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All About Mobile Hotspots

Learn about how mobile hotspots work and the options available through Straight Talk.

Straight Talk isn’t just about competitively priced prepaid phone service – we have other features, too, like our mobile hotspots. These convenient devices ...

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5 Ways To Speed Up Your Smartphone

Try these tips and tricks for a better smartphone experience.

If you’re an active smartphone user, you’ve probably dealt with speed issues before. They can be caused by a variety of problems, from overburdened storage to an outdated operating...

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Discover The Benefits Of Prepaid Service

It might be time to break up with your current wireless provider

Straight Talk’s prepaid phone service plans ensure access to all of the bells and whistles provided by other service providers – but without the overwhelming contract. If you’...

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A Brief History Of The Emoji

Discover the origin of all your favorite smartphone symbols.

At this point, it’s hard to imagine a world in which our text and social media messages couldn’t be accented with tiny, colorful images. These symbols – known as emoji – compris...

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Choosing Your Smartphone Vol. I: The Casual User

Discover what really matters when you’re looking for a new phone.

Purchasing a smartphone isn’t all that different from buying a new car. There are lots of different brands to choose from, and many people have passionate preferences. At the s...