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Extend Your Phone's Battery Life With These Tips

Learn why you’re always plugging in to power up.

Quick answer: To extend your phone’s battery life, you can turn off notifications, close out of apps, dim screen brightness and turn off Wi-Fi when traveling.

You might not even be home from w...

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How to Switch Carriers and Keep Your Own Phone

Get what you’re looking for with a no-contract wireless plan.

Quick answer: You can switch to a no-contract wireless provider and keep your own phone with the Straight Talk Keep Your Own Phone SIM Activation Kit.

There are a wide range of mobi...

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Kid-Friendly Apps to Enjoy With Straight Talk

Keep kids entertained with these fun, educational games.

Whether you’re waiting in line at the bank or relaxing at home, keep your child occupied with fun, educational, and age-appropriate apps on your Straight Talk phone. From apps without in...

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Four Ways to Get Fit With Your Straight Talk Phone

Get more out of your device with these tips.

Finding time for fitness isn't easy, but your smartphone can be an invaluable partner in everything from invigorating your workouts to achieving better eating habits. Read on for four easy ways to get ...

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Here Are Our Favorite New iOS 11 Features

From Apple Pay to an improved Siri, we've tested the latest and greatest Apple updates.

The most recent iteration of Apple’s legendary iOS mobile operating system, iOS 11, boasts a host of features to appease the tech giant’s trendy fan base....

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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...

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What You Need to Know About Face ID

This smartphone technology could one day replace Touch ID.

You’ve probably heard of Touch ID – Apple’s fingerprint recognition feature – but what’s Face ID? Debuting on the iPhone X, Face ID is a facial recognition system designed by Ap...