Later in this post, I have a couple of favors to ask of you. But first, the news: TracFone has unveiled yet another intriguing phone. The Moto E is the little sister in the Motorola family that also includes [click to continue…]


General Overview

The LG Optimus Fuel (LG L34C) is another CDMA-based Android offering from TracFone which debuted at the beginning of October, 2014 (Straight Talk already has it’s own version of this phone). The LG L34C runs Android 4.4 (KitKat) on a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, and offers 4GB of internal storage and 512MB of ram. The Fuel also includes a 3 MP, fixed-focus, rear-facing camera; there is no front-facing camera. [click to continue…]


New TracFone Phones: LG Ultimate 2 and Alcatel Onetouch Pop Icon

Just as I am in the middle of putting the finishing touches on my TracFone LG Optimus Fuel Review, TracFone has released two more Android phones, and they are both pretty interesting. The first, the Alcatel Onetouch Pop Icon, is offered at a retail price on TracFone’s website of $149.99. Next, the LG Ultimate 2 is […]

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LG Optimus Fuel (L34C) for TracFone

The LG Optimus Fuel, also known as the LG L34C, is a new phone that was just recently released for TracFone. This newest offering of TracFone’s Android line appears to be, by most measures, the most capable phone yet offered by TracFone directly.

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TracFone News – Fall 2014

I have three bits of TracFone news, each of which is fairly significant, but maybe not enough to warrant a post on it’s own. So here I’m going to combine the three topics into a single post. Here’s a summary before I get into the details: Significant TracFone policy change – combining airtime This is […]

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LG Optimus Dynamic II bundle from HSN

I just wanted to give everyone a quick heads-up that the LG Optimus Dynamic II is on sale at HSN right now, bundled with a few other goodies. To find the deal, click here, then search for item “374-624.” I don’t know how long this deal will last, so you might want to check it […]

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Possible Big Change for TracFone

I have recently become aware of some potential developments that might affect TracFone’s BYOP program, or even the phones offered directly by the company. At this point, it seems very speculative, but if it turns out to be true it would mark a huge change for TracFone users, so I have decided to throw in my two cents […]

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Straight Talk Adds Services

Recently I have unintentionally been steering away from Straight Talk and Net10 on this blog, mainly because the addition of TracFone’s smart phone plans has captured my full attention. In the mean time, however, Straight Talk has steadily been adding

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Phone Review: ZTE Valet vs. LG Optimus Dynamic II

One of my most popular recent posts was one where I compared the LG Optimus Dynamic II against the Samsung Galaxy Centura. Those were two of the three most popular TracFone smart phones that TracFone actually released. At that time, I declared the Dynamic II to be the hands-down winner. However, I had not yet […]

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Internet Telephone – Google Voice Changes

This topic is going to be a lot farther off-topic than I usually go, but with good reason. If you have used Google Voice at all, changes in the last few days may have left you without a way to access that service. And even if you haven’t used Google Voice, I’m going to suggest […]

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