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How Online Phone Unlocking Services work

Published by on August 25, 2015 under Apps

how phone unlocking works (3)Frankly, I never had much trust in websites offering phone unlocking services, but when I had to find a way to unlock an old phone in order to sell it, I gave them a try. What convinced me they couldn’t be scams was the money back guarantee badge I saw these websites have been displaying since a while ago. This means that if the code they provide doesn’t work, you get your money back and that’s great because, in my opinion, these services are not cheap at around $25, but you’re doing this once only.

Another positive thing besides the refund option is that you don’t have to leave your phone at the service. You can unlock it at home, in front of the computer, and it’s very easy. You only need to find your handset’s IMEI number (International Mobile Equipment Identity) underneath the battery or by dialing *#06#, select the phone model from a list of available models and pay for the unlocking code. Read more

Kwikset Kevo: Unlock the Door With Your Smartphone

Published by on August 4, 2013 under Home

Kwikset Kevo Unlock the Door With Your Smartphone (4)

Starting next month you’ll be able to get your hands on an innovative gadget that allows you to unlock the door of your home with a touch of a finger, using your own smartphone featuring the Bluetooth 4.0 technology. The device is called Kevo and was developed by Kwikset and UniKey Technologies in the form of a deadbolt that communicates with your smartphone through a dedicated app in order to allow authorized users, detected inside or outside, to access the home. Users don’t even have to take the smartphone out from the bag/pocket. Read more

Traveling Without Ugly Roaming Charges

Published by on July 9, 2013 under Mobile

Traveling Without Ugly Roaming ChargesSummer time is here, you know what that means…trips, trips and more trips! If you’re planning any upcoming big summer adventures this year, you are sure to have a giant check list of things to do. But what may not be on your to-do list or even really come to mind for you, your cell phone.

That’s right, your cell phone. You may not have accounted for all of the roaming charges that can occur while you go gallivanting on holiday trips. Plan on traveling across the globe? Your cell phone may not even work outside of your country, and many phones that claim they do charge an arm in the leg! So what’s the solution… perhaps you should consider looking into a provider or a company which specializes in unlocking cell phones. In short, an unlocked cell phone allows you to actually use local service providers while abroad which results in a significant cut down on rates that would normally apply. Read more