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Get to Know: Walmart Family Mobile

Most wireless customers are familiar with the big-name brands in Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. Relatively few buyers, 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 like 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 customer service.

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Rooting your Android phone: What you need to know

While your Android isn’t in the same sort of jail an iPhone lives in, rooting can help you break out.

If you’ve researched anything about Android on the internet, you’ve probably seen and read about “rooting” it. There was a time when many of the Android phones available didn’t live up to their potential, and root was the answer. Horrible software was the norm, applications that you would never use ran amok and wasted data and battery  [Read More…]

Honor View 20: Everything you need to know!

Say hello to one of 2019’s first big flagships.

2018 was a year that we saw a lot of “affordable flagships” hit the scene. There were the usual offerings from OnePlus, a surprise hit with the Pocophone F1, and at the beginning of the year, the Honor View 10.

The Honor View 10 brought a lot to the table, including a premium design, great cameras, fantastic battery life, and a lot more for only $ 499 in  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about Alien: Blackout for Android

After months of speculation, Alien: Blackout has been officially announced — and wouldn’t you know it’s being developed exclusively for mobile. Developed by D3 Go in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox, Alien: Blackout is a spiritual successor to 2014’s Alien: Isolation and will be available as a premium title for Android, iOS, and will also appear in the Amazon app store.

The game reprises the role of Amanda Ripley, daughter of Sigourney Weaver’s character from the iconic Ridley Scott  [Read More…]

Wear OS: Everything you need to know

Here’s the latest news, reviews, and more for all things Wear OS!

Back in 2014, Google debuted its smartwatch platform in the form of Android Wear, later renaming it to Wear OS by Google in 2018. Wear OS has changed a lot over the years, including both the hardware that it’s shipped on and its overall software experience.

From the latest news, how-tos, and so much more, here’s everything you need to know about Wear OS!

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Know where you’re going with this discounted car phone mount for only $6

Secure your phone for the ride at a discount.

The last thing you should be doing while driving is messing around with your phone. It doesn’t help that GPS apps can be extremely handy on the road, which is why you need something like Penom’s Universal Phone Mount for your car. It clips onto your vehicle’s air vent to secure your phone for the ride allowing you to watch the road and the next turn on your  [Read More…]

These are the Honor phones you need to know about

If there’s one area where Honor phones stood out in 2018, it’s the design. The company introduced an Aurora Glass design with 15 layers of nano coating on the Honor 10, and it was an instant hit in the mid-range segment. The more recent Honor 8X has a two-tone finish that looks just as good, and the rest of the phone isn’t all that bad either.

Exquisite design Honor 8X

The Honor 8X combines a large 6.5-inch FHD+  [Read More…]

Get to Know: Mint Mobile

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…]

Get to Know: AT&T Prepaid

Many of our readers are familiar with the so-called “Big Four” wireless service providers. It doesn’t tax the brains to name the players of Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint.

A lot of people might incorrectly assume that this is pretty much it when it comes to choice in the United States. That couldn’t be further from the truth.

For each of the major network operators listed above there are other brands in the space. Some of these service providers license  [Read More…]

Android Pie and One UI on the Galaxy S9: Top 7 things to know

Get to know your next software update.

Galaxy S9 owners have been sitting on Android 8.0 for months, with nothing more than a couple security updates to satiate their desire for new software. After watching the Android 9 Pie launch from the sidelines, it’s finally our turn. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ — and soon the Galaxy S8 series and Note 9 — have a Pie update of their own, and it comes with a new “One  [Read More…]