1. Three Apps Draining Your Cell Phone Battery

    When we think of our phones, we probably forget they aren’t actually attached to our bodies. In the 21st century, the cell phone has become almost like a life force. We are using cell phones constantly to communicate, explore the internet, and even play games. The cell phone is the smallest laptop…Read More

  2. cell phone security tips for Seniors

    Think your grandma doesn’t “get it” when it comes to smartphones? Think again. Seniors are becoming increasingly savvy when it comes to both the internet and smartphones. It is estimated that by next year, about half of those over the age of 65 will own a smartphone. With smartphone ownership …Read More

  3. Getting Calls from Your Cell Phone? Beware – it’s a Scam

    Your phone rings. You check the incoming number… and pause in wonder as you are looking at your own cell number. We know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking “what the...what?”. Though it’s been on the radar of consumer advocate groups for a couple of years now, more and more people are…Read More

  4. Keeping Your Phone Working All Summer Long

    Finally, The time we've waited for so very patiently is finally within grasp. Summer. The season of outdoor adventures, beach trips, lake excursions and frosty beers and tall fruity cocktails. There exists a hidden danger among all this frivolity and fun however: the risks of a shortened lifespan fo…Read More

  5. Tips for Politely Using Your Cell Phone Anywhere

    In an effort to expand upon our last post where we discussed the basic etiquette rules of public cell phone use, we thought we should discuss where it really is okay to use a cell phone without getting too many nasty looks. Whether it’s texting, talking or taking selfies, the use of your cell phon…Read More

  6. Cell Phone Etiquette: How to Not be a Bonehead

    There are few instances of more irritating behavior than when the bonehead sitting behind you in the movie theater decides he just needs to send that text or, worse, answer that phone call. Lately, cell phone usage has seemed to swelled into a monster of etiquette fails that makes us cringe in disgu…Read More

  7. Using Your Cell Phone During an Emergency

    There are few times where a cell phone is more needed than during an emergency. No, not the “I can’t find my car keys” type of “emergency”. We mean natural disaster or personal tragedy types of emergencies that make your cell phone a beacon of hope or an instrument of survival. But all cel…Read More

  8. How to Block Your Phone from Hackers

    Cracked screens and water damage aren’t the worst thing that could happen to your cell phone. Unfortunately, in today’s world, your cell phone is always vulnerable to hackers. Whatever business or activity that you conduct on your cell phone, you’ve probably assumed that it was secure. But whe…Read More

  9. Cell Phone Facts that We Think are Pretty Cool

    It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to many of our Peoria customers, but at uBreakiFix formerly Fix My Gadget, we’re a more than a little intrigued by cell phones. Whether you’ve come in for a cracked iPhone screen or water damage to your Android, at least one of our team members may have b…Read More