Halloween: One of the Most Dangerous Holidays for Your Phone

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Halloween: One of the Most Dangerous Holidays for Your Phone

Of all the frightening stories you’re likely to hear this Halloween season, few are scarier than the one about the disappearing smartphone. To avoid turning this spooky tale into a true-life horror story, make sure your smartphone is safe and sound while you haunt the neighborhood. Tuck it safely...
Spring Break Tech Safety Tips — Know Before You Go

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Spring Break Tech Safety Tips — Know Before You Go

Going on vacation for spring break this year? There’s nothing more fun than taking a few days to soak up some rays or take in an exotic locale with your best buds, and when it comes to snapping selfies or finding a great lunch spot, your smartphone is there...
7 Survival Steps: The Ultimate Lost or Stolen Phone Checklist

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7 Survival Steps: The Ultimate Lost or Stolen Phone Checklist

Have you ever lost your phone? It’s a terrible feeling—but is a real risk and can definitely happen.  In fact, Asurion claims data actually shows evidence that more phones are lost in the first three months of the year than any other time. Often, a lost phone is truly just misplaced,...
5 Reasons Smartphone Insurance Is So Important

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5 Reasons Smartphone Insurance Is So Important

Thinking of upgrading your smartphone or tablet soon? There are lots of questions to consider when pondering a new device purchase.  But, you might not have answered these yet: “Do I need mobile device protection?” or “Is phone insurance really worth it?” As with many types of insurance, mobile...
Better Watch Out: Ways to Prevent Smart Device Theft

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Better Watch Out: Ways to Prevent Smart Device Theft

If you got a new smartphone over the holidays, you’re probably still having a lot of fun discovering all the new features. We don’t mean to be downers, but want you to be prepared: More smartphones are stolen in January than any other month, followed by February and March....
5 Ways to Keep Your Mobile Devices Safe This Summer

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5 Ways to Keep Your Mobile Devices Safe This Summer

Tips to keep your phone and tablet safe and sound while you’re traveling It’s summer travel season—also known as summer lose-your-device season. Asurion estimates that 18 million phones will be lost, stolen, or damaged this summer alone. If you’re like 83 percent of people, your phone is an important...
Irish or Not Luck Isn’t on Your Side When it Comes to Phones and St. Patrick’s Day

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Irish or Not Luck Isn’t on Your Side When it Comes to Phones and St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is known for a day of celebration, drinking pints of green beer and festive parades. Don’t let it also be a day of broken phones. Asurion typically sees about an 8% increase in claims filed for lost, stolen or damaged phones on St. Patrick’s Day. Irish or not,...
Spring Break Travel Tips

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Spring Break Travel Tips

Many families and students across the country are packing their bags for spring break. Whether you’re heading to the snow or the sun, no doubt your cellphone will be in tow. Our electronics have become essential to travel, especially our smartphones. 75% of people say their device is very...
New Year’s Eve is the Most Dangerous Holiday For Your Smartphone

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New Year’s Eve is the Most Dangerous Holiday For Your Smartphone

Snapping your first selfie of the New Year will be a challenge for many of you this year. Asurion claims data shows a 64% increase in claims filed on lost, stolen or damaged phones on New Years, making it the most dangerous holiday of the year for your device....