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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

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

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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.

Text Messaging Forwarding Problems between My iPhone, iPad, and Mac

One cool feature of iOS is Text Message Forwarding, which let’s you send and receive text messages from your iPhone on your other Apple devices. For me, that’s my iPad Air and MacBook Pro. Every so often I seem to

Using An Unlocked Sprint iPhone 5c with Straight Talk Wireless

A reader, Kyelin, asks.. I have and inlocked sprint 5c and trimg to use for straight talk. How do I convert? So I can use it! Thanks in advance Hi Kyelin, If your Sprint iPhone 5c is truly unlocked and

Still No Google Project Fi Invite

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I had a message from Google to check the status of my Project Fi invitation so I logged into their site only to be told that I am on the list and I should check back later. What about you?

Verifying Your iPhone’s Cellular Data Connection, MMS Picture Messages, and Group Text Messages

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This article explains how to verify your cellular data, MMS picture messages, and group text messages on your iPhone. Typically, you want to do this after you have set your wireless carrier’s APN on your iPhone. This article is only

Setting up Straight Talk Wireless wap.tracfone APN on Your iPhone

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Introduction This article explains how to set up the Straight Talk Wireless wap.tracfone APN on your iPhone with iOS 8 installed. The steps should also be similar for iOS 7 too. This article is only for the iPhone and Straight

Setting up Straight Talk Wireless att.mvno APN on Your iPhone

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Introduction This article explains how to set up the Straight Talk Wireless att.mvno APN on your iPhone with iOS 8 installed. The steps should also be similar for iOS 7 too. This article is only for the iPhone and Straight