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Breaking Down the MVNO Guide: Pure TalkUSA vs. Cricket Wireless

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Cricket Wireless, owned by AT&T, offers mobile service backed by one of the largest providers in the world, but how does their service compare with Pure TalkUSA?

A popular choice for mobile users, Cricket Wireless boasts many enticing features: fees and taxes included in quoted plan pricing, bring-your-own-device, and compatibility with a wide range of mobile networks. At Pure TalkUSA, we’re proud to offer all of that, plus world-class customer service and customizable budgets, so you can always find a plan to meet you or your family’s needs. Take a look at the chart to learn more about Pure TalkUSA vs. Cricket Wireless features, or better yet, hear what our customers have to say about Pure TalkUSA’s service:

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The Evolution of the Cell Phone

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Long ago, in a land (not so) far away, there existed a civilization that knew not the wonders of wireless technology. This primitive society never experienced the joy of Angry Birds, nor the thrill of taking a selfie on a camera phone. How did this world, which knew only of landlines, dial-up Internet, and even, dare we say it, face-to-face communication, come to be the one we know today, equipped with smartphones?

Let’s find out.

Without further ado, we give you: The Evolution of the Cell Phone.

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How Much Data Are You Really Using While Streaming?

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Picture this:

You’re on the way to visit family in another state. It’s your spouse’s turn to drive, so you settle into the passenger seat with your phone, ready to pass the hours with some Netflix. Thank goodness for that 4G connection! Everything is great… until you get your phone bill.

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Pure TalkUSA vs. Consumer Cellular: Breaking Down the MVNO Guide

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Wondering what Pure TalkUSA vs. Consumer Cellular looks like? We’ve compared the two in our MVNO Guide to help you choose the best service for you!

Consumer Cellular offers quality mobile service to seniors, featuring a variety of easy-to-use devices and stripped down monthly plans. At Pure TalkUSA, we pride ourselves on providing easily understandable options for customers of all ages and levels of expertise, while still boasting all the features and services to satisfy even the most advanced users. With features like rollover minutes, included messaging, and rollover data, our plans are hard to beat.

Take a look at the chart to learn more about Pure TalkUSA versus Consumer Cellular features, or better yet, hear what our customers have to say about Pure TalkUSA’s service:

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The Top 3 Phones of the Early 2000s

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We’re a society of smartphones, and these devices do everything- text, call, navigate, entertain. But what about those old school retro phones we loved so much? You know, the ones that could fall without their screen shattering into a billion bits. Those were cool too… right?

You bet! We took a look at some the greatest phones this world has ever seen, and after all these years, we’re still impressed! Step aside, smartphones. It’s old school time.

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Your Mobile Virtual Network Operator Comparison Guide

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There’s so much to consider when choosing a prepaid or no contract cell phone plan provider. How do you go about it? Do you only look at price? Do you need a family plan? Who offers them?

Don’t you wish all of the information were in one place?

Now, it is! We’ve broken down these considerations for you and compared them across other prepaid & no contract cell phone plan companies. With our MVNO Guide, you can compare no contract phone plan providers and see what MVNO is the best fit for you.

Browse the guide and make an informed decision about your new service provider.

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Tethering: What It Is & Why It Matters

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Picture this:

You’re going on vacation with the family. You drive six hours to get to the beach and can’t wait to hit the sand. But first, you need to send a crucial proposal to your boss. But wait… your super-saver hotel doesn’t have Wi-Fi. They only have dial-up for their desktop computers, which doesn’t help you at all because your document is on your laptop.

If only your laptop could hop on 3G and magically connect to the Internet like your phone!
… Could it?

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Great Moments in Cell Phone History: Karl Arnold’s Futuristic Cartoon

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We already know that life without mobile phones would be pretty tough for cell phone junkies like ourselves, if not downright impossible. We use our cell phones for so much more than just phone calls every day: email, texting, directions, entertainment.

But how did we get here? Phones weren’t always so hi-tech. In fact, they weren’t always mobile! Remember when you gave out your home phone number? Now, many people don’t even have a landline.

With all of the advances in mobile technology, we’d like to take a moment to reflect back on cell phones’ evolution. How can we appreciate where we are, if we don’t know where we’ve been? Continue reading

The 411 On Texting Lingo

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Ah, texting—Millennials’ natural way of communication and English teachers’ arch nemesis.

Mobile phones provide us with several easy ways to communicate, but perhaps the simplest method of all is the text message. Quick, short and convenient, texting is often the preferred method of communication for several mobile phone users.

The best part? Texting abbreviations of course. As if texting wasn’t quick enough, mobile junkies have now created some lingo to save you even more time when constructing a message

But what do these terms & abbreviations really mean? We’ve decoded 20 of the most common texting abbreviations. Are you text savvy? Read on to find out!

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Could You Survive a World Without Cell Phones?

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Hey Cell Phone Junkies and Mobile Internet Addicts!

Today, we’re imagining a time you probably can’t comprehend… a time before cell phones.

Nowadays, us technology folk are all about these devices and their mobile Internet capabilities—even seniors are savvy cell users! So we took a minute to think back on life without our right-hand man. Do you think you could’ve handle it? Let’s find out!

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