Best ultra-affordable prepaid smartphones for 2015

Seeing as how the race to the bottom is heating up by the day as far as Android smartphone retail costs are concerned, a refresh of our best sub-$100 prepaid device list from April 2014 was probably long overdue. To make that abundantly clear, just one member of last year’s magnificent low-cost seven made the

New Moto X Now Available From US Cellular Starting at $99

Now that the new Moto X has launched on AT&T and Verizon, it’s time for it to spread to the smaller carriers. T-Mobile and Sprint have still passed on the device, but you can now get one from US Cellular if you want to. The Moto X is currently available in one color. The plastic Black

ZTE Grand S Pro Lands At US Cellular For $100 With Contract

Are you looking for a low cost Android smartphone that has LTE functionality? If you don’t mind being tied with a two year contract with US Cellular then you might want to check out the ZTE Grand S Pro which is exclusively offered by the carrier as of the moment. This device is reportedly the

US Cellular Galaxy SIII Gets Android 4.4 KitKat Update

Customers of US Cellular who own the Galaxy SIII should be pleased to know that the KitKat update for their device is now rolling out. The OTA update bumps the device to Android 4.4.2 with baseband version R530UVXCND4. This latest update brings several new features to the device such as a more user friendly interface,

US Cellular To Launch 1200 LTE Sites In 2014

  The fifth-largest carrier in the US is making some very good improvements. Today, US Cellular announced that they want to add 1200 LTE sites to their network, dramatically increasing its range. LTE will be launching in a total of 13 new states and plan by the end of the year to have LTE access

Samsung Adds Two Anti-Theft Features To The Galaxy S5

Samsung announced recently that it has added two anti-theft features to the Galaxy S5 smartphone which will be sold by Verizon Wireless and US Cellular. One feature called “Reactivation Lock” disables the device if someone tries to turn off the program that locates the device. The other feature called “Find My Mobile” tracks the location

Best prepaid sub-$100 Android smartphones – April 2014

So you’re in the market for some Android-powered goodies, but don’t care coughing up a fortune to score the best of the best. In fact, you only got one little Benjamin to spend. Of course, 100 clams is 100 too much for a host of wickedly fast high-end smartphones, including LG’s G2 or HTC’s 2013

US Cellular To Cut Prices Of Data Plans on March 13th

It looks like US Cellular is following in the steps of its bigger brethren now. Following Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T cutting prices for their plans, now US Cellular is getting in the game.   Thankfully, this is not a promotional change. It’s permanent. And these are excellent changes. If you had the $40 monthly plan, you

T-Mobile Broadening Switching Program

Looks like T-Mobile wants even more people to be free of contracts. After announcing and launching their “We’ll Pay Your ETF” trade-in program for AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint, T-Mobile is already looking to add more carriers for eligibility in the program. T-Mobile’s marketing chief Mike Sievert said that so far, there have been more than 80,000

US Cellular Android 4.4 Rollout For Moto X Starts Today

The US Cellular version of the Moto X is getting its Android 4.4 update today. Update version KitKat 4.4 143.44.2.ghost_usc.USC.en.US brings several US Cellular specific features to the device as well as other common features found in other carriers. With this release it means that only the Sprint version of the device doesn’t have Android

US Cellular Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to arrive in October

The US Cellular Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be available this coming October, according to an announcement from the company today. US Cellular will join the major phone makers in the United States in offering the newly-unveiled Samsung phablet. Specifications The US Cellular Samsung Galaxy Note 3 features a 5.7 inch 1920 x 1080 Super

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Moto X available now on US Cellular for $124.99

  The Moto X is starting to see price cuts across the board, with this early push to get as many units sold before the Moto Maker is available on all carriers, not just AT&T. US Cellular has started selling the Moto X at $124.99 on a two year contract – this is a $75