Monthly Archives: April 2014

What are the differences between 2G, 3G, 4G and LTE?

In a nutshell the difference is SPEED. The G in 2G, 3G and 4G stands for Generation, and they refer 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation of wireless technology. The newer generation is faster, more secure and more reliable. 1G was offered in analog technology (AMPS), and since 2G signals are transmitted in digital format […]

By |April 30th, 2014|Smartphones|1 Comment|

How does prepaid phone plan work?

A cell phone is a wireless electronic device that is used to make phone calls, exchange SMS & MMS messages, access Internet and do a lot more . Depending on how a cell phone is used, certain phone plans offer greater cost savings than other plans. Two of the most common types are Prepaid Phone […]

How do you unlock a smartphone?

As previously discussed in Why use an unlocked phone?, there is no locking mechanism available in CDMA phones. The subscriber identity information of the CDMA phones is controlled by the carrier, so the phones themselves do not have locking mechanism. So, the unlocking mechanism only applies to GSM phones. To give you a simple […]

Why use an unlocked phone?

Wireless carriers in the United States subsidize the cost of a new phones to consumers by binding them to a contract. With an usual 2-year contract, consumers are able to purchase a smartphone for about $200 instead of retail price of about $600.

What is “locked” or “unlocked” phone?

The phones you buy with a contract […]

By |April 12th, 2014|How To's|0 Comments|