Six months ago I was a pre-paid virgin, but I finally decided to make the switch after getting fed up with carrier contracts, bloatware apps, and poor software support. Since I made the move I have been swapping devices, SIMs, and service plans with no long term commitments and it feels great. There are ... Read More »
Do you have an extra T-Mobile or unlocked phone laying around? Want to test out a new mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that pays you to refer other customers? For the rest of the month, Solavei is offering a special promotion that makes it even easier to sign up by offering a ... Read More »
It is no secret that I despise carrier contracts and locked Android devices. As Amazon puts it, “A locked cell phone benefits only the carrier by keeping a customer using their service. Unlocked phones give consumers more control of plans, pricing, and services and make carriers work for you.”
This year I cancelled my Verizon ... Read More »
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Today AT&T announced they were lowering the price of their GoPhone pre-paid smartphone plan to $65. This new rate plan includes unlimited minutes, unlimited text, and 1 GB of data. AT&T claims this new rate plan is affordable, but that’s only when you compare it to Verizon.
“As more of our prepaid customers choose smartphones, ... Read More »
Earlier this year I started writing buyers’ guides for every carrier, and I intended to update them each month. Then I got fed up with the locked phones and service contracts that carriers offered, so I ported my number to Google Voice, paid Verizon my $300 ETF, signed up for a pre-paid plan, and ... Read More »
Today is the nationwide launch of Solavei, but I bet most of you have never heard of it. Solavei is a new mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that operates on T-Mobile’s network and offers “unlimited” service for only $49 per month. There are hundreds of MVNO’s out there, but Solavei has some unique ... Read More »
I recently ended my personal wireless contract with Verizon so I could have the freedom to use the phone and network of my choice, without any long term commitments. Verizon offers the best nationwide 4G LTE network, but I rarely needed the kinds of speeds they provided and they didn’t support the unlocked phones that ... Read More »
T-Mobile’s reputation as one of the most affordable carriers in the nation is being reinforced today with the arrival of the T-Mobile Concord, a rebranded ZTE device that goes for under $100 off-contract.
The T-Mobile Concord may not be the best spec’d device on the market, but that’s not its claim to fame. Coming in ... Read More »
Are you fed up with your wireless carrier? Wish you could lower the cost of your monthly bill? Tired of waiting on slow Android updates? Upset that Verizon won’t be carrying the current HTC One series? Want to purchase an unlocked Galaxy S III and start using it in the US months before ... Read More »
Back in January of this year, AT&T made the announcement that they’d be more committed to Android. At the time, they told everyone to expect at least 12 different Android devices to launch before the year closed. With the announcement of five new Android phones, the total number of Android devices released hits 19. So ... Read More »