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How to track any Google Android, Apple iPhone or Samsung smartphone
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How to track any Google Android, Apple iPhone or Samsung smartphone

So you’ve been gifted a smartphone by your significant other. A question then: how do you recover the smartphone if it becomes lost? How to track any Google Android or Apple iPhone - Preinstalled Apps are your true friends If it's a Google Android, Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy smartphone or tablet, make sure before you've lost your smartphone you've installed at least one of the following free tracking Apps and you have a Data Service activated: Find My iPhone Android Device Manager  Samsung’s Find My Mobile   Android Lost App Google Maps Timeline For the latest version of Android or iOS, most of these apps come pre-installed. You can then login using your Google account to use the Android Devices Manager Website to locate any Google Android devices that are ...
Stop Digicel and FLOW Apple iPhone and Android phones taking Data and Credit
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Stop Digicel and FLOW Apple iPhone and Android phones taking Data and Credit

Jamaica who use Data service on FLOW and Digicel smartphones all have the same problem; the phone using off their Data plan and then their credit unknown. While you may want to blame the company, the real culprit is the smartphone, more specifically Google Android and Apple iOS. These operating systems constantly update themselves in the background, using off Data and then credit at a rate of JA$45 per megabytes respectively. The same is true in any of the Caribbean Territories that Digicel and FLOW operates. So what’s causing this phenomenon of Telecom Provider’s stealing Credit? Apps and Data Plans – Updates use up Data while you sleep Jamaicans, gather around and get educated, as many Jamaicans receive their smartphones as gifts but know little about it functionalities. ...
FLOW launches LTE in Barbados as Jamaica gets Huawei E8372
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FLOW launches LTE in Barbados as Jamaica gets Huawei E8372

“This is a great achievement for Barbados and it once again demonstrates our ability to place Barbados ahead of the pack” Interim Managing Director, Flow, Jenson Sylvester, commenting on the launch of LTE in Barbados Folks, FLOW Barbados has finally gone supersonic. They've launched LTE (Long Term Evolution) in Barbados and represents an investment of US$150 million to be invested between 2016 and 2017 to quote interim Managing Director, Flow Barbados Jenson Sylvester, quote: “Last year we invested over $70 million in our network, with a further $80 million earmarked for 2017, and this proves our commitment to ensuring that Barbados remains at the leading-edge of connectivity”. Their super fast network has some thirty five (35) cell sites in Barbados installed with the 4G t...
Digicel and GTT 80 Mbps 4G LTE in Guyana hints at August 2016 Launch in Jamaica
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Digicel and GTT 80 Mbps 4G LTE in Guyana hints at August 2016 Launch in Jamaica

“Finally, we will bring you 4G (fourth generation mobile telecoms technology). I know that you have waited a long time and I am happy as you to say that we have received approval from the government” Chief Executive Officer of GTT, Justin Nedd, announced in a statement on Friday April 29th 2016 Looks like Bahamas got beaten out by Guyana in the 4G LTE race! This as mobile carriers GTT and Digicel are both planning to launch 4G LTE in Guyana, starting in the capital city of Georgetown. Coincidentally, the spectrum for 4G LTE was allocated in April 2016, one month before many Guyanese are expected to come back to their homeland to celebrate the Nation’s 50th Independence anniversary on Thursday May 26th 2016. Naturally, expect many of these Guyanese returnees and tourists to ...
How Digicel’s and CellOne LTE in Bermuda means 75 Mbps speeds coming to Jamaica
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How Digicel’s and CellOne LTE in Bermuda means 75 Mbps speeds coming to Jamaica

Bermudian mobile operators CellOne and Digicel are finally going 4G LTE....just not in Jamaica! In just a few weeks from now, Digicel Bermuda will launch their first 4G LTE Network in the British Territory. The main competition, CellOne, is set to unveil a 4G LTE Network around the same time, albeit their service will be limited to the capital of Hamilton. So why exactly are the Telecom Providers in Bermuda launching 4G LTE? CellOne's 4G LTE Sandbox - 75MBps Speeds wee inevitable as Tourists want the convenience CellOne’s marketing director, Brian Lonergan, 4G LTE was inevitable on Bermuda, given their close proximity to the US of A, where Tourists come expecting to be able to watch movies on their smartphones, quote: “You can’t be the carrier that does not have it. And whe...
How to stop Facebook and Messenger from draining your battery
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How to stop Facebook and Messenger from draining your battery

Looks like Facebook, Facebook Messenger and Pages Manager Apps may be bad for your smartphone's health. A dual study conducted by the UK Guardian Newspaper, found that these Apps severely reduce the following on your Google Android smartphone or Apple iPhone: 20% reduction in the battery life for Google Android 15% reduction in the battery life for Apple iPhone 500GB Internal Storage when installed (Facebook) The performance for both smartphones in terms of speeds of execution of other tasks was also severely reduced. This study backs up findings by Reddit user pbrandes_eth who in January 2016 discovered that uninstalling these Apps significantly speeds up your Google Android smartphone or Apple iPhone. I've actually seen this on smartphones that my friends own in the ...
Why the Rise of ad-Blockers is killing free Publisher and App Content
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Why the Rise of ad-Blockers is killing free Publisher and App Content

While Digicel and ECTEL argue about blocking ads on your smartphones smartphone makers and developers have taken matters into their own hands. Ad-blocker are now all the rage on Google Android and Apple iPhones users are pretty much fed up with Ad popping up in their apps as well as News websites. The so-called In-App advertising model as described in In-App Purchasing falters as Freemium In-App Advertising Rises is now in limbo. The business model that made games like Flappy Bird's Vietnamese Developer Dong Nguyen, founder of Game Development Studio DotGears, land a spot on Amazon TV back in August 2014 is now old hat. As for websites and blogs, ad-blockers will make professional and freelance journalism go extinct as many Blogs and websites depend on ad-revenue to provide free ...
Analyst ComScore States the Apple iPhone ahead in Second Quarter of 2013
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Analyst ComScore States the Apple iPhone ahead in Second Quarter of 2013

Hello. My Name is Lindsworth! Welcome to my article that I’d like to call “Fun with Statistics”, featuring the ongoing Smartphone War brought to you by ComScore! According to stats from analyst ComScore for the period March to May 2013, Apple and Samsung are still battling it out in the US of A for top Smartphone Brand honours. Both Samsung and Apple have gained, however, making the battle for smartphone supremacy being clearly between the two of them, with Apple being slightly ahead. All the other smartphones in terms of Brand and Operating System are showing a decline since February 2013, the last time ComScore did their Stats. Apparently it’s a Google Android and Apple iOS World out there. Samsung’s Tizen OS, Canonical’s Ubuntu OS and Mozilla Foundations Firefox OS as mentioned in Sam...