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Score a sweet deal Some people are happy to pay retail, but others are looking for a deal — and one of the ways to find discounts is to look for refurbished phones.
Boost or Mint? Both Mint Mobile and Boost Mobile offer some of the best deals you can get for prepaid service. This guide will help you pick the right alternative carrier for your specific requirements.
5G All of the major carriers are deploying 5G in some capacity and 5G-capable phones are more common than ever. It's all to answer the demand for more capacity and more consistent coverage.
Analog design with digital features Hybrid smartwatches combine the best of traditional timepieces with helpful smart features. These are some of our favorites!
Save With Google! Does Google Fi Wireless support 5G? How does it work? How do I switch to it? Here's everything you need to know about Google's take on wireless service — Google Fi.
G Pay on your wrist Ready to start paying for your coffee with only your smartwatch? Here are all the Wear OS watches that support Google Pay.
No wires required The OnePlus 12 is not only one of the fastest phones you can buy, but also one of the fastest charging with 50W wireless charging and up to 100W charging over USB-C.
Slide to silence The OnePlus 12 alert slider is one of the best OnePlus features allowing you to quickly switch to vibrate or silent mode without even unlocking your phone.
5G Everywhere! While AT&T 5G is moving fast for business customers, regular consumers have had to wait more. However, steady expansion in mid-band deployment has improved speeds and coverage.
Pay in full These prepaid phones offer plenty of power for most people with the battery capacity to keep going all day.
Prepaid Carrier Face-Off! Cricket Wireless offers amazing value on AT&T's network, but with T-Mobile's network now covering more people than ever, Boost Mobile may have a better plan for you.
Go 5G With Verizon Verizon's C-band had a rocky launch, but it has been making up ground with added spectrum and consistent expansion.
Affordable and reliable The Pixel 7a's values makes it the perfect fit for most people
Hands-free and smart Save on your energy costs with the best smart plugs for Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. Here are some of our favorites that are compatible with multiple smart voice assistants.
Pick Your T-Mobile MVNO! Mint Mobile and Ultra Mobile are both Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) that use T-Mobile's network infrastructure, but which one of these two prepaid carriers is right for you?
Boost Your Savings! Get a variety of data packs, great roaming add-ons, and a lot of other goodies.
AT&T's Prepaid Brand! Owned by AT&T and using its network, Cricket Wireless is one of the biggest MVNOs in the United States. Here's everything you need to know about the prepaid carrier's plans, phones, and more!
Stay charged! Samsung lets Galaxy users charge other devices, like smart watches and headphones, with wireless power share. You can even charge another phone!