Tag Archive: Prepaid


Cricket vs. Straight Talk: Which has the better prepaid phone plan?

See how Cricket and Straight Talk measure up against each other.

Cricket and Straight Talk have a few things in common. Both operate on AT&T’s network (although Straight Talk also operates on Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon networks) and each do unlimited plans differently than any other pre-paid carrier.

Cricket offers a cheap unlimited plan but caps your network speeds at 8 Mbps or 3 Mbps (depending on the plan), and Straight Talk requires you to buy a phone through  [Read More…]

Verizon adds the ASUS Zenfone AR, ZenPad Z8s, and prepaid Moto E4 Plus to its lineup

As anticipated, the ASUS Zenfone AR has finally landed on the market in the US. The Tango and Daydream-enabled phone is now available for pre-order at Verizon with a full retail price of $ 648. Alternatively customers can grab it for $ 0 down and $ 27/month for 24 months. Below you’ll find the ASUS Zenfone AR’s spec […]

These Android apps can secretly suck up your prepaid data

Take a few minutes and tame those unruly apps — you’ll save some data!

Your phone needs an internet connection to do just about anything. That could be a Wi-Fi connection where how much data you’re using isn’t a concern for most — but you could also be sucking up those vital megabytes of cellular data.

This is exactly why you bought a data plan, so you could do just about everything with your phone. But some apps can  [Read More…]

AT&T GoPhone rebrands as PREPAID, offers two months of free service

AT&T has been selling prepaid products under the GoPhone brand since 1987, but this week America’s second largest carrier announced it’s all set to rename its prepaid mobile phone service to PREPAID. Even if the name has changed, the services stay the same, as PREPAID will continue to offer customers reliable cellular service without having […]

AT&T offering 2 months of prepaid phone service for free starting July 14

GoPhone is now AT&T PREPAID and you can get two months of service for free.

We like prepaid service because of the flexibility and freedom it offers, usually for a lower price than you will find for a postpaid plan. When a company throws in freebies, we really love it.

AT&T has a new promo starting July 14 where you can get two months of prepaid service if you keep using it.

Starting July 14, simply activate  [Read More…]

What big carriers won’t tell you about prepaid alternative carriers

Being informed is great for us, but big carriers would rather keep you in the dark when shopping for phone service.

There are plenty of reasons to use an MVNO instead of one of the four major network providers here in the U.S. We have talked about many of them and most center on the service to cost ratio and how an MVNO can usually be a better value for most people. We think that value is  [Read More…]

Moto E4 now available on Verizon Wireless prepaid

Earlier this month, Motorola officially announced the Moto E4, its latest entry-level handset. Motorola didn’t have a concrete launch date at that time, saying only that the E4 would launch sometime later in June. Now the U.S. launch date has been revealed.

The Moto E4 is available today, June 22, from Verizon Wireless prepaid at a price of $ 70. If you prefer to go the unlocked route, Motorola has confirmed that the unlocked E4 will be available from Amazon, Best Buy, B&H, Fry’s, NewEgg,  [Read More…]

Best T-Mobile Prepaid Phones

Update, June 2017: The entire list has been refreshed to show the best options for someone buying a phone to use on T-Mobile prepaid.

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Best overall Samsung Galaxy S8

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The Galaxy S8 has slick redesigned hardware with tiny bezels that let it have a big screen in a small body, but inside it still offers everything you want: a  [Read More…]