Tag Archive: Freedom


Freedom Mobile is rolling out RCS support for Android Messages

You’ll need to be running Android 5.0 or later with Android Messages v3.6 or newer.

Since iMessage won’t be coming to Android anytime soon, Google’s been hard at work to build up its own version of the popular messaging service using RCS technology and its excellent Android Messages app. On Thursday, October 11, Freedom Mobile announced that it’s now rolling out RCS features for its subscribers.

If you’re on Freedom Mobile and use Android Messages, this means  [Read More…]

Jaybird X3 vs. Jaybird Freedom 2: How do these wireless headphones compare?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. While Android is our passion, we also know that a great pair of headphones is the perfect companion to any phone.

Jaybird X3

All-around champ

$ 95 – $ 119 at Amazon

Pros Marginally better sound quality 8-hour battery life Sweat-proof Cons More expensive than Freedom 2 Jaybird X4 are coming in September

The Jaybird X3 sound great, last eight hours on  [Read More…]

Sprint retires its Unlimited Freedom plan, offers two new “unlimited” options instead

While awaiting the merger with T-Mobile, Sprint this week took the opportunity to unveil two new unlimited data plans, which will replace its single Sprint Unlimited Freedom plan.

The nation’s fourth-largest wireless provider is basically splitting its current unlimited data plan into two new plans with different data allotments and restrictions. Interestingly enough, both are still referred to as “unlimited”.

What’s the difference: Sprint Unlimited Basic vs Unlimited Plus

The first plan called Unlimited Basic is actually a watered-down version  [Read More…]

Sony Xperia XZ1 coming to Canada through Bell and Freedom Mobile

Fingerprint sensor in tow, the Xperia XZ1 is coming to Canada.

It’s Sony’s best phone ever, and even without a fingerprint sensor earned a recommendation from our own Andrew Martonik — despite its $ 699 price.

Now we’re hearing that Sony’s 5.2-inch flagship is coming to Canada on October 26 through carriers Bell and Freedom Mobile. Pricing and availability will be shared at a later date, but given its near-$ 700 U.S. price tag it’s safe to  [Read More…]

Sprint’s Unlimited Freedom plan now awards the 5th line for free

This week Sprint has updated its Unlimited Freedom plan with a limited time offer. New customers who are looking to active four lines via the carrier’s unlimited plan, will be able to get the fifth line for free. In case you don’t remember, Sprint’s Unlimited Plan awards users unlimited data, talk and text plus 1080p […]

Canada’s Freedom Mobile is finally getting the phones and coverage it needs to compete

Something good is happening at Freedom Mobile.

Back when Freedom Mobile was called Wind Mobile, it was seen by the Big Three Canadian carriers as a pest that wouldn’t go away. Now that Shaw Communications owns the company, and is growing its LTE network in major cities around the country, it’s becoming a much bigger force to be reckoned with.

Much of that comes from the growth of its LTE network, which is expanding in all directions  [Read More…]

Sprint intros new Unlimited Freedom offer, available until June, 2018

As anticipated, Sprint announced this week it will be ending its long-running Switch to Sprint and save 50% on Verizon, AT&T or T-Mobile rates. The carrier also introduced an adjusted version of its original Unlimited Freedom plan, which will be available all the way through mid-2018. New customers should be able to take advantage of […]

Everything you need to know about Sprint’s Unlimited Freedom plan

A complete breakdown of Sprint’s Unlimited Freedom plan and everything else you can get when you sign up for service.

In the United States, there are a lot of companies that can get you and your phone online, but most people use one of the four biggest: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Choosing between them can be difficult. Your first priority should be what service works best in the places you spend your time. It’s not worth  [Read More…]

Freedom Mobile’s LTE network: Should you switch?

Should you switch to Freedom Mobile’s LTE network?

Last week, Freedom Mobile, formerly Wind Mobile, turned on its LTE network for the few customers with the right phones and plans, and though the network is still nascent, enough time has elapsed to give it a fair shake. So let’s talk about it.

But first…

A quick recap

In order to take advantage of the Freedom Mobile LTE network, you need to fulfil a  [Read More…]

Massive Savings: Get the Jaybird’s X3 or Freedom wireless earbuds for cheap

Bluetooth wireless earbuds have been exploding in popularity recently. We can thank Apple and its decision to remove the headphone jack in its latest flagships for a small bump, but Bluetooth earbuds have been gaining traction for a while now. You can find anything from dirt cheap $ 10 earbuds to super premium earbuds if you