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Cell Phones and Hearing Aid Compatibility

Cell Phones and Hearing Aid Compatibility

| March 1, 2011

With the growth of the wireless phone industry and cell phone transitioning from analog to digital, folks who use hearing aids must ensure they purchase phones that will work with their hearing aid device. Digital cell phone signals can interfere with the operation hearing aid devices. As a result of signal interference, the Federal Communications […]

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US Cellular No Contract Phone Service

US Cellular No Contract Phone Service

| February 22, 2011

U.S. Cellular offers a no contract prepaid cell phone plan.  Before investigating the plan, you should find out if they provide service in your area.  Enter your zip code or city and state in their service area page.  Unfortunately, US cellular is not offered in New York, Georgia or California.  In an attempt to find […]

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T-Mobile 3G Smartphone No Contract Plans

T-Mobile 3G Smartphone No Contract Plans

| February 8, 2011

T-Mobile along with all of the other prepaid cell phone carriers offers a no contract prepaid plan for customers who wish to take advantage of the 3G smartphone technology. T-Mobile customers have a choice of selecting from three different smartphone plans: The least expensive is the $30 per month plan.  It comes with 1,500 talk […]

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PlatinumTel: Prepaid Plan for Android Smartphones

PlatinumTel: Prepaid Plan for Android Smartphones

| January 31, 2011

Just about every prepaid cell phone provider offers a no contact plan for Smartphones.  PlatinumTel is no different. If you’ve already read the earlier review about PlatinumTel’s cheap talk and texting rates, you know they’ve developed a reputation for having great rates on their talk/texting plans.  The PlatinumTel smart phone plan, on the other hand, […]

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AT&T Prepaid Plan for Smartphones

AT&T Prepaid Plan for Smartphones

| January 27, 2011

Prepaid cell phones have come a long way. The stigma associated with a prepaid cell phone is long gone.  As a matter of fact, prepaid cell phones are being hailed as the smarter alternative to expensive contract phone plans. When AT&T offers prepaid cell phones equipped with the 3G technology you know prepaid cell phones […]

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Senior Value Cell Phone by TracFone

Senior Value Cell Phone by TracFone

| January 25, 2011

The prepaid cell phone market is really stepping up to the plate.  When it comes to cell phone technology (whether contract or prepaid), most of the phone and gadget marketing has been geared towards the younger generation.  Fortunately services like Jitterbug and AARP spent a little extra time marketing to seniors. TracFone Wireless has joined […]

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An Updated Assurance Wireless Lifeline Program

An Updated Assurance Wireless Lifeline Program

| January 19, 2011

It seems that Assurance Wireless has upgraded its Lifeline program.  When I originally wrote a review on the Assurance Wireless Lifeline program in June of 2010 , they only offered 200 free talk minutes.  Things sure have changed in a few months. Assurance Wireless Talk Time The program now offers 250 voice minutes instead of […]

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Virgin Mobile Pay as You Go PayLo Plan

Virgin Mobile Pay as You Go PayLo Plan

| January 18, 2011

We already discussed Virgin Mobile’s Beyond Talk monthly plan in the last review.  For those of you who have not read the review, the Beyond Talk plan is a pretty economical prepaid plan for smart phones. Today we’ll discuss the other Virgin Mobile no contract prepaid plan called the PayLo Plan.  PayLo is a pay […]

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Virgin Mobil No Contract SmartPhone Plan

Virgin Mobil No Contract SmartPhone Plan

| January 13, 2011

Virgin Mobile is Sprint’s version of prepaid cell phone service.  Most popularly known as the network behind the Assurance Wireless free cell phone plan, Virgin Mobil also provides no contract plans for those who don’t qualify for the Assurance Wireless plan. Virgin Mobile has the Beyond Talk prepaid plan for SmartPhones and a pay as […]

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A Teen’s Review of the LG Cosmos Touch

A Teen’s Review of the LG Cosmos Touch

| January 7, 2011

We recently upgraded my daughter’s Verizon prepaid phone from the LG EnV2 to the LG Cosmos Touch. Because texting is the major method of communication between her and her friends, the phone had to pass the appropriate teenaged tests. LG Cosmos Touch Cons Of course the first thing she noticed was the Cosmos Touch does […]

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