Author Archives: Natalie Rutledge

About Natalie Rutledge

Natalie Rutledge majored in Communications at Mississippi State University. She was in sales for a number of businesses and spent nine years working as a communications advisor. Natalie can be contacted at [email protected]

Google Hiring 10,000 People to Crack Down on Offensive YouTube Videos

In 2017, over one billion YouTube videos were watched from mobile devices, and the average time spent watching videos from a mobile device was more than 40 minutes. Considering these statistics, it is likely you or your children are watching … Continue reading

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Best Holiday Smartphone Deals

Even if you missed Black Friday and Cyber Monday, never fear. You can still get a great deal on smartphones this holiday season. It is unlikely Apple lovers will find massive sales on the iPhone X (though some carriers are … Continue reading

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Addicted to Your Cell Phone?

Recent research from Deloitte indicates many Americans are addicted to their cell phones. Cell phone addiction even has a name, nomophobia, which is when a user experiences real psychological difficulties due to their mobile device: everything from panicking if they … Continue reading

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What are Fi-Compatible Phones?

With the release of Google’s Pixel series, the company stressed that the phones were Project Fi-compatible, which may have left some customers wondering, what are Fi-compatible phones? Project Fi promises to help users find the fastest service automatically by analyzing … Continue reading

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5G Phones May Arrive By 2019

In a few years, your mobile device could be even faster. Qualcomm announced a successful 5G connection using a Snapdragon X50 modem and a test smartphone. At the 4G/5G summit in Hong Kong, Qualcomm said they plan to release 5G-compatible … Continue reading

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T-Mobile Offers $325 Instant Rebate for Google Pixel 2 Buyers

T-Mobile is offering a new incentive for Google Pixel users. Activate a phone line using a Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL, and T-Mobile will give up to $325 instant cash back. Verizon is the exclusive carrier for Google … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Tie for Best Camera

If you are in the market for a new smartphone and cameras are important to you, your decision just got more difficult. DxOMark, a company that tests smartphone cameras, has issued a tie in the battle of the Samsung Galaxy … Continue reading

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Amazon Echo Will Now Work as a Phone

The Amazon Echo can now be used to place phone calls to both mobile devices and landlines. This latest upgrade is an improvement on the Amazon Calling feature introduced in May. In the past, Echo users could only call other … Continue reading

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Oregon Joins List of States to Ban Cell Phones While Driving

Oregon has joined 14 other states and the District of Columbia in banning cell phone use while driving. Beginning October 1, drivers in Oregon can no longer use any electronic device while driving. Those caught using a device will be … Continue reading

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Tips for Increasing Cell Phone Battery Life

Tired of charging your cell phone multiple times a day? Want to get more out of your battery life? These tips for increasing cell phone battery life are easy to follow, and will help you get the most use possible … Continue reading

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