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Best budget unlocked Android phone? Motorola phones

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The best budget unlocked Android phone today? It’s probably a Motorola. You can spend $200 and get a solid smartphone experience, with a beautiful camera set, a fingerprint sensor, lasting battery life and more. The best affordable smartphone is one that has every bell and whistle, but is also unlocked so you have mobile service options.

 

Family mobile phones for a family of four: plus an affordable family cell phone plan too

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Looking for new family mobile phones? We’re going to walk you through our top recommendations for kids, teens and parents.

Quinn and Jo are the parents of two kids, a ten-year-old and a fourteen-year-old. They’re looking for new family mobile phones.

Quinn is the tech savvier parent of the two. Jo is mostly comfortable with Mac products and likes tech that is easy to use and intuitive. Quinn likes to game, try out new apps and prefers a degree of customization. They both use their phones for taking pictures, work and personal email as well as keeping in touch with family.

Is Android better than iPhone? iOS vs Android: An honest look

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If you’re an avid Android user, surely you’ve thought about why Android is better than iPhone. Yes, we’re going there. Android vs iOS. It’s a topic that elicits some strong opinions. Unreasonably strong, some might argue.

First, let’s just get this out of the way: there isn’t much you can do on Android that you can’t do on iPhone and there isn’t much you can do on iPhone that you can’t do on Android. Provided you’ve got a reasonably current smartphone model, neither iOS nor Android will leave you wanting. But many Ting customers come out Team Android when it comes to Android vs iOS.

Is Android better than iPhone? You didn’t come here for vagaries. You came here to understand whether Android or iOS is the right choice for you, a human being who uses Ting or is interested in Ting.

Write a letter to Ting this holiday season for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Note9

The Letters to Ting contest: we’re giving away a Samsung Galaxy Note9

It’s probably been a while since you wrote a letter to Santa, but this holiday season, why not pen your own Mad Libs style Letter to Ting? We’re giving away a Samsung Galaxy Note9 to one lucky letter writer.

From December 11 to 21 we’re hosting the Letters to Ting contest on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We’ve posted a Letter to Ting with some blanks for you to fill out. All you have to do is fill in the blanks by responding to our post or by posting the letter with your answers (see below for entry details).

When you fill in the letter, you’ll be entered to win a Samsung Galaxy Note9. We’ll be announcing the winner on Friday, December 21 at noon.

Have you been really good this year? We want to hear from you!

Lower mobile data usage and save on your cell phone bill

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Ting is the phone provider that helps you lower your mobile data and save money

There are many different ways to reduce smartphone mobile data usage without having to limit yourself or switch up your smartphone routine. At Ting, we only charge people for what they actually use. That means the less you use, the less you pay. And you can save even more when you restrict your mobile data usage.

There are data saving toggles and features in popular apps (including Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat) that help you cut your mobile data use. There are also controls built right into your smartphone operating system to do the same.

Using Wi-Fi instead of mobile dataThe more you connect to Wi-Fi on Ting, the more you save. We encourage people to lower their monthly mobile bills by cutting and controlling their mobile data use. You can spend less than $20 per month for one phone with Ting. It all comes down to lowering your mobile data use.
Take a look at our broad list of articles that will help you lower your cellular data usage. If you’re with a pay for what you use provider like Ting, this means a lower monthly bill.


Comprehensive guides

Check out some of our longer-form articles that will teach you everything you need to know about smartphone mobile data.

From the basics to the bonus features, the guides below have it all.

Android iconiPhone iconGet the free Cut Your Data ebook to reduce mobile data usage

Android iconiPhone iconDo more with your smartphone without paying more for data

Android iconiPhone iconSix simple tips to save money on smartphone mobile data

Android iconiPhone iconSix (more) simple tips to save money on smartphone mobile data

Our favorite study apps to research, organize and prepare for tests

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Going back to school? Get the best study apps

Up your after class game with these nifty study apps. We’ve picked some of our favorites for getting organized, mastering languages, creating flashcards, doing research and brushing up on your math.

Think of these study apps for students as helpful aids. Supplement your Spanish class with Duolingo, check your homework with Photomath and research your next psychology project with TED’s massive library of Talks.

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