Tag Archive: Text


Own an Amazon Echo in India? You can now use Alexa to text or call your family

Alexa-to-Alexa messaging and calling goes live in India, along with the ‘Drop-In’ feature that turns your Echo into an intercom.

Amazon is rolling out key features to Echo owners in India. You can now use Alexa-to-Alexa calling and messaging to talk to contacts that also own an Echo device. You’ll first need to give Alexa access to your contacts, and it’ll go through the list and suggest people that have an Echo device linked with their phone  [Read More…]

How to back up and restore text messages on Android

How do I back up and restore text messages on Android?

Backing up text messages on Android isn’t part of Google’s cloud service, mainly because Google isn’t in the text messaging business.

But if you want to make sure you never lose texts again — whether by mistake or when switching over to a different device — here’s how to do it, using an app appropriately called SMS Backup & Restore by SyncTech Pty Ltd.

How to  [Read More…]

Best text messaging apps for Android as of January 2018

There are plenty of great text messaging apps to choose from, and these are some of our favorites.

Text messaging is a big part of phone use for many people, and while all phones come with native messaging clients, they… they can suck. Some native text messaging apps don’t handle MMS the way we’d like. Some native text messaging apps are laid out poorly. Thankfully we have the option to use one of many, many third-party SMS  [Read More…]

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…]

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 […]

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…]

Ending soon, score 10GB of Data with unlimited text and calling from $27 Per Month

Looking for a killer deal on a new cell phone plan for yourself? Don’t miss this awesome offer from Mint SIM!

Update: This deal will be ending soon, so if you haven’t already taken advantage of it, now’s the time!

In the recent years, we’ve seen a whole lot happen to cell phone plans. First unlimited data, then price hikes, then tiered data, cheaper plans, the return of unlimited data and so much more. Competition continues  [Read More…]

Samsung’s new Walk Mode app aims to keep safe while you text and walk

Our growing smartphone addiction has prompted authorities in the Chinese city of Chongqing to designate a 100ft “cell phone lane” for people who use their phones while walking. While other cities are yet to adopt a similar measure, Samsung has come up with a solution which aims to keep distracted mobile users from bumping into […]

Deal: Score 10GB of Data with unlimited text and calling from $27 Per Month

Looking for a killer deal on a new cell phone plan for yourself? Don’t miss this awesome offer from Mint SIM!

In the recent years, we’ve seen a whole lot happen to cell phone plans. First unlimited data, then price hikes, then tiered data, cheaper plans, the return of unlimited data and so much more. Competition continues to grow in this field, and Mint SIM is getting in on the action with some extremely aggressive pricing for  [Read More…]