Tag Archive: Mobile


AT&T has just ruined 5G for the rest of the mobile industry

AT&T says it just launched a new 5G network. It didn’t.

In one fell swoop, AT&T has all but undermined — and potentially ruined — the nascent brand that is 5G. The next-generation wireless standard, which hasn’t even been finalized yet, is set to roll out in earnest starting in 2019 or 2020. And even then, what we’ll see in the early days is a hybrid of what will eventually be the next way we connect to the internet  [Read More…]

ZTE Blade Max 3 now available at Boost Mobile for $129.99

On top of announcing the ZTE Blade Max 3 today, the Chinese company has also introduced the new Max XL handset which will be available at Boost Mobile for $ 129.99 a pop. However, if you hurry up and purchase it online you’ll be asked to spend only $ 101.99. For this amount of money customers will […]

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Android Pay now comes integrated with 5 major mobile banking apps

So far if you wanted to pay using Google’s Android Pay service you needed to download the stand-alone application onto your device. But that won’t be the case anymore, at least for some users, as Google announced it has integrated the functionality of Android Pay right into a few mobile banking apps including that of […]

Five major banks now offer Android Pay integration inside their mobile apps

Bank of America, Discover, and USAA are among the first US-based banks to offer this feature.

Google has announced that some mobile banking apps will offer built-in Android Pay integration.

In the U.S., Bank of America, USAA, and Discover are among the first to offer this native functionality. Elsewhere in the world, customers with Bank of New Zealand and mBank, which is based in Poland, will see the ability added to their respective mobile banking apps.

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Cricket Wireless vs. Boost Mobile: Battle of the subbrands

These two MVNOs are a little different from the rest and can offer something most other MVNOs can’t: Unlimited LTE data.

Boost Mobile and Cricket Wireless aren’t like most MVNOs. Instead of buying service in bulk from another carrier and reselling it at a low price, they are actually owned by a bigger, more familiar name when it comes to cellular service: Boost Mobile is a part of Sprint and Cricket Wireless is owned by AT&T. This unique arrangement  [Read More…]

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…]

Affordable ZTE Prestige 2 comes to Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile

Looking for a budget phone these days? Then you’re probably going to be interested in knowing that ZTE just unleashed a new wallet-friendly device, the Prestige 2 which is now available with Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. The ZTE Prestige 2 is the successor of the original Prestige that launched in 2015. It doesn’t bring […]

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

It’s Mint SIM vs. Boost Mobile in this head-to-head comparison.

Mint SIM and Boost Mobile are “alternative carriers” or mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs). They’re not the Big Four (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile), but they lease coverage from those networks and resell it to you for less. Plans are often prepaid and fixed contracts are few and far between.

Let’s compare Mint SIM and Boost Mobile to see how they stack up against one another.

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Watch out Android Pay! LG’s own mobile payment service is on the way

LG is entering the mobile payment wars, by announcing the launch of its own solution called LG Pay. The service is going to compete head-to-head with Samsung Pay and Android Pay, which have been available for a while now. LG has partnered up with US firm Dynamics Inc. to bring LG Pay into existence, but […]