Wireless contracts and device subsidies will soon go the way of the dinosaur. CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how to navigate the changing mobile landscape.
The refurbished 1st-gen phone pairs with TextNow's newly updated monthly plans, which start at $18.99 for unlimited everything. You can also get a 1st-gen Moto X for $149.99.
The philanthropic carrier gives you unlimited talk, texting, and data -- but if you're thinking there's a catch, you're right.
Don't want another two-year noose? You can get a contract-free GSM version of the new iPhone -- for a price.
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.
It's getting cheaper and easier to own a smartphone, but is there a downside to breaking away from the Big Four?
The AT&T subsidiary lowers prices and raises data buckets for its prepaid plans, and puts a trio of Samsung phones on sale.
The monthly plan, initially launching on four phones, gets you unlimited talk, text, and Web.
Forget contracts, the retailer is offering 30-day unlimited plans that start at $45 per month through Straight Talk Wireless and Net10 Wireless.
The carrier at last is offering a break to customers willing to jump onto its shared data plans without a contract.