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How to Send an Email Message to a NET10 Cell Phone

How to Send an Email Message to a NET10 Cell Phone

| November 8, 2009

Most prepaid mobile phone carriers allow folks to send short email messages to a cell phone (called SMS messages for Short Message Service). In order to send such an email message, the sender must not only have the complete phone number of the cell phone (which means the area code and 7-digit number), but it […]

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Net10 Prepaid Cell Phone Service

Net10 Prepaid Cell Phone Service

| November 5, 2009

NET10 offers a pre-paid cell phone service for California residents at a rate of 10 cents per minute. The 10-cent rate covers local, long distance and roaming charges which isn’t too bad when you stop to compare them to a few other prepaid cell phone providers. On their site they compare the NET10 phone rates […]

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Jitterbug Prepaid Cell Phone Plan (For Seniors)

Jitterbug Prepaid Cell Phone Plan (For Seniors)

| October 25, 2009

Senior citizens are fully capable of using regular prepaid cellphones.  There is no need to get special cell phones because one ages.  However, nature plays a few pretty interesting tricks as we age and vision seems to be the butt of the aging joke.  A senior’s vision isn’t quite as sharp as it used to […]

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Sending Text Mesages via Email: List of SMS Addresses

Sending Text Mesages via Email: List of SMS Addresses

| October 23, 2009

For some reason some people still think that prepaid cell phones don’t have the same capabilities as monthly contract cell phones. That’s not quite true. Even prepaid cell phones can receive text messages from email addresses. How to Send a Text via Email To send a text message to a pre paid cell phone via […]

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What to do When Your Kid’s LG enV2 OK Button Stops Working?

What to do When Your Kid’s LG enV2 OK Button Stops Working?

| October 8, 2009

In an earlier post I got to interview a few ‘professional’ texters. They don’t get paid for texting but they should. Anything you do all day you might as well get paid for it. Anyway, one of the complaints they had about their LG enV2 was the “OK” button is the first thing to go […]

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MetroPCS Cell Phone Service

MetroPCS Cell Phone Service

| August 10, 2009

The MetroPCS motto states: “The Unlimited Company that Gives you More.”  Just how much more and how much will the more cost. MetroPCS cellular phone plans range between $30 and $50 and do not require a signed contract, activation fees are non existent and they throw in the first month of service free.  That sounds […]

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Best Cell Phones for Kids

Best Cell Phones for Kids

| June 19, 2009

Some parents may bristle at the idea of buying a cell phone for their children, worried about astronomical phone bills and unrestricted usage. Firefly Cell Phone The Firefly is currently the most popular cell phone on the market to be specifically aimed at children, and with its bright colour schemes, cartoony designs and screen animations, it […]

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Funding Your AT&T GoPhone – Pay as You Go Plan

Funding Your AT&T GoPhone – Pay as You Go Plan

| May 13, 2009

You can replenish your GoPhone Pay as You Go plan online by going to the AT&T site and logging onto your account.  In order to use this option, you must register using your wireless number and selecting a password. If you don’t have internet access, you can add air time to your AT&T phone directly […]

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Save Money – Buy a Refurbished Cell Phone

Save Money – Buy a Refurbished Cell Phone

| April 30, 2009

Because of the increasing popularity of buying refurbished phones, you can pick them up just about anywhere.  You can go to the manufacturer’s web sites such as Nokia, Motorola or Sony, or, you can purchase a refurbished cell phone through your cell phone service provider.  Before signing up to purchase a new cell phone, look […]

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PrePaid Cell Phone Discount for AARP Members

PrePaid Cell Phone Discount for AARP Members

| April 16, 2009

If you are over 50 and have an AARP membership, you qualify to enjoy a discount if you opt to use Consumer Cellular as your prepaid cell phone provider. Consumer Cellular offers the usual no contract, risk free service. They boast a 100% satisfaction guarantee within the first 45 minutes of cell phone use or […]

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