by Adrian Diaconescu | September 8, 2016 4:50 AM
No one wants to think about this, but even a robust, water-resistant device like the spanking new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus can sometimes break. If that happens, God forbid, the AppleCare+ protection plan will save you a lot of hassle and, possibly, quite a bit of money, extending your standard one-year limited warranty with an additional 12 months. For a flat admission fee of $129 ($99, as far as the iPhone SE is concerned), plus a $29 “service” charge, you’ll now be able to quickly, painlessly fix a busted-up screen, no questions asked. A second accidental screen damage situation up to ...
by Michael Fisher | February 18, 2014 9:00 AM
HTC today announced the "HTC Advantage," a new benefits package for buyers of its flagship smartphones. The new initiative is custom-built to ensure that "when you buy the best, it stays that way," says HTC's VP of Customer Experience Ed Kuhner. The program is made up of three principle prongs, with the first being something we’ve seen signs of already: a commitment to timely Android updates for the flagship One line. The company has demonstrated it can deliver updates to the One series in a timely fashion, and HTC now says it will commit to major Android updates for two years after the ...
by Joe Levi | July 9, 2013 7:36 AM
Yesterday we talked about how phones seem to degrade over time, and some of the reasons why the physical components do, in point of fact, fail with use (and abuse). We didn't talk about software decay, and why your phone seems to get slower and slower with use. No fear! That's what another article is for -- how about this one: how to fix whatever is wrong with your Android. Your Android, whether it's a smartphone or a tablet, is a physical device. Physical devices eventually break. Sometimes when it breaks, you just have to throw it out (read: properly repurpose or recycle it), but there ...
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