Tag Archive: Service


Save up to $45 on three months of US Mobile’s already-affordable service

An interesting offer exclusively for our readers.

US Mobile does things a little differently than other carriers out there do, and while the rates are already insanely affordable, the carrier is offering Android Central readers an exclusive chance to drop the prices even lower. We recently took a deep dive into US Mobile, checking out the plans, data speeds, and more, and walked away from it quite impressed. With plans that start at literally just $ 6 a month,  [Read More…]

US Mobile review: The best wireless service you’re not using

Fast data speeds, customizable plans, and reliable coverage make this a winner.

Although the United States may only consist of four main wireless service providers, there are a plethora of smaller MVNOs out there that piggyback off of The Big 4’s service and use it to offer cellular plans that are more affordable and contract-free. Some of the most popular include the likes of Mint Mobile, Ting, and Cricket Wireless, but today I’ll be talking about one  [Read More…]

Mint Mobile Black Friday deal: 3 months of service for just $20

Buying phones during the holiday season is a lot of fun, especially when you can get in on some huge savings. Samsung, for instance, is discounting its Galaxy S9 and Galaxy Note 9 models to the tune of hundreds of dollars off.

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If you buy a phone that’s unlocked, you have the luxury of choosing which carrier you use for service. Before you run out and sign up with the big name carriers, do a  [Read More…]

Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 DNS service comes to Android on 11.11

This one-button DNS app is so easy, you have no excuse not to use it.

Cloudflare launched its 1.1.1.1 DNS service a few months ago — on April Fool’s, of all days — with a focus on privacy and speed. Cloudflare put its mobile app into beta a month ago, and now — on 11.11 — it’s releasing the 1.1.1.1 mobile app on Google Play and the Apple App Store, and it looks like it’s just about  [Read More…]

Disney+ subscription service launches in late 2019

After years of rumors and pixie-dust-fueled pipe dreams, Disney is finally ready to make its move in media subscriptions.

If you’re a Disney fan, you know that trying to find its movies and TV shows online has been something of a quagmire. Some are on Netflix, some are on Hulu, some are on STARZ, some are only accessible with a cable subscription, and some are only available if you outright purchase them. It’s a hot mess, and Disney knows  [Read More…]

Google tipped to be working on a Play Store subscription service called Play Pass

Google appears to be working on a new subscription service for Google Play. According to evidence gathered by the XDA Developers, the new service might launch under the name “Play Pass”.

The potential new feature is expected to offer users a bundle of apps and games in exchange for a fee. This is quite similar to how streaming services like Netflix work.

References to Play Pass were first spotted back in June, but an XDA affiliate recently received a Google  [Read More…]

Project Fi deal knocks $200 off LG G7 ThinQ and LG V35 ThinQ, $150 service credit also available

Project Fi has a new deal to tempt you into putting a new LG smartphone into your pocket.

Google has announced a new deal for Project Fi that’ll get you $ 200 off the LG G7 ThinQ or LG V35 ThinQ. This cuts the price of the LG G7 ThinQ down to $ 549, or $ 22.88 per month for 24 months, while the LG V35 ThinQ is available for $ 699, or $ 29.13 per month for 24 months.

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Metro by T-Mobile to be the first prepaid brand to offer 5G service in 2019

Recently, T-Mobile announced it was rebranding its prepaid brand MetroPCS to Metro by T-Mobile and also introduced new plans. The Magenta carrier touted the change as a way to eliminate the distinction between prepaid and postpaid service.

Well, this week, these plans have gone live, so interested parties can start signing up for them. On top of that, T-Mobile also revealed that the new Metro is going to be the first prepaid carrier to offer 5G network access, as well  [Read More…]

Google now has an official repair service for Pixel and Pixel 2

Google joined forces with phone repair company uBreakiFix to make it easier for Pixel owners to fix their broken handsets. But what if you don’t live next to such a repair shop?

Well, Google has finally addressed this issue by opening its own Repair Center. The service is available via the Google Store and allows Pixel and Pixel 2 owners to mail their damaged devices to be fixed.

The Repair Center welcomes Pixel or Pixel 2 devices that are no  [Read More…]

Google Store adds mail-in repair service for Pixel phones

This is never a fun screen to wake up to, but it’s especially painful at 5 AM.

A broken phone is a sad phone, and Google doesn’t want to see any sad Pixels.

The customer support for Google Pixel phones is rivaled by few in the smartphone industry, especially in regards to when something with your phone goes wrong. The 24/7 chat and telephone support lines available for Google Pixel phones are a lifesaver — and  [Read More…]