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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

BLU Life One 4G LTE Android Phone Part 2


Here is my second video about my BLU Life One smartphone. I talk a little bit about my experience with the phone so far.  Check it out and see my garden too!    

My Amazon Shopping App Doesn’t Work with Cellular Data


A reader, Minnie, asks.. I have a straight talk Galaxy S4 that runs off att. I used you advice for the APN and now my phone is able to send photos. Thank you. I cannot connect to Amazon App using

Problem Receiving Picture Messages on My Straight Talk Samsung Galaxy Prime Core


A reader, Rosemarie, writes… I just bought a Samsung Galaxy Core Prime from straight talk at Walmart and had my number transferred from my other straight talk phone. I couldn’t receive messages at first and then after calling the company

My Straight Talk Wireless Transfer Is Still Not Working


A reader, Jerry, writes.. Well I transferred my number from one straight talk phone to the other on the ST website lastnight! Its been almost 24 hours and Both the New and the Old phones are Not working!! I’ve been

Should I Choose the Straight Talk AT&T or Verizon Network?

A reader, John asks… Hey Bob, Please answer me ASAP. I am purchasing a Verizon iPhone 6. I get great coverage at home and at school with both ST AT&T and ST Verizon. I am almost certain I would receive

Only Getting 3G Using Straight Talk Wireless with an iPhone 5


A reader, Jay, asks… hey, I have an unlocked iphone 5 32gb with a straight talk simcard which shows 3G on top even after enabling LTE and trying few tricks like swap sim and enter back and all but still

Straight Talk Wireless, Net10 Wireless, and the iOS 8.4 Update


Update: I updated to iOS 8.4 and Straight Talk seems to be working fine. I made sure I could send and receive MMS pictures messages both before and after. I updated. I also ran SpeedTest before and after, and my

BLU Life One 4G LTE Android Smartphone Unboxing


I received my BLU Life One 4G LTE phone from Amazon on Monday. Check out my first video below. Below is an affiliate link to the BLU Life One on Amazon.