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Keep Your Phone Safe With Easy Exchange

Eliminate the stress that comes with a damaged device.

Remember when “the dog ate my homework”? These days, Fido might be doing more damage to your device. Whether your dog has fetched your phone or you flipped it into the kitchen sink – wh...

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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 They can be caused by a variety of problems, from overburdened storage to an outdated operating...

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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...