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Waterproof Your Smartphone for Safe Summer Fun

Hanging by the pool or the beach can be risky business for your electronics. However, these waterproof and water-resistant accessories and tips can save you (and your smartphone) from a potential disaster. Keep in mind: nothing is 100% waterproof. Any devices and accessories that claim to be waterproof or water resistant usually have an IP code, or Ingress Protection Code. This code rates the degree of protection the device materials provide against water, dust, and [...]

2020-07-09T13:40:07+00:00July 8th, 2020|Blog, Lifestyle, Seasonal, Tips and Tricks|

The Cellular Sales Difference

Shopping for a new smartphone is a big deal. We never leave home without our phones because they keep us connected to the world around us. Even if you know exactly what phone you want, setting it up and activating it can be complicated and confusing, especially doing it on your own. Luckily, there’s an easier way. That’s where we come in. When you step foot into a Cellular Sales store, a highly trained wireless [...]

CS Tech Tip: How to Take Photos of Fireworks

Taking clear and crisp photos of fireworks can be tricky, but these tips can help.   Stabilize Your Device Whether you’re using a smartphone or tablet, make sure your device is as still as possible. This will prevent your photos from being blurry or out of focus. There are plenty of affordable tools that can help with this, like tripods, camera stabilizers, and gimbals.     Lower the Exposure Since fireworks are very bright, they [...]

How To Shoot Crisp and Clear Videos on Your Smartphone

No matter what memories you’re making today, capturing them in great quality is important. Check out these helpful hints that will amp up your smartphone videography skills and make life’s moment even more memorable.   First, Clean Your Lens Using some TechTonic Screen Cleaner or Multipurpose Soapy Wipes, make sure your smartphone screen and lenses are clear of dirt and debris.   Keep it Steady Smartphones have a plethora of built-in video enhancement settings you [...]

2020-06-17T20:45:39+00:00June 17th, 2020|Blog, How-Tos, Photography, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized|

Celebrate Dad with These 5 Father’s Day Activities

With Father’s Day around the corner, there are plenty of fun activities and adventures that will make your old man feel special.   Create an Outdoor Movie Theater With movie theaters closing amid the coronavirus pandemic, you can recreate the experience of a movie theater without leaving the comfort of home. Set up a projector and outdoor screen in your backyard, set up lawn chairs to create a cozy theater feel, and push play on [...]

2020-06-30T18:59:13+00:00June 15th, 2020|Blog, Family, Lifestyle, Seasonal|

More Fun Games to Play with Friends – Social Distancing Edition

There’s a huge variety of enjoyable smartphone games out there, but what about games you can play with your friends? Check out these smartphone games you can play with others, no matter where you’re located.   Mario Kart Tour (iOS & Android) Playing Mario Kart through an app is a bit different than having a controller in your hand, but it’s just as fun. Once you download the app and create a Nintendo account, you’ll [...]

2020-06-05T19:11:39+00:00June 5th, 2020|Blog, Entertainment, Lifestyle|

Classic Games to Play with Friends – Social Distancing Edition

With social distancing being recommended around the country, hangouts with friends may be in short supply. Even if you can’t gather in person, you can still host a fun game night with your closest buds. Many classic staples in your board game collection now have apps, making it super easy to have fun with your friends anywhere, any time.   Monopoly (iOS & Android) The Monopoly app lets you play the classic board game in [...]

2020-06-05T18:56:27+00:00June 5th, 2020|Blog, Entertainment, Lifestyle|

7 Money Savings Tips, Tricks and Apps

Saving money can be tough. Whether you’re trying to start saving for something special or just want to better manage your money, there are tons of helpful money management apps and hacks that can help you reach your financial goals.   Credit Karma (iOS & Android) Struggling to figure out what’s on your credit report and what it all means? Credit Karma is a free app that allows you to keep an eye on your [...]

2020-06-03T16:39:09+00:00May 28th, 2020|Blog, Family, Tips and Tricks|

6 Ways to Celebrate Your 2020 Graduate

With schools closing and graduation ceremonies being cancelled across the country, it’s time to get creative with how you honor your graduate this year. Below are six ways you can celebrate all their hard work and achievements from the safety of home. Host a Video Chat Party Even if they can’t be physically close to all of their friends and family, that doesn’t mean you can’t bring everyone together. [...]

2020-06-03T16:39:11+00:00May 21st, 2020|Blog, Family|

How to Back Up Your Pictures for Free with Google Photos

Looking for an easy way to back up all the pictures on your smartphone? Google Photos automatically stores and organizes your images and videos for free, keeping your memories safe and sound.   With Google Photos, you can back up unlimited photos and videos up to 16MP and 1080 HD. Once they’re uploaded, you can access them from any computer, tablet, or smartphone through the Google Photos app or photos.google.com. Even better, Google Photos continues [...]

2020-06-03T16:39:13+00:00May 12th, 2020|Blog, How-Tos|
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