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Cricket Wireless Releases Engage LT S...

by on 04/15/2013 - 10:11 pm
Categories: Mobile Phones, Prepaid Carriers, Promotions

Sprint MVNO Cricket Wireless has just announced its newest addition to its smartphone line-up, the Engage LT. The device comes packed with Cricket’s very own Muve Music service and is available for purchase at licensed Cricket outlets and at their online store for $199.99 unlocked.
The mid-range smartphone is a great addition to Cricket’s device line-up and isn’t one to shy away from some very impressive specs despite the budget-friendly price. The Engage LT comes with a 1 GHZ Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor, 1 GB of RAM and pre-loaded with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
On top of those specs, the Engage LT comes with a built-in 3.2 megapixel rear facing camera and a pano ...

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How to Maximize Your Prepaid Data Plan

by on 04/09/2013 - 10:15 pm
Categories: Mobile Phones, Prepaid Carriers

So much for SMS and voice calling, data has become the new wireless commodity. But like all good things, data comes at a hefty price, especially if you use it more than you need.
Although a lot of prepaid plans advertise unlimited data; most carriers impose a cap that drastically reduces your internet speed after a certain threshold. To get the most out of your data, you need to be able to use it wisely.

Here are some tips on how you can maximize your prepaid data plan.

Use Apps to Monitor and Manage Your Data 
There are dozens of apps online that help monitor your data. These makes sure you never go over your budget or your data cap for the month. Apps like My Data Manager and ...

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Smartphones to Overtake Feature Phone...

by on 03/22/2013 - 01:45 am
Category: Mobile Phones

Out with the old; in with the new.
And one of the things that’s probably going to get tossed with the times is that old Blackberry you’ve been holding on for so long.
Market research firm IDC has posted in their latest Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker report that the smartphone market will outship the feature phone market by this year.
With a projected 918.6 million million smartphones set to hit to market, it’ll account for a little more than half of the entire mobile phone shipments in the entire world.
While smartphone penetration has been growing year on year, this marks the first time that smartphones will overtake features phones on a global level.
The United St ...

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White House Believes You Have the Rig...

by on 03/21/2013 - 09:56 am
Categories: Mobile Phones, News

It looks like the American public might have a fighting chance at making the law work for them, especially when it comes to using your mobile phones.
An online petition was released in late January asking the United States government to legalize phone unlocking. And if the White House has anything to say about it, it looks like they agree.
In the official White House statement written by R. David Edelman, he says it’s only common sense for someone to be able to do what they want with the products they buy.
"The White House agrees with the 114,000+ of you who believe that consumers should be able to unlock their cell phones without risking criminal or other penalties. In fact, we bel ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Unvelied: Great Spe...

by on 03/20/2013 - 02:11 am
Category: Mobile Phones

After all the marketing hype and internet leaks, Samsung has finally unveiled the Galaxy S4. And to no one’s surprise, the leaks were pretty much on the mark with this one.Still, the tech world’s eyes are on Samsung whether they’ll be able to duplicate the success of their previous flagship phone. Here’s a brief round up of the specs of the Samsung Galaxy S4:

5” inch AMOLED Display
Pre-loaded with Android 4.2.2 (Jellybean)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Processor
2GB Ram
16, 32 or 64 GB of storage (expandable with MicroSD)
13 MP Rear Facing Camera

The most striking thing about the Galaxy S4 is that it isn’t striking at all. Outside of the larger scr ...

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Chinese High-End Smartphones Expected...

by on 03/20/2013 - 02:01 am
Categories: Mobile Phones, News

China doesn’t seem to be content with being the target of low-end, budget-friendly smart phones. And it looks like Chinese smartphone manufacturers are aiming to prove it.Nomura Equity Research projects (via MarketWatch) that Chinese smartphone manufacturers will sell as much as 20 million new high-end smartphones this year alone. This is a drastic jump from the measly 1 million units of 2012. But while smartphones aren’t a new thing in China, it will be the first year that country will be seeing this big of an abundance of locally branded smartphones.  ZTE’s Grand S, Huawei’s Ascend D2 and China Wireless Technology’s 9960 are all flagship smartphones that ...

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Smartphones Eat Into Handheld Gaming ...

by on 03/20/2013 - 07:40 am
Categories: Mobile Phones, News

It looks like more people are playing video games on their smart phones than in their living rooms.While that isn’t necessarily news for people who’ve been following the video game industry, what’s really surprising is that more people are now playing video games on their smart phone that on any other gaming device – and that includes all handheld gaming devices.Research firms IDC and App Annie report that the mobile gaming market has shifted dramatically towards smartphones in the past year. In Q4 of 2012, sales figures from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store topped sales from dedicated gaming portables like the Sony Playstation Vita and the Nintendo ...

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Samsung Teases the Galaxy S IV Launch...

by on 03/20/2013 - 12:54 am
Categories: Mobile Phones, News

Samsung has been gearing up for the Galaxy S IV launch this Thursday, March 14.
But even with the launch just a few days away, the Korean electronics manufacturer is still working overtime to make sure the world is rightfully hyped for the release of its new flagship phone.  Samsung has just released two teaser videos, not so much teasing the phone, but introducing Jeremy Maxwell, the young “secret messenger” tasked with safeguarding Samsung’s prized possession.There have been two episodes released so far, with one more video expected to hit before or on the actual Samsung Galaxy S4 launch event.
Despite all the hype surrounding the videos, there’s nothing mu ...

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How to Use Unlocked Prepaid Phones Wh...

by on 03/20/2013 - 11:27 pm
Category: Mobile Phones

Travelling is expensive, and unless it’s on your company’s dime, it can blow a hole right through your bank account if you aren’t careful. There are plane fees, hotel fees; not to mention the small fortune you’ll be spending on food and other living expenses. And that’s aside from the exorbitant roaming charges that you’ll be forced to swallow when abroad.AT&T charges up to $2 per minute and $.20 cents per SMS when roaming, while Verizon’s per minute charges can go all the way to almost $3 per minute and $.50 per SMS. Some of the smaller carriers don’t even provide roaming service, forcing you to subscribe to a completely different plan alt ...

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Quick Buyer’s Guide to Prepaid Smartp...

by on 03/20/2013 - 10:14 pm
Categories: Mobile Phones, Prepaid Carriers

In the market for a new smartphone but unwilling to sign-off on another two year contract with a major carrier?
The idea of shelling up to $700 on a new phone may sound daunting; but going prepaid will end up netting you more savings in the long run.So to narrow things down for you, here’s are some quick tips on getting the best unlocked prepaid smartphone on the market.
Don’t Simply Buy the Hottest, Latest Phone on the Market.It’s easy to get indulge in simply getting the latest Apple iPhone or Samsung S. But if you’re new to the smartphone market, spending a big wad of cash on a “hot new release” might not be the best (or most economical way) to go ab ...

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