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Smartphonematters is the source for helping consumers with smartphones and prepaid wireless plans. We help readers make informed decisions with picking and choosing the right prepaid wireless plan for their needs. Smartphonematters provides hands on reviews of prepaid wireless services

Using a BLU Studio 5.5 Smartphone with Net10 Wireless


A reader, LeAnn, asks… I was wondering if there is anything I can do I have a studio blu model C746440225T and I bought a $30 30 day plan and it says it isn’t compatible with my phone is there

Using an Unlocked iPhone 6 from the Apple Store with Straight Talk Wireless’ Verizon Network


A reader, Martin writes, I just bought an unlocked iphone 6 directly from Apple. According to the Straight Talk website, it showed up as working under the BYOP/other carriers option. Up until getting the phone and manually entering the IMEI

Using a Sprint iPhone 5 on Straight Talk Wireless’ Verizon Network


A reader, Logan, writes I have a previously owned iPhone 5 that was on the sprint network and had sprint hardware. I’ve been dealing with sprint, and Apple representatives trying to get my phone on for over a week now.

Using an Alltel iPhone 5 with Straight Talk Wireless


A reader Phillip asks… Hello. I was needing to know how to unlock my iphone 5 alltel with sim In Order to set it up on number transfer with straight talk. I don’t know the answer to this question, but

Using a Verizon LG L2 with Straight Talk Wireless’ T-Mobile Network


A reader, Christian recently shared this comment… I have a Verizon LG-G2 on straight talk T-Mobile sim card. I was getting up to 70 mb with Verizon, and when I put in the Straight Talk T-Mobile sim, it went down

Buying a Verizon iPhone 5s to Use with Straight Talk Wireless


A reader, Ashley, asks… Do you think I could buy an iPhone 5s cheap from verizon and take it to straight talk or would I need to buy an unlocked phone? Hi Ashley, I don’t think this will work, so

Confused about Straight Talk Wireless 3G and LTE Network Connections


A reader, Elizabeth, asks… I am sorry if you have answered this already but I am getting confused reading responses and trying to figure out if they apply to me. Here is my situation: I bought a iPhone 5s unlocked

Are You Buying the Apple Watch?


Apple released the Apple Watch today. Online orders are already sold out and won’t ship until June. I am not going to order one, I’ll wait and see all the reviews and decide if I’d get any value from one.