No one could have guessed just how dramatically the iPhone would transform the world when it was first introduced back in 2007. With each passing year, Apple has refined its hardware and software with new iPhone models, operating systems, and capabilities. For the average Apple user, keeping up with all the new terminology can be […]
Why Does My Phone Say LTE Instead of 5G? Here Are The Reasons
Ever since going mainstream in the early 1990s, cellular phones and the wireless networks that make them possible have advanced tremendously. All of those advances, however, spawned a massive dictionary’s worth of jargon to describe it all. For end users, this can create confusion over which phones use which technologies, why that is, and what […]
10 Main Pros and Cons of Spectrum Mobile Service
It wasn’t that long ago that smartphones, and mobile services in general, were considered a luxury. But they’ve become one of the most important necessities for daily life in almost no time at all. Smartphones and consistent data connections are often needed for everything ranging from utility payments, social media interactions, answering emails and so […]
Phone Call Ends Immediately After Dialing – Reasons and Ways to Fix it
Does your phone end calls as soon as you dial out? Or perhaps at odd intervals during a phone call? It’s arguably among the most annoying experiences you could have with your phone. Hearing that the number you have dialed is unallocated is a close second. It’s one thing when a personal conversation doesn’t go […]
The Number You Have Dialed Is Unallocated – What Does It Mean?
Let’s face it, “unallocated number” messages are highly annoying. However, it’s a different ball game when you suddenly can’t get hold of a loved one, although there’s probably a simple explanation. In this article we’ll examine the meaning of a phone’s message “the number you have dialed is unallocated”, describe several causes of this message […]
What Does “Unknown Caller” Mean on my Phone or Caller ID?
Seeing “unknown caller” appear on your phone can be daunting. Is it a scam, a legitimate caller or someone you blocked? Let’s find out below. What Does “Unknown Caller” Mean? These days, it’s not that common to see “unknown caller” appear on the screen of your cell phone, but it may still occasionally happen. If […]
What Does CMAS Mean on a Consumer Cellular Phone?
The Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) is an extremely important technology. When used correctly it can quite literally be a lifesaver. But doing so means learning exactly what the technology is, why it’s so important, and how to turn it on and off in order to best fit your needs. What Does CMAS Mean on […]
12 Advantages and Disadvantages of Allowing Cell Phones in Schools
Should cell phones be allowed in schools? It’s a hot debate to dial into if you’re a parent, teacher, or student. The truth is that cell phones already are in most schools so in this article we’ll explore the pros and cons of such fact. It’s impossible to escape the truth that modern life is […]
40 Interesting and Fun Facts & Statistics About Smartphones
After Steve Jobs introduced the world to the smartphone several years ago, the world has never been the same. A ‘phone’ nowadays stands for more than just texting and calling. A smartphone can be described as a pocket-sized personal portal to the world. And with the magnitude of the smartphone industry, this incredible device breaks […]
What Does Cancelled Call Mean on my iPhone Smartphone Call Log?
There are some common entries that show up in iPhone call logs, such as “cancelled call”, “missed call” etc; however, many people may not be familiar with what these terms mean. Beyond a simple dial and answer situation, other circumstances can list as different terms when examining your call log history. For example, a “Cancelled […]