What happens when a manufacturer says “no”? Are your devices protected?

Accidents happen all the time. Whether it’s dropping your latest iPhone on the ground, cracking your Chromebook screen, or stepping on your ill-placed iPad in the morning; accidents come when you least expect them. It’s one of the main reasons for protection coverage and insurance. But what happens when it’s not your fault? What happens […]

What Liquid Does to Electronic Devices & How to Protect Them

Don’t Get Them Wet   Consumer electronics, such as phones, tablets, laptops, etc, are typically damaged by water. Actually, they’re susceptible to damage from a number of liquids. While only seven percent of all damage claims to laptops and phones are caused by liquid – it will typically destroy the device. Ionized water, which is […]

What’s the best way to break a phone? Ask a kid.

Parents looking for a break by giving their iPhones and iPads to their child to play with may get a bigger break than they bargained for. Billions of dollars have been spent on the replacement and repair of iPhones alone since the first generation was introduced in 2007. In many cases kids caused the damage. […]

Cracked Screens: Use the Whole Ounce of Prevention

Cracked smartphone or tablet screens; is there anything more frustrating and disheartening? Well probably, but that doesn’t make a cracked screen on a phone any less of a bummer. For most people, living with a cracked screen on a tablet or smartphone isn’t an option. They’ll shell out whatever money is necessary to fix or […]

Checklist for K-12 Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Programs

Tablets, smartphones, laptops and iPads. Never before in the history of education have instructors had such powerful tools at their disposal.  With the swipe of a screen, teachers can introduce their students to a world of information and opportunities. Each device is more powerful, technologically speaking, than the command center that sent Neil Armstrong to […]

Why are BYOD Programs Beginning to Dominate K-12

School districts from around the country are implementing BYOD (bring your own device) programs to help teachers deliver lessons from mobile apps while increasing student engagement. Popularity of BYOD Programs   In fact, over half of middle schools embrace BYOD programs and approximately three-fourths of high schools allow learning opportunities to come from mobile teaching apps […]