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Android vs. iPhone

Writen by Diane Ware - March 23, 2018 in Phones
Curious about the differences and similarities between Android Phones and iPhones, and some of their pros and cons? Well, keep reading. We compiled a rather short blog article to address some of these comparisons.  Android and iPhone's iOS Operating Systems (OS) The Android OS was developed by Google. This OS was originally based on the Linux kernel and, according to the
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Future smartphone cameras could detect hidden objects around corners

Writen by Diane Ware - February 05, 2018 in Phones
Cameras on phones that can pick up unseen images from around corners? Seriously? Yes, apparently, according to the results obtained from Ramesh Raskar's research team.  The key to this new technology is something called femto-photography. Femto-photography, as described in the Wikipedia link, is "a term used to describe a technique for recording the propa...
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Information about 'Blue Alert'

Writen by Diane Ware - January 19, 2018 in Phones
Today several of us here at Ware Repair received emergency alerts on our phones.  These emergency alerts were actually Blue Alerts.  And what is a Blue Alert?  Well, it is similar to an Amber Alert, for missing children, and a Silver Alert, for missing elderly folks, usually those with some sort of dementia. The difference is a Blue Alert is to help police officers find perpetrators w...
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iPhone X (10) - All the main features

Writen by Diane Ware - November 02, 2017 in Phones
The iPhone X (or 10, the X is a Roman numeral for 10) - I wanted to supply a list of all the main features, along with some links and videos so you can check out the iPhone X even more so at your leisure.  Display. The display is almost the entirety of the phone – a 5.8 inch Super Retina HD display. Super Retina HD means whatever color mode is used by your content, like P3 or sRGB, this is what will be displayed on screen – whatever the director or designer intended, you can be assured will be displayed right up to...
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Cell phone security issues: How to disable your apps' access to your camera and mic on Android and iPhone systems.

Writen by Diane Ware - October 27, 2017 in Phones
I recently read an article about iPhones that I found rather disconcerting: Warning over iPhone apps that can silently turn on cameras at any time. In this article, the author details how a Google developer created an app that could "take pictures of its user every second and upload them, without notifying the user." In other words, the app could secretly take photos and record videos without the user ever knowing this was occur...
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Screen Results

Writen by Danny Ware - May 10, 2017 in Phones
At Ware Repair keeping track of data is very important for many things. One of the things we keep track of is the screens we replace on iPhones. iPhones are very popular so we like to know what screens to have in stock most often. Below you will see a chart of all the screens we replace in Quarter 1 of 2017.  According to the chart and previous charts, we replace more o...
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