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What is mobile data on Android?

Whether you have an Android or other device, mobile data is any info your phone sends or receives over the internet when not connected to Wi-Fi. It’s what lets you like posts (or pointedly ignore them), put your food pics on Instagram Stories, stream 10 episodes in a row, be real on BeReal and more.... Read more

How to check data usage on iPhone

Any time your phone receives or sends information over the Internet, you’re using mobile data. Mobile data lets you shop online, stream cat videos and check the name of that one actor after the movie you just watched is over. A lot of big wireless carriers push everyone into a one-size-fits-all data plan, but knowing... Read more

What is an eSIM?

A SIM, short for Subscriber Identity Module, is a unique identifier inside every cellular device that helps wireless service providers to know the user’s assigned phone number. Sort of like a thumbprint for your phone number. As with all technology, SIMs have evolved over time. In order to minimize the space occupied by physical SIM cards,... Read more

How to block a number

We’ve all been there. Whether you’re getting calls from a telemarketer in Florida, pestered by a Hinge date that won’t take a hint, or want to get rid of spam calls for good, knowing how to block a number is a useful skill. Let’s get into it. How to block a number on Android Open... Read more

10 reasons why Mint Mobile has the best phone plans

You might have heard about Mint Mobile because of our famous owner, but there’s a lot more to us than that–like having the best phone plan on the market. If you’ve ever wondered “is Mint Mobile good?,” you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled 10 reasons why Mint is home to the best phone plan;... Read more

What age should a kid get a phone?

Getting your kid a phone can be a huge milestone in their life–a symbol of independence and a step toward adulthood (cue “Cat’s in the Cradle”). But at what age should they get a phone? You have to assess your own child’s maturity level and sense of responsibility to answer that question. Are they frequently... Read more