Tag Archive: Mobile


Gears POP! mobile spin-off now available on iOS and Android

Microsoft’s latest mobile game puts a cute spin on the gritty Xbox shooter.

What you need to know Microsoft has dropped it latest mobile game Gears POP! for iOS and Android. The real-time multiplayer game pits players in real-time Gears of War battles with a lovable Funko POP theme.

With a highly anticipated fifth entry to the Gears of War franchise slated for next month, Microsoft has debuted Gears POP! for iOS and Android devices. The free-to-play  [Read More…]

US Mobile Buyer’s Guide

Most consumers are familiar with the big-name wireless carriers like Verizon and AT&T, but not nearly as many are as well-versed when it comes Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) like Consumer Cellular or FreedomPop.

These MNVO brand operators license the towers and coverage from the tier-one providers and offer their own phones, rate plans, and customer service.

Let’s take a look at one in particular: US Mobile

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US Mobile is a small MVNO that utilizes T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile vs. Boost Mobile: Which is better for you?

Buy in bulk Mint Mobile

From $ 45 per 3 months at Mint Mobile

Pros T-Mobile LTE network Unlimited talk and text Unlimited slowed data after allowance Free calls to Canada and Mexico Hotspot on every plan Cons Must buy in bulk No unlimited option

Save money by buying in bulk. Plans come with unlimited talk and text and have no overages after you’ve used your data. Speeds are lowered, but you can upgrade your plan  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile vs. Cricket Wireless: Which is better for you?

At Android Central, we use our phones a lot. Sometimes more than one phone at a time. We keep track of all of the carriers so you can find the best plan for your usage.

Buy in bulk Mint Mobile

From $ 45 per 3 months at Mint Mobile

Pros T-Mobile LTE network Unlimited talk and text Unlimited slowed data after allowance Free calls to Canada and Mexico Hotspot on every plan Cons Must buy in  [Read More…]

Join the Defenders or the Infected in the new PUBG Mobile Infection mode

Survive until dawn or infect the humans in PUBG Mobile’s new mode

What you need to know Update 0.14.0 has arrived for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG Mobile). The free update adds an Infection mode, pitting Defenders with guns against the melee-only hordes of Infected. This update also continues the nautical theme that was started with Season 8.

The 0.14.0 content update is here for PUBG Mobile, and this update brings something a little  [Read More…]

Facebook is readying a dark mode for its mobile app

As of now, there is no timeline for when to expect dark mode to roll out.

What you need to know App researcher Jane Manchun Wong has discovered Facebook is working on a dark mode for its app. The dark redesign is in the early stages and it could take some time to implement it across the entire app. Facebook is also working on a dark mode for Messenger.

If there is one thing 2019 will be  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile Buyer’s Guide: Coverage, rate plans, phones, deals, and more

Just about everyone knows the names of the “Big Four” top-tier wireless service providers: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. But, for every one of these major network operators there are a number of others in the space. These smaller, lesser known brands use the towers and infrastructure from the big names but with their own rates, customer service, and phone selection.

These prepaid Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) include the likes of Metro, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless. These brands license  [Read More…]

Simple Mobile Buyer’s Guide: Coverage, rate plans, phones, deals, and more

Picking out the right wireless carrier isn’t all that difficult. After all, there are just a few names to choose from in the US, right? Hardly. For every one of the service providers you can name, we bet there are two others you’re not familiar with.

The Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) space is a crowded one and there’s plenty to consider. While they each have their own rate plans, terms, and features, they rely on the network infrastructure built  [Read More…]

MediaTek debuts Helio G90 gaming-focused mobile CPU series

Not content with letting Qualcomm get all of the mobile processor press, MediaTek this week announced its latest gaming-centric CPU.

The MediaTek Helio G90 is a new series of “G” chipsets optimized for gaming on smartphones and includes several unique features for faster, uninterrupted data connections. Because lag sucks.

Available in two models at the start are the G90 and G90T, each of which has an upgraded octa-core CPU with speeds up to 2.05GHz. The former is the lower cost  [Read More…]

Walmart Family Mobile Buyer’s Guide

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).

Companies like Metro, Boost Mobile, and Cricket Wireless license the towers and coverage from tier-one providers but offer their own phones, rate plans, and customer service.

Walmart Family Mobile is one such MVNO and is certainly worth closer inspection. Yes, that Walmart.

See Also Total Wireless  [Read More…]