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Tello Buyer’s Guide (June 2019)

Just about anyone you’d ask is familiar with the top-tier wireless service providers in Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. What about lesser known, or newer brands?

Some companies, like Boost, Metro, and Cricket, do a great job of advertising on TV and media but there are others like Net10 who have a small presence in the space through retailers.

Let’s take a look at a relatively upstart carrier, Tello. This guide will serve to help you understand what the MVNO  [Read More…]

NET10 Wireless Buyer’s Guide (June 2019)

Most wireless customers are familiar with the big-name brands in Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Far fewer buyers are as well-versed when it comes to the topic of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO).

Companies like Metro, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless don’t own their own networks but license them for usage. Although coverage is essentially the same as the tier-one providers, they’ll have their own phones, rate plans, and customer service. NET10 Wireless is one such MVNO worth closer inspection.

As a  [Read More…]

Setting up your PlayStation VR is easy with our step by step guide!

So you’ve picked up a shiny new PlayStation VR. Before you can put the headset on, and jump into your favorite game, you’ll need to get everything set up. While Sony does include a fairly conclusive set of instructions in the box, there are some tips and tricks to ensure that your setup process is as simple and easy as possible.

Step by step instructions to set up PSVR

Once you’ve figured out where you  [Read More…]

Consumer Cellular Buyer’s Guide (June 2019)

Most consumers are familiar with the big-name wireless carriers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Not nearly as many, though, are as well-versed when it comes to the topic of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs).

It might surprise you to know that companies such as MetroPCS, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless operate on the T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T networks, respectively. These network operators license the towers and coverage from the tier-one providers and offer their own phones, rate plans, and  [Read More…]

Cricket Wireless Buyer’s Guide (June 2019)

Just about everyone is familiar with the top-tier wireless service providers in Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. But, for each of these major network operators there are a number of other smaller fish. These Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) include the likes of Metro, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless. They operate using the towers and infrastructure from the big names but have their own rates, customer service, and phone selection.

Let’s take a look at one of them in particular: Cricket  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile Buyer’s Guide (June 2019)

Just about everyone is familiar with the top-tier wireless service providers in Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. They’re the so-called “Big Four” and they seem to collectively own the space.

For every one of the aforementioned major network operators listed above there are a number of other players in the space. These smaller, lesser known entities operate using the towers and infrastructure from the big names but with their own rates, customer service, and phone selection.

These prepaid Mobile Virtual Network  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile Buyer’s Guide (May 2019)

Most consumers are familiar with the big-name wireless carriers like Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Not nearly as many, though, are as well-versed when it comes to the topic of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO).

It might surprise you to know that companies such as MetroPCS, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless operate on the T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T networks, respectively. These network operators license the towers and coverage from the tier-one providers and offer their own phones, rate plans, and  [Read More…]

AT&T Prepaid Buyer’s Guide (May 2019)

Many of you are likely familiar with the so-called “Big Four” wireless service providers of Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. A lot of people might assume that this is pretty much all there is when it comes to carrier choice in the US. That couldn’t be further from the truth.

Most of the top-tier carriers offer their own prepaid services with different rate plans, phone selection, and support. Let’s take a look at one of them in particular: AT&T Prepaid.

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Verizon Prepaid Buyer’s Guide (May 2019)

Many consumers in the US are familiar with the top-tier wireless service providers in Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. They’re the so-called “Big Four” and what a lot of people think are the only players in the game. That’s hardly the case.

For every one of those major network operators there are a number of other players in the space. Some service providers license infrastructure to Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) and include the likes of Metro, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless.

Select  [Read More…]

YouTube TV is getting a new on-screen guide on smart-home screens

Because if you don’t know what’s on, how will you know if you want to watch it?

Google today announced that YouTube TV will (finally!) be getting an on-screen guide. It was announced alongside the rebranding of Google Home Hub to the Nest Hub, and the announcement of the new Nest Hub Max. (But we’re willing to bet we’ll also see it on the likes of the Lenovo Smart Display, and other first-gen products of that ilk.)

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