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Fingerprint Scanners: How Secure is Your Smartphone?

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 12/07/2016
Fingerprint Scanner Security

Fingerprint scanners have developed into the alternative to memorizing infinite logins, passwords, and passcodes. These scanners aren’t just for select smartphones anymore. Even reasonably priced devices offer this additional security hardware. While scanners are likely to become more and more commonly used in the future, you have to ask yourself, “are fingerprint scanners as secure as…


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2016 Smartphone Showdown: iPhone 7 vs. Galaxy S7

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 12/03/2016
iPhone 7 versus galaxy s7 showdown

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Apple’s iPhone 7 have been making headlines since their debuts in March and September of 2016. Both smartphones offer some of the most cutting-edge features in the game. If you’re trying to decide which phone to purchase next, learn how they compare by reading CPR’s 2016 Smartphone Showdown: iPhone 7 versus…


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Top Six Shopping Apps for the Holiday Season

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 11/27/2016
Shopping App on smartphone

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and that means making your list, checking it twice, and trying to get the best deals on gifts for your friends and family. One thing that we know for sure is that the malls will be packed full of eager deal-hunters. If you want to skip the lines…


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Samsung Galaxy S7 Review

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 11/10/2016
Galaxy S7 Review

As new smartphones continuously hit the market, it can be hard to keep up. Without looking at the pros and cons and what each device offers, it’s tough to choose which device is best for you and your lifestyle. When you take a quick look at the Samsung Galaxy S7, you’ll notice it offers 4G…


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iOS 10 Tips and Tricks

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 11/05/2016
ios 10 features

Apple released iOS 10 on September 13, 2016. This update is one of the company’s largest overhauls, and has customers buzzing about all of the new features and long-awaited updates. In just one month after its launch, Apple reported that approximately 54% of devices are already making the transition to iOS 10. If you’re one…


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Water Damaged iPhones: The Road to Repair

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 11/02/2016
cpr-water-damage-infographic

Has your phone gone for a dip in the pool, washing machine, or even worse – the toilet? If you’re rummaging the Internet in search of water damage repair tricks, beware! Some of the most recommended tactics are often times more harmful to your iPhone than helpful. CPR is here to clear up a few…


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Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. Apple iPhone 6S

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 10/10/2016
Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Apple iPhone 6S comparison

Both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Apple iPhone 6S have ruled the smartphone world for the last year after they were introduced as the flagship phones of their manufacturers. Both devices came with a suite of new tools and features that set them apart. If you are thinking about upgrading and want to know…


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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Review

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 10/06/2016
Samsung Galaxy Note 7

In early September, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was released to much fanfare with promises of a powerful smartphone with more of everything from security to storage. Samsung delivered on these promises with a water-resistant device with an iris scanner for security, a powerful camera, expandable storage and wireless charging options. Unfortunately for Samsung, their…


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Good Question: What’s Draining Our Phone Battery?

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 02/22/2016
cpr phone battery draining

A reporter for The Guardian made news this week when he uninstalled the Facebook app on his Android phone. He said that move alone consistently gave him 20 percent more battery power. It seems the more apps we use, the faster your phone dies. But, why? What’s draining our phones? Good Question.


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Microsoft’s New Surface Pro 4 Specs

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 11/24/2015
User checking out Surface 4 Pro Specs.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 specs are even more impressive than its predecessor, the Surface Pro 3. Whether you’re a casual web surfer, a professional video editor, or a college student, the new Surface Pro can fill your needs. Let’s take a look at the new Surface Pro 4 specs. Dimensions: Like its predecessor, the…


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Common Device Repair at CPR

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 11/10/2015
Technician performing device repair.

Professional device repair is in our DNA at CPR Cell Phone Repair. We know you love your smartphone. It’s your main source of connection to your friends, family, and favorite cat videos on YouTube. Unfortunately, with this great technology you’re bound to run into the occasional issue. That’s where we come into the picture. We…


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iPad Pro Specs – What to Expect

Posted by: Josh Sevick On: 10/20/2015
Man checking out iPad Pro specs.

The iPad Pro Specs were just one topic of discussion at Apple’s September event, but they are definitely noteworthy. That’s right, Apple is hitting the market hard with an all-new iPad Pro. Whether or not you’re a fan of tablets, you’re going to want to take a look at the new iPad Pro specs! Design….


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