Can We Fix It: Should You Attempt a DIY Fix?

Your smartphone is in use so often that it’s bound to get unwanted abuse. Some scratches and dents you can learn to live with, but a smashed screen or a dead battery are must fixes to ensure day-to-day usability. If you are an especially savvy consumer, a do-it-yourself fix could be the way to go. Below is a quick guide to deciding if a DIY fix is the right choice for you, or if you should leave it to the experts.

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10 Tips to Maximize Battery Life

With bigger brighter screens, top of the line features and lightning fast data speeds, smartphones are getting better by the minute. The one feature that can’t seem to keep up with the times is battery life. Living your life from charge to charge is no way to live! Try some of these tips and tricks to extend your phone’s battery life so you can maximize your power and minimize your time spent running to the nearest outlet.

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How to Inspect a Used Smartphone

Smartphone prices are rising by the year, and not everyone wants to spend 1K on a new iPhone X or a prohibitive $750 for the newest Galaxy model. Buying a used smartphone is often a wallet-friendly way to upgrade to a new phone. Like purchasing any used item, buying a used phone comes with risks, and you need to know exactly what you’re buying so you don’t end up with a dud. Once you’ve done some research on the type of phone and model you want, how can you find out if the phone you saw on eBay is a good buy?

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