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Global roaming: which carrier is best?
| By Tara Donnelly

Global roaming: which carrier is best?

We compare the big US carriers to see just which one offers the best value for Americans using their cell phones abroad.

A guide to Verizon's Edge early upgrading plan
| By Tara Donnelly

A guide to Verizon's Edge early upgrading plan

A look at Verizon's early upgrade plan, Verizon Edge.

Early upgrade plans for the iPhone 6: which one should you choose?
| By Tara Donnelly

Early upgrade plans for the iPhone 6: which one should you choose?

If you're already thinking ahead to the next iPhone in 2015, an early upgrade plan may be right for you - but which one is best?

What are Early Upgrade Plans and how do they work?
| By Tara Donnelly

What are Early Upgrade Plans and how do they work?

A quick guide to what 's involved in early upgrading, what it will cost you, and if these plans are actually worth it.

BYO phones: How to take your phone to another carrier and save money
| By Tara Donnelly

BYO phones: How to take your phone to another carrier and save money

How to use your device on a new network if you plan to switch carriers.

Best waterproof phones available right now
| By Alex Angove

Best waterproof phones available right now

Waterproof and resistant smartphones are the next big thing. We've been waiting a while for manufacturers to put a little more thought in to durability, and the time is finally upon us.

Best Verizon phones
| By Alex Angove

Best Verizon phones

Verizon has the largest 4G network in the US, as well as the most subscribers. Here's a list of the best phones on America's largest carrier to help narrow down your choices.

Best AT&T phones on offer right now
| By Alex Angove

Best AT&T phones on offer right now

Looking for a new phone for your AT&T service? Don't settle for second best -- we have the cream of the crop laid out for you here.

Best Sprint phones
| By Alex Angove

Best Sprint phones

Sprint has a large range of great handsets, but it also has some duds. We've thrown together a list of the best phones on Sprint that we'll update about once per month.

Best T-Mobile phones
| By Alex Angove

Best T-Mobile phones

T-Mobile has a great range of phones. We've picked out the best ones to make the choice a bit easier.

Disable auto play videos on Facebook for Android and iOS
| By Alex Angove

Disable auto play videos on Facebook for Android and iOS

Sick of videos in your News Feed playing automatically? Don't worry, you can turn them off pretty easily.

What is iMessage?
| By Tara Donnelly

What is iMessage?

How to use iMessage to send texts, photos and videos cheaply between Apple devices.

5 signs that you need a new phone
| By Alex Angove

5 signs that you need a new phone

Sticking with an old phone certainly has its benefits, but there comes a time when enough is enough and you need to start looking for a new device.

Best iPhone: Which iPhone is for you?
| By Alex Angove

Best iPhone: Which iPhone is for you?

With five iPhone models still available from carriers, you might not have to pay top dollar to buy the iPhone that best suits your needs.

Best iPhone alternatives
| By Alex Angove

Best iPhone alternatives

Apple's iPhone maybe the most well-known smartphone, but it is not your only option. Here are some of our favorite alternatives.

What you need to do before selling an iPhone
| By Tara Donnelly

What you need to do before selling an iPhone

If you're thinking of selling your old iPhone to upgrade to the iPhone 6, here's what you need to know.

Your guide to global and travel SIM cards
| By Tara Donnelly

Your guide to global and travel SIM cards

Planning an international trip? Want to take your own phone? We've compared travel SIM card prices so you don't have to.

Transferring phone contacts from Android to iPhone
| By Alex Angove

Transferring phone contacts from Android to iPhone

Switching from one phone to another doesn’t mean that you have to lose all of your contacts.

How to deregister your Amazon devices
| By Alex Angove

How to deregister your Amazon devices

De-registering your Amazon devices is a good idea if you've sold or lost a phone. It's easy once you know how.

How to switch to AT&T (and even bring your phone)
| By Tara Donnelly

How to switch to AT&T (and even bring your phone)

Thinking of taking your cell phone service to AT&T? Here's what you need to know.

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Early upgrade plans for the iPhone 6: which one should you choose?

Early upgrade plans for the iPhone 6: which one should you choose?

If you're already thinking ahead to the next iPhone in 2015, an early upgrade...

What are Early Upgrade Plans and how do they work?

What are Early Upgrade Plans and how do they work?

A quick guide to what 's involved in early upgrading, what it will cost you,...

Best Verizon phones

Best Verizon phones

Verizon has the largest 4G network in the US, as well as the most subscribers....

Best iPhone: Which iPhone is for you?

Best iPhone: Which iPhone is for you?

With five iPhone models still available from carriers, you might not have to...

Best iPhone alternatives

Best iPhone alternatives

Apple's iPhone maybe the most well-known smartphone, but it is not your only...

Your guide to global and travel SIM cards

Your guide to global and travel SIM cards

Planning an international trip? Want to take your own phone? We've compared...

 

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Get the Galaxy S3 for $99 with TextNow

Get the Galaxy S3 for $99 with TextNow

Low-cost provider TextNow is offering the Samsung Galaxy S3 for just $99...

No, I don't want an iWatch - unless it does this

No, I don't want an iWatch - unless it does this

We love the idea of an Apple smartwatch, but will it meet our expectations?

T-Mobile cuts prices for family plans, launches double data tablet deal

T-Mobile cuts prices for family plans, launches double data tablet deal

T-Mobile announces a surprise price drop for Simple Choice family plans, and...

Sprint's double data Family Share plan takes on T-Mobile

Sprint's double data Family Share plan takes on T-Mobile

Sprint has unveiled its new Family Share Pack, which offers double the amount...

Verizon launches $60 single line plan

Verizon launches $60 single line plan

Verizon has launched a $60-per-month deal aimed at customers looking for a...

T-Mobile simplifies Pay as You Go plans

T-Mobile simplifies Pay as You Go plans

​Now that T-Mobile is officially America’s biggest prepaid provider, the...

 

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A guide to Verizon's Edge early upgrading plan

A guide to Verizon's Edge early upgrading plan

A look at Verizon's early upgrade plan, Verizon Edge.

T-Mobile vs Sprint: Family plan feud

T-Mobile vs Sprint: Family plan feud

If you're looking to get a single plan to cover your household, you have plenty...

Wi-Fi calling: who offers it and why you really want it

Wi-Fi calling: who offers it and why you really want it

If you're struggling to get bars on your cell phone network, you are a perfect...

Is T-Mobile's JUMP! plan worth it?

Is T-Mobile's JUMP! plan worth it?

We've compared the pros and cons of going with JUMP!, versus sticking to a...

T-Mobile Test Drive: everything you need to know

T-Mobile Test Drive: everything you need to know

Keen to take T-Mobile for a spin? Here are the things you need to know about...

Which network is behind your MVNO?

Which network is behind your MVNO?

You can save a bunch of money going with a SIM-only cell phone service...

 

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