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These are the best games for Android this summer

Best games for Android

Best games for Android: Summer of 2018

The best Android games are made for an entirely mobile experience and let you take your favorite games with you anywhere. They have rich worlds, memorable characters and the ability to interact socially or even with your physical environment.

We all remember the summer of 2016. It was glorious. Pretty much everyone was playing Pokémon Go, getting outside and trying to catch ‘em all. If you’re looking to recapture some of that fun with a mobile game this summer, you’ll want to check out our favorites. These cell phone games are a vast step up from Candy Crush. In fact, each one is a spinoff of a popular series in its own right, whether it’s a TV show, a movie or an existing game.

We love to talk gaming on the Ting blog. Whether it’s the perfect controller for your smartphone games or filling you in on the latest news on Ting’s pro-gamer Neeb, check back here for gaming updates, roundups, features and more.

Our Moto G6 review: the best Motorola phone around

Moto G6 review
Motorola is killing it with budget phones that don’t sacrifice on specs. Just a few years ago it didn’t seem possible that you could get a quality phone in the sub $500 range, nevermind the sub $300 range.

Enter Moto G6, the latest in Moto’s G series. Moto G6 has it all: flashy cameras, a beautiful screen, an all-glass design and a price that can’t be beat. It’s just $249 in the Ting Shop.

Gift ideas for dad: our favorite Moto phones for Father’s Day

gift ideas for dad

Looking for gift ideas for dad?

You don’t need to break the bank with the iPhone X or Google Pixel 2 in order to find a great gift for Dad. If you’re in the market for a new Motorola smartphone, keep reading for a few suggestions on the best gift ideas for dad.

The Ting Shop offers great deals on new and refurbished smartphones, with financing options from Affirm too. Even better, you can pair your gift with a Ting SIM card and give Dad the gift of smarter mobile service.

Shop the dads and grads sale

The dads and grads sale is now on in the Ting Shop. Grab a Moto phone for less and give dad the gift of smarter mobile service.

Phones for kids: choosing the best smartphone graduation gifts

phones for kids

Which smartphones are the best phones for kids?

As the school year comes to a close, you may need a few graduation gifts for students graduating from middle school, high school and college. Before you give your loved one yet another gift card, consider picking a smartphone that’s perfect for their age.

Shop the dads and grads sale

Smartphones make great graduation gifts. All it takes is a bit of research to discover which models are appropriate for different ages. We’ve got some of our favorite phones for kids of all ages on sale in the Ting Shop, just in time for graduation and Father’s Day.

Family game night 2.0: Smartphone games on the TV that everyone can play

Family game night revamped

Struggling to get in that quality time with your family? What you need is a good old-fashioned family game night — except instead of breaking out the board games, you’ll be huddled around a TV trying to crush your competition. Or, like, fostering family togetherness. Same difference.

There are plenty of couch co-op games that the whole family can enjoy. Your mobile device becomes the controller. Technology really is amazing, isn’t it? Here’s a look at just a few of your options for family-friendly smartphone gaming.

How to save data – Six tips to save data and money

Save data in six simple steps

You don’t have to sacrifice the convenience of a connected smartphone just to save money on mobile data. Here are six things that’ll take you five minutes to do and can save you a ton of money each month.

Your smartphone is indispensable. There are a ton of varyingly data-hungry apps that improve your mobile experience. Cloud storage, audio and video streaming, rich browsing, turn-by-turn navigation and so on can put a heavy demand on your mobile data connection. Fortunately, though, it’s easy to cut down on mobile data use without hindering your mobile experience.

If you have already figured out that “unlimited” and, high-cap plans are a ploy, you’ll love these simple tips that will teach you how to save data usage each month.