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Status Symbols: Decoding your Mobile Phone’s Status Bar Icons

Remember when all you knew about your cell phone was the number of bars you were filling on that little staircase and how many tiny slices of battery you had left? Devices these days broadcast what seems like a novel’s worth of hieroglyphics in ...

4 Ways to Wake up Smarter with your Smartphone

When Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday night, millions of phones across America will automatically set themselves back an hour, gifting their owners with an extra hour of sleep. Technology truly is wonderful, don’t you think?

We think Straight T...

Teach Your Teen Safe Driving Habits with Safe Driver Car Connection

This year's National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) takes place on October 19–25, 2014. This special week is designated to raise awareness for teen driver safety issues and encourage safe teen driver and passenger behavior. National Teen Driver ...

Introducing BYOT—Bring Your Own Tablet to Straight Talk

Tablets seem to be everywhere nowadays. That’s why we created our Bring Your Own Tablet (BYOT) program. BYOT offers everything you love about Straight Talk for your tablet. BYOT is compatible with virtually any GSM tablet and offers coverage on T...

Summer Apps

Bust out your swimsuit and slap on some sunscreen because summer is in full swing. And Straight Talk is here to help you get more this summer. With our $45 Unlimited talk, text, and data plan, you’ll get up to 10X more high-speed data than other ...

The World Needs More Straight Talk, Not So-Called “Value Plans”

Many major carriers have recently shifted their long standing “contract” business models to start allowing customers to switch to cheaper plans if they buy or bring their own phone. The new plans are marketed as “value plans” and feature s...

International Long Distance Modifications


This week, we’re rolling out a few changes to our 30 day International Long Distance Plan offering and want to give you the scoop.

It’s our mission to offer great plans at a low cost. In order to do so, we’re taking steps to manage the dema...