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Prepaid Cell Phones and Radiation

If you use a cell phone the old-fashioned way, then you should take time to read the book Disconnect by Derva Davis. When I say the old-fashioned way, I’m talking about dialing a number, putting the phone to your ear and actually having a voice conversation. If you only use it for texting, you’re a […] Read More

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Prepaid iPhone with Virgin Mobile

Virgin Mobile offers a prepaid iPhone plan. The phones currently available on their site are the iPhone 4S 16GB and the iPhone 4 8GB. For some reason, Virgin Mobile limits the number of phones to two per customer. As expected, the purchase price of the phone is more than if you were to sign up […] Read More

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Cell Phones and Battery Charging

This post is not specific to prepaid cell phones only. This little tidbit of information, which may be obvious to some, but apparently not so obvious to the folks in my house, is something I wish I had come across a battery ago. Here’s the tip: Be mindful when charging your cell phone. When my […] Read More

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Verizon’s 3G Monthly Prepaid Plan

Now that we’ve gone over the other two Verizon plans ( $50 Unlimited Plan and the Daily Access Plan) let’s talk about their 3G prepaid plan. First, let’s talk about phone selection.  Verizon offers the Motorola Androids, Droid, Droid X2 or Droid 3 with prices ranging from $399.99 to $459.99. They also offer the Blackberry […] Read More

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Android Prepaid Cell Phones

Virgin Mobile, LG and Android have produced a sensible, prepaid cell phone with all the perks that are available in today’s mobile world. The LG Optimus Prepaid Android phone gives you all the power of a smart phone in a non-contractual package. The Optimus is 3G and Wi-Fi capable and features a 3.2″ touch screen. […] Read More

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Downloading Apps on Verizon Prepaid Phones

While waiting in the doctor’s office the other day, I decided to play with my cell phone a bit. Instead of killing time by starting a texting conversation, I decided to see what sort of entertainment my phone could provide. Checking Account Balance I thought it wise to check my account balance to see how […] Read More

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Upgrading Verizon Prepaid Cell Phones

Back in December, I wrote a post about receiving a discount for upgrading a Verizon prepaid cell phone. Because I was aware of Verizon’s prepaid upgrade discount, we decided to upgrade another phone used by a family member. This phone was a very old flip phone. I halfway expected the customer service person to roll […] Read More

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Stop Accidental Phone Dialing with Slide2Call

Butt calls it is a term given to cell phone calls made from your cell phone without your knowledge. You may have your cell phone in your pocket, sit down and make a butt call. Or, you can have your cell phone in your purse; it rubs up against a tube of lipstick and viola, […] Read More

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Verizon Prepaid Cell Phone Apps

The question often comes up as to whether or not you can purchase apps using a Verizon prepaid cell phone. Well, the answer is it all depends. It depends on the type of phone you have. If you don’t have a smartphone, you’ll have to purchase your games and entertainment through your phone directly (navigate […] Read More

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Cell Phones and Hearing Aid Compatibility

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 […] Read More

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