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GoPhone rolls out Rollover Data


AT&T’s prepaid phone service, GoPhone, is adding the Rollover Data benefit to all new and existing accounts. Similar to the feature on regular AT&T plans, GoPhone customers on the $60 and $45 per month plans who have unused data at the end of a cycle can use that data in the next cycle, technically 30 days. Customers do have to renew their plan on time to get this benefit.

AT&T says the new benefit will be available starting on May 15th for new customers. For existing customers, the change will take place on their next renewal date after May 15th. When data rolls over, it is the last used, not first used, so it will only help if you splurge on using data while the rollover is available.

source: AT&T

New, thicker, longer lasting Vivo X5Max S surfaces in TENAA


Vivo is one of those smartphone manufacturers that enjoys producing extremely thin devices and frequently retains the title of “world’s thinnest smartphone” with one of its devices. However, Vivo is still subject to the realities of current technology and when it comes to batteries, that means a thicker battery for longer life. Vivo is poised to launch a new variant of their Vivo X5Max on May 13th which comes with a 4150 mAh battery and will be called the Vivo X5Max S. Read more

Three new Verizon Motorola smartphones appear with Quad HD displays


Now that summer is almost here, it’s time to start thinking about what Motorola has in store. They usually announce their products in the late summer to early fall. Of course, we know there will be a new Moto X and a new Moto 360, but let’s not forget about the Verizon exclusive DROIDs. Last year, Verizon chose to go with one DROID, the DROID Turbo. In previous years, they did offer multiple models, and it looks like they might adopt that strategy again this year.

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