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The Best Ways to Watch Movies With Your Smartphone

With today’s mobile technology, your favorite movies are just a few taps away.

Kicking back and watching your favorite blockbuster with popcorn in hand is a simple way to enjoy a comfy night in, and thanks to high-tech smartphones, viewing the ...

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The Best Games And Accessories For Fun On Your Phone

Take your mobile gaming up a notch in 2018 with these tips.

Quick answer: For the best mobile gaming experience, choose a smartphone gamepad, a headset with an integrated microphone, and a powerful battery pack.

When smartphones first hit the ma...

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...

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Safety First: The Latest Smartphone Security Features

Learn about the advanced security features available on your smartphone.

Quick answer: If you’re looking to protect all the content and data you save in your smartphone, your phone’s software already has you covered. Advanced security feature...

Woman holding iPhone with drained battery

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-...