Lifestyle

Check out some tips on how Straight Talk can fit into your everyday life and be more than just your wireless provider.

Couple cooks while checking directions on tablet

Get Smart About Meal Planning With Three Essential Apps

Planning meals is easier than ever with help from your smartphone or tablet.

Quick answer: Looking for meal-planning apps? Mealime is an excellent choice for families with dietary restrictions, while MyPlate is a prime choice for the health-consc...

Man with smartwatch selects emoji

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...

Friends sitting together on their phones

How Much Time Do We Really Spend On Our Smartphones?

The amount of time the average phone owner spends with a device has grown steadily for years.

Think back to the last time you took a look at your phone. Odds are, you’re not having a tough time remembering. Why? Studies show that the average Am...

Person finding location on phone

Discover How Smartphone Location Features Can Help Keep You Safe

Sharing your location with friends and family can make finding one another that much easier in the event of an emergency.

Alongside the many helpful innovations that now come standard with nearly every mobile device on the market, location sharin...

Woman smiling and talking on phone

Say Goodbye To Your Phone Anxiety In Four Steps

Phone calls may seem intimidating, but with these easy tactics, you’ll be an expert conversationalist in no time.

The phone call is no longer the everyday necessity it once was. Previous generations would dash to pick up their landline’s rece...

Woman listening to music with headphones on her smartphone

A Guide To Mobile Phones For The Music Fanatic

All the tips music lovers need for getting the most out of their smartphone.

Always blasting your favorite tunes? There are plenty of ways you can customize your Straight Talk device to better serve your needs as an audiophile. Read on for a quic...

Samsung Galaxy S8 with 18:9 aspect ratio display

Why the 18:9 Aspect Ratio is Taking Over Smartphones

An increasing number of smartphones feature the up-and-coming 18:9 aspect ratio.

Quick Answer: The 18:9 aspect ratio makes it easier for smartphone users to use two apps at once, while upgrading the way they watch movies, TV shows, and other vide...