LG Spirit 4G Review: The Best, Cheap Pre-Paid Phone We've Ever Used

Metro PCS isn't exactly known for its selection of cutting-edge devices. Yes, it has the Galaxy S III now, but they charge 500 bucks for it. Pardon us for generalizing, but we're going to posit that people on Metro PCS are looking to save money. That's where the LG Spirit 4G find its sweet-spot. » 2/28/13 11:00am 2/28/13 11:00am

Verizon Serves Up Cheaper Prepaid Plans for Smartphones (Update)

Verizon just launched two cheaper prepaid plans with unlimited talk and text messaging. The $70 plan offers 2GB of 3G data and for $60 you get 500MB. Previously, Verizon only had an $80 prepaid plan, that offered unlimited talk and text and 1GB of data. More data for cheaper? Good! The only thing is that the plan is… » 2/01/13 9:38am 2/01/13 9:38am

You Can Use the iPhone with a Prepaid Plan Very Soon

The dream is real. After AT&T killed prepaid plans for the iPhone, no US carrier has allowed anyone to go with a prepaid, no contract plan when it came to the iPhone. Not anymore. Come June 22nd, Cricket will be selling the iPhone and offering a $55 month-to-month unlimited voice, text and data plan. » 5/31/12 9:50am 5/31/12 9:50am

AT&T to Prepaid iPhone Owners: F*&k You Very Much Pay-As-You-Go Plans…

If you are an iPhone owner on a pay-as-you-go data plan, the end is near: AT&T has announced that the iPhone OS 3.0 upgrade will terminate your data service. The reason: A "technical change." Update from AT&T. » 6/15/09 7:00pm 6/15/09 7:00pm

AT&T Adds DataConnect Overage Charges, Pulls Plug on Unlimited Pre-Paid …

Shockingly, AT&T has discovered that *gasp* people are abusing their unlimited pre-paid data service by tapping into it with their laptops. As a result, the plug is being pulled on the $19.99/month option starting on November 12th. AT&T will also place a cap on the legitimate laptop DataConnect plan that works out to 5GB … » 10/06/08 11:45am 10/06/08 11:45am

If You are Going to Call Hookers, Go Pre-Paid: How to Avoid Eliot…

With the news about Elliot Spitzer's demise plastered everywhere you look, the folks at Complex brought up an interesting point—when you are a public figure, pre-paid cellphones are the way to go when calling hookers. Even drug dealers know that it is the way to go when you don't want to leave evidence behind—so how… » 3/13/08 6:45pm 3/13/08 6:45pm