The Best US Prepaid Data Deals

This post is no longer updated! Please visit to read the latest version. Last update: 26-Nov-2010. What’s new: Prepaid Android phones from Virgin Mobile, Cricket and MetroPCS, T-Mobile Web Day Pass, overpriced monthly prepaid smartphone plans from Verizon, $0.10/min calls on AT&T prepaid. Prepaid mobile plans are a great way to save on voice and SMS but what about data? Using data on prepaid here in the U.S. will require making some compromises. Reasonably priced prepaid data options are … Continue reading

Today On The Mobile Web

My picks for the top mobile and data news stories of the last 24 hours. N900 officially announced after a million leaks. Nokia’s first Linux based phone  has impressive specs:  3.5 inch, 800 x 480 touch screen,  hardware  QWERTY,  256 MB RAM, 768 MB virtual memory, Mozilla browser with Flash 9.4, tri-band 3G with support for U.S. T-Mobile bands. Official product page with full specs and lots of photos,  video, video,  N97, N86, N810 size comparison at All About Symbian. … Continue reading

2009 Predictions – What’s Ahead For Mobile

Photo: New Year’s fireworks over Tbilisi, Georgia by vshioshvili Some Rights Reserved In spite of  so-so results with my 2008 predictions, I’m back to try again. 2009 will be a year of significant changes in the mobile world. The current global recession will have a profound negative effect on all industries. Fortunately, mobile will be affected less than most. Users may cut back on mobile spending but they won’t give up their phones and startups will continue to innovate in … Continue reading