Tag Archive: Plan


Inside Google’s plan to have security patches updated via the Play Store

Google’s next step following the success of Project Treble.

At the beginning of each month, Google updates its monthly Android Security Bulletin and pushes out a security patch to its Pixel phones to ensure they’re as up-to-date and secure as can be. The process is pretty smooth and painless for those Pixel owners, but if you have a phone that’s made by Samsung, LG, Huawei, etc., you can often find yourself waiting a while before the patch  [Read More…]

Verizon dials up ‘Just Kids’ smartphone plan

In 2019 it’s no longer unusual for kids to have phones – even smartphones with Android or iOS. We’re well beyond the discussion of whether or not they should have them; now, it’s a matter of which models to buy.

Many parents can attest that having a child or two on your family plan can be risky. Will they run away with the allotted data, chewing through Snapchat, YouTube, and endless re-watching of The Office on Netflix? How much data  [Read More…]

Test your DNA and find a weight loss plan that works for you!

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight or are currently in the midst of a weight loss journey, you know just how hard it can be to find a diet or workout plan that gives you the results you want. We know that everyone’s bodies are different, yet we all have been told that fad diet after fad diet is the ultimate answer to all our weight loss angst. Why not take a smarter approach?

Weight loss is different for  [Read More…]

Netflix mulling $4 mobile-only subscription plan in India

The mobile-only plan will let customers view SD content on their phones.

Netflix hasn’t had the easiest time in India. It’s currently the costliest streaming option in the country, and in a market where there’s no dearth of choice — thanks to Hotstar, Prime Video, SonyLIV, and Voot — it’s seeing minimal growth compared to the rest of the field.

That could change in the coming months, however, as it looks like Netflix is testing a mobile-only  [Read More…]

Sprint’s stellar unlimited talk, text and data plan for $25 monthly returns

Bring your own device or buy a new one to earn a $ 100 prepaid Mastercard.

Switching cell phone providers sounds like a hassle, but it can save you a ton of money in the long run. Sprint makes it easy to switch, and with its current Unlimited Kickstart deal, the savings are hard to resist. For a limited time when you switch to Sprint, you can select its Unlimited Kickstart plan for only $ 25 monthly.  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile’s $20 data plan sounds too good to be true. It’s definitely not

Here at Android Central, we consider ourselves pretty thrifty people — it’s no accident we’ve partnered with the amazing folks at Thrifter, after all — and in the U.S., wireless service feels like a treadmill of endless fees and price increases.

That’s why, when we had an opportunity to check out Mint Mobile, we jumped at the chance. The MVNO runs on T-Mobile’s nationwide network, but does things a bit differently than the rest of the pack, and  [Read More…]

Get Verizon’s 100/100 FiOS plan for just $40 a month with a $50 gift card

Switch and save!

You don’t have to look too far to find a “deal” from an Internet Service Provider (ISP), but not all of them are actually good, and most of them you’ll want to stay far away from. Verizon is offering new customers who sign up for its 100/100 Mbps plan a $ 50 prepaid gift card, and the service is reduced to just $ 39.99 a month if you sign up for auto pay. This offer is  [Read More…]

The best unlimited data plan in the U.S. right now

Unlimited plans are back, but which one is the best?

All four major U.S. carriers offer an unlimited data plan again. After years of hearing how they were unable to provide unlimited data to every customer and maintain the quality of service they wanted, new technology and a more competitive market means a 180-degree turnaround was in order and here we are.

We’ve previously written about how most people just don’t need unlimited data, and you should  [Read More…]

What new Samsung phone do you plan on buying in 2019?

So many to choose from.

2019 has officially arrived, and with a new year comes new resolutions, goals, and — of course — tech. Throughout the year, one company you’ll want to really keep an eye on is Samsung.

In regards to its flagship phone releases for the year, we’re expecting to see the Galaxy S10, S10 Lite, S10 Plus, a special 5G version of the S10, the Galaxy Note 10, and Samsung’s foldable “Galaxy X” phone.

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Deal for switchers: Sprint’s Unlimited Basic plan is $20/month for five lines

If you’ve been wanting to change your wireless carrier for a while now, the holiday season might be the best time to do so, with all the promotions coming in.

Case in point, Sprint is currently offering a holiday deal aimed at switchers. The carrier is giving new customers who agree to jump on board with an Unlimited Basic Plan under its umbrella, three free lines of services.

Basically, all you have to do is join Sprint and sign up  [Read More…]