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Do Reverse Phone Lookups Work on Prepaid Cellphones?

When you have a telephone number, you can often access both the name and address associated with it without any other information. This process is called a reverse phone lookup. In the past, this type of lookup worked best with the phone numbers linked to traditional residential and commercial landlines. However, as cell phones became […] Read More

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Ringtones are a type of a status symbol. Phone customers try their best to get the latest, greatest, craziest ring tones. As a result, purchasing ringtones on a prepaid cell phone is quite a lucrative business for phone service providers. The other day, my daughter voiced her opinion about having the standard ringtones that came […] Read More

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What is Cell Phone Bill Shock?

Back in October 2010 the Federal Communications Commission instituted a plan to prevent bill shock. As a prepaid cell phone customer you may ask what the heck is bill shock? Bill shock, as defined by the FCC is a “sudden and unexpected increase in monthly [cell phone] bills that is caused by a change in […] Read More

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Sending SMS Email Message to TracFone Customers

Before attempting to send an email to a TracFone user, you should first know that TracFone does not own its own service network.  Its customers are serviced by using existing networks belonging to service providers such as AT&T, Verizon and the like.  Therefore, when attempting to send an email to a TracFone customer, you must […] Read More

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Kajeet Prepaid for Kids

If you have young kids and you’re deciding whether or not to get them a cell phone, Kajeet sounds like it’s the cell phone service for you. Kajeet is a prepaid service that was created especially for kids and for the parents who are concerned about giving their child a cell phone. Kajeet is a […] Read More

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Calling with Google Voice

I know this is a site about prepaid cell phones, but every once in a while I come across something that is sort of related to prepaid cell phones (and not really), but I’d like to share. This time it’s Google Voice. The Big “G” has come out with a really neat way to keep […] Read More

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With everyone having a cell phone now a days, when one rings its difficult to tell whose phone is ringing. After awhile all of the ringtones sound alike. Even if you do realize that your phone is the one that’s ringing you’re not sure if it’s a text alert or an actual phone call. There’s […] Read More

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A Non Cell Phone Post

I know this blog is about prepaid cell phones but I wanted to throw this idea out there. What about Magic Jack? Think about it. If you work pretty much exclusively from a laptop or computer, you can make or receive phone calls for $20 a year. All you really need is a high-speed internet […] Read More

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Texting Donations from Prepaid Cell Phones

With the recent earthquake disaster in Haiti, many organizations have set up the ability to send donations via cell phone text messages. All you have to do is text a certain number and your preset donation amount will be sent to the organization. For Example, the Red Cross has set up a relief donation text. […] Read More

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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 […] Read More

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