Cell Phone Guides

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.

Can I use my Verizon/Sprint phone on another network?
| By Joseph Hanlon

Can I use my Verizon/Sprint phone on another network?

You've bought your phone and you probably think that entitles you to do whatever you like with it. Well, if you bought it through Verizon or Sprint that isn't exactly the case.

5 best science and fact-based podcasts
| By Alex Angove

5 best science and fact-based podcasts

Like to hear about the kind of stars that don't make the news for stupid tweets and haircuts? We've got you covered.

How to spot good, cheap Android phones: specs and tips
| By Alex Angove

How to spot good, cheap Android phones: specs and tips

There are three main things you should check when looking for at a super-affordable Android: Android OS, hardware specs and pricing. Make sure you don't end up with your own techno horror-story.

LG G3 tips and tricks
| By Alex Angove

LG G3 tips and tricks

Now that you have your G3, you may as well learn some of its more-hidden features.

Best upcoming phones of 2014
| By Alex Angove

Best upcoming phones of 2014

Keen for a glimpse at the best future smartphones coming soon to a store near you? We break down which upcoming handsets you should be waiting for.

Listen to Podcasts easily on Android
| By Alex Angove

Listen to Podcasts easily on Android

Android isn't great with podcast accessibility. Luckily, there's an app for that.

Which camera is better? LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5
| By Alex Angove

Which camera is better? LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy S5

These two cameras are both so amazing that we had to get pretty nit-picky to find a winner.

Best LG G3 cases
| By Alex Angove

Best LG G3 cases

The LG G3 is a beautiful device, but thin bezels usually mean a high risk of damage if dropped. It might be a good idea to get a case.

Phone frozen? How to reset an unresponsive iPhone
| By Alex Angove

Phone frozen? How to reset an unresponsive iPhone

iPhone not responding? There are a bunch of ways you can fix it yourself, without resorting to contacting Apple.

T-Mobile vs. Verizon: which is better for a single line plan?
| By Tara Donnelly

T-Mobile vs. Verizon: which is better for a single line plan?

Depending on your choice of phone or plan, and how much you’re willing to pay upfront, the T-Mobile vs. Verizon decision may not be quite so clear cut.

T-Mobile vs Sprint: Family plan feud
| By Joseph Hanlon

T-Mobile vs Sprint: Family plan feud

If you're looking to get a single plan to cover your household, you have plenty of options. We compare two of the most popular destinations for Family plans to see who can save you the most.

An easy trick to make apps go faster on your Android
| By Alex Angove

An easy trick to make apps go faster on your Android

Switching to ART runtime mode can be a good way to speed up your apps.

7 incredible cell phone facts
| By Adeline Budelot

7 incredible cell phone facts

Sure, you probably know that mobile phones are big business, but these little known phone facts will shock you.

Disable WiFi scanning to extend battery life, for Android
| By Alex Angove

Disable WiFi scanning to extend battery life, for Android

You don't have to completely disable WiFi to save battery life on Android.

How much does a 4G phone plan cost around the world?
| By Adeline Budelot

How much does a 4G phone plan cost around the world?

Do you think you overpay for calls and data with your mobile carrier of choice? Compare your rate to what other pay in different countries across the globe.

How to find and use Emoji on your Android or iPhone
| By Joseph Hanlon

How to find and use Emoji on your Android or iPhone

Tired of sending messages using boring old words? Your phone probably has a treasure trove of emoji characters, if you know where to find them.

How to change default apps in Android
| By Joseph Hanlon

How to change default apps in Android

Stuck using a sub-par 'default' application? We'll show you how to clear your defaults and start again.

Handy uses for your old phone
| By Alex Angove

Handy uses for your old phone

You don't have to give your old phone away. There are plenty of handy uses for a pocket-sized touchscreen computer around the house.

How to set location-based reminders on your cell phone
| By Tara Donnelly

How to set location-based reminders on your cell phone

Your phone can send you a reminder at a certain time or date, but you can also set reminders based on your geographic location. Here's how.

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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...

Best Verizon phones: updated list

Best Verizon phones: updated list

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

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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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...

T-Mobile baits AT&T with limited-time-only $100 Family Plan

T-Mobile baits AT&T with limited-time-only $100 Family Plan

​T-Mobile has done it again – announcing a short-term offer for families that...

T-Mobile Un-carrier 5.0: data-free music streaming and an iPhone for a week

T-Mobile Un-carrier 5.0: data-free music streaming and an iPhone for a week

T-Mobile has continued its Un-carrier assault on the cell phone industry, today...

 

Guides

4 cell phone plans that will save you money right now

4 cell phone plans that will save you money right now

If you're tired of the upgrade cycle and want to save on your phone bill, here...

AT&T Next: A guide to its early upgrade plan

AT&T Next: A guide to its early upgrade plan

A look at AT&T's Next plan for customers wanting to upgrade their device early.

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.

How to Compare family / shared cell phone plans

How to Compare family / shared cell phone plans

We've built an easy to use engine to compare any list of phones, data and...

3 hidden cell phone plans that can save you a ton of money

3 hidden cell phone plans that can save you a ton of money

The lure of heavily advertised cell phone plans is strong, but there are...

Best phones in the world right now

Best phones in the world right now

Want to know what the best phones are right now that you can get on plans?...

 

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How to Compare Family Plans

Step by Step guide on how to compare family plans

NEW Samsung GALAXY S5 - Compare Plans and Prices

NEW Samsung GALAXY S5 - Compare Plans and Prices

Compare plans from all carriers on the new Galaxy S5

NEW HTC One M8 - Compare Plans and Prices

NEW HTC One M8 - Compare Plans and Prices

Compare plans from all carriers for the new HTC One M8

Compare Share and Family Plans for 2 or more lines

Compare Share and Family Plans for 2 or more lines

Compare multi-line share plans for all phones and payment options