare, flicker, and contrast. The screen might also have a variety of moving images, requiring your eyes to shift focus. All this activity is demanding on your eye muscles.
There are actually several safety benefits to using bone conduction headphones. Before it was commercialized the technology was actually used for several other purposes. As with many advances in technology it was initially used by the military to help transmit sound in a non-traditional way.
Since then it has been adapted over the years to help perfect hearing aid technology, allowing those who are hearing impaired to pick up sound in a way that allows them to hear as well as anyone else. There are several different forms of deafness, but for the ones that are associated with the eardrum, bone conduction technology in their hearing aids has been life-changing. These individuals pick up all of their sounds this way and have no complaints when it comes to the technology’s safety.
While the quality of smartphone cameras keeps improving with every new model, there are times when you want something a bit more professional. You may want your vacation photos to expertly capture the stunning, once-in-a-lifetime scenery or finally get that professional-looking family photo during a family reunion. Perhaps, you need high-quality images to support your online website.
Fortunately, there are a variety of smartphone accessories to help elevate your phone’s camera to the next level. So whether you’re a hobbyist or professional photographer, here are some accessories that can help you capture the perfect shot with your smartphone.
Our smartphones go everywhere with us—on errands, around our house, the beach, and more. These handy little devices help us complete a variety of tasks all day, every day.
Their utility is one of the reasons it’s so painful when our smartphone gets injured, such as a cracked or scratched screen. Another reason we wince is that it’s expensive to fix or replace them.
Whether you enjoy running, biking, walking, or exercising at a fitness center, smartphones are now essential gear for workouts.
Smartphones are especially useful for playing your favorite workout songs. Given the variety of music apps available, you can find an app to provide the music experience that best helps you when exercising. For instance, some apps stream music in specific genres, play songs based on your beats per minute (BPM) to match your exercise rhythm, and some allow you to make your playlist.
Not sure who is running (QC) Quality Control at Apple on updates or who made the final call to "Pull the trigger" and release this one but wow.
Maybe it is just an Apple experiment on tolerance with the human race. Can you imagine literally frustrating and enraging two hundred million people with a keystroke?
There is a way to find a balance between having all the benefits of your smartphone while minimizing the negatives.
The key is to develop smart habits and set boundaries for your smartphone use.
What these habits and boundaries look like will depend on each person’s unique situation. Fortunately, there’s no right or wrong.
Wireless charging is here to stay and not going anywhere. Future wireless charging devices will need to get stronger to go through Smartphone Cases better, ports complicate the process. This type of charging, like folding phones, needs more development to make it more efficient and to increase the charging range.
If you have a busy life with little time to spend on looking for a charging port, then this is the technology for you. Wireless chargers are less of a mess for the home. But where they make the most sense is in the car. You can use that time spent driving charging the phone.
When I stop and actually think about it, headphones and earphones have been an important part of my life. Regardless of which device they were attached to, they have always enabled me to lose myself in a good audiobook or one of my favorite albums while I go about my day completing a range of tasks. Frankly, my life would be less entertaining without them and I’d arguably be a much less well-rounded person.
Neuralink does not just want to read information out of the brain, they want Bi-Directional Information and to be able to put information back into the brain.
I was going through my Cell Phone bill the other day to see what my carrier was charging me for data. When I hit my data limit of 4 Gigabytes per month on my monthly GCI Cell Phone Plan it costs $15.00 for every 1 GB over 4GB like I did last month. Quite often we have thought of the question of “How Much Will 5G Data Usage Really Cost You? “
With 5G access and speed, 20 GB over could happen very easily. On my regular 4G limit Cell Phone plan (3G really) if I went over by accident in one day it would cost $300.00. Ouch!! I go over by accident now with 3G where I live in a remote small town, forget about 5G.
If you have ever been frustrated with your Wifi Reception on your Cell Phone and you are looking at the causes. You may have asked the question “Can a Phone Case Affect Wifi Reception?”
The short answer is yes, and it also depends on what the Smartphone Case is made of and the proximity of the phone to the Wifi wireless transmitter, modem, router, or wireless network gateway.
How many types of Smartphone and Cell Phone Chargers are there? What are they for and how are they different?
If you are anything like me and you are constantly charging your Cell Phone somehow then this is the article for you. We are always looking at new technology and how it makes our life easier or better.
Not always but often with a Cell Phone or Smartphone, you can take a picture of the mountain top. With a Satellite Phone, you can call someone from the mountain top.
Do you want your case to be waterproof, drop proof, anti-fingerprint, smudge proof, or just plain indestructible? How about cool, sassy, colorful or should it make a statement?
Oh and we also have protective cases for EMF Radiation. So yes we are always trying out different things and what is the best.
Some phone cases are more practical, while others are more visually appealing. Some offer protection, while others are more like a second “skin” than a case.
Try and access Google or Apple Maps without an Internet connection and you can’t because there is nothing there unless you downloaded the maps to your Smartphone. The whole world is dependent on “Internet Fumes” but they don’t understand or realize that!!
When I asked Siri are you as Smart as Google? Siri said “John, I am not really sure?” So what does your smartphone do and what does the Internet and AI do while utilizing your smartphone?
The reason for this article is because as we research products and there are also more personal reasons. After I moved to Alaska I was fishing in the ocean, not once but twice dunked two different iPhone 6’s in the ocean and a bag of rice was not the answer to save them. They both died and I destroyed both of them. Some expensive mistakes to make, more learning moments for me, and a great way to tell a short silly story.
For someone who uses Bluetooth Wireless Bone Conduction Headphones literally every other day and works on trying and testing Headphones all of the time. We believe there is some great options out there for different types of Bone Conduction Bluetooth Wireless Headphones. We don’t mean brand but available Types and Styles.
Listen if the U.S. Navy Seals feel like these are good enough and are using this technology for covert operations we certainly feel they are good enough for the average person and perfect for running through the woods, on your local street or exercising in the park.
The IoT or Internet of things is changing our life literally at the speed of future Terabytes by the basic incorporation of AI or Artificial intelligence into the substrate and fiber of our life.
The IoT or Internet of Things is a system web of electronic intelligent interrelated computing devices ranging from digital machines, home appliances, objects, industrial equipment, animals or people that are connected with unique identifiers to the Internet with the ability to transfer data and contextual information over a network and monitor themselves without requiring human or human to computer interaction.