Category Archives: Case Studies

[Mind blown] Serious magic here: $50? Or $250,000?

So you’ve switched to prepaid. Great! You’ve managed to save somewhere in the vicinity of $50 per month (or more!) from your monthly recurring bills. How far does $50 really get you, though? It’s a dozen lattes from your favorite … Continue reading

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Android off-contract: JR Raphael’s journey

JR Raphael at Computer World was generous enough to share his journey into prepaid. Spoiler: he loves it. In short: I love it. I feel like I’ve finally broken free from the carriers’ chains. I’m paying a fraction of what … Continue reading

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[UPDATE: Math + Monday = Hard] NanoSIM cards spotted in T-Mobile stores, save 50% on your iPhone 5!

Leave it to TmoNews to receive first reports of anything T-Mobile. David Beren of TmoNews has received information that points to NanoSIM cards (the new form factor for SIM cards used in the iPhone 5) arriving in select T-Mobile stores. … Continue reading

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Android and Me praises prepaid service, makes device recommendations: September 2012

Once again, Taylor Wimberly of Android and MeĀ fame provides a very thorough piece on prepaid phone service and why it’s right for him. After making the switch to using an unlocked Android phone on Straight Talk, I see no real … Continue reading

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