Assurance Shows the Show-Me State Some Love
Assurance Wireless today announced that qualifying residents in the state of Missouri now have access to Assurance's products and services. Assurance Wireless provides a free cell phone and 250 monthly voice minutes to low-income families. Assurance also offers low-cost plans. For $5 per month, Assurance customers can double their monthly minutes to 500, and for $20, increase voice minutes to 1000 and add in 1000 text messages. Customers will still have access to their 250 free minutes even if they can't pay for the extra minutes. Assurance also offers pay-by-use voice minutes, text/email messages, and international calling. Missouri marks the 40th state in which Assurance now operates. Assurance is run by Virgin Mobile USA and Sprint.
Google Improves Family Sharing In Calendar, Keep, and Photos
May 23, 2017
Google today detailed how families can use their Google account to stay connected and in sync with one another. Google already allows people to share media via Google Play Music, Google Play Movies & TV, and Google Play Books.
Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
Mar 29, 2017
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will cost $750 and $850, respectively. The phones share almost all features other than size and both ship with 64 GB of internal storage.
U.S. Carriers Share Galaxy S9 and S9+ Launch Plans and Pricing
Feb 25, 2018
All four major carriers in the U.S. plan to sell the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ beginning in March.
California Proposes to Tax Text Messages to Fund Service for Low-Income Residents
Dec 12, 2018
California state legislators have suggested the state implement a tax on text messages in order to help fund the Public Purpose Program. The PPP is similar to the Mobility Fund operated by the federal government.