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iPhone Warning

After a warning from prominent hacker, pod2g, Apple is warning iPhone users to be wary of messages being received via SMS. According to the source, a flaw in Apples software allows other hackers to change the appearance of incoming messages. Do not trust that new messages are coming from a well-known source. The hackers can use the flaw in software to change the phone number that the text appears to be coming from.

As of now, there doesn’t seem to be an immediate source for worry. Just be sure to pay attention and be cautious if you receive any text messages on your iPhone asking for any sensitive information. You cannot always be positive that what you are sending is being sent to an intended recipient.

Another way to protect yourself from hackers is to use the iMessage system. Apple has suggested to use this as your preferred messaging program because the senders information is verified, which prevents from these kinds of attacks.

Apple does take security for its users very seriously and are working to resolve the gap in information protection  in the iOS.

 
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Posted by on August 20, 2012 in Apple

 

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Smartphones Talk Free!

So in case anyone hasn’t heard, there is a new promotion going on at Verizon Wireless. If you upgrade any of the lines on your family plan to a smartphone we will wave the 9.99 access fee every month for the two years that the contract is extended. This means that the only required cost for the line would be 29.99 for the unlimited data package. The line can share the minutes and text usage of your plan with no extra cost. This is for new secondary lines as well.

This promotion is especially exciting to the Express Wireless team because we are still offering our deal of $50.00 off any smartphone. Get a great deal on a new device and save ten dollars a month for every line you add or upgrade to a smartphone. A great deal for anyone who is considering switching to a more advanced piece of equipment. These tools can help you manage the chaos of your day-to-day life.

If you want to see how a smartphone can help you or have any questions about our current promotions stop by one of our locations in Enfield, Ellington, Stafford or Vernon Connecticut.

– Sarah and your friends at Express Wireless

 

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Apps Are Growing And Everyone Wants In

Express Wireless has witness many people moving over to the smartphone category from their previous basic device. It can be a bit of an adjustment but with the easy-to-use Android OS any user is capable of learning to navigate through the phone.

The popularity of the Droids has certainly been pushed by the enormous market packed with useful and fun applications. Also, compared to the previous web browsing experience demonstrated by basic devices and the much slower Blackberry, the Droids demonstrate fast access to the web. This creates an everyday tool that can handle whatever you need to accomplish.

Since the market is predicting a 50% adoption rate to smartphones by the end of the year it is no wonder that all other media sources are trying to tap into the growing division. Mashable reports that starting this month a new show, The Mo Show, is being aired that discusses mobile apps so you know what to look for and what you could use to help in your everyday life. With more access to information it becomes even easier to switch to a phone that does more than you can imagine.

If you would like a live demonstration of the advanced devices and their apps stop into one of our locations in Enfield, Ellington, Vernon, or Stafford Connecticut.

– Sarah and your friends at Express Wireless

 

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Droids Surpassing iPhone

All of us at Express Wireless knew this was likely to happen; the Droids are officially ahead in the smartphone sector of electronics. A study conducted by Millennial Media  listing the top thirty mobile devices, shows that while Apple’s software still remains larger due to their iPods and iPads, Android is a larger segment of smartphones.

Nearly half of the listed 30 devices were Android powered, a staggering 13 Droid gadgets with the original Motorola Droid at the top of the list. Express Wireless was proud to carry the first model and is excited to bring the latest versions to our customers. Come in and see for yourself why a Droid would be a great fit for you.

If you would like to hear more about this subject you can read it on Mashable. Or you can visit one of our locations in Enfield, Ellington, Vernon, or Stafford Connecticut.

– Sarah and your friends at Express Wireless

 

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Verizon Plans Revamped!

For anyone who has not heard the news, Verizon Wireless no longer require unlimited data packages with our smartphones. You can choose to have the 29.99 internet bundle with your phone if you are a heavy mobile internet user. But, for the group of people who are using their Blackberry’s just for the email and light web browsing, you can now just carry a $15 data package to your voice plan to use that phone. The unlimited package is still the best value, especially for Droid users who are downloading Apps, using the free navigation and watching videos.

Mobile internet just got easier. Now more people can access the best our network has to offer. Get apps, email, and browse the web.

If you would like any more information regarding whether you should switch, send us a message or stop by Express Wireless in Enfield, Ellington, Vernon, or Stafford Connecticut.

 

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