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Pendleton New Store Hiring Event

We’re opening our second store in Pendleton and we’ll be conducting interviews on Thursday, October 2, for full time and part time Wireless Consultants. Please click the Careers button, on our home page, choose Wireless Consultant and fill out your application online. No need to print it – just bring your resume with you to the event.  Interviews will take place at our existing Pendleton store, 110 SW 20th Street, across from Wal-Mart. Please stop in between 2 pm…
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Happy 1st Anniversary, Prosser!

Help us celebrate our first year serving the wireless needs of Prosser, Grandview and Sunnyside! We’ll have awesome deals, like $50 off a Smartphone with qualifying activation, plus a limited number of waived activation fees (1st come, 1st served!), and giveaways and snacks! Party starts on Friday, 9/26 and goes through Sunday 9/28. See you there! Event Hours: Friday, 9am to 7 pm – Saturday, 10am to 6 pm and Sunday, Noon to…
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Customer Appreciation Days in Richland!

Join us Friday 9/26 – Sunday 9/28 for some serious fun and crazy good deals! We’ll have BBQ, drinks and family fun including a dunk tank and a bounce house! We’ve got some great giveaways and amazing deals on phones & accessories, too. Stop in & bring the kids – see you this weekend at the biggest party in Richland! Event Hours: Friday, 9am to 8 pm – Saturday, 9am to 6pm – Sunday, Noon to 5pm. 106 Keene Road,…
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HTC One M8 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

The two big Android phones to pay attention to right now are the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the HTC One M8. Both are phenomenal devices, and you can’t go wrong with either, but how do they stack up against each other? For this article, I ran a few tests and did a few “real world” comparisons between the two.   Right out of the box there are some design differences. The Samsung Galaxy S5 sports a…
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SCAM ALERT

Cell Phone Scams: How to Avoid Them And What To Do If You Are a Victim

In the last few months I have seen a bump in the number of scams making the rounds regarding  phones, services, bills, etc. Since there have been a lot of legitimate changes, offers, and promotions from Verizon, it can be hard to tell the difference between the real deal and the scams.I have seen these come and go over the years, and they morph depending on whatever popular communications trend there is (text, Facebook, email, etc).…
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Clear Up Space and Speed up Your iPhone With One Simple Step

One of the few potential downfalls of the iPhone is that it does not have expandable storage (though many of the Android and Windows phones are following this trend). And, with the 4s only carrying 8 GB of on board storage, it is easy to run out of room.   If you have been carrying your iPhone for a while, and haven’t cleaned it out, especially if you are noticing it running slow or you can’t download new apps, it may…
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The LG G2 Reviewed

Time for another gear review! This time I had the privilege of taking home the LG G2.  Size-wise this phone is a bit bigger than the Samsung Galaxy S4, but not as big as the Note 3. The screen is also as big as you can get without stepping into the Note or other super phone category. One of the ways that LG achieved this was to move the volume controls from the side and top spines and put them…
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Jabra Chill Reviewed

I have been on a quest for a decent pair of earbuds. The ones that come packaged with the iPhone 4 and 4s are about the worst sounding pieces of audio equipment around. Other pre-packaged earbuds follow similar trends, the exceptions being the earbuds that come with the iPhone 5 and its variants (5s and 5c), and the Samsung Galaxy phones. I tried the Apple earpods, the headphones from the Galaxy, and a pair of Skullcandy earbuds, all…
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What to Do With Your Old Chargers

If you’re like me and you’ve stuck with basic, texting, or Android phones that use the micro USB charger, you have probably accumulated a collection of wall chargers and USB cables over the course of your upgrade cycles. Hopefully you haven’t thrown them away, as they are still useful. Here is what I use them for:   1. Office charger. Keep one at home and one at the office.   2. Garage/Spare room charger. I have an old boom box with an aux…
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What to Do With Your New Android Tablet

Verizon had some great deals on tablets during the holiday season and athe savings continue with waived activation fees until February 17th, with qualifying activation or upgrde. (See store for details.) Whether you received a new tablet for Christmas, found an impulse buy you couldn’t pass up, or are planning a purchase for your Valentine, you need to do these things to either get your tablet up and running or get the most out of it.   1. Set up Gmail. Most…
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