Complete Mobile World Congress 2012 coverage from Barcelona, including new phones, tablets, apps and
The BlackBerry Curve 9310 is still the same ho-hum handset you can expect from RIM, but for a no-contract BlackBerry, it's reliable and makes texting a breeze.
LG 101 - black (Virgin Mobile) - No Contract
Don't want another two-year noose? You can get a contract-free GSM version of the new iPhone -- for a price.
It's getting cheaper and easier to own a smartphone, but is there a downside to breaking away from the Big Four?
The philanthropic carrier gives you unlimited talk, texting, and data -- but if you're thinking there's a catch, you're right.
The monthly plan, initially launching on four phones, gets you unlimited talk, text, and Web.
A surprisingly high number of customers are opting to pay for their own smartphones in monthly installments, avoiding a two-year contract. And that's good news for AT&T.
MetroPCS' entry-level Android 4.1 phone is light on price, but also on features.
The AT&T subsidiary lowers prices and raises data buckets for its prepaid plans, and puts a trio of Samsung phones on sale.
The carrier at last is offering a break to customers willing to jump onto its shared data plans without a contract.