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How to Check if Your Cell Phone is Unlocked

September 11, 2019

If you’ve purchased a cell phone recently, it’s likely already unlocked. But if you’ve had it for a while or if you’re planning to purchase a used pho...

Field Test Mode for iPhone – What is it & How Can it Be Used?

August 12, 2019

It’s often useful to know how strong your iPhone’s cell signal is in certain areas. If you’re trying to make a call but it won’t go through or if you’...

4 Tips to Get a Longer Battery Life on Your Cell Phone

January 3, 2019

Ever since cellular devices became a part of our everyday lives, people have been frustrated with one thing: cell phone battery life that’s too short ...

Does 4G Use More Battery Power Than 3G?

March 8, 2018

There’s a lot of interest in this topic because the question and similar variations get asked a lot. Often the query is made with an answer presuppose...

What do the bars on your phone mean?

February 15, 2018

  We all know what the bars graphic on the home screen of our mobile phones is supposed to mean. It indicates signal strength, right? As in how strong...

LTE Frequency Bands for U.S. and Canada Mobile Carriers

February 2, 2018

We are sometimes asked about the frequency bands used by the major North American carriers to deliver their 4G LTE services. In trying to answer that ...