Tag Archive: Talk


Deal: Get unlimited talk, text & data from ROK for just $50 a month

ROK Mobile’s offering the cheapest unlimited data plan on the nation’s most reliable network.

Anyone interested in an affordable unlimited data plan and top-notch nationwide coverage should check out the latest offer from ROK Mobile.

Currently, you can bring your own CDMA-compatible phone to ROK Mobile and pay just $ 50 a month for unlimited talk, text & data on the “nation’s most reliable network” (AKA Verizon’s network). The $ 50 deal is $ 25 a month cheaper than Verizon’s $ 75  [Read More…]

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…]

Let’s talk about Blueborne, the latest Bluetooth vulnerability

Because you need to know what’s up and what to do about it.

We got to see something cool and terrible (yes, it’s possible to be both at the same time) earlier this week when Armis Security published the details of a new Bluetooth exploit. Called “Blueborne,” the exploit allows a person with the right tools and who is within Bluetooth range of your smart thing — laptop, phone, car, or anything else that runs Android (as  [Read More…]

Sonos’ upcoming smart speaker will let talk to Siri, Alexa or the Google Assistant

The race to fill the virtual assistant-powered speaker void in your home is intensifying as audio specialist Sonos is preparing to enter the market with an offering of its own. Rumors about the said product have been circulating around for a while, but now the company has started sending out invites for an event scheduled […]

T-Mobile ONE Unlimited 55+ plan discounts unlimited talk, text, and high speed data for customers 55 years or older

While most major wireless carriers offer dedicated plans for senior citizens, the options are usually limited in scope or come with caveats. Some plans don’t include much data, if at all, and others restrict the handset selection. T-Mobile’s newest rate plan, the ONE Unlimited 55+, aims to disrupt that space. Right now, there are more than […]

Mint SIM now offers unlimited talk, text and 2GB of 4G LTE for $15/month

The competition among the four major carriers may be heating up, they are not the only options. For example, have you heard of the mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) called Mint SIM? Developed by UltraMobile, a company specialized in selling plans for international travel, Mint SIM is basically a no-contract service provider that offers unlimited […]

Straight Talk Buyer’s Guide: Everything you need to know!

Find out what Straight Talk has to offer!

Straight Talk is an alternative carrier, or Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO), that offers prepaid wireless service through a partnership with TracFone and Wal-Mart. Straight Talk offers support for both CDMA and GSM devices, as it piggybacks on the T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon’s networks.

Straight Talk offers no-contract plans for individuals on 30-day refills that start at $ 30 for a basic voice and data plan, and unlimited  [Read More…]

Two guys talk about the Galaxy Note 8 and stuff [#acpodcast]

With the announcement of the Galaxy Note 8‘s launch date, we break down all of the latest rumors and what we think Samsung needs to do to knock it out of the park. Looking back at three months with the Galaxy S8 gives us some perspective as well. We also have some quick takes on Google Play Protect, Android O’s Bluetooth improvements and YouTube’s strong-handed new filtering of some search results.

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Android is an open road, not a  [Read More…]

For as little as $27 a month you can get 10GB of data, unlimited talk and text from Mint SIM

The days of paying hundreds of dollars on phone bills are safely in the past for many of us, and for those still looking to ditch their expensive plans, we have quite the deal for you. Mint SIM, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) that operates off of the T-Mobile network, is offering up some pretty crazy prices, and right now you can save even more with an exclusive coupon code. You can save an additional 20% on the already-low  [Read More…]

Best Straight Talk Wireless Phones

Going with Straight Talk? Here’s the best phones they offer.

Considering switching your wireless service over to Straight Talk, but don’t know what phones they offer? We’re here to help!

Straight Talk’s website requires you to enter your zip code to find out which devices are best-suited for the services available in your area. Having said that, we’ve generally found the same list of devices should be available just about everywhere.

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We’ve broken down the best  [Read More…]