Tag Archive: Smartphone

  1. Should I Switch? AT&T Unlimited Data vs Mobile Share Plan

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    Updated: 9/20/2018

    AT&T Unlimited Data Plans

    AT&T Wireless introduced a  new unlimited wireless data plan for its new and existing customers starting in 2017, after years without one. Clearly AT&T's goal is to meet the competition. This plan does not require a DirecTV subscription.

    Note: AT&T may temporarily slow speeds after 22GB of data use per line each month, when the network is congested.

    Unlimited & More Plan

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  2. AT&T Next Upgradeable vs 2 year contract Smartphone Plan Review

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    Last update: 9/21/2018

    The transition from 2 year phone contracts to AT&T Next installment plans

    AT&T Wireless announced that the 2 Year Contract is ending January 8, 2016. New and Existing Customers will only be able to buy phones using the Next Installment Plan after this time. The move from the long time 2 year phone contract that included hardware and the plan, to separate the plan from the phone started in 2016.

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  3. How To Find The Best Smartphone Plan in 2018

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    Last Updated: August 29, 2017

    iPhone SE Unlocked 16GB Smartphone Sale

    Almost everyone has a smartphone or will have one shortly. Their usefulness is undeniable. This convenience comes at a high cost and multi-year commitment. We examine the major smartphone providers, their wireless plans and costs, to help you make a more educated decision.

    • 2018 brought out Unlimited plans from all 4 major carriers, with Lower prices! It is a great time to update your plan and SWITCH.

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  4. Verizon Edge Upgradeable vs 2 year contract Smartphone Plan Review

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    Last Update: 9/21/2018

    Verizon cancelled the Verizon Edge Upgradeable Smartphone plan in 2017

    Verizon replaced the Edge plan with Verizon Monthly Device Payments.  Unfortunately his plan does not have the upgradeable part of Edge. If you want this feature, please check out the AT&T Next Plan.

    Read our analysis of AT&T Next vs Verizon Monthly Device Payments vs Apple iPhone Upgrade Program vs Apple iPhone Payments

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  5. How to Use Your Smartphone Overseas

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    People are stuck to their Smartphones. Everywhere you go someone is staring at their phone, while in the street, at work, on the bus, almost everywhere. These useful devices help us look up information, play games, take pictures and videos, do business, and stay in touch. When we travel overseas, we expect to keep our Smartphone with us, but foreign countries and their cellular networks throw a monkey wrench into our desire to stay connected. We ate BuyVia believe that constant connectivity is almost mandatory these days.

    Be sure to read How to Buy an Unlocked Smartphone.

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  6. How to Buy the iPhone 7 without Lining Up

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    Introduction

    Everyone has been talking about the iPhone 7. From websites to TV programs to radio, Apple has gotten nonstop free press. Two weeks before this device was launched, Apple diehards have already starting lining up in front of Apple Stores. Why is it generating so much buzz? (more…)

  7. How to Find the Best No Contract Smartphone Plans in 2015 – Part 1

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    Last updated 3/26/2016
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    Almost everyone has a smartphone or will have one shortly. Their usefulness is undeniable. This convenience comes at a high cost and often a multi-year commitment. We examine some little known companies that can take the average cell phone bill from just under $150 to as little as $30 a month. It is surprising that only 1-2% of subscribers switch to other carriers every year, they must feel married to their service.

    Important: As with any mobile wireless plan, you need to ensure you have coverage where you need it. Home, work, play, you need signal otherwise it does not matter what the price is.

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