Mobile

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The Top 20 Most Popular Mobile Apps

With more than 5 million apps available across both the Apple and Google stores, we were curious — where are most people spending their time? And what are the hottest new apps? Let’s find out. Rea ...
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Why Your 5G Device Still Needs Fiber Internet

Summary: 5G speeds — and 5G-capable cell phones — are already arriving. But 5G isn’t going to replace the need for fiber internet. In fact, it makes fiber even more important. Find out more abou ...
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What’s the Difference Between 4G LTE and 5G Mobile Networks?

Summary: It seems like everyone is talking about 5G — maybe because it promises to deliver speeds far faster than 4G LTE, and change our lives (again). Learn how the two networks relate to one anoth ...
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Top 12 Tips and Tricks for Your Mobile Phone

Summary: We’re spending more time (and money) on our phones than ever. So, you might as well make sure you’re using it as efficiently as possible. We’ve rounded up the top 12 tips for your phone ...
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Mobile Phone Usage in the U.S.: The Latest Trends

It seems like we’re all on our cell phones more than ever. Curious how much time (and money) that actually equates to? The mobile business is booming — so let’s dive into the numbers.   If ...
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How to Switch Mobile Phone Providers in 3 Easy Steps

Summary: Changing your mobile phone provider can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be! With our guide, switching cell phone carriers is easy. You just need to decide what you’ll keep, make ...
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What is a Mobile Hotspot?

Summary: A mobile hotspot is a feature that virtually every smartphone has, but not everyone understands or knows when to use it. By creating a WiFi network for your devices, a mobile hotspot can be a ...
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What Internet Speed is Best for My Cell Phone Plan?

Summary: If you’ve ever had to choose a high-speed internet plan, you know it can be complicated to figure out what speed you actually need. And, as we start to do more on our smartphones while we ...
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What is 5G?

Summary: 5G is the latest type of mobile network, and the coverage is expanding. Learn what makes 5G different than 4G LTE, how fast 5G really is, and how you’ll benefit from a faster mobile phone c ...