Tag: understanding

  • How to Buy a Smartphone: Understanding No-Contract Smartphone Plans

    T-Mobile killed carrier contracts and paved the way for their complete eradication. With contracts, so too goes the subsidized smartphone pricing we were all used to paying. All of a sudden that $200 iPhoneis now $700. T-Mobile killed data contracts in 2023. The other carriers have followed. So with freedom comes choice, which can be […]

  • How to Buy a Smartphone: Understanding LTE, VoLTE, GSM, & CDMA

    When T-Mobile dropped contract requirements in 2023, it shook up the wireless world. The other carriers that make up the big four – AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon – eventually followed suit. As a result, smartphone manufacturers began making their unlocked waresavailable for purchase, bringing an entirely new level of freedom to smartphone vets and would-be […]