Tag Archive: Mobile


Remember that mobile security companies only want to sell you something

A company who wants your money just might say anything to get it.

Did you hear that like every Android phone ever made is broken because the companies that made them are lying and not really sending you security patches when they say they are sending you one? Chances are you did, because the whole silly mess was engineered solely so you would hear about it. I’ll go a step further and say the entire study only  [Read More…]

What’s your mobile payment service of choice?

Your options will differ depending on what phone you carry.

Mobile payments have been around for a long time now, but they still seem to be catching on slowly. It’s still a guessing game figuring out which stores accept mobile payments and, at least around my area, getting out your phone to pay still seems to confuse store clerks more often than not.

Even with all of that in mind, mobile payments are the epitome of convenience.  [Read More…]

Video: Recap of the Mobile Nations reader meetups

Check out this video recap of our most recent reader meetups in New York City and San Francisco.

We had a couple of reader meetups this week in New York City and San Francisco. Rene Ritchie of Vector and Phil Nickinson a.k.a. Modern Dad were hanging out at the San Francisco party, while Mr. Mobile and I were mingling with the New York City crowd.

There was free food, and free giveaways, but the highlight of the night  [Read More…]

Enjoy a lifetime of iDrive’s unlimited mobile backups for only $19.99

Not only does iDrive keep your devices’ data backed up in case your phone comes to a sudden death, but it keeps your data safe from hackers’ eyes with 256-bit AES encryption. Back up your contacts, photos, videos, calendar events, and more — and sync it all to a new device.

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Fixd review: Your own mobile grease monkey

Gone are the days of taking your vehicle in for a checkup or to identify a “check engine” light. The Fixd is part hardware and part app, and is cheaper than a mechanic. Not only that, but it can also help with preventative maintenance.

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Verizon gives you a second chance to enroll in its Total Mobile Protection insurance program

Bought a smartphone from Verizon, but you didn’t get insurance? Not to worry, the carrier is giving you a second chance to enroll with its Total Mobile Protection insurance.

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ROK Mobile debuts $10 WiFi-based TALK 360 plan with medical benefits

ROK TALK 360 is a new plan from ROK Mobile that doesn’t include data. Instead you get unlimited calling and texting over wifi, discounts at multiple pharmacies, retailers, and restaurants, and 24/7 telemedicine support. All for only $ 10 a month.

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The first mobile phone call was made 45 years ago, Motorola celebrates with deals

Did you know that today 45 years ago, the first mobile phone call was made? Well you can celebrate with Motorola and get discounts on some awesome products.

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Google no longer dev-centric, has become a consumer hardware and mobile brand

Over the last few years we have seen Google transition away from developer-centric devices and experiences into a company that loves general consumers. Much like we’ve seen in the iteration of Android and Chrome, today’s Google has evolved into a polished and refined endeavor.

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Deal: BYOD to Boost Mobile and get a free month of unlimited data!

If you’re in the market for a new phone plan, Boost Mobile may have just the thing.

There’s a deal on a great BYOD plan at Boost Mobile! For just $ 50 a month, you’ll get unlimited talk, text & data along with streaming (in standard definition) and 8GB of mobile hotspots. Act now and you’ll get a full month of unlimited data free. Offer ends April 5, 2018

How this deal works:

New Boost Mobile customers  [Read More…]