Five tips to manage your child’s screen time

The summer brings sunshine, ice cream, days by the pool and more free time for children, but it can also mean more screen time. According to an annual report from the nonprofit Common Sense Media, screen use for children and adolescents ages 8 to 18 jumped 17% between 2019 and 2021 – a steeper increase than in the four years prior … Read More

Strike a pose for National Selfie Day on June 21

Grab a smartphone and find the best lighting because June 21 is National Selfie Day. To help celebrate, UScellular is offering helpful tips to capture shareable selfies. Self-portraits have come a long way since the first credited “selfie” in 1839 that took 10-15 minutes to capture. Today, millennials will reportedly take more than 25,000 selfies in their lifetime, which estimates … Read More

Celebrate National Pet Month with tech for your pet

Seventy percent of households in the United States have a pet. This, coupled with the continued integration of mobile technology into our daily lives, is influencing the advancement of pet tech. In recognition of National Pet Month in May, UScellular is highlighting how connectivity can make pet owning more convenient. “From GPS collars to pet cameras and automatic litter box … Read More

There’s a business app for that!

In today’s high-tech world, consumers can do business on their mobile devices from anywhere. Small business owners should consider creating an app to have another way for customers to do business with them. Mobile apps have become essential marketing and sales tools and are being used more frequently by small businesses across multiple industries. In addition to having a mobile-friendly … Read More

Ten tech gifts that mom will love for Mother’s Day

Everyone enjoys a thoughtful gift, especially when it’s for Mother’s Day for that special mom. According to a 2021 survey from the National Retail Federation, 83 percent of Americans’ Mother’s Day plans included buying a gift and while there are plenty of options to choose from, electronics and accessories have become a popular selection. Luckily, UScellular is here to make … Read More

Protect your small business, employees & data from cyberattacks

According to a Small Business Administration (SBA) survey, 88% of small business owners felt their business was vulnerable to a cyberattack. Yet many businesses can’t afford professional IT solutions, have limited time to devote to cybersecurity or don’t know where to begin. The average cost of a single cyberattack against a small business in the United States is $25,612, according … Read More

Tips to reduce, reuse and recycle from your phone

Earth Day is usually associated with planting trees, cleaning the neighborhood or emptying out that forgotten closet. However, through its device trade-in program, UScellular is offering another way to mark the holiday. When customers trade in qualified smartphones online or in-store, they can get up to a $600 credit off their bill. In 2021, UScellular customers traded in more than … Read More

Tech tips for small business tax filing

Filing taxes this year can be made easier on small businesses by utilizing wireless devices and technology. UScellular is sharing tools and tips on how to use them for a smoother tax day. “The virtual aspects of business that were adapted during the pandemic, like fast networks and online resources, can also help tax-filing go smoothly and efficiently,” said Thomas … Read More

Tax day doesn’t need to be taxing

Filing taxes this year can be made easier with wireless devices and technology. UScellular is sharing tools and tips on how to use them for a smoother Tax Day. Thanks to Apple and Android smartphones and tablets it’s more convenient than ever to maintain financial records, manage money and file taxes. “There are perceptions that filing taxes is a stressful … Read More