MetroPCS adds ONE TOUCH Fierce and ONE TOUCH Evolve to lineup

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MetroPCS announced on Monday that a pair of Alcatel smartphones have joined the carrier’s lineup. Tapped with very affordable price points, the ONE TOUCH Fierce and ONE TOUCH Evolve are low-cost Androids with no long-term commitments. The $99 Fierce runs Android 4.2.2. Jelly Bean, ...

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FreedomPop debuts ‘Bring your own phone’ plan; now offering HTC EVO 4G

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FreedomPop on Tuesday announced the immediate availability of their latest device, the HTC EVO 4G. Selling at $99 without a contract, FreedomPop will pair the smartphone with rate plan that starts at a mere $7.99 per month. For your money you’ll get 500 voice minutes, unlimited text ...

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Aio Wireless offering free ZTE Prelude with any plan

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Just a quick heads up to let you you guys and gals know about a promotion from Aio Wireless which sees the no-contract carrier giving a smartphone away for free. Effective a few weeks back, the carrier is offering the ZTE Prelude at no cost to the customer. Given there’s no long-term ...

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Virgin Mobile calls on HTC Desire for latest smartphone

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Virgin Mobile on Monday announced the immediate availability of the HTC Desire. Not to be mistaken for the 2010 smartphone of the same name, this is a no-contract version of the Desire 601 introduced only this fall. Powered by Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the 4G LTE handset is more likely to be ...

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Virgin Mobile debuts $99 ZTE AWE

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Virgin Mobile announced on Tuesday that the $99 ZTE AWE is now available to purchase through the no-contract carrier. Powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the phone features a 4-inch display, a 5-megapixel rear camera, a 1.2GHz processor, 1GB RAM, and 4GB internal storage. The 3G handset can be ...

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Aio Wireless offering no contract Galaxy S4

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Aio Wireless, the pre-paid child of AT&T, launched its new service in May and is now offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 for $579.99, with no contract!  Compare that to T-Mobile’s $603.99 at it sounds like a pretty decent deal. Now, we all know about the non-stop bickering between AT&T ...

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Zact adds Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Victory to smartphone lineup

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The no-contract carrier adds a pair of Samsung smartphones to its roster; both are available immediately.

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Thoughts…in brief: Contract, no contract, or screw it all?

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If you have read my bio, you know I am a mother, wife, writer, and low-grade tech junkie. I’m no expert when it comes to technology, but I easily learn from experiences and thoroughly enjoy listening to what others have to say.  With that in mind I was sitting in my office last week ...

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Boost Mobile now offering Samsung Galaxy Prevail II

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Boost Mobile announced on Thursday that the Samsung Galaxy Prevail II is now available through the prepaid carrier. Priced at $179.99, the phone runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a 1.4GHz processor, 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, and 4-inch display. Boost ...

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AT&T now offering new GoPhone prepaid smartphone plans

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AT&T has begun offering new smartphone plans for customers who use the GoPhone service. The prepaid, no-contract smartphone plans range in price from $25-$60 per month depending on the amount minutes and data you need. Specifically, the new plans are the $40 and $60 options. $25 — 250 ...

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Virgin Mobile rings up Samsung Galaxy Ring for prepaid crowd

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Virgin Mobile announced on Monday that the Samsung Galaxy Ring is now available for its prepaid buyers. Priced at $179.99, the handset runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and features a 1.4GHz processor, 4.0-inch TFT display, and 5-megapixel rear camera. The no-contract smartphone should be plenty of ...

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T-Mobile rumored to launch Phase II of UNcarrier strategy on June 23

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Word on the street is that T-Mobile will introduce the second phase of its UNcarrier program on June 23. Rumors suggest the carrier will introduce new rate plan options(s) for post-paid subscribers who wish to forgo the credit check. Reportedly, these plans will be very similar to the current ...

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Cricket announces Samsung Galaxy S4 for June 7

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No-contract wireless provider Cricket today announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S4. Priced at $599, the 4G LTE smartphone will be offered starting from June 7. Qualified customers can purchase the device at $54.99 down with monthly payments. Cricket provides a variety of ...

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Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile to offer Samsung Galaxy S 3 in June

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Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile announced on Monday that both carriers will soon offer the 4G LTE-ready Samsung Galaxy S 3. Pricing and exact timing will be announced by the respective providers in short order however we expect each to release the smartphone in June. Specifications for the ...

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Zact enters the no-contract fray with custom-built plans

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T-Mobile, AT&T, and pretty much every other no-contract carrier have at least one more wireless provider to keep an eye on.  The carrier is called Zact and it aims to make things easier and/or provide more options than the other guys. Zact, offers a pair of entry-level Android handsets at ...

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