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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

Mophie JuicePack Plus for iPhone 5 – Stuff I Use

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In this video, I’ll be talking about the Mophie Juice Pack Plus for the iPhone 5 and 5s. The Juice Pack Plus is a combination extended battery and iPhone case. The Juice Pack Plus will extend the battery life of

Straight Talk Wireless Now Supports Verizon’s 4G LTE Network!


Straight Talk is now offering 4G LTE on its verizon-compatible network. Previously, they only offered 3G CDMA service and many Verizon 4G LTE phones like the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 5 were not eligible and could not be

Nokia Lumia 520 $20 Smartphone


In this video, I check out the Nokia Lumia 520. This phone is awesome because I was able to buy it for $20 on sale on Amazon and it works with the Straight Talk ATT network. Check out the video

Using Personal Hotspot with Straight Talk


A reader, Jake , asks: Hi mr. Bob – got switched over to ST today, I did the BYOP thing with an iPhone 4s. Everything’s working but I can’t use my Personal Hotspot. When I turn it on, web page

Help Setting up Simple Mobile Data and MMS on the BLU Studio 5s Running Android 4.1.2


This page explains how to set up your Simple Mobile data, internet, MMS picture messages, and group texts on your BLU Studio 5s using Android 4.1.2 If you are unable to browse the web without wi-fi, send and receive MMS