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Use Your Cell Phone or Smartphone to Work on the Go

Make the best use of your cell phone or smartphone for working on the go.

How to Choose the Best Smartphone for Work
Use this guide to help select the best smartphone for your work needs.

How To Use Your Cell Phone As A Wi-Fi Hotspot
If you have a cell phone or smartphone with a data plan, you may be able to use it as a modem for your laptop computer. Find out how to tether your cell phone to your computer so you can access the Internet anywhere you go.

What Is Tethering?
Tethering enables you to go online from your laptop or PDA using your cell phone as a modem. Find out more about the pros and cons of tethering.

How To Use Your Cell Phone As A Modem
If you have a cell phone or smartphone with a data plan, you may be able to use it as a modem for your laptop computer. Find out how to tether your cell phone to your computer so you can access the Internet anywhere you go.

Android Tethering Apps - Free Apps to Tether Your Android Phone and Use It As...
Use your Android phone as a modem with one of these tethering apps you can download from Android Market

How To Monitor Your Mobile Data Usage
Monitor your data usage on your mobile phone or device with these apps and tools

How To Use a Bluetooth Enabled Cell Phone for Laptop Internet Access
Learn how to use a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone to connect to a laptop for internet access.

How to Avoid Data Roaming Charges
Avoid the surprise of a hefty phone bill when you get home with these suggestions.

How To Tether Your Android Phone with PdaNet - Step by Step Instructions for...
How To Tether Your Android Phone with PdaNet - Step by Step Instructions for Android Tethering

PdaNet Tethering App - 3rd-Party App for Smartphone Tethering
Profile of PdaNet, a tethering app that lets you use your smartphone's data access on your computer.

How Much Data Do I Need?
Find out which mobile data plan is best for you, based on how much you can download on 2GB, 5GB, and other tiered plans.

Overview of Wi-Fi, 3G and 4G Data Plans
Mobile data plans for cell phones and other mobile devices can be unlimited or metered. Get an overview of wi-fi, 3G, and 4G data plans here.

Keep Your Laptop or Smartphone Safe in Hot Weather
When the weather heats up, make sure you protect your laptop computer and smartphone, with these essential hot weather tips.

Install or Enable Remote Wipe on Your Smartphone Now
The ability to remotely erase your phone data if it gets lost or stolen is a critical security feature to set up. Here's a look at the remote wipe capabilities on various smartphones.

5 Useful Things You Can Do Without a Cell Phone Data Plan
Make your regular cell phone -- even if you don't have a data plan -- more productive with these 5 services.

How to Change the APN Settings on Your Mobile Device
Edit the APN and carrier settings on your iPhone, iPad or Android device for troubleshooting or to avoid data charges.

How Are Cell Phones Different From Smartphones?
A quick compare and contrast article from About.com's Guide to Cell Phones.

Reviews of Smartphones, Accessories, Apps, and Service Plans
Directory of the latest and greatest in smartphones, from About.com's Guide to (you guessed it) Smartphones. Nicely organized by carrier and category.

How to Avoid Data Charges on a Prepaid Cell Phone Plan
How to make sure your apps will only connect over Wi-Fi rather than use your prepaid minutes.

How to Take a Screenshot on Your Android Phone or Tablet
There are a few ways to take a screenshot (or screen capture) on your Android device. Here's how to do it, from built-in methods to special apps.

Mega Best Cell Phones Lists
A huge list of top picks by different cell phone features, from About.com's Guide to Cell Phones. Take a look at the lists of best cell phones for texting, top rugged cell phones, best budget phones by carrier, and more.

How to Take a Screenshot on iOS or Android
Capture a screenshot (picture of what's on your screen) from an iOS or Android smartphone or tablet with these instructions.

How to Take a Screenshot on Your iPhone or iPad
Save your iPhone or iPad screen to an image with this one step.

How to Stop Unwanted Calls on Your Cell Phone or Landline
At the very least, spammy texts and unwanted phone calls are annoying. On the more disconcerting end, they could also make you lose money. Here are a few ways you can block them.

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