Tag Archive: Mobile

Boost Mobile will now pay subscribers to watch ads

Sprint Corporation’s prepaid brand Boost Mobile on Tuesday made a bunch of announcements such as new family plans, free mobiles and roaming in Mexico. That’s not all – the company is even going to pay you to watch ads. Yes, it will offer a $ 5 discount for customers who don’t mind watching an ad when they unlock their phones.

“Receive a $ 5 discount off any current Boost Mobile plan after enrolling in Auto Re-Boost. Boost’s automatic payment method allows a customer to register  [Read More…]

OPPO shipped more than 50 million mobile devices in 2015

OPPO is gearing up to be a serious contender for marketshare in the mobile space now that the company has surpassed 50 million units in a single year, experiencing a year-on-year growth of 67 percent. The company is now ranked in the top ten smartphone brands worldwide, according to TrendForce. Indipendent research firm SINO MR tallied OPPO’s marketshare in China alone at 27.9 percent.

In the past number of years OPPO has stepped up its brand  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile introduces new family plan, international calling to Mexico and more

Prepaid carrier Boost Mobile has announced new plans, offers, and options for both new and old customers. These include a new family plan system, enhancements to international calling, and up to $ 5 in credit every month with a new rewards plan.

Boost Mobile has introduced a new family plan, offering unlimited talk and text, with a choice between 1.5GB and 5GB per month. Starting with two lines, customers can get either data allotment for $  [Read More…]

RotoView PDF Reader brings gestures to mobile document viewing [Review]

As a college student, I find myself opening PDF documents on my phone quite often. From class syllabi to assignments to event flyers, PDFs tend to be one of the most frequently used document forms around campus. So when I began to explore RotoView PDF Reader, I wondered what set it apart from other apps like Google Docs or Polaris Office. As the name suggests, Rotoview offers a different approach for viewing PDFs, especially content-rich documents.

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Silly season commences in 3… 2… 1…

Rumors of leaks, leaks of rumors, updates on suppositions of tales of releases.

We’re entering something of a lull in tech news. Well, lull might not be the right word. It’s not like the end-of-year holiday hiatus slash pre-CES quiet time. No, this is more like that period of time at the restaurant between the appetizer and the main course. In this metaphor, CES was the appetizer, and now we’re talking about how much we enjoyed  [Read More…]

Latest Samsung Pay ad follows Hannibal Buress to Katz’s Deli for a mobile payment lesson

Samsung is really pushing the selling point that Samsung Pay is accepted just about everywhere your standard credit and debit cards are, and the latest ad for the service has comedian Hannibal Buress to show you how it works in the real world.

Katz’s Deli, a New York City institution historically thought of as “cash only,” is too busy offering up some of the best food in the city to bother with mobile payments, but its employees were surprised  [Read More…]

LG Tribute 5 makes its way to Boost Mobile for $99

The LG Tribute 5 is the latest budget smartphone to hit Boost Mobile, and it combines great features with an affordable price tag. Coming in at $ 99, the Tribute 5 offers a number of LG’s signature features, such as gesture shot, selfie light, knock on, knock code and more. As for the phone specs, you’ll have a 5-inch IPS display with a Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. For storing your photos, games,  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile announces the $100 LG Tribute 5

Boost Mobile has exclusive rights to sell the new LG Tribute 5 with Android 5.1 at just $ 99.99. It’s an incredible value considering you get a 5″ IPS display, with LTE capability, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of memory, and a quad-core processor. The Tribute 5 runs Android 5.1 with LG’s customizations that are found on its flagships like Gesture Shot, Knock Code, and Knock On.

If you’re new to Boost Mobile you can earn a free $ 50 credit  [Read More…]

Sony to hold its Mobile World Congress 2016 press event on Feb. 22

We are still over a month away from the 2016 edition of the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Spain, but companies are already busy preparing for the event. Sony has sent out invites to members of the media to attend their press event at the trade show, which will be held on Monday, Feb. 22. at 8:30 a.m. CET (2:30 a.m. Eastern time).

Aside from the invite, Sony did not offer any hints about  [Read More…]

Mobile Nations Weekly: Winding down and ramping up

As we recover from the CES blitz, MWC looms on the horizon.

After a week of recovering from the madness of CES, it’s time to get back into the swing of things, and the tech industry’s wasting no time. Google has set their dates for I/O 2016, bringing the annual Google confab back to their Mountain View, California, headquarters. Speaking of annual confabs, the always-insane Mobile World Congress is coming up next month, and at the  [Read More…]