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Verizon Home Phone Connect (Version 2) Unboxing and Review

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Verizon Home Phone Connect (Version 2) Unboxing and Review

January 30th, 2012

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The new version of the Verizon Home Phone Connect looks much the same as the original version, only considerably smaller. The device lets you use a wireless connection with your home phone, so that you can convert your old-fashioned wired home line into a lower-cost and more flexible wireless line. The Verizon Home Phone Connect is a great way to keep the familiar home connection you now have and save money at the same time. Read More

Keeping Your Number: Porting Your Existing Number To a New Cell Phone

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Keeping Your Number: Porting Your Existing Number To a New Cell Phone

February 28th, 2011

Getting a new cell phone with a different carrier no longer means losing your existing cell phone number. It's easy to transfer (or "port") existing phone numbers between carriers, or even to transfer a phone number from a landline to a cell phone. Known as wireless number portability, this process is quick and convenient when you order new cell phone service through Wirefly.com. Read More

Core Features

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Core Features

May 31st, 2009

Core features describe the essentials of each cell phone model, such as how many displays it has and what their resolution is, whether or not it has a speakerphone, what the phone book capacity is or whether the phone includes such personal information management application as calendar, calculator, currency converter, etc. Read More

Personalization & Fun

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Personalization & Fun

May 31st, 2009

Today’s cell phones are not only a means to communicate. More and more, they are becoming a way for the user to be entertained and to make a lifestyle statement. This is why the majority of phones come with a number of personalization features–such as different ringtones, “skins” or faceplates–as well as games. Read More

Cell Phone Messaging Features

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Cell Phone Messaging Features

May 31st, 2009

Cell phone's messaging features have to do with its ability to browse the Internet, send and receive text and multimedia messages as well as email through your cell phone. Read More

Advanced Features

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Advanced Features

May 31st, 2009

A cell phone's advanced features are all the features that make each phone more than a phone--for example a camera and video-recorder, a FM radio player or an MP3 player. Following is a list of the advanced features, each with its short definition. Read More

Cell Phone Plan Special Features

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Cell Phone Plan Special Features

May 31st, 2009

In a cell phone plan, call forwarding is the ability to forward to another number the calls you would normally receive on your cell phone. Even though, strictly speaking, you are not using your cell phone when you receive a forwarded call, your plan's rules still apply as to airtime charges, minutes used, etc. Read More

Cell Phone Plan Contract and Service Features

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Cell Phone Plan Contract and Service Features

May 31st, 2009

The cell phone plan contract term--or simply contract term--is the minimum duration of the contract between you and the wireless carrier. In most cases, this is 24 months (2 years). If you terminate the contract before the specified term, you almost always incur early termination fees. This, however, does not prevent you from upgrading your plan, as long as you stay with the same cell phone carrier. Read More

Cell Phone Basics

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Cell Phone Basics

May 31st, 2009

Plan minutes may be the principal piece of information in each cell phone plan. Plan minutes are the number of monthly cell phone airtime minutes--or "talk time"--that your plan allows without you incurring overages. In general, this applies both to calls placed and received. Read More

Technical Specifications

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Technical Specifications

May 31st, 2009

A cell phone technical specifications are the main technologies that the phone employs to perform such functions as receiving a signal, accessing and downloading data or accepting different software applications. The expression also applies to basic information such as cell phone dimensions, weight, etc. Read More

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